The primary election race for Santa Rosa County Commission District 2 is a bit of an oddity. Two current Santa Rosa County Commissioners — Bob Cole and Jim Melvin — are squaring off in the Republican primary. The winner will face Independent candidate Wallis Mahute in the general election.
All three candidates spent nearly an hour Aug. 5 fielding questions at the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce candidate forum, but the common thread than ran through many responses was the need to take care of Navarre Beach.
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