July 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

GB's 98-year-old Nelsen has'good genes'

The phrase: "you must have very good genes" would have evoked looks of confusion in 1908. More...

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Community

GBHS field house not on school board priority list

A Capital Outlay Project Priority List was included in the Santa Rosa School District's tentative budget, presented at the July 20 meeting. More...

GB's Dawson promoted to sergeant

Tricia L. Dawson has been promoted to the rank of technical sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. More...

Santa Rosa Shores Women's Club blossomed from Rosettes

The Santa Rosa Shores (SRS) Women's Club was first organized as the "Rosettes" in September of 1981. The Rosettes were an offshoot of the newly formed Santa Rosa Shores Homeowners Association (SRSHOA). More...

Entertainment

Weekly Best Bets

Thursday 7 p.m. on NBC My Name Is Earl: No. 18 on Earl's (Jason Lee) list is a tall order. He once told an inappropriate story at his friend Hank's (Tim Dekay) party. More...

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

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...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS

Artel Gallery hosts 'Black and White Again'

Artel Gallery's latest exhibit, "Black and White Again", will run Aug. 1 Sept. 15, with an opening reception on Friday, Aug. 11, from 6-8 p.m. More...

School

Don't miss Teen Board Back-to-School-Show 2006

"BRIGHT LIGHTS BIG CITY" July 27 and 28 WSRE Jean & Paul Amos Performance Theater Curtain Call: 8pm

Pensacola Teen Board and Belk department store are setting the stage for their seventh annual More...

OBES School Supply List

In no instance are these school supplies required or collection of fees mandatory according to the Santa Rosa County School Board Policy 4.19 More...

PBES School Supply List

Kindergarden Mrs. Neal's class 1 backpack 1 tri-fold rest mat More...

Faith

GBUMC selected as Leadership Summit site

Gulf Breeze Community Life Center selected as a host site for international Leadership Summit

More than 70,000 leaders and emerging leaders throughout the world are expected to experience the Leadership Summit 2006, an annual gathering of church and business leaders. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, July 27 Santa Rosa County Commission Regular Meeting, More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Suede coat was talk of the nurses

I was going through my closets to see just what to take up to Interfaith Ministries, when I saw one overloaded belt rack, and a russet suede belt caught my eye. It belonged with a suede coat of the same color, and it brought back loads of memories. More...

Home & Garden

Pendant lights, chandeliers add st yle to nearly every room

Like earrings dangling from fashionable earlobes, today's chandeliers and pendant lights are jewelry for the home. More...

LIGHTING TIPS

Local lighting consultants, www.lowes.com and hgtv.com offer these suggestions on using chandeliers and pendant lights in your home: More...

Ponds create an oasis of tranquility in the yard

These days, chances are Chevy Chase would offer the pool to Bill Murray and savor the pond himself, foregoing getting wet in favor of a great view. More...

Legals

LEGALS

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

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

WHEREAS, John Hardison 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...

NOTICE OF CHANGE OF LAND USE AND INTENT TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE

The Santa Rosa County Local Planning Board and Board of County Commissioners will conduct public hearings to consider a change of land use and/or rezoning of land areas depicted on the maps within this advertisement. More...

County wins Navarre Beach taxation battle

Though Navarre Beach properties have been appraised and assessed since 2001, the county now has the all-clear from Florida courts to enforce taxation. After a four-year battle, the Florida Supreme Court refused to take jurisdiction and reverse More...

School budget tight for 2006-2007

The Santa Rosa School District (SRSD) announced its tentative budget for the 200607 school year at its July 20 school board meeting, and the budget is tight as the district receives the third-lowest funding in the state. More...

BP station temporarily closed

A Stop Work Order was placed on the Gulf Breeze BP station on the corner of Shoreline Drive and Hwy. 98 after an employee attempted to make a Worker's Compensation claim and found the owner of the store had not made payments for the service. More...

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Island News

Santa Rosa Yacht Club still reeling from Ivan

The Santa Rosa Yacht club (SRYC), located on the Gulf Breeze side of the Bob Sikes Bridge, has not reopened since Hurricane Ivan in September of 2004 and some slip owners want to know why. More...

Man found dead on Ft. Pickens beach

Above, law enforcement personnel examine the body of 30-year-old Benjamin Vaill of Pensacola found dead at Ft. Pickens on Wednesday, July 19, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. More...

Bubba's Beach

How come?

When I was a kid, I used to have a pat answer to anything that was said to me that included something I did not want to do. I said, "How Come?" As I got older I discovered many answers to "How Come?," some of them I did not want to know! More...

News

Hwy. 98 intersections to get turn lanes

Several intersections along U.S. 98 should be getting a facelift by the end of 2007. More...

Retaining walls arm property

Following Hurricanes Ivan and Dennis, several waterfront homeowners on Highpoint Dr. constructed large retaining walls to thwart further erosion to their high-end property. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

FELONIES 7/17/06 OConner Jr., Peter Rory, 62, W/M, 2600 block of Hidden Estates Circle, Navarre, driving on a suspended license More...

Sports

Wave rolling at World Series

Gulf Breeze 8-year-olds move into quarterfinals

The Wave, Gulf Breeze's 8-year-old All Star team, won its first five games at the Dizzy Dean World Series in Southaven, Mississippi. More...

GBSA hosts 15th annual Summer Sizzler

The Gulf Breeze 14-under All Stars won its first two games in the GBSA Summer Sizzler before the St. Bernard (La.) Rangers rallied to beat Gulf Breeze 9-7 Sunday at Shoreline Park. More...

Sports Briefs

Seats for football games on sale The GBHS Quarterback Club is now offering reserved seating to all club members. Join us on Friday nights with the best seats in the house as we cheer on the team. More...

Obituaries

BARBER

Martha E. Barber, 88, of Gulf Breeze Florida, former long time resident of Maynard, Mass., died Saturday, June 3, 2006. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Barber. More...

BYARS

Susan Whitehead Byars died Thursday, July 13, 2006 in Knoxville at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. She had been residing in nearby Morristown for nearly thirty years. More...

Health

Sacred Heart offers new device to save limbs, open tiny arteries

Sacred Heart Hospital is the first hospital in Florida and among the first in the country to offer a new technology to treat patients suffering from clogged arteries in the lower legs and feet. More...

Skin cancer screenings created awareness, helped save lives

The Pensacola Bay Area's first Mole Patrol, a skin cancer screening program sponsored by Baptist Health Care, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and AAAAuto Club South, yielded 235 screenings. More...

Opinion

From the Editor's Desk

I still believe in good people

While making my rounds on Pensacola Beach this past weekend, I found myself stopping into a local establishment to say my goodbyes. It was at this time that I had figured out a new way to get a phone number, except not necessarily from an admirer. More...

Opinion

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On the Spot:

What problems have you had with your home insurance company and what measures could improve the situation?

"I had it after the storm, but don't have them anymore. I had Citizens and they went up three times more than what I was paying. I don't know what would help. More...