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Community

Ivan's wake still evident in Villa Venyce

As the two-year anniversary for Hurricane Ivan approaches, physical evidence of the storm's destruction is methodically being rectified. More...

St. Ann celebrates Habitat for Humanity, anniversary

Betty Salter, executive director of Pensacola Habitat for Humanity, will speak at St. Ann Catholic Church, Gulf Breeze, and Our Lady of the Assumption, Pensacola Beach on September 17 the designated international day of prayer. Ms. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Gulf Breeze Emerging Leaders host 'Martini Night' at the Olive Drop

Gulf Breeze Emerging Leaders (GBEL) will host a Networking Social at the Olive Drop Martini Bar on Tuesday, September 12 from 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. on Pensacola Beach. More...

Entertainment

Weekly Best Bets

Thursday 7 p.m. on FOX 'Til Death: Attention, "Everybody Loves Raymond" fans: This new sitcom is not, repeat not, a spinoff. More...

Belmont Arts Center fundraising campaign continues for new exterior facade and gallery

Project Belmont's origins came from the enthusiasm of the board of directors, artists in residence, students and teachers of the Belmont Arts Center. As the Belmont continues to mature, so do the needs of the art center. More...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS

Pensacola Junior College opens auditions for 'South Pacific'

Auditions are open to the community for the Pensacola Junior College production of "South Pacific." The musical is part of the college's Lyceum 2006-2007 series. More...

Sports

GBHS drops another close one to Pace

Patriots' 23-20 win the third in last four years vs. Dolphins by three or less

It's a story the Gulf Breeze Dolphins are becoming all too familiar with - playing hard for four quarters against an outstanding Pace program, only to end up on the short end of the More...

Would you like ants, sand with that?

That's exactly what the Dolphins faced last year when practicing on the grass fields behind GBHS last season. Coaches and players alike said that practicing on that surface contributed, in part, to their 0-3 start in 2005. More...

Football team, band to get new practice field

School district approves $245,000 for field repair

The Santa Rosa County School District (SRCSD) recently set aside $245,000 to repair and renovate practice fields at Gulf Breeze High School (GBHS). More...

Home & Garden

Palette of emotion

Our response to color is personal

Bright and bold. Soft and light. Blues and greens. Reds and yellows. And let's not forget all the colors, shades and contrasts in between. More...

Golden webs an indicator of a large, beneficial spider

Spiders-just the word strikes fear in the heart of many people around the world. There are at least 37,000 known species of spiders and approximately 700 species live in Florida. More...

Get ready for some fall tree planting

The gardener's urge to plant is greatest in the spring, but fall is perhaps the best time to plant trees. Since our Gulf Coast soils remain relatively warm during the winter, root growth continues. More...

Legals

LEGALS

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

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Santa Rosa County has received funding approval for participation in the Florida Hurricane Housing Recovery Program (HHRP) as governed by Chapter 420, Florida Statutes and Florida Administrative Rule 67-55. More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

WHEREAS, Richard E. Jesmonth, representing Carl and Debra Robbins, 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...

South end bus drivers unhappy with pay

Between 30 and 40 bus drivers met with school board officials at Holley-Navarre Middle School last Wednesday to voice their concerns about transportation logistics. More...

City moves forward with design standards

Gulf Breeze City Council is moving forward with efforts to establish new, more stringent building design codes and ordinances for the core business area of the Community Redevel-opment Area (CRA) within the city. More...

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Island News

Clean beaches benefit all

Coastal cleanup planned for Sept. 21 at area beaches

Pristine beaches are good for the economy and for residents. More...

Ernesto and John

What's up with Hurricane Ernesto hitting Florida and Hurricane John tearing up Mexico, ain't that backwards? More...

BBQ bash raises $14,000

Beach School will buy a new school bus

Friends and family of the late and beloved Harry Gowens presented Pensacola Beach Elementary School (PBES) Principal Jeff Castleberry with a check for $14,000 Thursday, Aug. 31. More...

News

Gulf Breeze Chamber announces September business seminars

Thursday, Sept. 7, 8 a.m. Gulf Breeze Area Chamber "Profit Club"- Launch Meeting More...

UWF SBDC Presents 'Steps To Starting a Business' Sept. 26

The University of West Florida Small Business Development Center (401 E. Chase Street, Suite 100, Pensacola) is presenting "Starting a Business" on Tuesday morning, September 26, from 9 a.m. to Noon. More...

City population slightly on the rise

The population of Gulf Breeze grew last year, but only slightly. More...

School

Oriole Beach Elementary welcomes eight new teachers

Aristotle once wrote, "Teachers who educated children deserve more honor than parents who merely gave them birth; for bare life is furnished by the one, the other ensures a good life." More...

Gulf Breeze Elementary students use Kool Aid to learn about science

Rodgerson's, Vignes' students use M&Ms to learn about mixtures, solutions

The students in Mr. Rodgerson's and Mrs. Vignes's classes at Gulf Breeze Elementary School spent last week learning about mixtures and solutions in Science. More...

Improved quality of education could bring more money to state

Washington, D.C. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, Sept. 7 Santa Rosa County Budget Public Hearing, More...

Seniors

Still making jokes after all these years

Looking through my notes to decide what I would write about this coming week, I ran across a bunch of jokes I have collected over many years. Some I had used in the past, and one reminded me of my old friend, Bob Perlman. More...

HEALTH/SENIORS BRIEFS

Krewe du Ya Ya's announces 3rd Annual Golf Tournament for cancer

A day of golf in the Krewe Du Ya Ya's charity golf tournament does more than test players' skill and patience. More...

Opinion

From the Editor's Desk

Let's consider the cost of 'quality of life'

Editor's Note: This column was written before the primary More...

Still time for home program

Still time to apply for My Safe Florida Home Program More...

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