June 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Bay Street to get facelift

Hurricane ravaged Bay Street should be getting a facelift by the end of 2006, weather permitting. Plans for the road include lane widening and pavement resurfacing from Coronado Drive to Circle Avenue. More...

Special Sections

 

Community

'Dr. Zap' to dazzle kids

@ the Library

Entertainer Kevin St. Onge, also known as "Dr. Zap," will be visiting the Gulf Breeze Library on Thursday, June 29. St. More...

Ladies involved with 'GIN' meet community needs

More and more we are recognizing the value of civic clubs to the Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Beach community and to Santa Rosa County as a whole. They serve so many wonderful purposes and fulfill so many desires. More...

Pet of the week

Buddy, dog of Nancy Ullman of Gulf Breeze, gears up for Fourth of July with his starry red, white and blue collar. Buddy maintains his popularity in Gulf Breeze by staying close to Nancy where ever she goes. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

FELONIES 6/19/06 Douglas, Joshua Adam, 21, W/M, 9000 block of Timber Lane, Navarre, violation of probation More...

FDOT blocks city traffic light generator efforts

To avoid losing power at traffic lights, Gulf Breeze city staff has recommended the use of natural gas generators to ensure safety. More...

Florida Governor Jeb Bush approves 'In God We Trust' as official State motto

Gov. Jeb Bush approved House Bill (HB) 1145, by Representative Greg Evers (RBaker), designating "In God We Trust" as the official state motto. More...

Sports

Gulf Breeze hosts 10-under state Dizzy Dean Tournament

Shoreline Park hosted the Dizzy Dean 10-under state tournament over the weekend. More...

Hicks wins City of Pensacola Junior Golf Championship

Sarah Hicks of Gulf Breeze won the City of Pensacola Junior Golf Championship at Osceola Municipal Golf Course June 14-15. More...

Sports Briefs

Pelicans, People's First set up account for paralyzed player More...

Calendar of Events

Today, June 29

School Board Meeting, 10 a.m., 5086 Canal Street, Milton More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Giant watermelon leads to gathering

How many times do you find yourself doing something you've done many times before and suddenly you recall one time that was special? More...

Home & Garden

Prepare your landscape now for future tropical storms

Hurricane season is here and many people are busy preparing their homes for the potential of a powerful storm. More...

Master gardening tips for the beginner and refreshers for the professional

New to gardening? Master gardener Paul James, host of "Gardening by the Yard," offers these tips for beginners. More...

Tomato growing season ending - now what?

Late July sees tomato harvest ending in gardens along the northern Gulf Coast. The reason that this happens is related to temperature. This is a crop that, for purposes of pollination and fruit set, is very sensitive. Night temperatures in More...

Legals

LEGALS

------------------ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED More...

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLAINT

TO: John Jefferson Gabel Case No.: 81799-05AG Pensacola, Fl More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

WHEREAS, Marguerite P. Gibson, has petitioned to vacate, abandon, discontinue and renounce any interest and right of the public in and to the following described property to wit: More...

Tiger Point Golf Club not for sale

Club owners address rumors

Amid rumors that Meadowbrook Golf Group, owners of Tiger Point Golf and Country Club, are selling its 36hole facility, officials for the company say although work to restore the facility is slow going, but is being done. More...

Pastor visits underground Chinese churches

BY ANITA DOBERMAN Gulf Breeze News news@gulfbreezenews.com

Allen Newton, pastor of the Community Life Center, recently went on a journey to the People's Republic of China. More...

County opts out of Regional Transportation Authority

BY FRANKLIN HAYES Gulf Breeze News franklin@gulfbreezenews.com

Sparks flew last Thursday as Santa Rosa County Commissioners discussed a motion to withdraw from a Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) that once served as a common ground for officials from Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties to discuss transportati More...

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Island News

Troubadours rock Pensacola Beach crowds

Rock. Reggae. Folk. Even traditional Irish music can be found at various entertainment establishments on Pensacola Beach these days. More...

Blue Angels airshows July 13-15

No fireworks scheduled for July 4th on Pensacola Beach

Although the next big weekend for Pensacola Beach will be celebrating Independence Day, representatives from local agencies met last week with Santa Rosa Island Authority General Manager Buck Lee to establish a safety plan for the annual Blue Angels More...

Bubba's Beach

Retirement

So many people I know are about to retire. I don't plan to retire, I tried it once and I hurt my elbow when I fell off the couch watching General Hospital in the middle of the afternoon. I had to do something else. More...

Entertainment

Weekly Best Bets

Thursday 8 p.m. on HBO BOFFO! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters: More...

The 'Swingin' Sweet Sixties' concert at Evenings in Olde Seville Square tonight

The Reunion Band is ready with their crowd-pleasing music and invites you to join them from 7-9:30 p.m. tonight, June 29 at the next Evenings in Olde Seville Square. More...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS

Sertoma lights up 4th of July fireworks show

Sertoma's 4th of July Celebration, the largest 4th of July celebration on the Gulf Coast, is a family-oriented, patriotic celebration in downtown Pensacola. More...

School

GBHS senior wins at National History Day competition

Suttles one of 700,000 students to compete

Cheree Suttles, an upcoming senior at Gulf Breeze High School, recently competed at National History Day held at the University of Maryland, as one of only two entries from the State of Florida that earned a spot at the National Competition in her ca More...

Meteorology Workshop July 24-25

Cost for five hour course is $29

A Basic Meterology class for middle school aged students (10-13) will be held July 24 and 25 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Gulf Breeze High School. More...

Faith

FAITH BRIEFS

GBUMC invites children to Fiesta VBS

The Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church invites community children to be a part of this summer's exciting Vacation Bible School adventure. More...

Obituaries

ROBERTS

Marilyn Edith Roberts, age 75 of Gulf Breeze, FLpassed away Sunday, June 18, 2006 at a local health care facility. More...

KOROSE

Gizella Anna Korose, age 90, passed away Tuesday June 20, 2006 in a local hospital. She was a member of the Gulf Breeze Methodist Church where she was very active with the United Methodist Women's Organization. Mrs. More...

Health

McCollough Institute holds open house today

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HEALTH BRIEFS

Gulf Breeze Hospital seeks volunteers

Volunteers are urgently needed at Gulf Breeze Hospital. The registration desk has day and night openings for volunteers and there is no lifting involved. More...

Opinion

From the Editor's Desk

Believe it or not, I'm listenig

At a recent city council meeting, Mayor Lane Gilchrist made a comment about how he plans to lobby staff's efforts to enable the city implementation of natural gas generators to control our major traffic lights in the event of a power outage. More...

Word from Washington

I support of the Iraq resolution

Last week the House of Representatives passed HR 861, declaring that the United States will prevail in the Global War on Terror, the struggle to protect freedom from the terrorist adversary. More...

On the Spot:

What is your opinion about property taxes in Santa Rosa County?

"I think they're just about right." -Greg Dickey Gulf Breeze More...