May 11, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

County Commissioners gear up for elections

Election season is drawing near, candidates for State and county offices are beginning to prepare for their elections and some offices remain undisputed. More...

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Community

Aaron Boyleston races towards excellence

If cyclist Aaron Boyleston, 25, had to change his oil every 3,000 miles just as motorists do, he would be visiting the lube shop nearly eight times a year. The 300 miles he can log in a week can add up, and that's during the offseason. More...

Hard work, focus earns student 12K scholarship

With the low oscillating hum of a lawnmower, Cameron Cauley learned at a very young age to push his way through the distractions of procrastination and apathy that entangle many adolescents. More...

Breezers have monopoly on 'Belle'

If the entire world is a stage, then Gulf Breeze is the casting director. More...

News

CORRECTION

In last week's issue, Gulf Breeze Area Chamber's Pet Fest sponsor Sonshine Pets was spelled incorrectly. More...

School

Blue and Gold to see Orange

While most GBHS students will be celebrating the Christmas holidays with family, the SoundWave band will be in Miami, playing for college football fans at the Orange Bowl. More...

Class of 2006 walks down the aisle Wednesday

Principal Cherry Fitch and the entire administration of Gulf Breeze High School extends their congratulations to the following students, the Class of 2006: More...

WBMS students excel at History Fair

Recently, Woodlawn Beach Middle School students participated in the Santa Rosa County History Fair. Twenty projects had the opportunity to go to Avalon Middle School for the county competition. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, May 11

Santa Rosa County Commission Regular, 9 a.m. County Administrative Center, Commissioner's Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

FELONIES 5/03/06 Dunlavy, Michael Scott, 18, W/M, 2800 block of Villa Woods Circle, Gulf Breeze, larceny, less that $5,000 More...

Health

Elderly mobility predicts future health outcomes

As people age into their 70s, their ability to walk a quarter mile becomes an important predictor of overall health and even how long they might live, according to study findings published in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association. More...

HEALTH BRIEFS

Sacred Heart seminar to discuss avoidable estate planning mistakes

Sacred Heart Foundation will host a free planned giving seminar on "Avoidable Estate Planning Mistakes" on Thursday, May 25, at 11:30 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Lecture Hall at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. More...

Opinion

From the Editor's Desk

Pull over or put it on hold

I heard on the radio in my car a few weeks back that a study was done which discovered that that 40 percent of all vehicle accidents occur when motorists aren't paying attention. More...

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On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE "ON THE SPOT" TO ANSWER A QUESTION "ON THE SPOT."

"Do you think there should be tougher restrictions on cell phone More...

Quarrel leads to drug bust

According to Gulf Breeze Police Department reports, just after 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, officers were dispatched to a possible battery at 401 Dolphin Street in Gulf Breeze. More...

GBPD officers honored by Governor

Four members of the Gulf Breeze Police Department will be making their way to Tallahassee to receive the Governor's Medal of Heroism for their efforts during Hurricane Ivan. More...

'Sgt. Ski' warns parents of internet danger

Sgt. 'Ski' Gowitzke wants to warn parents about the potential danger of the internet. More...

Events

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Island News

R eZ o N e D

Beach residents Kleins turn a downtown 'scuttle hole' into a home ... and land on HGTV's reZONED

When architect John Klein first climbed through what he referred to as a "scuttle hole" to see the upstairs loft of a historic downtown Pensacola building build in the late 1800's, he saw far more than what most had written off as a dilapidated and a More...

SRIA may extend travel trailer deadline

As hurricane season approaches, Santa Rosa Island Authority members discussed at their May committee meeting extending temporary housing in the form of travel trailers on the Island. More...

Vandals destroying trash bins

Motorists whose cars are stuck in beach sands often pry apart the beach trash bins to stabilize their tires, or appropriate them for firewood. More...

Entertainment

PJC presents 'The Heidi Chronicles'

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

'Scary Movie 4' sickens rather than scares

"Scary Movie 4" Running time: 83 minutes MPAA rating: PG-13 More...

Jazz Society of Pensacola presents 'Jazz Gumbo'May 15

The Jazz Society of P e n s a c o l a presents "Jazz G u m b o , " Monday, May 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. Location of the event is P h i n e a s More...

Sports

Are you ready for some football?

Dolphin Blue and White game Friday, Jamboree Monday in Milton

The Gulf Breeze Dolphins broke out the pads for the first time last Thursday as they make final preparations for Friday's Blue-White game at 6:30 p.m. at Dolphin Stadium. More...

Class of 2006 repeats as Powder Puff champs

The Class of 2006 has accomplished a lot for the Lady Dolphin athletic program regional tournament berths in volleyball, soccer and basketball, one state championship and now, two Powder Puff championships. More...

Pelicans complete week of spring training in Gulf Breeze, open season tonight

Kash Beauchamp says he wants to learn to throw a cast net before too long, but that will have to wait. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Junk mail proves to be intrusive at times

Among today's mail, as I sorted the "real" mail from the plethora of junk mail, one piece caught my eye. Across the envelope was a handwritten message "We would like to introduce you to one of our single friends." More...

Legislature unanimously approves senior protection bill

Florida lawmakers yesterday approved a monumental senior protection bill that provides marketplace reforms that make LongTerm Care Insurance (LTCI) affordable, available, and marketable. House Bill 947, by Rep. John Legg (R-Port Richey), Rep. More...

SENIOR BRIEFS

Seminar to focus on long-term care insurance

Sacred Heart Hospital's Senior Services' program will present a free seminar in Pensacola on Thursday, May 11, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Home Care, 213 E. More...

Legals

LEGALS

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

IN RE: ESTATE OF EDWARD HENRY OXENHAM, Deceased.

File No.: 57-2006-CP-86 SECOND AMMENDED NOTICE TO CREDITORS More...

IN RE: ESTATE OF SARAH ANN SMITH GRAY, Deceased

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION More...