Archeologists can learn a lot about our ancestors by going through their garbage.
Those treasure troves, called midden piles, can tell us what people ate, what kind of dishware they used, even what they excreted, which is a fancy way of saying poop.
For two months, officials and citizens have been asking for county commissioners to reconsider the proposed repeal of some key wellfield protections.
These same concerned folks were hoping agencies like the Department of Environmental Protection of the Northwest Florida Water Management District would review the proposal and nix it.
I grew up in Mobile. Navarre was our most favorite secluded beach. In the 60s, my family would vacation in Destin.
By the early 70s, my friends and I had driver’s licenses and when it was just us guys wanting to spend a few days away camping and fishing, we always went to Navarre Beach.
The botanical pause of winter is monotonous in its consistency. Each day, with very few exceptions, is just like the one before it with plants in suspended animation.
February brings the first inkling of the burst of activity coming to Santa Rosa County which will soon arrive with vigorous growth and riotous color. One herald for the landscape’s eruption is the awakening of thistles, native weeds entwined with many cultures reaching into antiquity.
The names change and the accomplishments vary but what has remained consistent through it all is a run of success that is seemingly unbreakable.
Navarre’s girls weightlifting team is headed to state this weekend. Again. Those words have become as much of a guarantee as death and taxes.
Please answer WHY Navarre NEEDS another Dollar Store? And who approves this in our county?
Especially since there is another one just a block or two down (State Road) 87 already!
A solution to our messy system for electing the president of the United States is in the works.
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact is gaining steam nationwide, and a bill for Florida to join the Compact has been introduced in the Florida legislature.
Recently there have been multiple articles in various local and regional media outlets pointing out the problems with the rapid growth in the Northwest Florida Region.
Having been CEO of a rapidly growing and evolving community in another state, I am all too familiar with these challenges.
Who determines who represents you?
As is often stated, count all votes; however, we should count only votes from legally registered voters. Representative democracy like ours depends on informed voter participation.
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