September 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

New shopping center nearing completion

The new Marketplace at Tiger Point is nearing completion and area residents will soon be able to shop at Boaters World, Moe's Southwest Grill and Shane's Rib Shack. More...

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Community

Elderly left homeless by FEMA deadline

Everyone has deadlines and limitations, including the federal government. More...

GBPD hosts drug awareness class

According to a new study, students in Santa Rosa County are more likely to smoke cigarettes, use marijuana and drink alcohol than in other parts of Florida. More...

The ZOO is looking for 'Wild Ones'

The ZOO Northwest Florida is no different from all other members of our Northwest Florida community. Zoos all over the area were thrashed with direct hits by back-to-back hurricanes and tropical storms over the past two years. More...

Entertainment

Weekly Best Bets

Thursday 8 p.m. on CBS CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: More...

Pensacola Museum of Art opens new exhibit Sept. 22

'Right Here, Right Now: Contemporary Art from the Marlborough Gallery, New York' runs through Nov. 11

The Pensacola Museum of Art announces the exhibition "Right Here, Right Now: Contemporary Art from the Marlborough Gallery, New York." This exhibition from the Marlborough's long established Manhattan Gallery, features three of the their top contempo More...

Music at the Belmont tonight with female lineup

Tonight, the Belmont Arts Center will host its next Music @ the Belmont concert, featuring a wide array of local and regional acts. More...

Obituaries

BURKE

James Bernard Burke, age 75, of Gulf Breeze, Florida, passed away at a local hospital on August 29, 2006. More...

CURTIS

Mrs. Sandra Gale Curtis, age 67, of Gulf Breeze, Florida, passed away at her residence Friday evening, September 8, 2006, surrounded by her caring family. Mrs. More...

DEPASQUALE

Nunziato DePasquale, 77 of Navarre, died Monday September 11 at his home in Navarre. Mr. DePasquale was a native of Messina Provience of Sicily. He was the youngest of five brothers and sisters. More...

Seniors

Kind of heart, not type of car that matters

I was a junior in high school when I first started dating two boys at the same time. My mother was happy about that she didn't want me "getting serious." More...

Home & Garden

Your backyard can grow grins, giggles and guffaws

Ethel, endearingly dubbed the "mistress of the garden," is pure whimsy. She is a product of Leslie Colby's imagination and an eclectic mix of found and discarded items. More...

Preparing your lawn for winter starts in September

Gulf Coast summers often seem endless. Even though it's still hot outside, now is the time to think about preparing your lawn for winter. The lawn will look better in the spring if you properly take care of it in the fall. More...

Discover the difference between trees and shrubs

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

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

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

FELONIES 9/8/06 Stuart Jr., William Ray, 23, W/M, 2200 block of Janet Street, Navarre, violation of probation More...

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE

Please be advised that Proposed Ordinance No. More...

LEGALS

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CHARLES BODAMER holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

GBHS grad assists 'instant beauty pageant' queen

Sorority sisters chosen for reality show beauty contest

Layla Knell, a 2005 graduate of Gulf Breeze High School and current business student at the University of Miami, got a taste of reality (television) when she and her roommate, Lisle Friedman, were selected to be More...

Midway Fire names new division chief

Jeff Manning retired after 28 years from the firefighting business in Broward County, Florida about four years ago - and drove right down the highway to take a job at another fire station. More...

WUWF TV may come to Santa Rosa County

Santa Rosa County government is considering a proposal from the University of West Florida (UWF) to change the way residents receive information. More...

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Island News

New businesses opening, old businesses relocating

You may have to spend a little longer on Highway 98 these days More...

LEADING THE WAY

Resort Realty's Lee a top seller

Resort Realty announces that Mark Lee is their Top sales agent for the first half of 2006. Mark has consistently been a multi-million dollar producer at Resort Realty in the Pensacola market. More...

Bubba heads west to become headliner in Vegas

When Bubba Bechtol returned from The Grand Ole Opry last weekend, his smile was a little brighter, and his step a little lighter. More...

News

Transportation plans move forward

The Florida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) met Wednesday, Sept. 13 and voted unanimously to adopt their major project priorities for 2008 through 2012. More...

Sports

Dolphins pounded by Cats again

Gulf Breeze 0-3 after 44-23 loss; host rival Catholic Friday

"You got to keep going. What am I going to do, quit? That's More...

LSU-Tulane game to be shown at Shooter's

The Panhandle Bayou Bengals will host a Watch Party Saturday September 23 at Shooter's Sports Bar in Cordova Lanes, 2111 Airport Blvd., Pensacola. The Tigers play Tulane with the kickoff at 7 p.m. All LSU fans and friends are welcome! More...

Lady Dolphins drop first matches of season

Gulf Breeze drops district contests to Washington and Navarre

Last week's matchup pitting Gulf Breeze and Washington should have been one between two of the area's top programs. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, Sept. 21

Library Advisory Committee, 4 p.m., Commissioner's Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton More...

Friday, September 22

No meetings scheduled as of press time More...

Saturday, Sept. 23

No meetings scheduled as of press time More...

Health

Practical answers for every body

Dear Doctor:

Dear Dr. McCollough: Does Retin-A reduce fine lines and More...

Opinion

First rumblings of a property-tax revolt

Florida's politicians are perilously close to inciting a tax revolt. Anger and disbelief are spreading as homeowners and businesses receive property-tax notices hard on the heels of higher insurance bills. More...

You have to be smart when you move

From the Editor's Desk

I'm moving this weekend. haven't yet accumulated the funds to put a down payment on my dream home in "Proper," but I have chosen a home to rent to inch my way closer to the city limits. More...

Developers paying for growth

People like Tony Howard demonstrate how abysmally ignorant they are about the defeated Santa Rosa sales tax. He blurts out "developers should pay for wider roads and traffic congestion problems that will result from their developments. More...