May 15, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Middle school science instructor Fearon county's top rookie teacher

Gulf Breeze Middle School's Casey Fearon is Santa Rosa County's Rookie Teacher of the Year. Fearon, a science instructor, has been teaching at Gulf Breeze Middle for two years. "I genuinely love coming to work," Fearon said. More...

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Community

Gulf Breeze Hospital practices disaster response readiness

Gulf Breeze Hospital and its Baptist Health Care affiliates in Santa Rosa and Escambia counties conducted a multi-level disaster drill May 8 to sharpen their response skills. More...

County supports paths for Navarre

Navarre soon will be getting about four miles of multi-purpose pedestrian paths compliments of Santa Rosa County. If the county's public works department can do the project, it will cost the county $295,000. More...

Drug awareness program is tonight

Parents in Gulf Breeze and the surrounding area are invited to attend a Drug & Alcohol Awareness Program for Parents from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today in the Gulf Breeze Recreation Center. More...

Entertainment

Get ready for your summer blockbusters

CRITIC'S CORNER

Even though we're starting with the traditional Memorial Day weekend, the summer blockbuster season began earlier this month with "Iron Man" and "Speed Racer" (two movies you need to check out). More...

THINGS TO DO

Irish, patriotic music on stage at Evenings in Olde Seville Square The kilt-clad bagpipers of McGuire's Pub Irish Pipe Band and the uniformed Marine Forces Reserve Band rouse the crowd at the Evenings in Olde Seville Square Thursday, May 15 from More...

School

SRC School District considers trimming substitute teachers

There might be fewer substitute teachers working in Santa Rosa County public schools next year. More...

Cafetorium coming along at GBES

Construction on the new Gulf Breeze Elementary School (GBES) cafetorium is progressing smoothly. Workers are currently installing the bar joists, which will support the roof, and finishing up the brickwork on the exterior. More...

Good job at Gallery Night

From left: Olivia Brill, Natalia Moreno, Jordan Marcus, Josh Monserrate, Hayden Davis and Brooke Carmichael received awards at the GBMS Parent Teacher Student Organization's Gallery Night May 6. More...

Obituaries

JOHN J. TRINGAS

1932 - 2008

The Kingdom of Heaven called home our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, John James Tringas, on Tuesday, May 6, 2008. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, May 15 Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours 5:30 p.m., CyberTech Computer Services, 3041 Gulf Breeze Parkway Friday, More...

Seniors

Behind ice cream, cherry Jello was next best thing

Anticipating a birthday visit from my second son and his wife, accompanied by my youngest son, I pondered a number of options for a suitable birthday celebration. More...

Home & Garden

Local summer projects keep work interesting

Several horticultural activities have been planned for this growing season in Santa Rosa County. More...

Perfectly pleasing pillows

Q: I'm looking for an easy way to freshen the look of my living room. Any ideas? A: This summer, blast your tired living room out of the doldrums by harnessing the power of a few amazing pillows. I'm not one to change out my furniture very often. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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One man's feast is another man's famine

As a young boy growing up in Mississippi, I learned basic business skills working in my parents' fast-food restaurant. More...

On the Spot:

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

Will your grocery shopping habits change now that Publix has opened? More...

Publix grand opening

Anticipation turns to reality

The excitement in Gulf Breeze was palpable Wednesday, May 7, as Publix supermarket launched a new era of shopping in the city with its grand opening in the glistening new, 16-acre Sea Shells Collections development. More...

Schaeffner area's only National Merit Scholar

Gulf Breeze High School senior Meagan Schaeffner, 17, thought she would do well on the SAT College Board test after scoring in the upper percentile of the nation on the PSAT in 2006. More...

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Island News

Halfway done

The road between Navarre Beach and Pensacola Beach has been closed to traffic since Hurricane Ivan. More...

Pensacola Beach's tax, lease history is subject of new book

Pensacola Beach resident William L. Post just published "Deceit Beach," a 92-page (not counting appendices) historical analysis of the "tax-free" promises made, nationwide, by Escambia County officials to encourage development of Santa Rosa island. More...

Beach wars

Well, the beach was quite active last weekend, in spite of all the folks celebrating Sinko de Mayo, which is Spanish for Save the Mayonnaise! More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Felonies 05/07/2008 Johnson Jr., William Keirn, W/M, 27, 200 block of Pensacola Beach Boulevard, Gulf Breeze, fraud. Strader, Travis Lee, W/M, 18, 2900 block of Ranchette Square, Gulf Breeze, burglary and larceny. More...

Cannella sentenced to 8 years prison

Navarre resident Bruno Cannella pleaded no contest to charges of lewd and lascivious molestation of a victim less than 16 years of age, child abuse, and one count of showing obscene material to a minor and was sentenced 95 months in state prison fo More...

GBPD to strictly enforce Click It Or Ticket

Gulf Breeze Police will strictly enforce vehicular seatbelt usage laws during the upcoming Click It or Ticket awareness campaign that starts May 19 and extends to June 1. More...

Sports

Dolphin football team hoping new positions result in more wins

Several players could see time on both sides of the ball in 2008

Coach Chris Nemith is hoping that history can repeat itself. When Nemith took the football head coaching job in April 2003, the program was as low as it could get. More...

ON CAMPUS

Tryon helps Rhodes win conference championship Mabry eighth in pole vault at ACC Championships

Rhodes College sophomore Kim Tryon (GBHS Class of '06) recently helped the Lady Lynx track team win the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference's Outdoor Track and Field Championships. More...

Sports Briefs

Tiger Pt. soccer registration underway Kids interested in playing soccer in the Tiger Point Sports Association can register now until July 4. Registration for kids ages 4-14 is $65. More...

Business

Section 529 Plan can help make graduation a reality

It's that time of year when students across the country are graduating from college. It took a lot of effort to earn those degrees, but it took something else, too - money! More...

Tucker brings his skills to Club

The Club, a family sports and recreation complex, is now offering strength, agility and conditioning training programs through a new partnership with Acceleration Fitness and Sports Performance Group. More...

Tucker: Bobsled days were 'best'

Imagine leaving the crystal white sands and warm weather of the Emerald Coast for the snowy white hills and freezing temperatures of Lake Placid, N.Y. More...

Legals

LEGALS

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