April 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Pelicans' mascot molts for interview

15-year-old has had eyes on costume for years

A multitude of Pensacola Pelicans fans are entertained by the antics of the mascot Scoop, but may find themselves wondering, "how can somebody be so animated in 90-degree weather?" More...

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Community

Papa John's awards $1,000 scholarship to GBHS student

On April 19, Papa John's Pizza representatives surprised Gulf Breeze High School (GBHS) senior Courtney Brown with a pizza box that contained an extraordinary ingredient, a $1,000 college scholarship. More...

@the Library Gulf Breeze Library

April is Library Month in Santa Rosa County Libraries! Visit your library and check out great books, audio books and movies, find great research and consumer information and browse current magazines and out of town newspapers. More...

Wilderness Arrangements opens with rustic flair

Robyn Philips/Gulf Breeze News Grand Opening for Wilderness Arrangements of Gulf Breeze, specializing in "Rustic Elegance Making Nature Your Dcor." More...

News

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

Police respond to complaint about cab driver

A belligerent cab driver caused a disturbance April 8 when he allegedly threatened patrons with bodily harm at Gulf Coast Inn. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

FELONIES 04/17/06 Shiver, Henry Hill Jr., 53, W/M, 9100 block of Military Trail, Navarre, battery resulting from bodily harm More...

Gulf Breeze Relay for Life "Dances for a Cure" this weekend at GBHS football stadium

The 3rd Annual Gulf Breeze Relay for Life takes to the track this weekend with the theme "Dancing for a Cure." In memory and honor of Mrs. More...

Sports

Regional champ

Kim Tryon, shown here in the recent Baptist Invitational, won the triple jump at last Thursday's Region 1-2A meet in Jacksonville. More...

Moceanu pays visit to Gulf Breeze

Former Olympian makes appearance at GB Gymnastics and Cheer

Before she was old enough to drive a car, Dominique Moceanu had done it all in the world of gymnastics. More...

GBHS to send 11 to state track meet

Sharpe lone GBHS male to qualify

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin track team scored a school record 59 points at the Region 1-2A meet Thursday at The Bolles School in Jacksonville. More...

Obituaries

ARCHER

M a r y F r a n c e s " F r a n " Archer, 83, of Gulf Breeze d i e d Wednesday, April 19, 2006. More...

JACKSON

Hoyt Jackson, 80, of Gulf Breeze, passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at a local hospital after a lengthy illness. More...

CHILDERS

Margaret F. McLain Childers, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away April 18, 2006 at a local hospital. More...

Health

Baptist Hospital honored for excellence

The nation's largest healthcare alliance next month will honor Baptist Hospital for clinical excellence. More...

HEALTH BRIEFS

Dr. Sunnenberg joins Medical Oncology Group

M e d i c a O n c o l o g Group, department of Sacred Heart Hospital, welcomes Dr. Thomas D. Sunnenberg, oncologist, to More...

Opinion

On the Spot:

"What do you think the government should do to alleviate high gas prices?"

"I do like that the car companies are developing more economical cars, it's a step in the right direction. Maybe the government could promote a car pool day, they have to give some incentive not to drive." -Amanda Hindsman Pensacola More...

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VIEWPOINT

Should park be expanded?

I have been a resident of Gulf Breeze for nearly 30 years. Over that time, I have watched this peaceful, picturesque and parklike town evolve into the bustling urbanized city it is today. More...

FEMA official gives county thumbs up

Last week, FEMA director of Long Term Recovery Scott Morris toured a rebounding Santa Rosa County to inspect the area for progress after the past two damaging hurricane seasons. More...

School Board increases psychiatric funding

The Santa Rosa School Board approved a $4,000 yearly increase to Lakeview Center for psychiatric services within the District. More...

City addresses shopping center traffic

Some potential traffic concerns were addressed at the April 17 Gulf Breeze City Council meeting regarding a new shopping center site plan proposal. More...

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Island News

In case of disaster, can you stay in business?

Disaster can strike at any time, and businesses should have a strategy to plan for it. More...

PBES Open House tonight

Pensacola Beach Elementary School will host an open house tonight from 4 to 6 p.m. at the school, 900 Via DeLuna Dr., Pensacola Beach. There will be a tour of the school, and Partners in Education will be recognized at 4:30 p.m. More...

Bubba's Beach

Pondering

I was pondering last week, sitting on my favorite island sand dune, and watching birds at play on the beach, without any humans in sight. More...

Entertainment

Gallery 88 displays 'Da' Gullah' exhibit

Sonja Griffin Evans is a selftaught artist, born and raised in the Low Country of Beaufort, South Carolina and currently residing in Pensacola, Florida. Evans is relatively new to the Gullah visual arts community. More...

Today 4/27 Paddy O'Leary's Irish Pub Traditional Irish Music, 49 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 916-9808 More...

PJC presents 'The Heidi Chronicles' in May

As part of its Lyceum series, Pensacola Junior College presents "The Heidi Chronicles." More...

School

Paul Stefon/Gulf Breeze News A day in the park Three kindergarden classes from Gulf Breeze Elementary School recently went to the park for lunch. The classes are (from top): Mrs. Armstrong's class, Mrs. Fitch's class and Mrs. Coad's class. More...

GBES Principal Murray wins national 'salute'

Karen Murray, principal of Gulf Breeze Elementary School, earned a the "Salute to Leadership" award bestowed by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. More...

GBMS inducts students into NJHS

Parents and students gathered at Gulf Breeze Middle School last week to recognize the seventh graders inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) In alphabetical order, they are: Eric Adams, Morgan Bass, Evan Bernard, Gina Bertelli, Haley More...

Calendar of Events

Today, April 27 Santa Rosa County Commission, 9:00 a.m., County Administrative Center, Commissioner's Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Children, not clothing brings school parents together

It was a sunny September day in 1959 as I walked down the long driveway to the mailbox, and I was pleased with my new home 'way out in the country. More...

Alzheimer's Family Services affiliates with Covenant Hospice

The Alzheimer's Family Services Board of Directors and Members recently made a decision to become an affiliate of the non-profit organization, Covenant Hospice, making Covenant their sole corporate member. More...

Home & Garden

CHORE SHARING What does it take to get couples to share the housework equally?

S usan Heiss was so fed up with her husband not helping around the house that she signed on with the reality television show "Wife Swap" to give him a reality check. More...

Win Worx helps protect windows during hurricane season

3M dual lock fastener means no nails, bolts needed

Everyone needs some type of storm protection in our area. More...

Some tips for landscaping with fire in mind

While Floridians have had more than their fair share of natural disasters in the past few years, we may be sitting on another calamity just waiting to be lit. More...

Legals

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER A MAP AND TEXT AMENDMENT TO THE SANTA ROSA COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

The Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing to consider a map and text amendment to the Santa Rosa County Comprehensive Plan for inclusion and transmittal to the Department of Community Affairs as part of the second of two (2 of 2 More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

All Board of County Commissioner Meetings and other county department meetings are held at the County Administrative Center, Commissioner's Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton, Florida, unless otherwise indicated More...

NOTICE OF CHANGE OF LAND USE AND INTENT TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE

The Santa Rosa County Local Planning Board and Board of County Commissioners will conduct public hearings to consider a change of land use and/or rezoning of land areas depicted on the maps within this advertisement. More...