July 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Navarre Beach restoration given green light

The Navarre Beach Restoration Project was given a 10-day extension beginning Monday July 10 after being shut down for the fourth turtle death since dredging began in March. More...

Burglars strike GB vehicles

The Gulf Breeze Police Department is asking area residents for information regarding a rash of vehicle burglaries in Gulf Breeze Proper. More...

Events

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Island News

Precision air team takes to the skies

This year's Pensacola Beach Air Show coincides with the Blue Angel's 60th anniversary show season. The Navy's Flight Demonstration Squadron dedicates this season to the memory of retired Navy Captain Roy M. More...

Group raising funds to enhance gateway to Navarre beach

The approach to Navarre Beach, over a causeway, is "pitiful," according to John Conner. More...

Publisher's Pen

One year ago ...

Talk about your basic need for entertainment. It came to my attention this week that people are actually betting on whether or not a hurricane will strike, and when. More...

News

Panel set for government, business disaster preparedness

Two local technology organizations, ITGULFCOAST and AFCEA, are hosting a joint meeting on July 26 to discuss ways that government and commercial enterprises can prepare for and recover from natural and man-made disasters. More...

SR libraries close July 17 for two weeks

Santa Rosa County Libraries in Gulf Breeze, Jay, Milton, and Navarre will close from July 1731 to transfer to new circulation and library catalog software, install new equipment, and shelve new books and materials. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

FELONIES 7/7/06 Lauble, Bonnie Jean, 60, W/F, 9800 block of Bunker Hill, Navarre, obstructing justice More...

School

GBHS senior to study at Harvard during summer

Leah Allen, 17, a rising senior at Gulf Breeze High School, has been admitted to Harvard University's More...

Young mountain men

Troop 417 survived a week in the north Georgia Mountains learning about how to set things on fire and handle sharp instruments properly. "It was cool, literally," said scoutmaster Nevin Shaffer. More...

School Briefs

Math academy to teach code-solving techniques

Pensacola Junior College will offer a mathematics academy through July 28. More...

Faith

St. Ann, Our Lady send team to Arizona

For the fourth year, teams from St. Ann Catholic Church and Our Lady of the Assumption Mission are preparing to help young and old alike at the Navajo Mission in Klagetoh, Ariz. More...

New pastor joins Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church

Dr. Timothy H. Thompson picked up the mantle of leadership both ceremonially and literally at Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church and Sunday and both pastor and congregation had only positive things to say about the new minister. More...

FAITH BRIEFS

Our Lady holds 'Game Day' fundraiser for PBES

Our Lady of the Assumption Mission church on Pensacola Beach is having a fund-raising event to benefit the Pensacola Beach Elementary School. The "Game Day" will be July 19, 2006 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Hunt Hall at the church, 920 Via de Luna. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

For seniors, trips can be challenging, but fun

Talking to a friend who recently returned from a trip abroad and all the problems as well as the pleasures that come with it, I was, of course, reminded of one trip to "the continent" we took. More...

Seniors can beat the heat by 'chilling out'

Senior Chill Out, a one-day donation drive to acquire new air conditioners, fans or funds to assist seniors with heatrelated issues, will be held by Council on Aging of West Florida and the Pensacola Ice Pilots on Friday, July 21 at area Lowe's store More...

Council on Aging awarded Senior Vision Media Award

Council on Aging of West Florida has been awarded the Senior Vision Media Award for its Coming of Age, Lifestyle Television and Magazine for Seniors. More...

Home & Garden

Chore sharing

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

Susan 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...

Lazy Husband excuses

Excuses of the lazy husband, taken from the book, "The Lazy Husband" by Joshua Coleman: I earn more than you and therefore shouldn't More...

Spice up your sandwiches with lemon-herb mayonnaise

This piquant lemon-herb mayonnaise makes this classic sandwich even better than ever! More...

Legals

LEGALS

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

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE

The reading and adoption of the following proposed Ordinance by the Board of County Commissioners of Santa Rosa County, is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., July 27, 2006, in the Commissioners meeting room at the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline Street, More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

WHEREAS, Angela J. Jones representing I. H. Northrop, Jr., 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...

Agencies respond to busy, deadly 4th

Fourth of July weekend proved to be as eventful for area rescue agencies as it was for fireworks spectators. More...

GBHS gains new asst. principal

Angie Donlan, who's spent the last two years as dean at More...

True love waits ...

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Love is undoubtedly one of the strongest emotions people can experience in life. This overwhelming sentiment has been known to overcome all obstacles, tangible and intangible. More...

 

Community

County residents urged to recycle

According to BioCycle Magazine, a monthly organic recycling publication, America's waste problem has multiplied in recent years. Nationally, Americans produced 247 million tons of non-hazardous waste in 1990. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Trevor Ham graduates preschool

Trevor Ham, grandson of Phyllis Ham, is shown here with his parents Reg and Susan at his graduation from the Belk Preschool Developmental Center in Charlotte, North Carolina on June 3. More...

Blue suede shoes...

ABOVE: Aaron Lawrence of Gulf Breeze practices his Elvis moves during his trip to Nashville last month. More...

Entertainment

Weekly Best Bets

Thursday 8 p.m. on ABC Grey's Anatomy: Betcha didn't know bicycle messengering and doctoring were competitive sports. More...

Downtown Pensacola welcomes Gallery Night Friday

Downtown Pensacola's Gallery Night "Midsummer Night's Eve" takes place tomorrow night, July 14. The streets of downtown Pensacola will be bursting with arts and culture. More...

Comedy Central comedian Henry Cho to headline Covenant Hospice evening of comedy fundraiser

Comedy Central comedian, Henry Cho, will be bringing his comedy to Pensacola Saturday, July 29 for the 12th Annual Evening of Comedy, which benefits Covenant Hospice. More...

Sports

GB 8 year olds win state title

Wave qualifies for World Series next weekend in North Mississippi

The GBSA 8-under All Star baseball team won the Florida Dizzy Dean state tournament Monday in Tampa, defeating Tampa Northwest 11-5 in the championship game. More...

Dollinger to throw at Rice University

!!Katie Dollinger has garnered more accolades in four years at GBHS than most do in a lifetime. More...

Nunnari enjoying new post with Pensacola Pelicans

Talmadge Nunnari may be new to his job, but not to the youth of Gulf Breeze. More...

Obituaries

TOMLIN

Judy Tomlin, age 76, passed away Monday, July 3rd at a local hospital. More...

DUBOSE

Paul P. DuBose, age 64, passed away Tuesday July 4, 2006, at his home in Gulf Breeze. Paul was born May 4, 1942 in Beaumont, Texas.He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1961 and served in VF-41 as an aviation electrician on F4 Phantoms aboard the U.S.S. More...

OBITUARIES

To have an obituary printed for free in the Gulf Breeze More...

Calendar of Events

Today, July 13 Santa Rosa County Commission Regular Meeting, More...

Health

Young women urged to get new HPV vaccine to prevent most cervical cancers, genital warts

Vaccine arriving locally this week

The Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, is directly linked to cervical cancer, yet almost 80 percent of the population has some form of it. More...

Mobley receives awards from FSU

Lawrence E. More...

Kids urged to safely beat the heat

Now that school's out for the summer, many youngsters are headed for the pool for fun and to beat the heat. But, caution and a few common sense safety tips can prevent a summer tradition from becoming tragic. More...

Opinion

From the Editor's Desk

Let's make the city a Sphinx

I created an online quiz for my friends recently, and one of the questions was "What is one thing that I have not seen in person?" The multiplechoice selections included Trump Tower, snow, The Great Sphinx of Egypt and Janet Reno. More...

VIEWPOINT

Is Florida at a moral crossroads?

Political campaigns have a great way of revealing deeper truths about a society, and Florida's gubernatorial election is no exception. More...

On the Spot:

Do you recycle? Why or why not?

"Yes. It's helping the environment and it's become a normal procedure for us because we've been doing it for 15 years." -Valerie Rossi Gulf Breeze More...