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May 3, 2022

Construction Career Days gives students taste of industry

Students from participating schools were given an interactive glimpse into the transportation construction industry compliments of Florida Department of Transportation.

The second annual event was held at the Santa Rosa County Fairgrounds in Milton on April 26-27.


Apr 29, 2022

Navarre student shines at national drill meet

Senior Luke Morris represented Navarre at the 2022 Drill Team championship meet earlier this month.

Morris competed in the armed solo division with 80 others from around the nation and wound up third overall.


Apr 29, 2022

Navarre Navy NJROTC among best in nation

It has proven to be another banner year for the Navarre Navy Junior ROTC unit.

The Raider battalion came away with a top 20 finish at the national meet in Pensacola earlier this month, placing 14th. There are more than 600 units world-wide.


Apr 26, 2022

Neighbors boil crawfish to benefit 3-year-old boy with genetic disease

Gulf Breeze neighbors Dan Henry, Allison Henry, Xochitl Nabers and Greg Nabers hosted their 6th annual neighborhood Crawfest April 23 in the Henry backyard, where they served 80 pounds of crawfish to friends and neighbors.

Apr 26, 2022

Local takes on Boston Marathon

At the 2022 Boston Marathon, held April 18, there were just over 25,000 participants, according to the Boston Globe.

The participants came from across the world to compete, including two from Navarre. One of those Navarre residents that ran is Maryetta Casey.


Apr 22, 2022

World Class Pageantry crowns queens at 2022 scholarship pageant

World Class Pageantry held its fourth scholarship pageant on April 16, 2022, and four young women were crowned in this year’s inaugural Miss Gulf Breeze Florida 2022 and Miss Pensacola Beach Florida 2022 pageant hosted by the Miss Santa Rosa County 2021-2022 queens, Miss Navarre Florida 2022 queen, and Miss Escambia County 2021- 2022 queens.

Apr 20, 2022

FDOT, partners look to build next generation of workers with Construction Career Days

On April 26 and 27, Santa Rosa County Fairgrounds will host the Northwest Florida Construction Career Days.

The event will bring around 900 high school students from Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa County over the two days to give them a look at career opportunities in the transportation and construction industries.


Fort Pickens, Gulf Islands National Seashore
Apr 20, 2022

Gulf Islands National Seashore hosts National Park Week events

Gulf Islands National Seashore is hosting a series of events in Mississippi and Florida in celebration of National Park Week.

Apr 15, 2022

Residents invited to hear Santa Rosa County Quality of Life Survey results

Is Santa Rosa County a good place to live? Is it headed in the right direction? What are its strengths, and what are its challenges?

Results of the first-ever Santa Rosa County Quality of Life Survey, conducted last year by Mason Dixon Polling & Strategy, will try to answer those and other questions. Pensacola businessman, philanthropist, and consultant Quint Studer will share survey results at a CivicCon Town Hall from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, in the County Commission Chambers in the Santa Rosa County Administrative Building, 6495 Caroline St., Milton.


Apr 13, 2022

Teacher of the Year laid to rest

Patricia “Trish” Droogsma taught in Santa Rosa County for going on 37 years. This year, she was Santa Rosa High School’s Teacher of the Year—for the second time.

Unfortunately, after a battle with cancer, she passed away on March 2, 2022. Her memorial service took place on April 7, 2022.

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