Panhandle Trail

Three options offered for Navarre Community Access Road

Three options offered for Navarre Community Access Road

Do not call it an alternative U.S. Highway 98. The Navarre Community Access Road was never meant to be a relief valve for Navarre’s crowded main corridor, according to county officials. Instead, Santa Rosa County spent the past 20 months studying how to improve roadways already impacted by diverted traffic.   Read the full article […]

Duplex rezoning request denied

Duplex rezoning request denied

County commissioners grappled with housing needs and zoning realities Feb. 28, ultimately siding with neighbors who opposed a rezoning request. Brett Ramsey of Ramsey & Walker LLC had asked the commissioners to rezone a lot near Panhandle Trail to allow construction of duplexes. Read the full article in the March 7 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Teen arrested in Panhandle Trail shooting

Teen arrested in Panhandle Trail shooting

A Navarre teen is facing multiple felony charges after a Feb. 21 shooting on Panhandle Trail. Santa Rosa Sheriff Deputies arrested Antwan Antonio Nelson, 18, after he allegedly fired multiple rounds in a residential home, striking one person in the foot. According to a press release, deputies with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office responded […]

Navarre man killed in 98 crash

Navarre man killed in 98 crash

A fatal crash at the intersection of Panhandle Trail and U.S. Highway 98 Monday claimed the life of Navarre resident Everett Franklin Ruzowski, 82. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Ruzowski had stopped his Dodge Caravan in the southbound lane of Panhandle Trail at the traffic light at the road’s intersection with 98 at approximately […]

Panhandle Trail closes for line install

Panhandle Trail closes for line install

Water and sewer line placement will temporarily close part of Panhandle Trail until Friday according to a Santa Rosa County press release. Panhandle Trail in Navarre will be closed between U.S. Highway 98 and Timber Lane starting Tuesday, Oct. 24 through close of business on Friday, Oct. 27. The eastbound left and westbound right turn […]

11 flags memorialize the UH-60M crew

11 flags memorialize the UH-60M crew

Six weeks ago, Gail Stangeland heard on the radio that the families of the 11 service members who perished in the Black Hawk crash on March 10, 2015, were coming to Navarre for a remembrance ceremony. “I was passing by the makeshift memorial on the Navarre Causeway and it really bothered me,” Stangeland recounted. “I […]