September 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Elections over, officials hit ground running

Newly and re-elected officials aren't wasting any time hitting the ground running with their positions. More...

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Community

Area fertility pioneer retires from GBH

In vitro fertilization pioneer Dr. Robert Pyle retired after 19 years of assisting hundreds of mothers-to-be experience the gift of life when fertility options were limited. More...

@the Library Gulf Breeze Library

So much to see, so much to do @ the library

Smart parents know there's a place where their children can learn, read and have fun--a place that doesn't charge admission and the whole family can enjoy. It's the library. More...

Not a Boston, but Gulf Breeze Chamber Tea Party

Sandy Bell, Deputy City Clerk, and Josie Cotti, Associate Director of Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce, gave a "High Tea" at noon on Wednesday, August 30 at City Hall. More...

News

Fishin' Chix reel in mainstream media

It can be tough to find time to go fishing while posing for photographers, but you won't hear Fishin' Chix founder and president Claudia Espensheid complaining. More...

Gulf Breeze Dog Lovers, Inc. to offer obedience classes

Gulf Breeze Dog Lovers, Inc. presents beginning dog obedience classes starting Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 6 to 7 p.m. for six weeks at the recreation center on Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze. Cost of the class is $30 for one dog and $50 for two dogs. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

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

FELONIES 9/1/06 Cint, Jere Keith, 46, W/M, 8800 block of Cagle Drive, Navarre, obstructing justice More...

Sports

Lady Dolphins blow 2-0 lead, rally from5-1down in fifth to win 15-11

The fifth-ranked Gulf Breeze High volleyball team showed poise beyond their years last week, blowing a two games to none lead and rallying from 5-1 down in game five for a 25-19, 25-20, 16-25, 22-25, 15-11 win at 10th-ranked Navarre. More...

Dolphins look to avenge worst '05 loss Friday against Washington

Friday's game to be aired on Classic Country AM 1620

Heading into week four of the high school season, the prognosis seems to be this - coaches are happy with their team's efforts, just not the results. More...

Sports Schedule

Sept. 14 Girls G at Tiger Point (vs. Pace, Washington and Catholic), 3 p.m. 9th grade VB DH at Navarre, 3:30/4:30 p.m. VB vs.Woodham (JV 4 p.m., Var. 5) VB vs. Navarre, 6 p.m. JV, 9th grade FB at More...

Calendar of Events

Today, Sept. 14

Executive Board Meeting, 11:30 a.m. Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Conference Room, 409 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze More...

Health

HEALTH/SENIORS BRIEFS

Driveway at GB Hospital shifting to accommodate improvements

Crews began excavation work on Sept. 6, widening the road that serves as the entrance for Gulf Breeze Hospital. The road construction, which will extend through the month, involves relocating light poles and paring back the curb area. More...

Home & Garden

Sandy would love to share her original recipe for

Cantaloupe Soup

           1   Cantaloupe   (peeled, More...

More than anything else in your home, your accessories give each and every room a little bit of your personality!

W ithout them, you only have the setting for a model room in a More...

Tree/Plant ID program Sept. 22 at UF Milton campus

A tree and plant identification program will be Sept. 22 from 8 -11:30 a.m. at the the Milton UF, IFAS Campus at 5988 Hwy 90. More...

Legals

LEGALS

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

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the estate of Mary Schwoegler Maney, deceased, whose date of death was July 19, 2006; is pending in the Circuit Court for Santa Rosa County, Florida, Probate Division; File N u m b e r 06000266CP; the address of which is P.O. More...

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE

IN RE: ESTATE OF MARY ALICE CRANFORD WILLIAMS, Deceased

File No.: 57-2006-CP-210 Division: C NOTICE TO CREDITORS More...

City approves tentative budget

With an overall budget increase of eight percent, Gulf Breeze City Council approved the adoption of the $17 million tentative budget for fiscal year 2007 at the Sept. 5 regular meeting. More...

County shrinks budget, keeps property tax rate

On Thursday, Sept. 7, Santa Rosa County Commissioners tentatively approved the proposed 2006-2007 budget, which county staff whittled down by approximately $3 million since the last budget hearing Aug.15 making the total budget $117 million. More...

Gulf Breeze remembers 9/11

Though rains moved the commemoration from the 9-11 Triangle in Gulf Breeze to St. Ann Catholic Church, many attended the event to remember the terrorist attack on New York and Washington, DC on September 11, 2001. More...

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Island News

HURRICANE IVAN - SEPTEMBER 16, 2004

Two years ago, Ivan shattered lives

September is a month of somber anniversaries for many local residents. This year, citizens not only mark the five-year anniversary of 9-11, but this month also commemorates the two year anniversary of Hurricane Ivan. More...

Community Church plans rededication Sunday at 10 a.m.

Pensacola Beach Community Church will celebrate this Sunday, Sept. 17 with a Rededication/Dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. at the church on Via de Luna and Avenida 18. More...

Bubba Research

Many of you may recall that on July 8, 1947, witnesses claim an unidentified object with five aliens aboard crashed on a sheep and cattle ranch just outside of Roswell, New Mexico. More...

Entertainment

Weekly Best Bets

Thursday 7 p.m. on NBC My Name Is Earl: This delightful sitcom was one of the unqualified successes of the 2005-06 season. More...

Paddy O'Leary's marks 'Halfway to St. Paddy's Day' Saturday

Take out your green apparel, dust off your green derby More...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS

Pensacola Symphony Ball set for this Saturday

The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra will once again dazzle the crowd with its 11th Annual Symphony Ball, Romance and Rhythm, on September 16, at the New World Landing. More...

School

PBES welcomes new music, speech teachers

Pensacola Beach Elementary students will be sounding better than ever thanks to two new educators. Music teacher Jim Bege and Speech Language Pathologist Kyle Merk are the new additions to the school's instructional team. More...

WBMS votes in new SAC members

Woodlawn Beach Middle School is proud to introduce their 2006/2007 School Advisory Council Members: More...

Faith

St. Ann Parish remembers Ivan

Two years after Hurricane Ivan, the north door to the Family Life Center at St. Ann Catholic Church is still referred to as "The FEMA Door" by parishioners and staff. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

LEWIS George Morgan Lewis, loving husband, father and grandfather left this material world to be with his mother, father and his savior on Saturday, August 12, 2006. He passed away in his home, surrounded by loved ones. More...

Seniors

You're never too old to stay in top shape

I recently had a letter from my youngest son which included several interesting enclosures clipped from various newspapers "up home" and a terse, handwritten note commenting upon them thusly: "You have competition, Mom!" More...

Opinion

Publishers' Pen

Why ask wind or flood?

After two years of bravado, faith and optimism, over 200 families are suing in Escambia County and Santa Rosa County courts to receive wind insurance - two years after Hurricane Ivan. More...

Opinion

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On the Spot:

What are your thoughts on the upcoming two-year anniversary of Hurricane Ivan?

"A lot of people are coming in to tell me that they are still rebuilding. We got lucky and just had to put a new roof on and replace the privacy fence." -Virginia Avalos Gulf Breeze More...