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Gulf Island beach road repairs on horizon

December 12, 2020
Fort Pickens and its campgrounds reopened for winter hours Dec. 5, according to a press release from Gulf Islands National Seashore, but superintendent Dan Brown said it will still be a while befor…

Competition lighting up Navarre homes, businesses

December 9, 2020
Christmas is on the horizon, and Navarre’s homes and businesses are decked out for the holiday. The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce launched a new event this year celebrating the bright …

Angel tags left on tree; deadline nears

December 9, 2020
Navarre area children in need are at risk of not receiving Christmas presents this year.

Column: Give wasps their space

December 7, 2020
The low frequency droning is an unmistakable acoustic cue for anything with auditory capabilities. There are times though when the menacing monotone is not present and the pain is a complete surprise.

Pearl Harbor: ‘We can’t forget our history’

December 7, 2020
America went to bed the night of Dec. 6, 1941 not knowing the course of the nation’s history would forever change early the next day.

Jingle Bell Run brings joy for good cause

December 7, 2020
Snow women in sparkling snowflake tutus, Santa in camouflage and reindeer antlered dogs lined up in 40-degree weather Saturday to dash for a cause in the Jingle Bell Run at Holley Navarre Fire Stat…

Let’s say grace

December 6, 2020
The second annual “Grace’s Place Family Dinner” was held outdoors the afternoon of Nov. 1 on the grounds of Covenant Community Church in Navarre. A crowd of about 50 attended, with several par…

American Legion holds annual turkey shoot

December 5, 2020
When some folks think of a turkey shoot, they think of shotguns and turkeys dropping in a flurry of feathers. Last weekend’s 13th annual American Legion Post 382 Turkey Shoot was not like that….

God calls retired educator back to classroom

December 4, 2020
For 12 years, Bill Emerson has been responsible for the curriculum and instruction of tens of thousands of pre-K to 12th-grade students across Santa Rosa County. His job title was a mouthful: a…

Stripes welcomes all for Thanksgiving

December 4, 2020
In Navarre, there’s always a seat at the Thanksgiving table thanks to Stripes Pub and Grill. Owner Rob Reyes opens the restaurant annually on the holiday to offer a free meal to anyone, and thi…