June 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

IDR calls out to seniors

Care of seniors and individuals with special needs was one of the topics discussed at last week's Interfaith Disaster Resources' (IDR) meeting as the group prepares for hurricane season. More...

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Community

Gulf Breeze's Tarabay graduates from Curtis Institute of Music

Mezzo-soprano Hanan Tarabay, 24, from Gulf Breeze, graduated from Philadelphia's prestigious Curtis Institute of Music with a Professional Studies Certificate in Opera on Saturday, May 6. More...

GBPD to issue more safety belt tickets

The "Click It or Ticket Florida" campaign is in full force. The goal of this Florida Department of Transportation initiative is to convince drivers and passengers to always use their safety belts. More...

Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce hosts hurricane preparedness seminars

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Development Committee is offering a timely seminar to help you get your business ready for hurricane season. More...

Entertainment

June heats up with Fiesta of Five Flags

The Fiesta of Five Flags is an annual celebration of the founding of Pensacola. In 1559, Spanish Conquistador Don Tristan DeLuna established Pensacola as the first European settlement in the United States. More...

Ballet Pensacola appoints new executive director

Emily Cowan has been selected as the Executive Director for Ballet Pensacola. More...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS

PLT presents 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'

PLT presents Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor". Thursday preview tickets are $4, Friday and Saturday tickets are $8, and are available at the PLT Box Office or charge by phone at 850-432-2042. More...

Sports

Reichert steps down as Dolphins' varsity boys basketball coach

Coach leaves after leading team to first .500 season in six years

It's a process athletic director Mark Kostic is getting all too familiar with finding new basketball coaches. More...

Dolphins well represented in Panhandle Classic

Five baseball players take part in inaugural All Star game

Five members of the Gulf Breeze Dolphin baseball team participated in the inaugural Panhandle Baseball Classic, sponsored by Starr Athletics, May 22 at Escambia High School. More...

Sports Briefs

Surf Camps start this week Innerlight is sponsoring a two-month long surf camp, which got underway this week. More...

Obituaries

PARK

Claude Richard Park, III, 63, of Gulf Breeze, Florida, passed away Saturday after a long, courageous battle with lung cancer. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, June 1 No meetings scheduled as of press time More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Few things recalled from school days

As I was getting some stale bread scraps and cereal together to head down to our neighborhood's little lake to feed the ducks, as I do each day, I realized I was humming a really old song from my high school days. More...

Home & Garden

Spittlebugs are hopping around

They're back. For those of you with centipede lawns, you need to be on the lookout for spittlebugs. More...

Emerald Coast Secret Garden Tour June 4

The five gardens on the Sixth Annual Emerald Coast Secret Garden Tour Sunday, June 4 from 1 to 5 p.m. are all located on the north side of Pensacola between Nine Mile Rd. and Cantonment. More...

Here are some June gardening tips

Consistently hot weather arrives this month and as a result, things start happening fast in the garden and landscape. Plant growth and development, as well as associated pests, seems to happen overnight. There is plenty to do outside during June. More...

Legals

LEGALS

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MTAG CUST/AMHERST ASSET MGMT holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

Legal 179

Breeze Mini Warehouse, 3036 Gulf Breeze Pkwy. will have a sale on 62-06. Personal property in unit #35 Derek Williams 3080-96 Jeff Schroeder. Contents in one sale. No single pieces. More...

LEGAL #181

IN RE: ESTATE OF MILDRED LAIRD, A/K/A MILDRED O. LAIRD, Deceased. More...

Compromise park plans revealed

At a briefing Friday, May 26, compromise plans were revealed to reconfigure Shoreline Park North to serve the needs of city Parks and Recreation, area citizens and the City of Gulf Breeze. More...

Locals design watercraft from camper shell

Despite hurricanes, inflexible traffic and ever increasing living costs, millions of people still inhabit the coasts of Florida. More...

Navarre ROTC donates to GB IDR

After several months of fundraisers that lasted throughout the 2005 and 2006 school year, the Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) of Navarre High School decided to donate $2,000 to local hurricane relief efforts with a donation to t More...

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Island News

Paradise is not lost...

Crowds continue, confirming that Pensacola Beach is still 'Paradise'

"We were busy at the Visitor Center this weekend," said Sandy Reynolds Johnston, Executive Director of the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce. More...

Pensacola Beach rebuilds to last

Are we ready for another hurricane season?

As hurricane season 2006 draws near, Pensacola Beach businesses and officials prepare to batten down the hatches. More...

Bubba's Beach

Igmos

Did you ever hear something that you thought was something else? I do it all the time with 'Lishous. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

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

FELONIES 05/22/06 Nall, Logan Taylor, 18, W/M, 1200 block of Point East Circle, Gulf Breeze, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription More...

School

GBHS Yearbook, newspaper, drama among state's best

Within the past month, three of Gulf Breeze High School's notable extracurricular organizations drama, newspaper, and yearbook not only made an appearance at their respective state competitions but took home multiple awards as well. More...

Rotary athletic award winners

The following students won awards from the Rotary Club (front row, from left): Ashley Hardee, Hannah Bunning, Mandy Clark, Jamie Hayes, Kelly Helvenston, Lauren Godfrey, Chelsea Ziembko, Mitchell Cook and Neele Gray. More...

Rotary academic and leadership award winners

The following students won awards from the Rotary Club (front row, from left): Chelsea Reynolds, Kelly Cederquist, Ally Mead, Lindsey Arnett, Courtney Brown, Jillian Sise, Presley Plemmons, Huy Pham and Raymond Clay. More...

Faith

Sunday best just isn't the same nowadays

Jerolynn McMahon always wore a dress and hat to worship at St. Rosalia Catholic Church when she was growing up in Greenfield, Pa. More...

FAITH BRIEFS

All residents invited to enjoy 'calm' before the storm

St. Ann Catholic Church, Gulf Breeze and Our Lady of the Assumption, Pensacola Beach will prepare for hurricane season in the soul and spirit at "Calming the Waters" on Pentecost Sunday, June 4, at Our Lady of the Assumption Mission. More...

Health

Work in my shoes: BHC leaders take different roles in shadowing program

Earlier this month, Gulf Breeze Hospital Administrator Bob Harriman lent a hand in the hospital's food services department. Jay Hospital Administrator Mike Hutchins could not be found in his office one morning. More...

HEALTH BRIEFS

L a u r a Toellner has joined Sacred Heart Health System as its new employment manager. Toellner comes to Sacred Heart More...

Opinion

VIEWPOINT

Will citizens get meaningful eminent domain reform?

It's been almost a year since the Supreme Court decided in Kelo v. New London that bureaucrats may seize homes and businesses through eminent domain and transfer the land to private developers in the name of economic progress. More...

On the Spot:

What have you done to prepare for the 2006 hurricane season? WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE "ON THE SPOT" TO ANSWER A QUESTION "ON THE SPOT."

"With the tax holiday, we bought a cooler, batteries and flashlights. We also prayed we don't have any [hurricanes]." -Patricia McShane Gulf Breeze More...

Opinion

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