Jorgenson: Milton ‘welcomes’ audit ‘for real or perceived purposes’
Milton City Manager Randy Jorgenson on Thursday said the city “welcomes an audit of our operations at any time for any real or perceived purpose.” Navarre Press learned earlier in the day that Florida Sen. Doug Broxson, R-Gulf Breeze, had asked the Joint Legislative Auditing Committee to audit the city and its utilities because of concerns about increasing costs to build a new wastewater treatment plant.
Pea Ridge Connector opens today
Decades after it was conceived and less than three years after a groundbreaking ceremony, the Pea Ridge Connector between U.S. Highway 90 and Hamilton Bridge Road opened today.
Put your game face on! Special needs students participate in Sports Ability Games
Gulf Breeze High School’s football stadium has been the site for a number of athletic competitions and events throughout the years. On Monday, April 24, a different kind of sporting event graced the field. Exceptional Student Education students from across the south end of Santa Rosa County gathered to participate in the Zack Butler Sports Ability Games, a Special Olympics-inspired event that featured various competitions like bowling, obstacle course races and tee ball.
National Naval Aviation Museum officially reopens to the general public in May after more than three years
After more than three years of restricted entry, the National Naval Aviation Museum (NNAM) is thrilled to announce the public access waiver onto NAS Pensacola has been reestablished and the Museum will officially reopen to all visitors starting May 17, 2023. Prior to that, as part of a phased re-opening, previously scheduled public visitation will remain for Thursday through Sunday, May 4-7 and May 11-14, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
It’s baa-ack: Jubilee to reapply for zoning changes, CDD
Santa Rosa County rejected Jubilee in September, but its developers are determined to try again beginning later this month.
New children’s book written, illustrated by Navarre women
There are children’s books based around a variety of holidays such as Christmas, Halloween and Thanksgiving. For Navarre resident Chelsea Perry, seeing these books, along with an incident involving her son’s lost tooth, inspired her to write her own book about a certain folkloric character. Perry is the author of “The Bristle Whistle,” a new book that spins the age-old tale of the Tooth Fairy in a new direction.
Milton bid could bring Christian college to Stewart Street
At a special meeting Monday, the Milton City Council unanimously approved a plan that could bring the city a college to call its own.
Rep. Matt Gaetz to Host Annual Service Academy Night in Pace
Congressman Matt Gaetz will host the annual 2023 Service Academy Night on Monday, May 1, at 6:30p.m. CT, at Pace High School. Rep. Gaetz, along with representatives from the U.S. Service Academies, will inform students and families on the process of applying for a Congressional Nomination and entry to the Service Academies. Details for tonight’s events […]
Eddington: ‘No more businesses or homes on 98’
Buddy Page, on behalf of FNBT bank, appeared before the county commissioners Thursday on the zoning change request at 9200 Navarre Parkway.
‘We will not run out of gas’
The Daybreak Market/76 gas station at the intersection of Santa Rosa Drive and U.S. Highway 90, just west of East Spencer Field Road, is selling regular gas for $1.76 per gallon until 5 p.m. today. Mark Contos, vice president of the Daybreak Market company, said the store has 31,000 gallons available for the grand-opening special.