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Author: Linda Murchison

Feb. 17-23, 2022 Blast from the Past

One Year Ago - 2021

The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners was second-guessing a code violation citation issued by the county Code Enforcement Department due to what the owner called a large mulch pile and their neighbor considered a rat- and termite-infested heap of danger.

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Feb. 3-9, 2022 Blast from the Past

One Year Ago - 2021

Hurricane Sally caused a lot of damage to the asphalt in between Navarre and Pensacola Beach. Bicyclists and pedestrians were able to use the beach road, but the road remained closed to public vehicles with no timetable for repair though crews were working intermittently to remove the sand.

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Jan. 6-12, 2022 Blast from the Past

One Year Ago - 2020

A proposed gas station for 8006 Navarre Pkwy. was not well received by some area residents saying that it would be in violation of land development code that required “hazardous or potentially hazardous materials” be stored or located at least 500 feet away from the nearest residential structure and the closest residence was only 230 feet away.

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Dec. 16-22, 2021 Blast from the Past

One Year Ago - 2020

Portraying proposed changes to the Santa Rosa County comprehensive land-use plan as a significant threat to potable water safety and supply, the Holley-Navarre Waste System board of directors decided to intensify the utility’s opposition campaign to the plan that would permit borrow pit expansion.

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