Navarre causeway

Snowbirds go bird spotting

Snowbirds go bird spotting

While the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station usually focuses on educating young minds about marine ecosystems and studies, the station took on a much older crowd of students Feb. 8 during their snowbirds bird watching event. Read the full article in the Feb. 16 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little […]

Sheriff proposes portion of Highway 90 be dedicated to Hall

Sheriff proposes portion of Highway 90 be dedicated to Hall

County Commissioners will consider renaming a portion of Highway 90 in honor of now-retired Sheriff Wendell Hall next week. Hall served as sheriff for 16 years, the longest term of any sheriff in the county. Read the full article in the Feb. 9 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as […]

County weighs highway improvements, dedication

County weighs highway improvements, dedication

County Commissioners will consider renaming a portion of Highway 90 in honor of now-retired Sheriff Wendell Hall next week. Hall served as sheriff for 16 years, the longest term of any sheriff in the county. The portion of highway being considered is in the area near Woodbine Road in Pace. The county will also be […]

Navarre Double Bridge Run Prep

Navarre Double Bridge Run Prep

With the Pensacola Double Bridge Run (DBR) just weeks away, the Pullum YMCA Running Club has been using the Navarre Causeway to their training advantage. The group runs backroads from the YMCA, located on the corner of High School Blvd. and Pawnee Dr., through the crosswalk intersection across U.S. Highway 98 and over the bridge […]

County seeks builder for beach right-turn lane

County seeks builder for beach right-turn lane

The design phase is complete and bids are now being accepted for a dedicated right-turn lane on southbound Navarre Causeway onto Gulf Boulevard on Navarre Beach. The hope is that this turn lane will reduce traffic backup that frequently occurs at the intersection during the tourist season, especially on holiday weekends County Engineer Roger Blaylock […]

Rooftops provide nesting alternative for shorebirds

Rooftops provide nesting alternative for shorebirds

When beaches are overcrowded, birds search for other habitats for nesting. Gravel rooftops seem to be a popular choice. Numbers are on the rise according to Emily McKiddy, the Northwest Florida Rooftop Nesting Coordinator for Audubon Florida. “I’d say that the birds are increasing their nontraditional nesting locations,” McKiddy said. “They are also nesting heavily […]

11 flags memorialize the UH-60M crew

11 flags memorialize the UH-60M crew

Six weeks ago, Gail Stangeland heard on the radio that the families of the 11 service members who perished in the Black Hawk crash on March 10, 2015, were coming to Navarre for a remembrance ceremony. “I was passing by the makeshift memorial on the Navarre Causeway and it really bothered me,” Stangeland recounted. “I […]