March 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

FDOT tries to halt city traffic cameras

After setting up cameras to capture red light runners in the city limits, the City of Gulf Breeze received a letter from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)ordering the immediate removal of the cameras. More...

The Marketplace at Tiger Point coming this summer

Residents of the Tiger Point and Sterling Point areas will soon be able to enjoy the highend shopping center The Marketplace at Tiger Point. The 11-unit and two out parcel center just west of Walmart on Hwy. More...

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Island News

Spring Break marks start of season

Casino beach is now officially open to swimmers and lifeguards are on duty. More...

Bubba's Beach

David

As most of us begin to get back into our homes, we rejoice! I certainly am. More...

Repair roads, beach leaders ask lawmakers

Roads probably won't be ready till November

There%27s only one way in and one way out of Pensacola Beach, and that has beach officials concerned. More...

News

GB's Cornett wins Spirit of Women

As I sat in the fourth row of the Saenger Theatre in Pensacola, surrounded by women wearing purple feather boas and being entertained by a troupe of dancing Sacred Heart Hospital doctors and VIPs, I felt as if I were in the middle of a dream sequence More...

City sets guidelines for electronic reader boards

As electronic reader boards continue to pop up around the city, despite the moratorium placed on them, the city is finally reviewing guidelines to enforce once an ordinance comes into effect. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office.

FELONIES 02/28/06 Rawlson, Timothy Andrew, 35, W/M, 8700 block of John Hamm Road, Milton, violation of probation More...

Sports

Gulf Coast Invitational this weekend

Navarre to host 10 divisions; six Bayside teams to compete

A total of 94 teams from five states will converge on Gulf Breeze and Navarre this weekend for the 23rd annual Gulf Coast Invitational, sponsored by the Bayside Soccer Club. More...

Sports Schedule

March 9 SB vs.Woodham, JV 4 p.m., Var. 6 TN vs. Washington, More...

Lady Dolphins fourth at Gatlin Invitational

Dollinger breaks own school record in shot put

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphins finished fourth out of 20 teams at the Justin Gatlin Invitational Saturday at Woodham, their best ever team finish at that meet. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, Mar. 9 Santa Rosa County Commission Committee, 9 a.m., Administrative More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Magazines most important source of fashion

Arriving after the Gulf Breeze Seniors meeting at the Recreation Center had already started, I circled the back of the room to deposit my magazines and paperbacks on the place we reserve for them. More...

Home & Garden

Over Water features are becoming an increasingly popular addition to backyard swimming pools. More...

Landscaping 101

IItt''s allll aboutt pllanniing ahead and tthiinkiing aboutt yyourr lliiffesttyylle

Amandala, 80 feet in diameter and composed of perennial flowers, reposes on the plains north of Boulder, Colo., next to an oxbow-like pond and wetland area and behind a house fronted by a tranquil alpine garden with a reclining Buddha, koi pond and More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

WHEREAS, Billy and Patricia Rogers, has petitioned to vacate, abandon, discontinue and renounce any interest and right of the public in and to the following described property to wit: More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

WHEREAS, Linda and Phillip Smith, has petitioned to vacate, abandon, discontinue and renounce any interest and right of the public in and to the following described property to wit: More...

The City of Gulf Breeze has a full-time position available in the Utilities Department

Customer Service Representative The position will require expreience and skills in Data Entry (Alpha and Numeric), Word Processing, Spreadhseet, 10-key calculator and More...

City boat launch closes for one month

The park and boat launch facilities located at Shoreline Park South, 800 Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze will be closed to all vehicular traffic and boat launching activities beginning Wednesday, March 8th for a period of approximately 30 days. More...

Local ladies excel in Fla.Jr. Miss

On March 4, nine senior girls from across the state of Florida received scholarship recognition in the Florida Junior Miss Scholarship Program. Four of them were from Santa Rosa County, three of whom attend Gulf Breeze High School. More...

Oriole Beach principal apologizes for phone malfunction

In response to a communication system malfunction last week at Oriole Beach Elementary (OBE), principal Sherry Diamond wrote a letter to parents apologizing for the More...

 

Community

Bishop Ricard blesses St. Sylvester's campaign

The fundraising campaign kick-off reception was recently held at St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Gulf Breeze. Bishop John H. More...

Gulf Breeze News, Splash! welcomes Philips

Gulf Breeze News and Splash! Magazine in Gulf Breeze, FL announces the following addition to their business team. More...

Banquet to honor retiring GB principal

The Cherry Fitch Retirement Celebration is set for April 2 from 6 - 9 pm at the Community Life Center, 4115 Soundside Drive in Gulf Breeze. More...

Entertainment

Let the madness begin: Pensacola Opera presents 'Lucia di Lammermoor'

Deep in the Scottish moors, trouble brews. Lucia, in love with Edgardo, is forced into a loveless arranged marriage to another man by her possessive brother Enrico. More...

Today 3/9 The Break For live entertainment calendar check out www.breakbeachbar.com, 65 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 932-0864 More...

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS

The Belmont Arts Center has expanded its evening lineup to include pottery "on the wheel" and Raku workshops. More...

School

Paul Stefon/Gulf Breeze News Dolphin academic award winners From left: Daniel Shull, Matt Shull and Tommy Gibble. More...

Paul Stefon/Gulf Breeze News Lady Dolphin academic award winners From left: Ashley Schermerhorn, Chelsea Welsh and Chelsea Ziembko. Not shown: Alyssa Smith. More...

AFJROTC cadets compete in Tallahassee

After school on Friday, February 24, 17 Air Force Junior ROTC cadets boarded the school bus, not to go home, but to travel to Tallahassee to compete in the Florida State University%27s Seventh Annual Joint JROTC Drill Meet. More...

Obituaries

DREWRY

Michael David Drewry of Gulf Breeze, FL passed away suddenly on the morning of February 28, 2006. More...

BROSCH

Barry Brosch was a valued member of the IT Gulf Coast community. We would see him often at our meetings, and he even presented at the February 2005 meeting. More...

Health

Dear Doctor:

An interactive journey through your body

Dear Dr. McCollough: When spring arrives, I always feel the urge to clean and organize my house. So, this year I was thinking about trying reorganize my life and do get my body in better shape. Any suggestions? More...

Diabetes Day Camp held at Miracle Camp

A free day camp for adults diagnosed with diabetes will be held on Monday, March 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart%27s Miracle Camp. Miracle Camp is located in Escambia County on Beulah Road. More...

West Florida to offer 'Alzheimer's 101: What Caregivers Need to Know'

On Thursday, March 23, West Florida Hospital will offer a free educational program from 9 10:30 a.m. More...

Opinion

Publishers' Pen

Take a walk in those moccasins

I lost my home and my possessions as a result of Hurricane Ivan, and as horrible of an experience as that was, I have often felt - and verbalized - that losing it all and having to move was actually easier than losing just enough to truly suffer but More...

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On the Spot:

"Did you watch the Oscars?

"I don't watch the Oscars, I don't care." -Jessie Holman Cantonment More...