James Dabney

Four candidates seeking election to water board

Four candidates seeking election to water board

Four applicants are vying for two seats on the Holley Navarre Water System (HNWS) board of directors in the upcoming January election. HNWS, the water utility provider for more than 16,000 Holley and Navarre residences and businesses, will hold its annual meeting to elect new directors Jan. 21. The seven-member board serves staggered three-year terms, […]

Feather flags are safe for now

Feather flags are safe for now

Feather flags in Santa Rosa County may be legal, at least for the time being. After a County Code enforcement crackdown resulted in more than 100 warnings and 20 citations in three weeks, the Board of County Commissioners was seeking leniency in enforcement of sign ordinances Monday during its regular meeting.   Read the full […]

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.” […]

Fight leads to arson arrest

Fight leads to arson arrest

A fight between two men at the Navarre Park restrooms on Saturday morning Jan. 23 led to one of them being arrested for an arson that had just occurred. Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the park in response to the altercation. One of the subjects, Philip Apelquist, told the deputy that […]