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COVID-19: Status as of March 17

COVID-19: Status as of March 17

Santa Rosa County schools will remain closed through April 15 at the earliest. State officials will make a determination by the end of this week whether or not students will return to classrooms at all this school year or complete school virtually. Public school testing and grades have been waived, and parents have the option […]

Publix, Walmart launch senior shopping hours due to COVID-19

Publix, Walmart launch senior shopping hours due to COVID-19

Due to health concerns for vulnerable populations during the coronavirus pandemic, Publix and Walmart announced Thursday stores will hold seniors only shopping hours. Publix is designating Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, 7 to 8 a.m., as senior shopping hours for customers age 65 and over. This change in hours will begin Tuesday, March 24, and continue […]

Escambia United Way steps in for defunct Santa Rosa charity

Escambia United Way steps in for defunct Santa Rosa charity

Laura Gilliam is trying to pick up the pieces left by the shattered and scandalized United Way of Santa Rosa County. “We are reaching out to the donors who have supported United Way of Santa Rosa and to the organizations that relied on it for financial help,” said Gilliam, the United Way of Escambia County […]

Guest Opinion: Why we support the flyover

Guest Opinion: Why we support the flyover

Navarre has always been a destination for its inhabitants. From its first homestead to today’s families and visitors, people have come to Navarre to put their feet up and settle down. But a destination means more than a journey home or a visit to the beach. It means a sense of place, a place where […]

Holley Navarre Fire feeds the hungry

Holley Navarre Fire feeds the hungry

Holley Navarre Fire Department made sure families would not be going hungry this Thanksgiving as part of their annual meal purchase. Firefighter Dan Davidson said Holley Navarre Fire has been providing meals for families in need on Thanksgiving continuously since 2008 when the department became full-time, paid. Read the full article in the Nov. 29 […]

Tiger Point plaza sees new wave of retail, dining

Tiger Point plaza sees new wave of retail, dining

At least three new restaurants and a variety of retail opportunities are set to open their doors in the Tiger Point shopping center where Publix opened in January. The shopping complex that offers multiple rental spaces for other retailers is completed, and Amber Hightower Dedeaux of Vallas Realty said the company is working on finishing […]

Site plan revealed for Navarre movie theater development

Site plan revealed for Navarre movie theater development

Preliminary site plans for a commercial shopping complex in Navarre were revealed Thursday. The development of a vacant 33 acre parcel at the north western corner of Highway 87 and U.S. Highway 98 was announced in February.  The site plans were included in an application for land development code variances by property owner Navarre Beach […]

Tiger Point Publix nearing completion

Tiger Point Publix nearing completion

The new Publix shopping complex at Tiger Point in Gulf Breeze could be open in less than two months, if all goes according to plan. In addition to a new Publix and Publix Liquor store, there will be as many as 12 other new dining and shopping options at the Tiger Point Pavilion at 1430 […]

New dining, shops coming to Tiger Point

New dining, shops coming to Tiger Point

In addition to a new Publix, Tiger Point will be getting as many as 12 other new dining and shopping options at the Tiger Point Pavilion at 1430 Tiger Park Lane. Vallas Realty leasing broker Amber Hightower Dedeaux said the number of shops will likely vary based on the square footage and parking needed. “We […]

Accident on 98 lands car in ditch

Accident on 98 lands car in ditch

At least two vehicles collided Wednesday morning at the intersection of Andorra Street and U.S. Highway 98 in Navarre near the Publix shopping center. One of the vehicles was on its side in a ditch along westbound 98. First responders are on scene. There is currently no traffic blockage reported though the outside westbound lane […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 9

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 9

OFFICIALS: 1 DEAD AFTER METRO TRAIN HITS WORKERS IN MIAMI Miami-Dade police tell local news outlets the Metromover crashed about 1 a.m. Wednesday. No passengers were on the train, which runs from 5 a.m. to midnight. Emergency crews took Luis Perez and Oscar Cabrera to the hospital. Cabrera died. Perez was treated and released. Miami […]

New Walmart confirmed for Navarre

New Walmart confirmed for Navarre

The grocery store planned to be constructed on Navarre Parkway across from Joybrook Road will be a Walmart Neighborhood Market according to building plans submitted for the project in September to the Santa Rosa County Development Services office. Jason McLarty with Development Services said there has not been an official start date set for construction […]

New Publix awaits environmental plan

New Publix awaits environmental plan

More than 100 acres of greenspace in Holley by the Sea must undergo environmental reclamation as specified by state and federal authorities before the new Publix-anchored Tiger Point Pavilion can be built. Craig Martin, owner of Wetland Services in Pensacola, the developer’s consultant on the project, said he’s working on a preservation and “enhancement” plan […]

Food globalization and your health

Food globalization and your health

Problems with tainted food don’t only affect children and adults; pets can be severely impacted also. Pets in the U.S. started getting sick or dying around 2008. According to the FDA website, as of Sept. 30, 2014, it has received approximately 5,000 complaints of illness associated with consumption of chicken, duck, or sweet potato jerky […]

New Publix to preserve nearby wetlands

New Publix to preserve nearby wetlands

Construction of the planned new Publix-anchored Tiger Point Shopping Center may result in about 8 acres of green space in Holley by the Sea being preserved in its natural state. The seemingly unrelated development and the 400-acre green belt a few miles away in the nearby residential community are linked by state statutes that require […]