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‘Band of buddies’ catch sharks at Navarre Beach

March 10, 2021
Navarre Beach Fishing Pier regulars see Jeremy Utter and his friends all the time. Members of the Team True Blue reel in some of the biggest sharks in local waters, tag and release them. They d…

Navarre Beach summer concert series schedule firming up

March 10, 2021
All but one of the bands on last year’s concert series schedule have agreed to come back to this year’s Tunes By The Dunes Free Summer Concert Series.

Andrade on bridge delay: I’m sorry, pray, keep your fingers crossed

March 9, 2021
State Rep. Alex Andrade held a Facebook Live town hall meeting Tuesday night from his office in Tallahassee to apologize to his constituents about the delay in reopening the Pensacola Bay Bridge. …

Navarre Beach gets potty at end of longest pier in the Gulf

March 9, 2021
After years of discussion about the best way to provide restroom facilities at the end of the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier, a new type of portable restroom has arrived.

UPDATED: Commissioner talks speeding, beach amphitheater, highway memorialization

March 8, 2021
Commission Chair Dave Piech held his monthly town hall meeting on Zoom Monday night, updating viewers on everything from traffic light timing and speeding enforcement, to what to do if you’re affe…

County strategic planning underway, citizens to be involved

March 6, 2021
The County Commissioners met on Feb. 23 to try and map a road forward for the County for the years to come.

Navy to sample local drinking water wells

March 5, 2021
The U.S. Navy is preparing to sample drinking water wells near Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field beginning in March. The Navy will be sampling drinking water wells within a designated sampl…

TDC supports Navarre Beach vision, public outreach to begin

March 4, 2021
A proposal to add an amphitheater, shops, food trucks, playgrounds and other amenities to Navarre Beach was greeted with enthusiasm March 4 by members of the Tourist Development Council. Direct…

Bridge reopening delayed: More work needed

March 4, 2021
The Pensacola Bay Bridge will not reopen as scheduled and announced. The need for additional repair work was discovered, and completing it takes the March 22 reopening date off the schedule. I…

Drinking water wellfield protection remains unchanged, for now

March 4, 2021
The Santa Rosa County Commission voted 5-to-0 at its recent special rezoning meeting to withdraw a controversial amendment to the Comprehensive Plan that would have opened the East Milton Wellfiel…