Holiday

Safety tips to consider when deep frying a turkey

Safety tips to consider when deep frying a turkey

Turkeys are no longer for just the oven. Deep frying has become a popular method of cooking the main course for Thanksgiving dinner. And while there is nothing wrong with going that route this week, Holley -Navarre Fire District Fire Inspector Joe Early said there are safety considerations to consider. Read the full article in […]

Helpful Healthy Holiday Habits

Helpful Healthy Holiday Habits

Consumer Reports conducted a poll about what people fear most about the holidays. In the top 3 results was weight gain. The New England Journal of Medicine says we gain an average of 1-3 pounds per year. So how do we enjoy ourselves during the holidays and not end up paying for it later? Here […]

Keep Your Holidays Bright Fire Safety Campaign Begins Dec. 1

Keep Your Holidays Bright  Fire Safety Campaign Begins Dec. 1

Santa Rosa County emergency service agencies, in collaboration with Escambia County and the City of Pensacola, are teaming up for the ninth year to promote fire safety during the month of December with the “Keep Your Holidays Bright” campaign. While a joyous time of year, cold weather, holiday decorations and festivities can create serious fire […]

One little girl’s hope to make a difference

One little girl’s hope to make a difference

For most families, Christmas mornings are spent gathered around the Christmas tree opening presents. And for some little ones it is the thrill of opening the mysterious packages, looking at the gift, tossing it aside and moving on to the next one. Some of the toys lose their excitement factor after just a couple days. […]

Strong turnout expected for the Fourth

Strong turnout expected for the Fourth

Fireworks will light up the sky over Navarre Beach Saturday night, putting the exclamation point on what promises to be a busy Fourth of July weekend. Santa Rosa County Tourism Development Director Julie Morgan said lodging is full and she expects a large crowd over the weekend, providing another boost to local tourism. “We expect […]

Independence Day office closings

Independence Day office closings

The following offices and departments will closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours of operation resume Monday, July 6. Santa Rosa County Board of Commissioners with the following exceptions: The Santa Rosa Library System and animal shelter are also closed Saturday, July 4. The central landfill is open Friday, July 3, and Saturday, […]

Beach Side Church: Not your typical Easter service

Beach Side Church: Not your typical Easter service

Aside from a handful of runners and a few residents enjoying the peacefulness of daybreak, Navarre Beach is usually pretty empty at 6 a.m. But on Easter Sunday, cars filled the main beach parking lot as more than 400 people attended Navarre Beach Side Church’s 10th annual sunrise service. Pastor John Kerns, along with his […]

Arrr … Pirates spotted in Navarre

Arrr … Pirates spotted in Navarre

Pirates by the dozen were spotted Aug. 2 in Navarre as the Krewe of Jesters hosted their first Pirates Bash to raise funds for the annual Navarre Beach Mardi Gras parade and the Krewe’s scholarship program. 2014 Mardi Gras Parade Queen of Hearts LeAnn Wichard said the 2015 edition of the Navarre Beach Mardi Gras parade […]

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 4

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 4

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. AP ANALYSIS: SOME SEAWORLD MAMMALS SURVIVE LONGER IN CAPATIVITY THAN THOSE IN WILD Since the release of a highly-critical documentary last year, SeaWorld Entertainment has been condemned by animal rights activists distressed over the condition of its killer whales. […]