November 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

More women accuse Nail Spa owner of assault

The investigation is still ongoing regarding the case of a Gulf Breeze nail salon owner charged with sexual assault against several of his customers, authorities say. More...

School board sets '07 schedule

During last week's regular Santa Rosa School District meeting, school board members approved the school calendar for the 2007-08 school year. School will begin Aug. 20, 2007. More...

Gulf Breeze boater hits buoy, sustains injuries

One area boater is thankful to be alive after his boat collided with a metal buoy in Pensacola Bay on Thanksgiving Day. More...

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Community

Caring and Sharing providing help through the holidays

When Ruby VanDerryt's husband Don got the idea in 1977 to collect toys for families in the Holley-Navarre area that might need some extra help over Christmas, Ruby thought that was a very noble good thing to do. More...

Relay for Life team taking pictures of pets

The Relay for Life team, Cruisin for a Cure, will be conducting Dog Pictures with Santa at the Shoreline Bark Park (located on Shoreline Drive, across from the Recreation Center) on Saturday, December 2 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. More...

ARC Gateway hosts ceremony of lights

The ARC Gateway Foundation will host the Fifth Annual Tree of Lights on Thursday, December 14 at 7 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Weekly Best Bets

Thursday 7:30 p.m. on NBC The Office: They're doing time at Dunder-Mifflin. Michael (Steve Carell) finds out that one of the new employees is an ex-convict. More...

'Nutcracker' performance dancing closer

A Pensacola Tradition: In Northwest Florida, Santa and reindeer are not the only holiday traditions that kindle the holiday spirit. More...

Holiday season movie lineup packs a punch

The holiday season is the time of year that most movie buffs can't wait for. It's when the studios bring out the Big Guns - films they feel have Oscar potential and big-budget extravaganzas that don't quite fit the Summertime Popcorn Flick mold. More...

Sports

Dolphin soccer draws twice with Washington

It was a night of rareties at Dolphin Stadium the night before Thanksgiving. More...

Baldwin commits to play at Stanford

It wasn't the type of senior year that Doug Baldwin had in mind - a losing record, injuries and eventually surgery. More...

Sports Schedule

Nov. 30 Girls BKB at Jay (JV 4:30 p.m., Var. 6) More...

Seniors

Gulf Shores great place for getaway

We all live at such a fast hectic pace - Where are we going? You tell me. Recently, my daughter and family decided we all needed to find a restful place to spend time together. More...

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Here's some medical news you can use

Here are three pieces of good news from the medical front: More...

Home & Garden

A Warm Focus

Fireplace mantels wed form and function in a beautiful way.

While building their home in Fresno, Calif., in 2002, Irma Villagomez and her husband, Joe, needed to select a mantel for their fireplace. More...

Tis the season to choose a Christmas tree

For many families, the selection and purchase of a Christmas tree is an annual tradition. Indeed, bringing home the tree often signals the official start of the holiday season. More...

Master Gardener volunteer classes now forming

Do you enjoy helping others? Have you ever wanted to learn more about growing plants? Are you interested in fruits, vegetables, ornamentals or lawns? If you answered yes to these questions, your chance may be just around the corner. More...

GBPD recovers stolen car and items; suspect arrested in Tennessee

Tennessee authorities recently captured an Ohio man in connection with a string of area vehicle and home burglaries. According to Gulf Breeze Police Department (GBPD) More...

Breezer returns from the heart of Africa

Imagine being in a place wracked with poverty, crippled by AIDS, smothered with starvation and decimated by war. More...

Pedestrian dies after being struck on GB Pkwy.

A pedestrian died Wednesday, Nov. 22 when he was struck by a vehicle on Gulf Breeze Parkway. More...

Outzen leaves City Council seat

After serving 14 years on the Gulf Breeze City Council, member Rick Outzen will hand over Seat C to recent election winner J.B. Schluter at the Dec. 4 Regular City Council Meeting. More...

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Island News

Should the SRIA be abolished?

Pensacola attorney M.J. Menge and Escambia County Budget Analyst Amy LaVoy explored the history of the Santa Rosa Island Authority at a presentation by the League of Women Voters Saturday at the Noonan Center. More...

The trip back

Well, as most of you know by now, I am home from Las Vegas. I headlined the show for 30 days, found out that "Lost Wages" is not the town for Bubba to do an "all ages" comedy show in, finished, got in my car and drove home. More...

NCAA boosts November bookings

After a stormy start, fantastic weather greeted the over 800 athletes from all over the United States who converged on Pensacola to participate in the More...

News

County develops list for legislators

The Board of County Commissioners met Nov. 16 to streamline their wish list for the state legislature's 2007 session. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

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

FELONIES 11/17/06 Smock III, Walter Douglas, 22, W/M, 1100 block of Eula Street, Gulf Breeze, violation of probation, sex offender violation More...

BUSINESS FEATURE

David Yurman line brings sparkle to Jewelers Trade Shop

Just in time for the holiday season, Jewelers Trade Shop has announced they will be the exclusive local retailer of David Yurman, the luxury jewelry line. More...

School

This is for the birds...

Junior Girl Scout Troop 536 went on tour of The Bird House of Montague on Hwy. 98 in Gulf Breeze. The store's owner, Linda Montague, her shop manager, Meagan, and an employee/tour leader, Mr. More...

OBES students, parents enjoy Reading Night

Oriole Beach Elementary celebrated Family Reading Night November 14 in the school's library. More...

Mistletoe Marketplace Saturday

Mistletoe Marketplace at Oriole Beach Elementary will be Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10:00a.m.-2:30pm. More...

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Nov. 30 No meetings scheduled as of press time More...

Health

Savvy parents know the facts about prescription drugs

Santa Rosa County's Savvy Parent discussion will take place on December 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Navarre High School which is located at 8600 High School Blvd., Navarre, Florida. More...

HEALTH BRIEFS

O'Grady joins Andrews Institute

Christopher O'Grady, M.D is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who has joined the More...

Opinion

VIEWPOINT

First airfare, then gas, now drugs

For those of us who are old enough to remember the gas crisis of the 1970s, "price controls" are a fourletter word. More...

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Area hurricane recovery is an ongoing effort

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Gulf Breeze News and your staff writer Franklin Hayes for the recent article regarding United Way of Santa Rosa County and the FEMA deadline activities. More...