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Waste Pro switches cans, modifies service

April 7, 2021
Waste Pro started its new pickup schedule and rates in South Santa Rosa County April 5 and Waste Pro Division Manager Rick Chancey said he was very pleased with the smooth transition.

County gets green light to improve Navarre traffic flow

April 6, 2021
Santa Rosa County officials got the green light Tuesday morning to upgrade the traffic lights at the intersections of U.S. Highway 98 with the Navarre Beach Causeway and State Road 87.

Money in the bank: How did you spend your stimulus check?

April 5, 2021
Community reporter Kaitie Meyer hit the beach last Wednesday to talk to strangers about stimulus checks. Finances are typically a private topic of conversation, but many tourists and locals were op…

Pickup truck driver backs into school bus

April 5, 2021
No one was injured in an early morning collision Monday between a pickup truck and a school bus with one child on it.

Eglin doctor shares stories from Afghanistan

April 4, 2021
Mere hours into his first day on the job in Afghanistan, a 96th Medical Group doctor was slicing through an accident victim’s chest cavity, then opening the hole with his finger to insert a chest t…

Utility franchise fee under discussion

April 3, 2021
A franchise fee is under consideration by Santa Rosa County officials to raise much-needed revenue and level the playing fields for local utility companies.

Beach flags – more than just a color

April 3, 2021
Long before most beachgoers are even out of bed, the lifeguards at Navarre Beach are studying surf, weather, wind and tide conditions to decide which flags to post.

After-hours water hookups may cost more

April 2, 2021
The Holley Navarre Water System is establishing a committee to discuss changing the fee structure for after-hours water hookups.

Experts: Tornado ‘season’ hasn’t peaked yet

April 2, 2021
As the climatological peak of tornado season draws near in the United States, AccuWeather forecasters are warning that the season is just getting started. March, April and May are typically the mos…

Navarre Beach sees big crowds, doubles guard staff

April 2, 2021
In the first three months of 2021, Navarre Beach lifeguards have already rescued more people than they did all last year. That number is 48 and rising.   The high number of swimmers in …