December 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Tiger Point drainage finalized

County work crews finalized a drainage project on Ganges Trail in late December. After a rare storm event made some roads in Tiger Point impassable Sept. More...

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GBHS drama presents ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ at Saenger Theatre

Gulf Breeze High School Drama department invites the public to attended their production of Richard Henry Morris More...

Free homework help offered to students with a Santa Rosa County library card

Now students can connect to expert tutors via the Internet

Children and teenagers in Santa Rosa County never have to be stumped by a tough homework assignment again! More...

Debutante turned cop becomes author

When author Susan Anderson of Gulf Breeze was growing up in Pensacola she became deeply engulfed in the debutante lifestyle. The last thing any of her friends, or family, would have expected was for Susan to become a law enforcement officer. More...


Gulf Power rate hikes go into effect Jan. 1

Rising national fuel prices - primarily for coal - are causing an increase in electricity prices for Gulf Power Company customers. The Florida Public Service Commission has approved a 10 percent price increase for residents to go into effect Jan. 1. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff

FELONIES 12/19/06 Veiram, Ryan Victor, 21, W/M, 1900 block of Diplomat Street, Gulf Breeze, violation of probation 12/20/06 Weeks, Candy Jean, 36, W/F, 8900 block of Deer Lane, Navarre, violation of probation 12/21/06 Humphreys Jr. More...

Shane’s Rib Shack open for business

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Students’ freedom of speech not always clear cut

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Starbucks is Taking Stock in Children

Take Stock in Children, Florida More...

Walker GBMS’ Teacher of the Year

The American intellectual and writer Norman Podhoretz once said: More...



Emily Marie West (Barfield) Ellington age 62, of Gulf Breeze went to be with the Lord on Dec. 18, 2006 at home. She was born in Troy, AL and was a graduate of PHS in 1 9 6 2 . Emily had lived in Gulf Breeze since 1966. More...


Some New Year

Do you remember a certain New Years More...

The one that got away

A good way of improving your play is to ask yourself, after going down in a contract, whether you could have made it. This type of self-analysis helps to prevent a future error of the same kind. More...


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“I don't believe in New Year’s resolutions. If I had to pick one it’d probably be better time management.” -Danielle Gruden Pensacola More...

South End health dept. runs out of children’s flu vaccines

Before you take your children to the South Santa Rosa Health Department, call ahead to see if the flu vaccine is available. More...

‘07 outlook good for city

The City of Gulf Breeze has a lot of irons in the fire for 2007. The number of projects underway is an indication of a bright future, according to city leaders. More...

City approves septic abatement

Forty Highpoint and North Sunset residents will be utilizing part of a $1 million grant that has been apportioned for septic tank abatement within city limits. At the Dec. More...

Zimmern named Rotary Citizen of the Year

City Councilwoman Beverly Zimmern was named the Rotary Citizen of the Year at the Dec. 19 breakfast meeting, and she was the only person in the room surprised by the announcement. More...



Island News

Tween Week!

Happy Tween! What is that, you say? It More...

Party like an Optimist!

Beach Optimists celebrate the holidays and a successful year

Members of the Pensacola Beach Optimist Club along with guests congregated together at the club's annual Christmas party on Dec. 15. More...

Hurricane recovery, sinking the Oriskany top news stories for 2006

If you ask Buck Lee what was the biggest newsmaker on Pensacola Beach this year, he More...


Weekly Best Bets

Thursday 7 p.m. on ABC Ugly Betty: Note to Betty: Do not put your sister in charge of your next makeover. Ask your nephew instead. In More...

Reynosa blends country, indie rock

Members of the local indie, country-rock band Reynosa are proud to announce the release of their latest album, More...



Lately, Tea Time has been the talk of the town. A unique and relaxing experience awaits patrons from the moment they walk in. Tea Time offers the finest high-quality gifts and exotic teas in the Gulf Breeze area. More...


Dolphins make it three straight

Avenge earlier loss with 58-53 win at Pace; Patrick scores career-high 17

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin basketball team hit some big free throws down the stretch to win 58-53 at Pace Friday for their third consecutive win. More...

Sports Schedule

Dec. 28 Boys BKB vs TBD in Barnstormer Classic at Panama City Bay, time TBD Dec. 29 Boys BKB vs TBD in Barnstormer Classic at Panama City Bay, time TBD Jan. 2 Boys BKB at Woodham (ninth grade 3 p.m., JV 4:30 p.m., Var. More...

Sports Briefs

Local pro to offer pitching lessons

Steven Cheney, a 2004 Gulf Breeze High grad and current member of the New York Mets organization, will offer pitching lessons to area youth through early February. More...

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Dec. 28 No meetings scheduled as of press time Friday, Dec. 29 No meetings scheduled as of press time Saturday, Dec. 30 No meetings scheduled as of press time Sunday, Dec. 31 No meetings scheduled as of press time Monday, Jan. More...

Home & Garden

Deborah paints ostrich eggs

Deborah Ellis has stumbled upon a wonderful hobby which doubles as a fundraiser for a very worthy local business. Deborah paints ostrich eggs! More...

Holiday cactus creates a colorful display

While the poinsettia remains the most popular of the holiday plants, a healthy holiday cactus in full bloom is a great gift for that special person. More...

Notate 2007 dates in your calendar now

. Decoration management made easy: Wrap string lights around paper towel cores; wine boxes (find them at your local liquor store) can be used to separate wrapped ornaments; and garment bags are a nice cover for wreaths and garlands. . More...