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Navarre chamber names new President/CEO

Navarre chamber names new President/CEO

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce has named Tamara Fountain as its new President and CEO. A Navarre resident, Fountain has extensive experience in both the private and public sectors. “I am so passionate about Navarre, and I’m excited to be working so closely with the small businesses that make this community so special,” […]

Chamber CEO resigns to take care of family

Chamber CEO resigns to take care of family

Judy Morehead, president/CEO of the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, announced her resignation to the chamber’s board of directors June 22, 2017. “This decision made was made with considerable personal reflection,” Morehead said. “My mother has dementia and I plan to take this time to be with her, as much as possible, during this […]

Votes for Donald Duck considered but not counted

Votes for Donald Duck considered but not counted

One election night result that Tappie Villane can almost surely count on is that Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse will get some votes for President of the United States. However, by law, the Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections isn’t required to tabulate or record such prank ballots. No matter that the cartoon characters, among […]

The Conventions: Why Words Matter In Politics

The Conventions: Why Words Matter In Politics

With all the hype surrounding the possibility of an unconventional convention taking place for Republicans this election cycle, understanding what a “brokered” or “contested” convention is becomes important. Also important is an understanding of how a national political convention works and just how volatile a process it is. Read the full article in the Mar. […]

Electing a President: Understanding the Electoral College

Electing a President: Understanding the Electoral College

This election cycle commands the attention of a greater number of Americans than many in the recent past. Whether the increased number of people turning their attention to politics and the electoral process is because of frustration and anger or hope and foreseen opportunity remains in the eye of the individual. As citizen voters we […]

Perry announces Presidential run

Perry announces Presidential run

Surrounded by famed U.S. Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell and his twin brother, Morgan, former Texas governor Rick Perry today announced his second Presidential bid — just weeks after testing campaign waters in Navarre. Marcus Luttrell authored “Lone Survivor,” which became hit movie. Perry in his speech referred to the Texas native as a “second son.” Joining […]