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Risk seen in calm after Alberto’s near miss

Risk seen in calm after Alberto’s near miss

Santa Rosa dodged a bullet when subtropical storm Alberto veered to the east over Memorial Day weekend, but experts warn that Mother Nature could be reloading for several more shots this summer. For county Director of Emergency Preparedness Brad Baker and other officials, the challenge now is rallying residents to be on guard for the […]

Sea turtle nesting season is here

Sea turtle nesting season is here

Monday marked the start of a special time on Navarre Beach. Sea turtle nesting season has begun and will continue through October. There are four species of endangered and threatened sea turtles that come to Navarre Beach to lay their eggs. Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center Director Cathy Holmes said this is an exciting […]

First responders rally to help wounded officer

First responders rally to help wounded officer

The law enforcement and first responders community is coming together to support one of their own by building a wheelchair ramp on a Navarre home. Patricia Cocciolone is a former Atlanta police officer. She was forced to retire and relegated to life in a wheelchair after being shot multiple times while on duty. Read the […]

Christmas tree sales competitive market for Navarre

Christmas tree sales competitive market for Navarre

Tree lots packed with freshly cut evergreens have cropped up across Navarre this Christmas season, and chain stores like Lowes and Walmart have shipped in dozens of their own trees for sale. This influx of supply has left the area with quite the competitive market tree salesman David Moore said. Moore works for Miller Tree […]

Chamber’s new board is ready to work

Chamber’s new board is ready to work

The new President/CEO of the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Judy Morehead says her vision for the chamber in 2016 is to follow the mission in place: “Our mission is to strengthen and improve the Navarre area by advocating for and representing business’ interest, promoting community development and enhancing the overall quality of life.” […]

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. […]

Resident places flags to honor those in crash

Resident places flags to honor those in crash

Glenda Patterson, who’s lived in Navarre for 20 years, posted 11 American flags in honor of the personnel involved in last night’s helicopter crash. Patterson recently lost her mother unexpectedly and said she feels compassion and empathy for the families. She went to Ace Hardware on Navarre Parkway to purchase the flags, but Ace gave them […]

Businesses ready for tax-free holiday

Businesses ready for tax-free holiday

Gov. Rick Scott in May signed legislation that created three sales tax holidays, and the first one coincided with the start of the Atlantic hurricane season and was designed to encourage residents to make purchase now to be prepared. “We haven’t had a big rush yet. I think a lot of folks have already stocked […]