April 6, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Fitch honored with endowed scholarship to alma mater UWF

The Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church Community Life Center was filled to capacity as friends, coworkers, parents, business leaders and students gathered to honor Gulf Breeze High School Principal Cherry Fitch. More...

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Gulf Breeze's Gilroy honored

Gulf Breeze resident and retired Col. More...

17th annual Marketplace deemed a success

The Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce 17th Annual Marketplace Expo was a huge success with an estimated 3,000+ in attendance. More...

GB resident bicycles from coast to coast

Gulf Breeze High School alumnus Michelle Norberg will bicycle from Jacksonville, FL to San Francisco this summer with Bike & Build, a nonprofit organization that mobilizes young people to raise money and awareness for the affordable housing cause. More...


Art show benefits cancer fund

On Tuesday, April 11 well known, local artist, Dave Kessler will be exhibiting in his first major show in 20 years. His motivation is to raise money for fellow artist, McKenzie Oerting%27s, cancer surgery fund. More...

Today 4/6 The Break For live entertainment calendar check out www.breakbeachbar.com, 65 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 932-0864 More...


Science Olympiad teams advance to nationals

Gulf Breeze High School Science Olympiadians, above, celebrate their win at State Science Olympiad competition, and plan their move on the nationals. More...

Next stop, UWF

Three GBHS couple pose for a photo before heading off to prom March 25. They are (front from left): Noelle Robles, Brittany Pyle and Lauren Fleming. Back (from left): Kyle Brown, John Hoyt and Carroll Papajohn. More...

Kindergarden registrations this month

Gulf Breeze Elementary Parents need to bring with them to registration the original Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, Florida Immunization Record (Blue Card), Physical Examination (Drs. Offices have forms) More...



Bishop to lead Palm Sunday procession to St. Ann Over 250 people participated in the Way of the Cross Palm Sunday Procession on last year, led by the Bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Most Reverend John H. Ricard, S. S. J. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, Apr. 6 No meetings scheduled as of press time More...


Senior Scene

Small sailboats conjure up memories, family fun

Today was the kind of day all sailors dream about bright sun and a great breeze, and bluegreen water as far as the eye could see. It was some years ago that my son-in-law, a Marine lieutenant, introduced us to his Hobie catamaran. More...


County unexpectedly renews Rural Metro Ambulance contract

County Commissioners battled with logistics last week as they mount a continuing effort to improve ambulance service in the southern end of the county. More...

GBHospital serving breakfast in caf

Gulf Breeze Hospital is now serving breakfast in its cafeteria, the BreezeWay Caf, Monday through Friday from 7-9 a.m. The Caf began offering the morning meal in response to visitor and staff requests. More...



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT JULIE K & LAURA L NIX holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...


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

Midway Fire receives training accreditation

The Midway Fire District joined elite company and became the only fire district in the State of Florida to operate a full scale training facility. More...

Gulf Breeze leaders emerge

As the local business community grows, Gulf Breeze Emerging Leaders (GBEL), a group for young professionals in the greater Gulf Breeze Area, continues to promote its values of networking, community involvement and leadership. More...



Island News

'It's like a family out here'

Island community continues to embraces Pensacola Beach Elementary

As the hoopla of students%27 return to Pensacola Beach Elementary School (PBES) subsides, the sense of community felt by Pensacola Beach residents continues to emanate. More...

Bubba's Beach

Gulf Breeze scam

I don%27t usually use my column to warn of scams. Basically I think people that fall for scams are just IGMO%27s anyway. IGMO%27s, in case you don%27t keep up with Bubba is a cross between Ignorant and Moron! More...

Sailors converge hoping to win 'The Hobie Alter Cup'

Paul Stefon/Gulf Breeze News Sailors "fly the hull" or get up on one pontoon during the windy competition during the U.S. Sailing Multihull Championships hosted by Pensacola Beach Yacht Club. More...


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

FELONIES 03/27/06 Belisle Sr., Timmy Lee Roger, 38, W/M, 2900 block of Crittenden Drive, Navarre, failure to appear for a felony offense More...

More wallets stolen from local motel

GULF BREEZE POLICE REPORT Information provided by Gulf Breeze Police Department. 934-5121.

Gulf Breeze may be experiencing a rash of motel burglaries, as Gulf Breeze Police responded to a call on Apr. 1 from the Bay Beach Inn located at 51 Gulf Breeze Parkway. More...

Spring ushers in county amnesty day and final completion of waterfront parks and boat launches

It is our pleasure to bring you the latest information from City Hall. It is our desire to keep you up to date with current information and to offer you the opportunity for you to tell us what you think. More...


Dolphins down Catholic, fall short against PHS

JV squad suffers first loss, 5-3

For the second time in three years, the Gulf Breeze Dolphin baseball team has beaten Catholic, the most recent, a 5-4 decision Thursday in Gulf Breeze. More...

Sports Schedule

April 6 TN at Pace, 3 p.m. 9th BB at West Florida Tech, More...

Sports Briefs

Olympic Gold Medalist guest at gymnastics meet Gulf Breeze Gymnastics and Cheer is hosting Olympics Day on April 22, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Special guest Dominique Moceanu, Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics will be on hand to sign autographs. More...


On the Spot:

"Do you think Gulf Breeze needs another Bay Bridge from Pensacola to alleviate traffic?"

"I'd like one from Perdido Key to Gulf Breeze because I live in Perdido." -Leslie Jolly Perdido Key More...

Word from Washington

Remembering Vice Admiral Jack Fetterman, USN

.Mr. Miller of Florida: Mr. Speaker, it is with great sadness and honor that I rise today to recognize a true patriot, Vice Admiral Jack Fetterman, United States Navy, retired. Admiral Fetterman left us Friday night, March 24th. He was 73 years old. More...


George Turner Bryant, Jr. passed away on March 23, 2006. Mr. Bryant was born November 14, 1931 in Tuskeegee, AL. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Turner Bryant, Sr. and Bertha Reynolds Bryant. More...

Home & Garden

Wild is warm and inviting

For the garden, wood or iron, rustic decor offers you more

Wilderness Arrangements is a family owned business that has been in operation for more than eight years in Columbus, Georgia. T h e business is now open at a new location on 4319 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, Florida. More...


Neighbors share look-alike mansions that give a historic English village motif

he Goodkind brothers weren%27t conjoined twins. But their houses are. More...

Lace bugs can cause unsightly problems for azaleas

Since its introduction from Japan in the 1920%27s, the azalea lace bug has become one of the most serious insect pests of azaleas. More...