communication

Devices for Disabilities gives children a voice

Devices for Disabilities gives children a voice

For children with disabilities such as autism, words may never come, but that does not mean they do not have a lot to say. Through the Devices for Disabilities program, Emerald Coast Exceptional Families (ECEF) and Cellular Nerd are giving those children a “voice.” Read the full article in the July 26 issue of Navarre […]

Teen depression can be conquered

Teen depression can be conquered

Alex Worthington was a 17-year-old football player with the Navarre High School Raiders. His mother, Liesa Worthington, described him as hardworking, always striving to be the best at what he does for those around him. But after a serious injury to his stomach, Alex was sidelined, and when he returned to the field, he was […]

Learn helpful tools before saying ‘I do’

Learn helpful tools before saying ‘I do’

Before You Tie the Knot, a free premarital skill-building class for engaged couples, those already married and singles looking to be better prepared for a healthy relationship, could be offered much closer to home. Offered in Milton by Smart Grant under the UF/IFAS Extension Office, the 5-week course is hosted every Tuesday from 12 to […]

Lack of communication only fuels rumors

Lack of communication only fuels rumors

Long before we were propelled into the digital age, kids had a way to communicate with each other – whether they passed notes during class, scribbled on bathroom walls or dropped a message in someone’s locker. As much as teens and tweens thought their missives were private, news always had a way of getting out. […]

Improved emergency communications will aid in school safety

Improved emergency communications will aid in school safety

In October, Santa Rosa County Commissioners decided to make costly but much-needed improvements to the county’s antiquated emergency communication radio system. That upgrade, estimated to cost $7.2 million, will not only improve communication among first responders but will also aid school officials during crises. Santa Rosa County Emergency Management Director Brad Baker appeared before the Santa […]