April 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

What will our roads look like in 25 years?

Transportation officials seek input to craft future concepts

Would you like to see a third bridge built from Gulf Breeze to Pensacola to help with traffic congestion and storm evacuation? Or would you prefer a second layer of roadway over U.S. Highway 98 in Gulf Breeze? More...

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Island News

Soundside Splendor raises $70K for CHS

"A Sunday of Soundside Splendor" was hosted at Portofino Island Resort on Sunday, April 11 to raise funds for the Children's Home Society of Florida. More...

Change remains a constant

All of us find ourselves involved with transitions, even before we knew what it meant or could spell it. More...

Campanella aims to retain SRIA seat

Dr. Thomas Campanella notified the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections that he intends to run for reelection to his seat on the Santa Rosa Island Authority. More...

News

Council continues Comp Plan workshops, sets Town Meeting

At last Wednesday’s executive meeting and Monday’s City Council meeting, Gulf Breeze city councilmen continued to accept input on the suggested and required changes to the city’s plan, and a third Comp Plan workshop was scheduled f More...

Crist vetoes merit pay bill

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist last week vetoed controversial Senate Bill 6 labeled by many as the teachers’ merit pay bill. More...

CORRECTIONS

¦ In the April 15 edition of Gulf Breeze News, the total amount convicted felon Judy Lynn Hall must pay in supervisory fees over a 60-month probation period should have been reported as $1,560. More...

School

Gulf Breeze Middle School’s Honor Roll released

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GBHS third nine weeks Honor Roll released

Sylvan Ladner, principal of Gulf Breeze High School, is pleased to announce the Honor Roll for the third nine-weeks grading period of the 2009-10 school year. More...

Faith

Baptism brings 5 generations together

Ross and Kristin Dozier of Gulf Breeze presented their son, Noah James Dozier, for the sacrament of infant baptism at Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church on Sunday, April 11. Dr. Jerry Blacklaw performed the baptism during the 11 a.m. service. More...

GOD’S WORD

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, April 22 Commission Regular 9 a.m., County Administrative Center, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton Santa Rosa County School Board 9 a.m., District headquarters, 5086 Canal Street, Milton Tuesday, April 27 More...

Business

We’re paying 83 cents more a gallon than year ago

GAS WATCH

Average retail gasoline prices in Pensacola/Gulf Breeze have fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.84 a gallon as of Monday. More...

Home & Garden

Flight of Honor

Gulf Breeze vets, guardians travel to Washington, D.C., for overdue salute to those who’ve served

Immersed in its own hustle-bustle environment, life in Washington, D.C., rarely slows down for anyone or anything. Traffic slows twice a day for the clogged inflow and exit of commuters, or for a Presidential motorcade. More...

Five $150-tricks to make your kitchen look new

(ARA) - If you've looked into kitchen renovation at all, you've probably heard some staggering numbers – it costs $15,000 or more, on average, to update one of the most important rooms in the house. More...

Stage your home for sale

(ARA) - You’ve made the decision to sell your home. More...

Legals

Legals

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

Ex-Ole Miss, NFL great victim of Navarre Beach burglary

Thieves take championship ring, cash from car trunk

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FEMA APPROVES $15 MILLION IN GULF BREEZE PROJECTS

FEMA has approved $15 million in alternative projects for the city of Gulf Breeze. More...

Midway mother: ‘I killed my baby’

¦ Thirty-four-year-old admits to suffocating her 8-day-old daughter in wooded area

The Midway woman charged with killing her 8-day-old daughter last Friday told an investigator “I killed my baby” and “I am a murderer” before her arrest. More...

American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life aims to help eliminate disease

It’s big. It’s purple. It’s coming Friday night. More...

 

Community

GB Chamber Expo lives up to its billing

Gulf Breeze Rec Center was transformed into a marketplace Saturday as almost 80 businesses and community service groups converged for the Gulf Breeze Chamber’s Expo. More...

Tight job market blessing in disguise for savvy Davis

Amanda Davis once dreamed of being a dentist, then a psychologist. She earned an undergraduate degree in psychology only to realize later the field was not her cup of tea. More...

NHS student gets scholarship

Rachel A. Glenn, a student at Navarre High School, has been awarded an Air Force ROTC scholarship to attend a host college or university. She is the daughter of Robert and Robin Glenn of Navarre. More...

Entertainment

She’s seen the light

Mayo captivated by lighthouses’ beauty

Pensacola native and Gulf Breeze resident Wanda Mayo had never visited the tallest historical attraction in her hometown. More...

Third annual ‘Dancing with the UWF Stars’ set for Saturday

The University of West Florida Dance Club will present its Third Annual “Dancing with the UWF Stars” Saturday, April 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Phineas Phogg’s in Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government Street in Pensacola. More...

Star Wars performance at Pensacola Civic Center canceled

Another Planet Touring, producers of Star Wars(TM): In Concert has announced the production is unable to perform at the Pensacola Civic Center on May 16 as previously announced. More...

Sports

Tennis teams win third straight district title

The Gulf Breeze High boys and tennis teams won their third consecutive district championships last week at the University of West Florida. More...

Two more GBHS seniors sign Division I scholarships

Ryals to play golf at USA, Willets soccer at North Florida

Ashleigh Ryals and Tyler Willets became the fifth and sixth members of the Class of 2010 to sign athletic scholarships with Division I schools last week. More...

Lady Dolphins ‘slam’ Navarre; districts this week

Alison Milam threw a twohitter and hit a grand slam to lead the Lady Dolphin softball team to a stunning 7-5 come-frombehind win Friday at Navarre. The home run, which came in the sixth inning, was her ninth of the season. More...

Obituaries

JOANNE M. PEASE

1928-2010

Joanne M. Pease, 82, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2010 after a brief illness. Pease was born Jan. 23, 1928 and resided in Fort Wayne, Ind., for 72 years. More...

MARY ANN SHANK

1944-2010

MaryAnn Shank, 66, of Gulf Breeze, passed away at her home April 18, 2010. Shank, born March 21, 1944, was from Marinette, Wis., and lived most of her life in Seminole and Dunnellon. She moved to Gulf Breeze in 2008. More...

EARL O. SMITH

1916-2010

Earl O. Smith, 93, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Monday, April 19, 2010 at Baptist Hospital. More...

Opinion

Honor Flight needs guardians, vets

I cannot begin to tell you what an amazing experience it was for me to accompany the 6th Emerald Coast Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Tax Independence Day arrived last Friday

As of Friday, April 16, Floridians began earning for themselves, not the tax collector. More...