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GBHS senior Green has sights on summer camp

Arts Festival logo contest winner hopes to boost her education goals

Gulf Breeze High School senior Julia Green never imagined that her classroom doodling would translate into cold, hard cash, but that's exactly what happened when she won a design contest for the 2009 Gulf Breeze Arts Festival. More...

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Community

Fashion show to benefit Zoo NWF

The Zoo Northwest Florida is accepting entries for the inaugural Couture for a Cause fashion show to be held April 18 at Seville Quarter in Pensacola. Deadline for entries is March 31. More...

Get your motor runnin' . . . help Miracle Camp

Motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to participate in the annual "Riding for a Reason" motorcycle ride to the Beulah Sausage Festival on Sunday, April 5 at Stokes Victory Polaris Dealership, 4101 Mobile Highway in Pensacola. More...

Scout welcomes help protecting others

BRIEFS

Eagle Scout candidate Nick Musmansky needs support for his drive to ensure that smoke detectors throughout the city are properly charged with 9-volt batteries and homes that lack the detectors can receive a free installation. More...

Entertainment

Vampires new and old released this week

Couch Theater

PICK OF THE WEEK "Murnau" — F.W. Murnau was one of Germany's great pioneer filmmakers. This six-disc collection of Murnau's early films represents some of the best of German cinema of the Silent Era. More...

What's on tap?

Thursday 3/12 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 3/13 Seville Quarter Not Just Another Wine Tasting, 5-7 p.m. More...

Gulf Breeze celebrates arts; area celebrates St. Paddy's Day

THINGS TO DO

Friday, March 13 Junior League to host annual Bargain Sale The Junior League of Pensacola will host its annual Bargain Sale, to be held at the Hadji Shrine Temple, 800 West Nine Mile Road in Pensacola, on March 13-14. More...

Sports

Dolphins drop pair of district games

Come-from-behind win over Escambia separates losses to Navarre, Washington

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin baseball team had a roller coaster week last week, recording a non-district win sandwiched in between a pair of district losses. More...

Dreamin' of more Blue and Gold

I've been fortunate enough to see a lot of great athletes don the Blue and Gold over the last seven years. More...

Milam's no-hitter gives Lady Dolphins second straight district shutout

Brown, Marsh homer in 8-2 loss at Escambia

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin softball team bounced back from a nondistrict loss at Escambia to outscore a pair of district foes by a combined score of 31-0. More...

Seniors

Once again, I'll pass on the green beer

While I was busy the other morning sweeping the front porch and changing the wall decorations from Valentine's to St. More...

Home & Garden

Gardening: As easy as making lasagna!

Every week, a local woman pulls up behind Aegean Breeze or Starbucks to pick up a load of fertilizer for her garden. That's right. She doesn't go to Wal- Mart or a feed store to pay for what local restaurants will gladly give away. More...

Snapdragons provide reliable summer color

Summer snapdragon, Angelonia angustifolia, is one of the hottest new summer annuals on the market today. More...

How to fix bald spots - in your lawn

Q: Here's a problem: I've got bald spots. Not on my head though, the bald spots on my lawn! How do I get rid of them? Also, there are patches of yellowed grass in places. What's the solution for that? More...

Legals

LEGALS

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF RICHARD RAYMOND DALE, JR., Deceased. FILE NO. 57-2009-CP-51 DIVISION: NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of Richard Raymond Dale, Jr. More...

BREAKING NEWS: Demeter sues Destin massage parlor for defamation, other allegations

Gulf Breeze resident Stephen Demeter on Monday filed a lawsuit against a Destin massage parlor that was at the center of a 2008 incident that contributed to his termination as chief of the Midway Fire District. More...

Deadman's Project in jeopardy

Couple's objection letter threatens DEP permitting the project

A Gulf Breeze couple has filed an objection letter to the Department of Environmental Protection concerning its permitting of three aspects of the Deadman's Island Restoration project. More...

GB Middle School wins state Olympiad

The Gulf Breeze Middle School Science Olympiad Team earned first place for the 11th year in a row in the Florida Science Olympiad hosted at the University of Central Florida on Saturday, Feb. 28. More...

Events

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Island News

Beach Chamber hosts 'Irish on the Island' celebration

Irish eyes will smile at the good times on Pensacola Beach during the Go Irish on the Island celebration March 13 through 17. The events begin on Friday the Thirteenth continue throughout the weekend culminating on March 17. More...

Core area development topic of workshop

What will the future hold for the core area of Pensacola Beach? It is up to you, the public to decide. That is why the Santa Rosa Island Authority is presenting a Core Area Development Public Workshop Wednesday, March 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Blue Ribbon Posters

The Pensacola Beach Elementary students who won the Pensacola Beach Optimist's Poster Contest show their winning entries and blue ribbons. The theme of the contest was "BE #1 : JUST SAY NO TO DRUGS" poster competition. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Felonies 2/25/2009 Gibbs, Tony A, W/M, 40, 7500 block of Blackjack Circle, Navarre, lewd and lascivious behavior, cruelty toward a child and possession of obscene material. More...

Midway Fire District Emergency Report

Weekly Activity Report For the week of Feb. 27 through March 5, Midway Fire Department was called for 35 incidents. More...

Gulf Breeze Police Department Incident Report

The vending machines at the Quality Inn were vandalized between Feb. 18 and March 2. A necklace was taken from a Plantation Hill home between Feb. 1 and 4. A spray painter was stolen from an unlocked trailer on Shirley Drive. More...

School

Essays for Brown Memorial Scholarship due by April 1

School Briefs

Applications are now being taken for the Sarah Brown Optimist Club Scholarship. Applicants should be humble about her many strengths, yet open to suggestion when looking to overcome obstacles. More...

Faith

Habitat House to be dedicated Saturday

FAITH

The Habitat home that the Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church worked on in partnership with Navarre and St. Paul United Methodist Church is nearing completion. More...

Suggestion: Take a little bit of control

Last week, our congregation held a Bible study about change. It is all around us, and we may feel overwhelmed and helpless at times. More...

Obituaries

DORIS P. KLEIN

Doris Prince Klein, 85, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2009. Klein was a wonderful and caring wife and mother and will be remembered as a helpful neighbor to many. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, March 12 Santa Rosa County Commission Regular 9 a.m., Commissioners Board Room, County Administrative Center, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton Santa Rosa County Local Planning Board 6 p.m. More...

Business

Resource Council meets

The Bay Area Resource Council will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18 at Gulf Breeze City Hall. Dr. More...

Publix makes donation to Santa Rosa Kid's House

Publix Inc. recently donated $1,500 to the Santa Rosa Kid's House to go toward the upkeep and equipment of the facility. More...

Covenant Hospice reaches out to veterans

Covenant Hospice of Pensacola recently received a 'Reaching Out" grant from The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). More...

Opinion

$3.6 trillion budget a disservice to us all

As people all over the country and even here in Washington, D.C., are demanding that the government stop recklessly spending their tax dollars, it is beyond me why the new administration would present the nation with a $3.6 trillion budget. More...

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How are you adjusting to the time change?

"I have a new baby, so it hasn't made much of a difference in my sleeping habits." Stephanie Bell Gulf Breeze More...