February 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

GBES student participates in Relay for Life

Two years after surviving a tumor scare, Gulf Breeze High School student Alyssa Werneth is helping raise money locally to help in the fight against cancer. More...

Vandals strike Swenson Park

Swenson Park, a well-known landmark for the Santa Rosa Shores community, has been vandalized with graffiti. The park recently received funding from the Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners, giving the park a much-needed upgrade. More...

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‘Iron Cop’ competition scheduled for Feb. 25

The 2nd Annual NAS Whiting Field Law Enforcement "IRON COP" Competition is scheduled for Saturday, 25 Feb. The event will commence at 8 a.m. with opening comments by Captain Joan Platz, Commanding Officer, NAS Whiting Field. More...

Banquet will honor principal

The community will bid farewell to Gulf Breeze High School Principal Cherry Fitch, who was named Florida More...

Recycle your Mardi Gras beads for special kids


Every year at this time local Krewes, civic organizations and law enforcement agencies join together to provide a mini Mardi Gras Parade for the students at the Westgate Center. More...


Gore, Hawkes of ‘oldGold Finish’ to play at Paddy’s

Enjoy the indie sounds of Brian Gore and Chris Hawkes of oldGold Finish, Friday, Feb. 17 at Paddy O%27Leary%27s on Pensacola Beach. The duo will be playing classic bar favorites as well as hip alternative originals from 9 p.m. until midnight. More...

Today 2/16 The Break For live entertainment calendar check out www.breakbeachbar.com, 65 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 932-0864 More...


Dolphins lose to Bishop Kenny in regional semifinals, 1-0

A free kick from Bishop Kenny accounted for the lone goal in the Crusaders More...

Sports Schedule

Feb. 16 SB vs. Navarre, 6 p.m. JV, 9th grade SB at More...

Sports Briefs

Pensacola Marathon Feb. 19 The second annual Pensacola Marathon and Half Marathon will be run on Sunday, Feb. 19. More...


Senior Scene

Seniors can maintain good posture, health

Last week, on the occasion of my ninetieth birthday, my picture was being taken quite often when I was unaware of it. Most of us like to put on a happy face for those occasions. Sometimes when we see these photos we don More...

Salvation Army Social Services looking for donations

The Salvation Army Social Services Department is looking for donations of Energy Services of Pensacola (ESP) gift certificates to help defray costs of heating expenses for seniors experiencing higher than usual energy bills. More...

Sacred Heart presents crime prevention seminar for seniors

Sacred Heart Senior Services will sponsor a crime prevention seminar for seniors on Monday, Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Home Care, 213 E Wright St. More...

Home & Garden

Energy efficient windows:

A must for today's energy conscious homeowner

Sit by a bare window on a sunny day, and you%27ll feel the sun%27s warmth. Sit by that same window on a cold, windy night, and you%27ll feel chilled to the bone! More...

A t the glitzy Roth Concept Center near Denver International Airport, refrigerator compartments can be temperature-programmed More...

Control pests by using horticultural oils

February is an ideal time to apply horticultural oil to your ornamental trees, shrubs and fruit trees to control scale and several other overwintering insects. More...

Ft. Pickens to open portions of park

National Seashore personnel say fort visitation can happen as early More...

County denies impact fee waiver

Santa Rosa County Commissioners stood by their guns Thursday, Feb. 9, shooting down a formal request to waive impact fees for a local business. More...

Midway donates tanker to Jay FD

Midway Fire District (MFD) board members decided on Feb. 7 to donate a tanker truck that can hold 1800 gallons of water to the Jay Fire Department, in addition to discussing the logistics of fire rescue impact fees. More...



Island News

‘State of the Island’

Lee: Storm recovery is top priority

The President gives his State of the Union Address and Buck Lee, Santa Rosa Island Authority General Manager, gives the State of the Island Address. More...

Bubba’s Beach


I love my dog. He gives me unconditional love and is the only thing on earth that will lick my feet and act like he loves it. I once had a girlfriend that tried to lick my feet once, but she could not get in between the toes like old Rolex can. More...

Beach block party fuels Mardi Gras spirit

The Mardi Gras season has officially been kicked off for Pensacola Beach. Feb. 12 was the De Lunafest street party, where gung ho participants and interested onlookers intermingled between several party establishments. More...


Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

FELONIES 02/03/06 Danette Hicks Cox, 39, 3000 block of Ferris Drive, Navarre, driving while license suspended (habitual). More...

Social Security Office open Saturdays this month

The Social Security office will be open on two Saturdays in February so people will be able to apply for new and replacement Social Security cards. More...

RE/MAX gains new associates

Paula Willets, formerly with Resort Realty/ Portofino Development Office, joined RE/MAX on the Coast as a sales associate. Paula brings years of experience in real estate and design with her. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, Feb. 16 No meetings scheduled as of press time More...


New wireless sensor monitors potentially fatal aneurysms

Physicians at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola are the first in Northwest Florida to implant an innovative wireless sensor that detects pressure changes inside the blood vessels of patients who have undergone a procedure to repair potentially deadl More...


Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola will offer its "Freedom From Smoking" program starting March 7 and March 8 to help with the physical, psychological, and habitual components of nicotine addiction. More...

Sacred Heart earns certification and Gold Seal for stroke care

Sacred Heart Hospital is the first hospital in the Pensacola area to earn Primary Stroke Center Certification from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. More...


On the Spot:

“It’s a good thing. I don’t run red lights so I’m not really worried about it. The only problem I can foresee is if someone borrows my car.” -Jay Murphy Pensacola More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Speeders beware: slow down!

When did the speed limit through Gulf Breeze change to mach 3? Did I miss that City Council meeting? Usually I%27m notified, as editor of the paper, when things such as drag racing becomes legal in Gulf Breeze. More...


Inconsistencies found in studies
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