Navarre sign

Preserving the past, moving to the future

Preserving the past, moving to the future

I’ve been thinking about the Navarre Beach sign this week and the passion behind those that want to keep a part of history of our area and those that are reluctant to speak up about their thoughts on the subject. I’ve been in this area since the mid-70s and grew up coming to Navarre Beach […]

Actions = Consequences

Actions = Consequences

In Monday’s county commission meeting, Commissioner and Chairman Rob Williamson put the other commissioners in a difficult position when he removed the signs from the causeway in the middle of the night Thursday. Quite clearly he undermined the board as expressed by both Lane Lynchard and Sam Parker. He failed to defend county staff for […]

County Commissioners: Navarre needs you

County Commissioners: Navarre needs you

Good evening, County Commissioners.   It is with a heavy heart that I write this letter to you. Yesterday, I stated my position and had every intention of moving forward; however, Commissioner Williamson’s recent Facebook post demands an answer.   At yesterday’s meeting, Commissioner Williamson spoke of the will of the people, and supporting the […]

Welcome to Navarre sign mysteriously missing

Welcome to Navarre sign mysteriously missing

If you have driven down southbound Highway 87 coming into Navarre in the past two weeks, you may have noticed something is missing. The brightly painted “Welcome to Navarre” sign is gone, and neither county officials nor Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (NBACOC) members know where it went or who may have taken it. […]

$173K playground in the works

$173K playground in the works

Santa Rosa County Commissioners today are expected to approve $173,882 for a Navarre playground. The board also plans to seek state support to fast-track a community access road study and approve relocation of controversial signage. District 4 Commissioner Rob Williamson on Monday asked fellow board members to approve the lowest bid for ADA-compliant playground equipment […]