May 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

U.S. 399 a top priority for county

In their struggle to alleviate transportation needs within Santa Rosa County, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) tackled several transportation More...

City installs electronic reader board

As the ink dries on the new ordinance regarding electronic reader boards in the city, the City of Gulf Breeze has installed one of their own at the west entrance of the city. More...

Murray, Granse named principals of the year

No one can accuse the Gulf Breeze school system for being underachievers. More...

Special Sections

 

Community

Santa Rosa County labels Navarre Beach bridge sub par

A deal to transfer ownership of the Navarre Beach Bridge from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to Santa Rosa County may dissolve nearly two years after it was made. More...

City receives news of tsunami funds raised for Thailand

Nearly 16 months ago, the citizens of Gulf Breeze opened their wallets to support the Tsunami relief effort, and now word of how the money was spent is flooding stateside. More...

Gulf Breeze Middle School Jr. Optimist Club gives $400 to Science Olympiad

Franklin Hayes/Gulf Breeze News Members of Junior Optimist Club Gulf Breeze presented the members of Gulf Breeze Middle School Science Olympiad Team with a check for $400. More...

Entertainment

'Slither' camps up horror

Running time: 96 minutes MPAA rating: R If you see just one AlienSlugs-Turning-SmalltownHicks-Into-Flesh-EatingZombies movie this week, then make that movie "Slither." More...

ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

Today 5/4 Paddy O'Leary's Irish Pub Traditional Irish Music, 49 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 916-9808 More...

GB talent featured in Pensacola Children's Chorus 'Showtime'

When you hear Pensacola Children's Chorus, don't think local Gulf Breeze talent is not included it is! Many children from Gulf Breeze participate, and they deserve your support. More...

School

GBHS holds Senior Awards Banquet

Group rakes in nearly $4 million in scholarships

Gulf Breeze's Class of 2006 recently held its Senior Awards Banquet April 25. More...

Works of art

Students at Woodlawn Beach Middle School have been busy this school year winning numerous awards at different art competitions. More...

GBMS goes 2-for-2

Claney Outzen (left) and Daniel Jacobi (right), both students at Gulf Breeze Middle School, recently won the Zone Oratorical Contest, sponsored by the Gulf Breeze Optimist Club. They competed in the recent Regional Competition in Marianna. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Junior Achievement helps students realize their talents

While reading in the Gulf Breeze News about the success of the Junior Achievement program here, I remembered the time long past when my husband was involved with that program. More...

Home & Garden

Leafroller insect a major pest of canna lily

Cannas, or canna lilies, are bold, tropical-looking plants grown for their attractive flowers and foliage. They are remarkably easy to grow, have few disease problems, and produce lush foliage and showy colorful flowers. More...

Opinion

On the Spot:

"How do you feel about the traffic on Hwy. 98?"

"It keeps getting more and more busy because there are more and more businesses and homes feeding onto the road. I'm glad I don't live down on that end, I live off of Shoreline." -F. ClairWeddle Gulf Breeze More...

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From the Editor's Desk

My first Relay for Life

I wanted to discuss my personal experience of Gulf Breeze Relay for Life, which was held last weekend at the football stadium. More...

Fitch's replacement selection narrows

GBHS Principal Cherry Fitch will retire from Gulf Breeze High School this spring, and the process to chose her successor will soon be coming to an end. More...

The Zoo struggles with insurance

Many consider The ZOO of Northwest Florida and Botanical Gardens (The ZOO) to be an invaluable asset to Santa Rosa County. However, that intangible status has not helped the organization cure all of its hurricane woes. More...

GB Relay raises $100k

The third annual Gulf Breeze Relay for Life had a successful weekend at the overnight event, April 28 and 29 at the Gulf Breeze High School football stadium. More...

Events

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Island News

Bubba's Beach

I wonder

I have always wondered why we think thoughts. I think we think thoughts because if we didn't, we would never know when we are doing anything. If we didn't know when we were doing something, then nothing would ever get done on purpose. More...

Wheelchair Accessible

New design eliminates challenge of navigating beach sands in a chair

For many wheelchair users or people with difficulty walking, sandy coastlines can seem like no man's land. More...

Beach school shows progress at Open House

Local supporters of Pensacola Beach Elementary School celebrated an open house last week in honor of the school's official open status on Pensacola Beach after over a year of instruction in other locations. Principal Jeff More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

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

Mediacom marks 10th year with diversification

Staff Reports The name Mediacom no longer equates to only cable service More...

Gulf Breeze Chamber News

Benefit of the Month: Free Listing in Chamber's Quality of Life Magazine and Relocation Guide. Each member business is listed in the alphabetical and categorical section of this annual publication for free. More...

Sports

Going out on top

Dollinger closes out stellar athletic career with state title in shot put

As a high school athlete, it's a rare feat to win your final competition of the season and even more rare to win your final competition ever. More...

Sports Briefs

GBSA football, soccer and registration underway Registration for the upcoming GBSA football and soccer season begins May 1 and will continue throughout the month. More...

Spring football gets underway

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin football team began their preparations for the 2006 season this week, looking to fill the gap left behind by graduating seniors. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, May 4 Fraternal Order of United Commercial Travelers of America More...

Health

Dear Doctor:

Clearing up the hype on skin treatments and procedures

Dear Dr. McCollough: I am interested in information on Restylane injections. Hoping this procedure would help smooth out some sundamaged areas on my face. More...

May 12 is 'Child Care Provider Appreciation Day'

Child care organizations nationwide have joined together to declare Friday, May 12, Child Care Provider Appreciation Day. More...

Mold remedy seminar May 5

A free seminar on home and health mold remedy will be held Friday, May 5 at the Gulf Breeze Recreation Center from 2 to 3:30 p.m. More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE

Please be advised that Proposed Ordinance No. 07-06 was presented to the City Council of the City of Gulf Breeze for the first reading on Monday, May 1, 2006, and will be presented for final reading and adoption on Monday, May 15, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. More...

LEGALS

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT EVELYN T (CRENSHAW) TIBBS holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon.The Certificate Number and year of Issuance, More...

SANTA ROSA COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

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