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High winds, surf close Fort Pickens Road

High winds, surf close Fort Pickens Road

Gulf Islands National Seashore has closed the Fort Pickens Area to all incoming public use due to the winds and high surf from the Monday night weather event, effective Tuesday, November 26, through Friday, November 29. The park has begun removing sand from the road to allow existing campers to come and go.  The campground […]

Donation lights up Navarre Park

Donation lights up Navarre Park

Navarre Park recently received a facelift and got into a Holiday frame-of-mind as dozens of volunteers helped to install the annual Christmas lights at the park and the Visitor Information Center. This year’s display will be bigger and brighter thanks to a donation of more than 90,000 lights to the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of […]

Good news for TDC funding

Good news for TDC funding

With higher than expected recent bed tax revenues and a green light from BP to push back a deadline to expend grant funds, the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Council (TDC) is now turning its attention to establishing criteria to evaluate local proposals for future RESTORE funding. North end TDC committee members learned at last […]

Southwest Airlines arrives in style in Pensacola

Southwest Airlines arrives in style in Pensacola

Southwest Airlines held a party in grand “Southwest” style Monday morning to celebrate its inaugural flight into Pensacola International Airport. When the first flight from Nashville landed, the plane was given a water cannon salute by the airport’s fire department on the tarmac. The festivities continued at the gate when passengers were greeted with music, […]

Furry favorites announced at Pet Nation’s costume contest

Furry favorites announced at Pet Nation’s costume contest

Pet Nation celebrates 10 great years in Navarre this weekend, and part of that celebration includes Pet Nation’s annual pet costume contest. The winners of the contest categories were as follows: Lulu the pink unicorn, of the Klug family from Navarre, took home the prize in the Halloween costume contest. Jack the Thanksgiving turkey, of […]

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