November 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Board approves Tiger Point condo

Builders will move forward with a condominium development that residents say would complicate existing dilemmas and create new problems. Several residents attended a Santa Rosa County Zoning Board of Adjustments meeting Nov. More...

Extra $4 charge funds stormwater upgrades

An additional stormwater utility fee will appear on city residents' water bills beginning this month. More...

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Community

@the Library

Libraries celebrate Children's Book Week

Children's Book Week 2006 is November 13-19-Children's books and the love of reading will be celebrated at Santa Rosa County Libraries with regular story times and Family Movie Night on Monday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. More...

ZOO offers donation program

In order to repair and recoup from damages caused by the many recent storms, The ZOO is in the process of creating new opportunities for all residents of Northwest Florida to join in and support this regional, educational and family friendly institut More...

Hoe 'n Hum Garden Club celebrates golden anniversary

Hoe 'n Hum Garden Club of Gulf Breeze celebrated its 50th anniversary October 26 at the home of Jean Villar with Carol Sagebiel and Ellen Webb as the co-hostesses. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

FELONIES 10/30/06 Nobrega, Amber Kay, 27, W/F, 1100 block of Tucson, Gulf Breeze, driving with a suspended license More...

Library database helps with over 135k fiction titles

Now, Gulf Breeze and county library users don't have to worry when John Grisham is out, Mary Higgins Clark is on hold and Harry Potter is nowhere in sight. NoveList can help them find their next book to read. More...

Broxson honored by Panhandle Tiger Bay Club

Santa Rosa County Commissioner John Broxson was recently honored with a lifetime membership to the Panhandle Tiger Bay Club, an organization with the purpose to present a forum for speakers who make presentation and answer questions from the membersh More...

Sports

Dolphins nip Navarre

Comeback win gives senior class perfect 8-0 slate vs top two rivals

Brad McGuire was hoping to have ended his high school career differently, but settled for the next best thing, leading the Dolphins to a 24-20, come from behind win Friday over the Navarre Raiders in Navarre. More...

Sports Schedule

Nov. 9 Girls BKB at Pine Forest, 6 p.m. Boys S at Navarre (at Navarre Soccer Complex More...

Sports Briefs

Bayside Soccer Academy starts Nov. 29 The Bayside Soccer Club will hold two Youth Academy sessions during the winter (October - February) and spring (March - May) seasons. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, Nov. 9 "Bridging the Gap" Networking Event, More...

Health

Local models present latest fall fashions

The Women's Board of Baptist Health Care Foundation presented "Runway ... a la Parisian," on November 2 at New World Landing. More...

Home & Garden

Avoid major pruning this fall

As the weather cools in the fall, many of us emerge from the air conditioning and begin looking around the landscape again. One thing we may see is that some plants grew a lot over the summer and have gotten somewhat out of bounds. More...

Water leak leaves stained ceiling

Q: Earlier this year, a small leak from an upstairs pipe caused a water stain on my kitchen ceiling, about a foot in diameter. The pipe has been fixed, but the stained ceiling remains. More...

A recipe for Sesame Noodles

A peanut butter and sesame dressing spiked with orange juice makes this Chinese restaurant-style pasta a favorite with kids as well as adults. PREP: 15 minutes More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE

Please be advised that Proposed Ordinance No. 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 MORRIS C OR MARY F WARD holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

Midway FD defends canceling LifeFlight

Recent confusion over the use of Baptist Health Care's Lifeflight helicopter ultimately delayed the medical care of a two-month-old infant. More...

Bon Appétit Cafe closing its doors

Those who enjoy watching the sunset across Pensacola Bay while salivating over a plate of Chicken Saint Charles, this may be the last week to do so as Bon Appétit Waterfront Café is scheduled to close Nov. 16. More...

County meets FEMA deadlines

As diminutive goblins and ghosts prepared to take to the streets in search of tricks or treats, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) closed its books on the 2004 disaster housing effort in Florida. More...

Events

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Island News

NCAA Fall Festival opens Wednesday

Details: www.goargos.com/ncaafestival

Less than one week remains until Pensacola residents can welcome more than 800 student-athletes from 70 teams who will gather to compete in six different sports for the NCAA Division II National Championships Festival: men's and women's cross country More...

Hwy. 399 to Navarre Beach being repaired

Temporary repairs to J. Earle Bowden Way, the road which connects Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach, are underway, according to Gulf Islands National Seashore Superintendent Jerry Eubanks. More...

FEMA fishing

I'm not sure what all the hullabaloo is about people complaining about FEMA money being used to rebuild the Fishing Pier alongside the Phillip Beal Bridge? Why do people think this is a bad thing? More...

Entertainment

'Roast' Rick Outzen tonight

The "Stick it to Rick" Outzen Baste to benefit the Arthritis Foundation, is tonight at New World Landing from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., followed by a more casual roast and after party at The Atlas Oyster House, 600 Barracks St., from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. More...

Audiences not holding 'Grudge'

"The Grudge 2" Running time: 95 minutes MPAA rating: PG-13

There's nothing really scary about "The Grudge" movies. They're not particularly great films, either - and yet, I do enjoy them somewhat. More...

ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

Today 11/9 Paddy O'Leary's Irish Pub Traditional Irish Music Session More...

School

PJC begins early registration

Pensacola Junior College knows that people lead hectic lives. Starting with web registration Nov. 6 for the spring term, PJC kicks off its new flexible schedule - letting you build your class schedule around your time, your way. More...

Oriole Beach Elementary second graders take another Fall Break

OBE's second grade classes took a second fall break from the classroom - outside for some pumpkin-themed activities on Halloween. More...

GBES Fifth graders take the Jiminy Cricket Environment Challenge

The area between Gulf Breeze Elementary School and Gulf Breeze Middle School will one day be filled with shade trees and birds, due to the efforts of three fifth grade classes Oct. 29. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

Alford Jerome "Jerry" Lee Alford died Monday, October 29th following a lengthy illness. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Thanksgiving conjures up old memories of the 'grown up' table

The next big occasion after Halloween will of course be a celebration of Thanksgiving. Maybe it's not as fun as Halloween, but it still marked an exciting annual event for me and my family. More...

Approaches to hands in bridge important

In duplicate bridge, where the same randomly dealt hand may be played at 10, 20 or even 100 different tables, the different approaches taken by various players holding exactly the same cards can often be astonishing. More...

Opinion

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VIEWPOINT

The understanding to come

About this week, we have come to certain understandings. We understand that possessing the world's largest economy and mightiest military does not render us invulnerable. More...

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