December 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

School board examines bus service

When Hurricane Ivan hit, it seemed to blow away a lot of Santa Rosa County More...

Bay Breeze couple celebrates 86 years of life, another Christmas together

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Community

U.S. Highway 87 cut from state budget

Local transportation officials feel like they More...

Get connected to Santa Rosa County Library

Readers no longer have to visit their library in person to perform many of the tasks that used to require a trip to the library. More...

National Seashore celebrates with free live oaks

The National Seashore hosted a Live Oak celebration at the Naval Live Oaks Visitor Center on Saturday, December 9. More...

Entertainment

Weekly Best Bets

Thursday 7 p.m. on ABC Ugly Betty: See, this is why you should never overimbibe with people from work. Another magazine copies Mode More...

Local pianist performs holiday favorites tonight

Local pianist, Tom Baroco, presents his first public appearance, More...

Pensacola Symphony celebrates the New Year

Join the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra for an evening of New Year More...

School

Gulf Breeze Elementary School

Delaney Williams - Gr. 2 More...

Oriole Beach Elementary School

Ben Baldwin - K More...

Davidson GBES’ Teacher of the Year

Pat Davidson looked down and opened the small rectangular device attached to her hip and brewed a wide grin as she read its display screen. While serving at Gulf Breeze Elementary School (GBES) as a P.E. More...

Obituaries

CARLISLE

Harold Carlisle of Gulf Breeze, FL, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on November 26, 2006. Harold was born on (or around) September 9, 1936 to Johnny and Florence Carlisle in Chambers County, AL. More...

OSBAN

William Russell Osban, Bill to his family and friends, passed away on November 29. He was born in New Smyrna Beach, FLon July 3, 1921, where he lived until he joined the U.S. Navy in 1942, serving as a submariner during World War II. More...

Home & Garden

Holley-by-the-Sea couple dazzles onlookers

Holiday lights reach in excess of 86,000

Keith and Peggy Elwood More...

Keep holiday poinsettia colorful with proper care

Poinsettias are a symbol of the season and a sure sign that the holidays have arrived. With proper care during this festive time, the life of the poinsettia can be extended. More...

State fire marshal stresses safety during holiday season

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Roadwork ties up Hwy. 98

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City approves $1 million loan

Hurricane woes slow cash flow

The city of Gulf Breeze authorized a $1 million line of credit from SunTrust Bank to maintain a stable cash flow position. More...

Gulf Breeze News hits the airwaves

The Gulf Breeze News is expanding its service to the community and is hitting the airwaves with a television news show two days a week. The publication More...

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Island News

Christmas

Christmas is in full tilt and the stores are full. It is driving me nuts. Every time I go shopping I find something that is one-tenth the price that I paid for it last week. I think there should be a law that says that More...

Vision

New SRIA member seeks plan for Island

New Santa Rosa Island Authority Board Member John Peacock wants his stint on the panel to have purpose, and he wants to know what the goal is of the SRIA. More...

Christmas memories

Pensacola Beach Optimist Club members Bettie Lee Sundstrom, Dave Sundstrom, and Marilyn Sundstrom, help Christmas parade attendees at the beach Boardwalk remember the day, taking Polaroid photos of the kids for them to keep. More...

News

County adopts marketing plan

The Santa Rosa County Commission has accepted a long-range economic development marketing and branding plan to direct residential and economic growth in coming years. More...

County eyes land for courthouse

Santa Rosa County commissioners are moving closer to replacing the dilapidated courthouse in downtown Milton. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff

FELONIES 11/26/06 Jones, Beverly Ann, 53, B/F, 3000 block of Wind Meadow Drive, GUlf Breeze, burglary, larceny, less than $5,000 12/11/06 Pida, Barbara, Ellen, 41, W/F, 5500 block of Hummingbird Court, Gulf Breeze, violation of probation 12/12/ More...

Sports

Dolphins get first win of season, then their second

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin basketball team, who More...

Early gift for Dolphin football team

GBHS in threeteam district for next two seasons

Christmas came a little early for the Gulf Breeze football team when the new district classifications came out last week. More...

Lady Dolphins drop two at Akers Classic

Gulf Breeze enters Christmas break with 13-3-3 record

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin soccer team went 1-2 at the Michelle Akers Classic last weekend in Orlando. More...

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Dec. 21 No meetings scheduled as of press time Friday, Dec. 22 No meetings scheduled as of press time Saturday, Dec. 23 No meetings scheduled as of press time Sunday, Dec. More...

Seniors

Mental exercise has long-term benefits for seniors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Just as physical exercise is good for the body, mental training can keep older minds functioning better, with results lasting for years. More...

Cards harder to buy than gifts

Are you feeling pretty well organized, and do you have your Christmas gift buying for most everyone finished? But what about your cards? Even as I write this, well before you will be reading it, it is pretty late to start sending them out. More...

Opinion

Here is to holiday tradition

This special Christmas message is to let everyone know I am going to be the pathetic 20- something sleeping alone at his parents' house this Christmas Eve. It's a tradition that each of the four children stays over to wake up Christmas Day at Dad More...

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There will be no Christmas for many in the military

While Americans battle crowds at shopping malls in their quest for a merry and plentiful Christmas, many of our nation More...