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Celebration of life to be held for Ira Mae Bruce

May 1, 2021
Ira Mae Wells Hewatt Bruce of Holley Navarre, Florida passed away, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 due to complications of Alzheimer’s. She was born June 29, 1940 in Pensacola, Florida to Ira and Mattie …

Commission takes first steps to replace bridge

April 29, 2021
County commissioners discussed steps to replace the bridge to Navarre Beach at the Thursday morning board work session. A drawing presented in the agenda packet is just one of the options, said…

‘Full closure’ of Coyote Landfill poised to begin

April 29, 2021
The former site of the Coyote Landfill is finally being cleared up by the state Department of Environmental Protection. Santa Rosa County Commissioners granted the DEP permission to access adja…

Sharing beach road sketchy for cyclists

April 29, 2021
Head down the narrow roadway flanked by sand that connects Navarre Beach to Pensacola Beach at the right time of day you might see Susan or Brian Chiulli. The Navarre couple bikes and runs that…

Citizens turn out for 2035 Strategic Planning sessions

April 29, 2021
Turnout was strong at the April 22 Strategic Planning open house at the Tiger Point Community Center last week, with the number of folks tripling that of two previous north county locations.

Gulf Breeze business owners have eye on Imogene Theater purchase

April 28, 2021
It’s hard to imagine a small business owner getting bigger news than a $50,000 check in the mail. But the possibility of finalizing the purchase of the historical Imogene Theater in downtown Milto…

Hidden Creek to remain a golf course; all other questions left unanswered

April 28, 2021
The Club by Hidden Creek will remain a golf course, following a vote by the Holley Navarre Water System Board of Directors April 20. But they would not disclose future plans for the course, saying …

Some code enforcement violations could trigger $3,000 fine

April 28, 2021
County staff will be meeting individually with county commissioners for their input on increasing the civil penalties for violations of an environmental nature.

New solar power facility in works near Milton

April 28, 2021
Representatives from Gulf Power spoke at the Board of County Commissioners Land Development Code Update Workshop meeting April 20 about updating code language for solar considerations in Santa Rosa…

Man indicted for homicide of 14-year-old boy

April 27, 2021
Ginger Bowden Madden, State Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit of Florida, announced that a Santa Rosa County Grand Jury indicted Isaiah Jordan McCullers Tuesday on a charge of first degree m…