October 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Work begins on Tiger Point stormwater drainage issues

Stormwater improvements are on the way for some residents living south of Tiger Point Boulevard. On Sept. 27 county maintenance crews began work on replacing an antiquated drainage pipe that serves Ganges Trail. More...

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Island News

NCAA Fall Festival will spotlight Pensacola Beach

As Santa Rosa Island Authority General Manager Buck Lee puts it, the NCAA Fall Festival will be "one heck of a shot in the arm" for Pensacola Beach in November, when the firstever Division II championships bring over 800 student athletes, plus their More...

Roy Jones Jr.

A lot is being said nowadays about our favorite son, Roy Jones Jr. After a few losses, which he took like a man, people are trying to become his "protector," his "advisor" or his manager. More...

Renew transponders now before gate arms are repaired

The toll facility is being repaired, and gate arms will be operational soon, so residents are urged to renew their transponders before the rush hits. More...

News

CORRECTION:

In the Sept. 21 issue, Gulf Breeze News listed an incorrect More...

School

Local schools earn high praise in No Child Left Behind Accountability Report

The Department of Education recently released its No Child Left Behind School Public Accountability Report for all elementary, middle and high schools. More...

Gulf Breeze Middle students attempt world record

It's not everyday that middle school students across the state get a chance to break a world record with help from the Governor. Thursday, over 900 Gulf Breeze Middle students became part of a group of 300,000 led by Gov. More...

Gulf Breeze HS students Commended Students in Merit Scholarship program

Students in Merit Gulf Breeze High Principal S y l v a n L a d n e r r e c e n t l y announced three GBHS seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2007 N a t i o n a l More...

Seniors

Half dollar allowances used to go a long way

Does the word "allowance" start those old memories turning over? More...

Health

Feel like a woman: breast cancer patients find comfort, hope

A critical component of breast cancer recovery is having access to post-treatment resources that help individuals cope with selfimage More...

HEALTH BRIEFS

McCollough Plastic Surgery hosts skin care event More...

Legals

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Holley by the Sea residents protest assessment hike

A growing number of Holley by the Sea (HBTS) residents expressed that the neighborhood's Improvement Association Board of Directors may not have their best interest in mind. More...

Two vie for open city council seat

Two candidates have formally announced their running for Gulf Breeze City Council seat C that will be vacated by Rick Outzen Jr. who has chosen not to rerun. More...

City raises flood zone elevation by three feet

The City of Gulf Breeze is following Santa Rosa County in implementing a freeboard ordinance that would raise flood zone construction an additional three feet. More...

Driving in style...

Mary Kay Independent Sales Director and Gulf Breeze resident Kristen Marks picked up her third free car and first pink Cadillac last week from the Vince Whibbs Cadillac dealership in Pensacola. More...

 

Community

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

FELONIES 9/25/06 Madden, Richard Cullen, 42, W/M, 1100 Eula Street, Gulf Breeze, resisting officer with violence More...

Today, Oct. 5 Profit Club Meeting, 7 a.m., Bon Appetit, 51 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, reservations requested More...

Midway Chief completes International Professional Designation Process

Fire Chief Stephen Demeter of Midway Fire District successfully achieved professional designation of Chief Fire Officer (CFO). The Commission on Professional Credentialing met on Aug. More...

Entertainment

ZOINKS! Tickets on sale for 'Scooby-Doo in Stagefright' live

. Scooby-Doo and the gang come to life for mystery solving chills and thrills

Warner Bros. Consumer Products in association with ThemeSTAR are proud to announce that the smash hit family show Warner Bros. Entertainment Presents Scooby- Doo in Stagefright- Live on Stage! More...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS

Local models to star in annual Pensacola Opera Board fashion show

Fall fashions and gourmet food all support a wonderful cause, programs of Pensacola Opera. The Professional and Business Women's Board hosts the 5th annual luncheon and fashion show October 6. More...

Wait for 'The Protector' on DVD

" The Protector" Running time: 84 minutes More...

Sports

Dolphins handed another lopsided district loss

GBHS' playoff hopes on life support after 34-13 loss

Two years ago, the Dolphins played a controversial game at Pine Forest, one they knew about 30 hours ahead of time and one that cost them a playoff berth. More...

Lady Dolphin golfers finish season unbeaten

The Lady Dolphins ended their regular season on Thursday at Perdido Golf Course playing a nine hole match against Catholic. The Lady Dolphins shot 179 to finish the regular season unbeaten. More...

Bayside U15s win Panama City Tournament

The Bayside U15 Boys soccer team, the Thunder, continued their winning ways with a three game sweep of their bracket in the Panama City Endless Summer Soccer Tournament held Sep 16-17. More...

Opinion

Word from Washington

Shocked, disgusted by Foley

Last week, I was shocked and disgusted by the news regarding Mark Foley's inappropriate email exchanges with former Congressional pages. More...

From the Editor's Desk

It's not all just lullabies

Musician Jack Johnson describes a childhood encounter with the media in his song, "The News." The lines go like this: More...

On the Spot:

Do you blog? Why or why not?

"I do not blog, I do not read blogs, and I'm very uninterested in other peoples' blogs. I don't like to sit in front of my computer all day listening to what other people have to say." -Brian Curran Gulf Breeze More...