January 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Dr. Andrews pays claim

Renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews recently agreed to pay nearly half a million dollars to resolve a claim with the U.S. Department of Justice. HealthSouth Corporation, Dr. More...

City considers monitoring alarm systems

City leaders are thinking out of the box when it comes to alternative revenue services. Monitoring security systems and accident review fees are just two of the ideas being tossed around to create additional capital for the municipal government. More...

Disabled gain work experience with ARC

The way we spend our time says a great deal about who we are and what we value. Whether we choose to study, work, parent, volunteer or focus on other pursuits - we want to be productive and proud of our accomplishments. More...

Special Sections

 

Community

Holiday rush

Carl Dodson, Glenn West and Audrey Posey work the counter at the Gulf Breeze Post Office during the Christmas rush. "This post office has volume unlike any I've seen in any office before," says Postmaster Kyle Wieck. More...

PJC administrator visits Thai colleges

Gulf Breeze resident Dr. Jim Martin, Vice President for student affairs at Pensacola Junior College, was a member of a six person American delegation to Thailand at the end of 2007. More...

Christmas around the community

Franklin Hayes/Gulf Breeze News Left: Lisa MacKendrick's second grade class at Oriole Beach Elementary performed "Christmas Cookies and Holiday Hearts" in the school's cafeteria Dec. 18 and 19. More...

Sports

Dolphins win Andrews Invitational

Top three teams separated by two and a half points

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin' wrestling team won the first annual Andrews Institute Christmas Invitational wrestling tournament at Gulf Breeze High on December 22. More...

Sports Schedule

Jan. 3 Girls BKB vs. Pace (JV 5 p.m., Var. 6:30) Girls S vs. Washington (JV 5:30 p.m., Var. 7:30) Boys S at Tampa Admiral Tournament, 8 p.m. EST Jan. 4 Boys BKB vs. More...

Sports Briefs

GBHS Student Council 5K Run/Walk Jan. 19 Gulf Breeze High School Student Council presents the Kids for Camp 5K Run/Walk January 19 at 8 a.m. The race will start at the GBHS Stadium. More...

Seniors

Take a second to stop and listen to others

While I was catching up on some late night TV, a commercial featuring red-haired Wilma Flintstone appeared. Of course, I immediately recalled the old days of TV. 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...

SWAT team called for hit and run arrest

An ill-fated squirrel caused quite a commotion in a normally quiet Midway neighborhood last week. More...

Nothing beats that new firetruck smell

The Gulf Breeze Fire Department recently purchased a new fire engine, above. The new pump truck holds 1,000 gals. More...

Oriole Beach student adopts otter and exhibit

What do you want for your birthday? We hear this question every year, and are usually able to name several gifts that we find desirable. More...

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Island News

SRIA wants commercial leases to reopen (and generate income)

Hurricane Ivan's affects are still impacting the operation of Pensacola Beach, as several businesses are not yet reopened. More...

Bubba's got wishes for the new year

It seems that the New Year is all about resolutions for most folks. I don't like resolutions. They seem to me to be hung up somewhere between a wish and hope. I don't hope for things and while I wish for them at times, I don't find them resolute. More...

Mardi Gras season kicks off Jan. 12

The streams of "Auld Lang Syne" may still ring in our ears, but it is already time to dust off the purple and green regalia and "laissez les bon temps roulet!" to kick off Mardi Gras season. More...

Entertainment

THINGS TO DO

Subway's Jared to run at PJC Jan. 5 Jared Fogle, Subway Restaurant's weight-loss icon, will lead area kids on their first mile or half-mile in the first annual Pensacola Kids Marathon on Jan. 5 at 9 a.m. More...

Faith

Singing Irish to visit St. Ann

The Notre Dame Undertones, traveling from South Bend, Ind., will perform tomorrow at St. Ann Catholic Church, located at 100 Daniel Drive in Gulf Breeze, at 7:30 p.m. More...

First Baptist Bible studies

First Baptist Church of Gulf Breeze is holding the following Bible studies: Beth Moore's "Stepping Up" Themes such as unity, joy and gratitude, redemption, repentance, the power of blessings, facing ridicule, and more are explored in detail. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 3 Santa Rosa County Zoning Board of Adjustments, 5:30 p.m., Commissioner's Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton Friday, Jan. 4 Vein Drain Blood Drive, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Opinion

A unique Christmas experience renews the holiday spirit

With all of the stress involved with shopping, cleaning, traveling and everything else that is associated with the holiday season, it is easy to forget the true meaning of Christmas. More...

Republican Spanish debate speaks volumes

It was not without humor that in the recent Spanishlanguage presidential debate, all but one of the Republican candidates pretended they did not know that the ongoing verbal assault on immigrants is driving Hispanics away from the GOP. More...

On the Spot:

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

What is your New Year's resolution? More...