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New 800-home Milton subdivision gets green light

April 1, 2021
After more than three hours of discussion, the Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve a zoning change that will allow an 800-plus home development on Berryhill Road.

Temporary traffic signal added to bridge detour route

April 1, 2021
Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) contractors have completed demolition and pile driving efforts at pier 70 on the Pensacola Bay Bridge and are preparing the site for placement of the ne…

New Navarre ER to open this month, officials get sneak peek

April 1, 2021
Chamber members and local Navarre officials crowded the lobby of Navarre ER Thursday morning to welcome the long-awaited emergency room facility to the community. Fort Walton Beach Medical Cent…

Missing Milton teen’s body found in wooded lot

April 1, 2021
A body found in Milton Sunday is that of 14-year-old Cody Walker, who has been missing since March 14. The Milton teen’s remains were found in a wooded lot off of Sandy Forest Road. Santa Rosa…

Senior Center finally opens its door to members again

April 1, 2021
Nelda Seever said she just wanted to hug everyone as they walked into the Holley Navarre Senior Center Thursday morning.

Gaetz staying on Judiciary committee, despite investigation

March 31, 2021
Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, a prominent, outspoken conservative and a close ally of former President Donald Trump who has been under federal investigation for a former relationship, would lose his …

Dead body believed to have been homicide victim

March 31, 2021
Human remains found Sunday in a wooded lot off of Sandy Forest Road in Milton are believed to belong to a homicide victim. At this time, all indicators are leading Major Crimes Detectives to suspe…

Waste Pro completes new can delivery

March 31, 2021
Waste Pro notified its customers Tuesday that the initial round of new cart deliveries has been completed. Collections under the old schedule will continue through Saturday, April 3. The new collec…

Board members discuss best use of ‘reckless federal spending’

March 31, 2021
The Santa Rosa County Board of Commissioners discussed the American Rescue Plan Act at a meeting March 23.

Help wanted, everywhere

March 30, 2021
Ask Gail Ferris when the Navarre Taco Bell is hiring and she’ll have a quick answer. “Forever,” says the area coach for four of the popular fast-food restaurants. “We are always hiring.” Rig…