March 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Baptist Healthcare purchases .4-acre parcel

Officials say there are no current plans to develop the sliver of land

Baptist Healthcare on Tuesday, March 16 closed a $470,000 purchase of the Gulf Breeze Travel real estate parcel at 1100 Gulf Breeze Parkway in front of Gulf Breeze Hospital. More...

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Community

Burglary suspect’s arraignment delayed

Attorney for Gulf Breeze man asserts his client’s innocence

The arraignment for a Gulf Breeze man accused of stealing a computer from a Pensacola medical diagnostics laboratory was postponed March 18 and rescheduled for Wednesday, March 31. More...

Locals go to beach, too, during Spring Break

But some families take advantage of opportunity to travel

Santa Rosa County Schools will be closed for Spring Break March 29 through April 2 and will not resume classes until after a teacher planning day on Monday, April 5.   More...

Census should be in your home now

The 2010 Census forms have been mailed to 120 million mailboxes to initiate the 23rd time the United States has undertaken the constitutionally mandated population count that dates back to 1790.   More...

Entertainment

Performing talent of Breeze seniors no folly

Gulf Breeze has talent, and much of it is in the senior community. More...

PMA has several exciting exhibits

The Pensacola Museum of Art presents “From Private Walls: Pensacola Collects,” an exhibition of notable works from private art collections in the Pensacola area.   More...

PBS production chronicles civil rights efforts of MLK

Couch Theater

PICKS OF THE WEEK More...

Sports

Dolphins rally to win at Leon

¦ GBHS has won four straight and eight of its last nine; 10-3 on season

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin baseball team rallied from three runs down with a fourrun sixth inning to win 4-3 Friday at Tallahassee Leon.   The Dolphins (10-3) have now won four in a row and eight of their last nine.   More...

Back-to-back champs

The 12-under Gulf Coast Bulldogs won their second tournament in as many weekend Sunday by winning the USSSA March Madness tournament in Dothan. More...

Sports Schedule

Thursday, March 25 Tennis at Arnold, 2:30 p.m. Weighlifting hosting Sub-Sectional meet, 5 p.m. Friday, March 26 Track at EscaRosa Relays (West Florida), 2 p.m. Softball vs. Navarre (JV 5 p.m., Var. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, March 25 Santa Rosa County Commission 9 a.m., County Administrative Center, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton   Tourist Development Council Board 3 p.m., Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce, 5247 Stewart Street, Milton   More...

Home & Garden

GBHS Junior class raises funds with Prom fashion show

Nearly $1,000 was raised for the GBHS Junior Senior Prom during the Second Annual Prom Fashion Show last week.   More...

Budget-friendly tips to create a new look

(ARA) - You're working on exercising and eating better to make sure you're healthier on the inside this year, but what about the outside? More...

Some Carpet Cleaning Tips

Q: I saw a reader’s tip last year where they took their area rugs out and laid them on the snow to clean them. My question is, can I do the same for installed carpet? -- Fred G., Rockingham, Vt.   More...

Legals

Legals

NOTICE   Notice is hereby made to all those concerned and affected that Mickelson Construction Services, Inc. has completed Northside Dental Clinic Renovations for The Escambia County Health Department and The Florida Department of Health. More...

AppRiver/Avalex expansion hits bump

Timeline becomes significant issue for Pensacola company

Co-partners in the planned $20 million expansion of the AppRiver business complex in Gulf Breeze say the project has been temporarily suspended as one company evaluates its more immediate need for manufacturing space and timeline concerns.   More...

Midway Water votes to assess customers

Upgrades would cost $1.8 million; vote’s legality being reviewed

Necessary upgrades to the neighborhoods of Santa Rosa Park and Hickory Shores will cost $830,000 and $935,000, respectively, for Midway Water System, Inc. (MWS) to be able to provide adequate fire protection.   More...

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Island News

Cobia catch signals Springtime

Is this what we’ve been waiting for all winter long or what? Spring has finally arrived and things in the world of fishing are starting to happen along the gulf coast. More...

Learn about seagrass at Awareness Festival Saturday

Seagrass Awareness is an annual family event held at Shoreline Park South in Gulf Breeze.   More...

What can you do to protect seagrasses?

While boating:   ¦ If you run aground in a seagrass bed, turn off your engine, tilt up the engine and walk or pole your boat out of the shallow beds.   ¦ Know water depths and locations of seagrass beds by studying navigational charts. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office.

Felonies   3/16/2010   Dykes, Chad Lee, W/M, 23, 5100 block of Soundside Drive, Gulf Breeze, violation of probation. More...

Emergency Reports

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue and Midway Fire District

Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue   For the week ending March 19, Gulf Breeze Fire and Rescue was called for 11 emergencies. More...

Gulf Breeze Police Report

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Police Department

Woman hurt in bridge accident   A freak accident on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Sunday sent one woman to the hospital.   More...

School

Gulf Breeze Middle School band students reign superior at GBHS Solo, Ensemble Festival

Gulf Breeze Middle School band students earned 98 Superior, four Excellent, and two Good ratings from the recent Solo and Ensemble Festival held at GBHS.   More...

Faith

St. Ann’s ‘Passion’ procession is Sunday

Palm Sunday event begins at Wayside Park at 2 p.m.

The youth of St. Ann Catholic Church will participate in a live reenactment of Jesus’ Passion through the Stations of the Cross and invite all to join them this Palm Sunday, March 28. More...

Obituaries

DON L. BOHORQUES

1926-2010

Don Lewis Bohorques, 83, of Navarre, died Monday, March 15, 2010.   Bohorques was born June 16,   1926 in Los Angeles. He graduated from Venice High School in 1944. He married Joanne Nicholls in 1948 and was married for 61 years.   More...

THOMAS E. REEVES

1928-2010

Thomas Evans Reeves, 81, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Monday, March 22, 2010.   More...

ELEANOR WHEELUS

1922-2010

Eleanor Virginia Wheelus, 87, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2010.   Wheelus was born July 21, 1922. More...

Opinion

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Full Story

Stay healthy, and health care is moot point

I am no authority on the Obama Health Care Bill that was signed into law by the president Tuesday. More...

On the Spot:

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

How do you feel about the recently passed Health Care Bill?   More...