Krewe of Jesters

Insufficient funds for local events

Insufficient funds for local events

Of the $2,398,948 collected last fiscal year in bed tax dollars in Santa Rosa County, the Tourist Development Office set aside $75,000 to use as grant money for local events that help promote tourism. A criterion was set that had to be met in order to qualify for the grant money. The requests could not […]

Cook closing book on library career

Cook closing book on library career

Susan Cook remembers going into the public library in Panama City to do research for high school term papers, and it was during that time that she decided she wanted to be a librarian. “I remember observing the librarians and what they were doing in their jobs,” Cook said. “I think that planted the seed […]

Mardi Gras parade rolls on Navarre Beach

Mardi Gras parade rolls on Navarre Beach

More than 50 entries rolled in the 28th Annual Navarre Beach Mardi Gras parade Saturday. Sunny skies and warm temperatures greeted thousands of spectators along the route. “Thanks to all of you for making this such an amazing parade,” said Navarre Krewe of Jesters President Charlene Tremor. Judges selected the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of […]