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Four years after the oil spill

Four years after the oil spill

April 20, 2010. Some may have trouble remembering what happened nearly four years ago, but as soon as the words…

Navarre family’s home floods after storm

Navarre family’s home floods after storm

For the third time in less than nine months, a Navarre family has been forced to deal with the aftermath…

Man sentenced to 330 years after child sex abuse conviction

Man sentenced to 330 years after child sex abuse conviction

A man convicted of sexual abuse against three young girls when he and his family lived in Pace was sentenced…

Bubba Watson wins second Masters

Bubba Watson wins second Masters

Santa Rosa County native Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years. Watson claimed another green jacket by shooting a…

Commission praised for south end meeting

Commission praised for south end meeting

Over 50 locals attended the first-ever Santa Rosa County Commission meeting held at the Tiger Point Community Center April 10.…

Pensacola Bay Bridge project to begin in 2017

Pensacola Bay Bridge project to begin in 2017

Plans for building a new 6-lane Pensacola Bay Bridge are moving forward. Two public meetings are on the horizon, and…

Jayer Williamson seeks election to district 1 commission seat

Jayer Williamson seeks election to district 1 commission seat

Commissioner Jim Williamson’s youngest son, Jayer, filed papers April 10 with the Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Election’s Office to…

Forecasters expect “below average” hurricane season

Forecasters expect “below average” hurricane season

Researchers from Colorado State University released April 10 their annual prediction for Atlantic hurricane activity, and they expect a “below average”…

UPDATE: Pier management group advised to close bar

UPDATE: Pier management group advised to close bar

The management group selected to operate the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier said Santa Rosa County officials advised them April 8…

Commissioner Jim Williamson remembered

Commissioner Jim Williamson remembered

At his memorial service April 6, Santa Rosa County Commissioner Jim Williamson was remembered as a quiet man of great…

Gulfside reef expansion OK’d

Gulfside reef expansion OK’d

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers April 8 signed the final permit authorizing expansion of the Navarre Beach Gulfside Snorkel…

Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood in Texas

Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood in Texas

By Paul J. Weber & Will Weissert, Associated Press Fort Hood, Texas (AP) — An Iraq War veteran being treated…

You’ve just entered the construction zone

You’ve just entered the construction zone

Each spring area roadways fill with tourists who have headed south to enjoy warmer temperatures and beautiful beaches. The tourists…

Fourth candidate enters school board district 3 race

Fourth candidate enters school board district 3 race

Fuchsia Ann Parris Spann filed March 17 as a candidate for Santa Rosa County School Board District 3 Representative. Spann, a…

Leaseholders seek court’s clarification

Leaseholders seek court’s clarification

According to the Navarre Beach Leaseholders and Residents Association’s website, the attorney representing them in their case against Santa Rosa…

Motorcycle rider in critical condition

Motorcycle rider in critical condition

A motorcyclist is in critical condition in Pensacola after a one-vehicle accident March 29 in Navarre. According to the Florida…

Weather service said ‘no tornado’

Weather service said ‘no tornado’

Despite damage to structures in Navarre and Navarre Beach, the National Weather Service (NWS) Office in Mobile, Ala. won’t be…

Storm temporarily closes pier, destroys lifeguard stands

Storm temporarily closes pier, destroys lifeguard stands

A line of storms with strong winds that damaged commercial and residential property March 28 also damaged Santa Rosa County…

Storm causes damage

Storm causes damage

Storms packing strong winds moved through the Navarre area between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., March 28 causing damage to at…

How will ‘beach taxes’ be used?

How will ‘beach taxes’ be used?

According to the Tax Collector’s Office, the Santa Rosa County School District would get about half of the $11 million…

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5 Things to Know in Florida for April 16

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 16

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. KNABB, FUGATE SPEAK AT…

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