Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center

Pen Air’s Give a Click campaign gives back to local charities

Pen Air’s Give a Click campaign gives back to local charities

Pen Air Federal Credit Union’s Director of Marketing Pam Hatt came up with a fun way for the bank’s locations to highlight one of their company’s core values: communerosity: the coming together of community and generosity. Each of their 15 locations plus some of the office staff have decorated a wreath in the theme of […]

Tempers flare during tourism meeting

Tempers flare during tourism meeting

Frustrations ignited over Commissioner Rob Williamson’s suspension of county funding for the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center at the July 8 south end tourist development committee (SETDC) meeting. At one point Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Director Julie Morgan stood up and threatened to walk out following comments made by attendee T.J. Goulet, a […]

Williamson’s one-sided Facebook accounts don’t cut it

Williamson’s one-sided Facebook accounts don’t cut it

After eight months in office, District 4 County Commissioner Rob Williamson still doesn’t understand the purpose of the Fourth Estate – the “press.” He seems to believe social media is an adequate substitute for answering tough questions the reporters tend to ask elected officials. But after the last couple of weeks, we can’t really blame him […]

Sea turtle center construction to continue

Sea turtle center construction to continue

Despite District 4 Commissioner Rob Williamson’s surprise move to suspend county funds for the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, planned construction will continue. “We were surprised by Commissioner Rob Williamson’s sudden decision to suspend funding,” Cinnamon Holderman, board president, said. “Additionally, we’re taken aback by statements that claim we have been uncooperative.” Williamson, who […]