Jun 11, 2021

Break out the books, read to your children

I am a local VPK teacher and a director at a childcare facility.

In order to maintain a current director’s credential, we are required to complete a professional writing contribution regarding an important topic in early childhood education.


Jun 9, 2021

Incorporation: It’s time for Navarre residents to get on board

The support in Navarre to incorporate and be our own city with our own identity, direction, and priorities is growing fast.

As more residents see the advantages of self-determination and more focused representation of our local needs and concerns, the incorporation move is gaining attention and support.


Jun 4, 2021

Slow down on residential streets

Attention all Drivers, I want to let everyone know that the Hickory Shores Blvd. area is devastated by a hit and run accident concerning a neighborhood Yellow Labrador Retriever named Denver.

Jun 2, 2021

Please follow car parking etiquette at boat ramps

Please, please, please … Do not park cars in the boat ramp parking lot that is clearly marked for Boat Trailer parking only. You are excited to go boating and you load up the boat for a great day at Crab Island.

May 19, 2021

Woman escorted out of meeting questions constitutionality of action

How a school board meeting is run tells you a tremendous amount about the character of the elected members.

Are they open to input?


May 19, 2021

One misstep turns into a searing political dogfight

The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners, though goaded by a dozen angry and often belligerent citizens, declined to fire County Administrator Dan Schebler at its May 11 meeting.

May 16, 2021

‘Enough is enough:’ Stop the bad behavior at government meetings

Once again, the conducting of government business on a local level has been under attack. At the Santa Rosa School Board meeting the (morning) of 5/3/2021.

May 15, 2021

Holley-Navarre Water System must get out of golf course business

HNWS must get out of the golf course business. 

When the Eglin project comes to fruition, the disposal capacity of HNWS will more than double, and there will still be room at Eglin to double that capacity again. 


May 14, 2021

Trash cans too full, bill too high

I made an error in my first letter to the editor in that I did not include the increase in the price of service. I was paying $69 and change for one trash/garbage unit twice a week and one recycle unit once a week.

May 13, 2021

County administrator should pay for mistake

Most of us grew up learning that we are responsible for our actions and there is a penalty to pay for inappropriate actions.


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