March 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

City plans to rezone school property to allow bank

At the request of Pensacola Candy Company, the parcel of land adjacent to the Gulf Breeze High School field house parking lot is slated to be rezoned from Public Lands (P) to Limited Commercial (C-2) sometime in April. More...

County pushes Navarre Beach dredging contractor

Santa Rosa County Commissioners vocalized their displeasure with the dredging company that was awarded the contract for the Navarre Beach Renourishment project. More...

Special Sections

 

Community

Children's programs may suffer without private donations

Even people without children benefit from the work done by the Children%27s Services Center. More...

Take Stock in Children gives underprivileged a chance

If America really is the land of opportunity, shouldn%27t everyone get an equal chance? As the national job market changes to accommodate international outsourcing and immigration, people find themselves needing more education than ever. More...

Community to celebrate Seagrass Awareness Celebration Sat., Mar. 25

Join the community at Shoreline Park South for the 6th Annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration Saturday, Mar. 25 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Many events lined up for St. Patrick's Day tomorrow

Every time March 17 comes around, people use the Irish holiday as an excuse to wear "kiss me I%27m Irish" paraphernalia and drink green beer. How about actually participating in a piece of Irish tradition this year? More...

Today 3/16 The Break For live entertainment calendar check out www.breakbeachbar.com, 65 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 932-0864 More...

Belmont Arts Center calls for artists for May show

The Belmont Arts Center is now accepting applications for its Belmont%27s Bizarre, an arts and crafts show out of the ordinary, scheduled for Saturday, May 6. More...

Sports

Thunder, Breeze second at GCI

The U14 boys Bayside Thunder and the U13 girls Bayside Breeze both took second place in their respective age groups at the 23rd annual Gulf Coast Invitational Sunday at various locations. More...

Sports Schedule

March 20 SB at PHS, 3 p.m. March 21 BB vs. Navarre, More...

Sports Briefs

GBSA Cheerleading registration underway The Gulf Breeze Sports Association is holding cheerleading registration now through March 27 for girls ages 5-14. Call the Rec Center (934-5140) for more information. More...

Faith

GraceFest artists lead Dove GMA Music Award nominations

GraceFest is pleased to announce that seven of this year%27s GRACEfest artists were recently nominated for a total of 14 Dove awards. More...

Community two-steps to Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church Fais Do-Do

Photos by Vici Papajohn/Gulf Breeze News Members of the community were able to experience a true cajun treat at this year%27s Gulf Breeze United Methodist Fais Do-Do on Feb. 26. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Theaters are able to accomodate special needs during shows

As I made my way to my favorite seat at the Pensacola Little Theatre, I looked around for my usual seatmates, a pleasant husband and wife who have also had the same seats for a number of years. More...

Legislators file bills aimed at protecting Florida seniors

Sen. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, and Rep. Frank Farkas, R-St. More...

Home & Garden

Pools mean safety as well as fun!

The spring and summer mean pools, but it also means pool safety. The following are some safety guidelines from various sources to ensure you and your family enjoy your pool without incident. More...

There's a reason why ins & outs of landscaping are changing faster than ever There's a reason why ins & outs of landscaping are changing faster than ever

I s your garden more Liberace than 50 Cent? More 8-track than iPod, tuna casserole than wild salmon? More...

Seagrass Awareness Celebration March 25

The sixth annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration is scheduled for March 25 at Shoreline Park South. More...

Legals

LEGALS

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT DARYL OR DENZEL DOCKERY holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

SANTA ROSA COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

***************************************************************************** ATTENTION: The information given on your application will be evaluated against the minimum qualifications of the job description. More...

South end pays 60% of SR property taxes

Property taxes south of the Yellow River will generate $24 million dollars, while northern property taxes will add $16 million to county coffers. More...

Citizen's Property Insurance to undergo reform

The State of Florida is dedicated to reforming what some waterfront residents refer to as a lethargic Citizens%27 Property Insurance (CPI). More...

Curbside delivery provokes debate

When Elizabeth Mann entered the hospital one evening last month with chest-to-leg pains, she felt very certain she was in labor - again. Mann hadbeen experiencing premature labor had been placed on bed rest since 29-weeks gestation. More...

Gulf Breeze Rotary awards four $5,000 scholarships

Gulf Breeze Rotary Club awarded four $5,000 scholarships at its meeting last week, bringing the total of scholarships awarded over the past two decades to nearly $280,000. More...

Events

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Island News

Bubba's Beach

Over 50 advantage

There are several advantages of being over 50. I hurt in places I didn%27t know existed, and my skin is all trying to reach my knees as fast as it can, but there are a few real perks! More...

Discovery TV show films on Pensacola Beach

When the sun is high over head roasting the back of your neck, what%27s better than being on Pensacola Beach to soak up some rays or splash in the waves? More...

PB Optimists aid Our Lady, beach school

Submitted Photo ABOVE: Pensacola Beach Optimist Club gives $1,000 to Monsignor Hunt for Our Lady of the Assumption Mission Church. More...

News

Gulf Breeze Chamber to lose Executive Director Kimbrough

The Gulf Breeze Chamber is losing its Executive Director. More...

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

FELONIES 03/09/06 Turman, Bobby Wayne, 31, W/M, 2000 block of Reserve Boulevard, Navarre, larceny, less than $5,000 More...

School

Brayton's class wins Bookworm Award at Oriole Beach Elementary

Seven first grade classes at Oriole Beach Elementary School returned from Winter Break a bit out of reading practice, so Mrs. McMahon spearheaded an idea and shared with the other seven first grade classes. More...

GBHS students take part in education forum

On Jan 31, Gulf Breeze High School students in Eric Miles%27Advanced Placement American Government class were given a unique opportunity: the chance to listen in and participate in our Florida House of Representative%27s forum on education held at Ca More...

Florida Association of Realtors offers $41,000 in scholarships

School Briefs

For the sixth year, the Florida Association of Realtors is sponsoring its Scholarship/Essay Contest for High School Seniors. This allows individual students the opportunity to win up to $6,500 in scholarships. More...

Obituaries

LIQUORI

Angelina Liquori, age 83 of Navarre, FL, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2006. More...

TAIT

John Wilson "Jack" Tait, age 82, of Gulf Breeze, FL, died on Tuesday, March 7, 2006. More...

BROSCH

Barry A. Brosch, age 63, passed away peacefully at his home in Gulf Breeze, Florida, Tuesday, February 28, 2006. More...

Calendar of Events

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

Health

Endoscopy Center opens on GB Hospital campus

In time for March%27s National Colorectal Awareness Month, Gulf Breeze Hospital and Gastroenterology Associates completed and opened the brand new Gulf Breeze Endoscopy Center. More...

Gulf Breeze Relay for Life approaching

Relay for Life Gulf Breeze is in full swing as the event date of April 28 and 29 approaches. More...

Daughters of Penelope walk in Relay for Life

You are invited to participate in the Gulf Breeze Relay for Life on Friday, April 28 through Saturday, April 29at the Gulf Breeze High School Track. More...

Opinion

From the Editor's Desk

To fish, human; to love, divine

I%27ve mentioned fishing in a past article or two, but a few things occurred to me this past weekend during some more fishing-related exploits. More...

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On the Spot:

What are you doing for St. Patrick's Day?

"I'm, going to take the day off, make some corned beef and cabbage, and drink some beer. I'm going to have a good time!" -Josh Timmons Pensacola More...