December 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Vandals deface Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church and city hall

Gulf Breeze police are investigating four incidents of vandalism that occurred in the early morning hours of Dec. 20. More...

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Community

Correction:

Jonas Klementaviciene's last name was misspelled in the Dec. 20 issue. Gulf Breeze News strives for 100 percent accuracy. We regret any errors in our publication. More...

Zoo raises $1 million

With the support of several thousand individuals, families, civic organizations, foundations and companies, The Zoo - Northwest Florida has reached its goal of raising $1 million by the end of 2007. More...

Jan. 29 tax referendum ballot language

The following is the ballot language for the Jan. 29 tax referendum found on sample ballots available on the Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections website: www.santarosa.fl.gov/elections. More...

Entertainment

THINGS TO DO

Elton John Tribute Show Dec. 31 The high powered timeless energy of Elton John's music will dazzle the crowd in a Las Vegas style show appearing for one night only at Zampieri's Harbor Grille, located at 390 U.S. More...

School

Busting nets to buy nets

Fifth graders raise money for malaria stricken Africans

Dashean Chavez's fifth grade class at Gulf Breeze Elementary is sinking baskets in order to raise money for malaria awareness and prevention. "Compassion is our focus character trait this year," Chavez said. More...

More GBHS SoundWave seniors

Jack Holway, escorted by parents Mary and Bill Holway. More...

Local teachers named Teachers of the Year

Jennifer Close (Journalism, English, Gulf Breeze High) More...

Faith

God wants to see His Son reflected in us

I suppose you can take the man out of the navy but not the navy out of the man. More...

Seniors

Are you getting enough sleep?

According to the December 2007 Harvard Medical School newsletter, there is plenty of research to show that getting enough sleep is one of the pillars of health. More...

Opinion

Block scheduling does not improve academic achievement

We would like to commend the Santa Rosa County School Board for listening to the many concerns of parents and students at last week's school board meeting and delay its final decision to implement the four by four block scheduling system at Gulf Br More...

Congress prohibited from mailing Christmas cards

You might be wondering why I didn't wish you a "Merry Christmas" in my last holiday newsletter. Would it surprise you to know that I am prohibited to wish any specific type of holiday greeting over official correspondence? More...

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE "ON THE SPOT" TO ANSWER A QUESTION "ON THE SPOT."

What made 2007 a great year? More...

Whisper Bay light 'ready to go'?

Santa Rosa County Commissioner John Broxson said the county is "ready to go" with funding and Department of Transportation (DOT) approval for a new traffic light at the intersection of Whisper Bay Blvd. and Highway 98. More...

City grants height variance

At a special meeting held Wednesday, Dec. 18, the Gulf Breeze City Council approved a height variance of four feet for the Driftwood Condominium project to be built on Duncan Avenue. The council approved the measure by a vote of four to one. More...

Events

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Island News

'Sisters of the Beach' toast friendship at annual brunch

The Sisters of the Beach SOB's) had their annual Christmas brunch at Flounders, enjoying champagne, food and lots of laughs. More...

Elks Christmas

Members of Elks Lodge number 497 on Pensacola Beach threw their first children's Christmas party since Hurricane Ivan hit the beach in 2004. This year, the Elks opened their party to foster children in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. More...

Blast into 2008 with fireworks party at Casino Beach

The Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the arrival of the 2008 on Monday, Dec. 31, featuring a "family friendly" event from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight at the Gulf Side Pavilion. More...

Sports

Boys soccer blanks Wildcats, 2-0

Dolphins to play in Tampa Classic Jan. 2-4

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin soccer team remained unbeaten in District 1-4A play with a 2-0 win over Washington Dec. 18. More...

Lady Dolphins mercy rule Milton again, 8-0

Gulf Breeze wins 13th game of season

Jessica Majewski, Kristen Barona and Aubrey Curington all scored twice, while Maggie Rodgers had a goal and three assists as the Lady Dolphin soccer team blanked Milton 8-0 Dec. 19 for the second time this season. More...

Dolphin wrestlers go 3-2 at Bulldawg Classic

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin wrestling team went 3-2 at the Bulldawg Classic Wrestling Tournament Dec. 15 at Crestview. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Dec. 27 No meetings scheduled as of press time. Friday, Dec, 28 No meetings scheduled as of press time. Saturday, Dec. 29 No meetings scheduled as of press time. Sunday, Dec. More...

Business

Considering the 'Rule of 72'

Financial Snapshot

"How long will it take my investment to double?" This is a common question many may have concerning their investments and think a calculator is needed to provide an answer. But a calculator may not be needed at all. More...

Legals

LEGALS

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CHARLES BODAMER holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

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