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Nov 12, 2020

#Help Gulf Breeze businesses

Late on a Friday afternoon, when U.S. Highway 98 would usually be clogged with traffic, the bays at American LubeFast are empty. An employee, holding a large yellow ‘NO WAIT’ sign sits curbside.

The only ones waiting at many Gulf Breeze businesses these days are the folks who work there.


A lost Skanska barge, nicknamed Marge Barge, has become a local celebrity thanks to a Facebook diary.
Nov 5, 2020

Locals find the lighter side in #bargeblunder

When life, in the form of Hurricane Sally, gave Northwest Florida the lemons of barges bouncing around the bay, a destroyed bridge and hourlong traffic jams from rerouted vehicles, residents responded with humor.

Beach residents raise alarm on noise ordinance
Nov 5, 2020

Beach residents raise alarm on noise ordinance

In August, Santa Rosa County Commissioners unanimously approved expanding the nuisance noise ordinance to protect Navarre Beach.

So, when a car alarm started going off repeatedly after 9 p.m. along Gulf Boulevard, residents of the beach called the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office to enforce the new county law.


Navarre Beach Fire equipment washed out
Nov 5, 2020

Navarre Beach Fire equipment washed out

Navarre Beach Fire Rescue lost plenty of equipment to Hurricane Sally, but Chief Danny Fureigh said that they are still fully operational.

Man outed for allegedly removing sign
Nov 5, 2020

Man outed for allegedly removing sign

A Milton businessman who is accused of stealing an election sign was called out in a press release from the State Attorney’s Office due to media interest in the case, according to Assistant State Attorney Greg Marcille.

Nov 5, 2020

Child killed in I-10 rollover wreck

A 12-year-old Destin girl is dead following a Sunday morning accident on Interstate 10 in Santa Rosa County. The girl was one of three children in a pickup truck driven by a 26-year-old Destin man.

Fatal shooting poses ‘complex’ case
Nov 5, 2020

Fatal shooting poses ‘complex’ case

First Judicial Circuit State Attorney Bill Eddins said it could be weeks or even months before they unravel what happened early in the morning of Oct. 22 at a local boat ramp.

Featured News 11-5-2020
Nov 5, 2020

On the mend: paralyzed skateboarder hopes to surf again

Elis Hines started the year traveling the West Coast, surfing Pacific Ocean waves and skating big hills with his friends along the way.

He is ending it learning how to walk again.


Jul 29, 2020

Newspaper publisher makes fake post, false accusations

Faked Facebook posts and self-quoting are among the actions taken by South Santa Rosa News publisher Romi White last week in a bashing campaign of a local, free political debate co-sponsored by Navarre Press.