February 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Sun shines on TEAM Santa Rosa

Economic development council holds 1st open meeting

Gov. Charlie Crist's office is helping TEAM Santa Rosa Economic Development Council move into the sunshine. But according to a report submitted to the Governor on Jan. More...

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Man pleads guilty to smuggling drugs into Pensacola

A week after pleading not guilty to drug smuggling conspiracy charges, a Grand Pointe resident changed his plea last Friday and could spend the next 10 years in prison. Kenneth J. More...

Pipeline concerns Sunchase residents

City plans to bore natural gas line under Sound to Pensacola Beach this year

Residents in Sunchase Condominiums are alarmed that the planned drilling of a natural gas pipeline underneath Santa Rosa Sound from Gulf Breeze to Pensacola Beach will disrupt their quality of life. More...

Tickets still available for 2009 Chamber Awards Gala

The community of Gulf Breeze will celebrate the accomplishments of outstanding Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce members and volunteers from 2008 during the 2009 Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 6 p.m. More...


Inaugurations and animations top week's releases

Couch Theater

PICK OF THE WEEK "The Inauguration of Barack Obama: A Moment in History" — There already have been a few commemorative DVDs of President Obama's inauguration day, but this offering by ABC News is the best of the bunch. More...

What's on tap?

Thursday 2/26 Bimini Beach Bar Live Entertainment. Paddy O' Leary's Texas Hold'em 444 Fun, 7 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge Tim Spencer, 8 p.m. Friday 2/27 Seville Quarter Not Just Another Wine Tasting, 5-7 p.m. More...

Dig into gumbo, jazz and theatre this week


Thursday, Feb.26 UWF Theatre presents 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' The UWF Department of Theatre will present "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Feb. 26, 27 and 28 at 8 p.m. and March 1 at 2:30 p.m. More...


In exclusive company

Lady Dolphins head to state tournament

The GBHS girls varsity soccer team is all smiles before getting on the bus for their trip to the state tournament in Tampa. More...

Gulf Breeze girls soccer makes eighth state tournament in last 11 years

When Gulf Breeze beat Stanton Prep to advance to state this season, it put their program into some very elite company. The Lady Dolphins' trip to state was their eighth in the last 11 years. More...


3 Number of state tournaments the Lady Dolphin Class of 2009 played in. 4 Number of regional finals the Lady Dolphin Class of 2009 played in. 5 Number of goals Jessica Majewski scored in the regional semifinals and finals this year. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Feb. 26 Santa Rosa County Commission 9 a.m., County Administrative Center, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton Santa Rosa County Commission Special- Rezoning 6 p.m. More...


Confusion surrounds Sunshine interpretations

Former Gov. Jeb Bush appointed a 10-member Commission on Open Government Reform in June 2007. More...


Child Neurology Center comes to town

Child Neurology Center of Northwest Florida (CNC) is relocating to the Gulf Breeze community. More...




We don't know what it's like to be queen

My assignment last Thursday was simple in theory. More...

Allstate agents clarify non-windstorm area


We are writing in response to your recent Allstate article ('Allstate plans to drop some homes' windstorm coverage,' Feb. 19) regarding wind storm coverage that was placed right in the middle of a news article on State Farm. More...

City Council debates front-yard fences

At recent meetings, Gulf Breeze City Councilmen debated the issue of residential frontyard fences. More...

'Lazarus Project' breathes new life

The Santa Rosa County School Board breathed new life Thursday, Feb. More...

FLOIR Web site has key information

State Farm policy holders should begin shopping around

Last in a series Hundreds of thousands of Floridians still hold property insurance coverage from State Farm Florida. However, their trips to the mail box might be especially tense following the Jan. More...



Island News

Beach Wrecks Roll

The Krewe of Wrecks parade began Sunday in blustery conditions on Pensacola Beach but that didn't deter revelers from showing up in throngs to catch beads, cups and moonpies from the many floats. More...

PB Optimists plan Spanishthemed fundraiser

The Pensacola Beach Optimists 2009 spring fundraiser is scheduled for Tuesday, April 21 at 6 p.m. with a very exciting theme: OPTIMIST CONQUISTADOR GALA! More...

Listen to your inner voice -- it's trying to tell you something

When March rolls around, we often hear those words from ancient Rome, "Beware of the Ides of March." Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar is the source from which man of us have learned about ancient history. More...


Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Felonies 2/18/2009 Dellasala, Matthew Daniel, W/M, 18, 2600 block of Bob White Circle, Navarre, resisting an officer. 2/19/2009 Schlosser, Gaetino Jared, W/M, 41, 5400 block of Harmony Lane, Gulf Breeze, violation of probation. More...

Gulf Breeze Police Department Incident Report

Information provided by the Gulf Breeze Police Department.

Gulf Breeze Police reported that Mardi Gras traffic flowed smoothly through the city, and only one person was arrested for driving under the influence. A backpack was reported missing after being left at the Gulf Breeze High School Field House. More...

Midway Fire District Emergency Report

Weekly Activity Report For the week of Feb. 13-19, Midway Fire District was called for 35 incidents. More...


Santa Rosa County History Fair

Gulf Breeze Middle students cap months of preparation

In a school year that has seen the historic election and inauguration of the first African- American president, students at Gulf Breeze Middle School who were not old enough to participate in the election process have immersed themselves in history More...

Woodlawn Beach Middle second nine-week A/B Honor Roll released

Mr. More...

Oriole Beach Elementary School raises $700 for Relay for Life

Oriole Beach Elementary School has raised close to $700 to help Relay for Life in its fight against cancer. The OBE Lunchroom was transformed into an esteemed art gallery on Thursday, Feb. More...


Calvary Chapel makes 4th Haiti trip

A team from Calvary Chapel Gulf Breeze recently returned from serving in Haiti from Jan. 23 through Feb. 3. In spite of difficult economic times, Calvary Chapel continues to support missions, both locally and abroad. More...


New baseball season reminds me of ill-advised cycle ride

With the opening of baseball season this Friday, I was reminded once again of my days as a cheerleader in high school. More...

Home & Garden

Spread the word, not the weeds

The 10th Annual National Invasive Weeds Awareness Week is February 22-27. This week long awareness campaign is intended to focus national attention on the impacts caused by invasive plant species. More...

Cold? Try this recipe for chicken soup

There is nothing better than a great bowl of soup. Comforting and warming on a cold winter's night. If you are feeling a little under the weather, chicken noodle is what the doctor ordered. More...



NOTICE OF SALE Breeze Mini Storage at 3036 Gulf Breeze Parkway will have an auction on March 6, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. The sale is for personal property in Unit 303 belonging to Gordon Tulloch. The unit may contain household items. More...