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Piech makes big (fast) pitch to legislators

January 27, 2021
Santa Rosa Commissioner Chairman Dave Piech was racing against the clock. Like others who’d signed up to bend the ear of the three legislators for Santa Rosa County last week, he had three minu…

Gulf Breeze businesses hanging on

January 27, 2021
First a pandemic, then a hurricane, then a bridge closure. Gulf Breeze businesses have not caught a break this past year.

Hunting days added for veterans, military, kids

January 27, 2021
Veterans and active duty service members have a special weekend – Feb. 6-7 – to hunt waterfowl in Florida.

COVID numbers by county

January 26, 2021
Here are the total number of positive COVID-19 cases by county as of Jan. 26, 2021 at noon.

Latest local COVID information

January 26, 2021
From Santa Rosa County: The Santa Rosa County vaccine waitlist is closed while the county transitions to a state-managed waitlist tentatively scheduled for the first week of February. All…

Golf cart parade provides alternative to traditional Mardi Gras event

January 25, 2021
Even though there won’t be an official Mardi Gras parade next month on Navarre Beach because of the COVID-19 pandemic, not all of the fun has been washed away.

Water district to county: We need more information

January 22, 2021
The Northwest Florida Water Management District can’t evaluate the impact of the proposed repeal of protections in the county’s comprehensive plan without “additional data and analysis,” according…

State clamps down on ‘vaccination tourism’

January 21, 2021
Pointing to limited amounts of COVID-19 vaccine, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees issued an advisory Thursday aimed at limiting vaccinations to residents and health-care workers.

FDOT: Efforts increasing to reopen bridge by March

January 21, 2021
With concrete poured for the first new bridge deck, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and its contractors are increasing all the necessary efforts to repair the Pensacola Bay Bridge b…

FWC charges 4 with illegal deer harvest in Walton County

January 21, 2021
In February 2020, FWC officers received information of illegal deer harvest that was taking place at night on private property without landowner permission.