Zoning Board member asked to refrain from voting on unrelated issue by citizens who disagreed with him on how to rename Navarre Bridge.
Santa Rosa County Zoning Board member Sam Mullins was asked to disqualify himself from voting on a particular agenda item by an audience member at a meeting May 13. Tony Hughes, the audience member who requested Mullins’ disqualification, says this is the result of an incident that occurred at a February Board of County Commissioners meeting.

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Commission to discuss staff use of personal electronic devices during meetings

After a citizen called out a Santa Rosa County staff member for looking down at an electronic device during a heated May 11 Board of County Commission meeting, District 5 Commissioner Colten Wright decided it was time to suggest a change.

Wright has placed an item on the May 20 work session agenda suggesting commissioners restrict or limit use of personal electronic devices while in board meetings.

Settlement reached in wrongful death of Navarre man in Alabama jail

Beasley Allen lawyer Mike Crow reached a settlement for the family of Almus Taylor in a lawsuit against the Covington County, Alabama, Jail and three of the jail’s guards over claims that the guards left Taylor to die in his jail cell after refusing to address his life-threatening medical needs.

Gulf Cable breaks ground, brings jobs to county

Santa Rosa County officials and company leadership broke ground today on a new facility that will be built on eight acres in the Santa Rosa Industrial Park. This facility will serve as home to Gulf Cable/WTEC, a cable manufacturer that will bring more than 20 new jobs to the area.

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Drone’s eye view of Navarre Park

Administrators of a local Facebook page that goes by the name of Navarre-A-Holics recently took these drone photos of the progress on Navarre Park construction.

Splash pad opens for season in Milton

The Milton Splash Pad opens for the season on Saturday at 10 a.m.

It will be open through Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and closed Monday for maintenance.

The City’s Splash Pad is located in Carpenter’s Park, at the intersection of Broad Street and Munson Highway.

The Splash Pad Rules are posted at the facility.

Tongue-tying world record holder hosts PAWS fundraiser

Al Gliniecki and his wife, Jeannette Cooper Gliniecki, are celebrating the one-year anniversary of adopting their pup by hosting a championship for folks who can tie cherry stems into knots. The event will raise money for the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society, which is where they got Bambi.

Splash pad opens for season in Milton

The Milton Splash Pad opens for the season on Saturday at 10 a.m.

It will be open through Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and closed Monday for maintenance.

The City’s Splash Pad is located in Carpenter’s Park, at the intersection of Broad Street and Munson Highway.

The Splash Pad Rules are posted at the facility.

Tongue-tying world record holder hosts PAWS fundraiser

Al Gliniecki and his wife, Jeannette Cooper Gliniecki, are celebrating the one-year anniversary of adopting their pup by hosting a championship for folks who can tie cherry stems into knots. The event will raise money for the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society, which is where they got Bambi.





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