Soundside Drive

Community Life seeks runners to support mission here, abroad

Community Life seeks runners to support mission here, abroad

Navarre and Gulf Breeze teens of Community Life Church will be leaving the comfort of home this July to spread the gospel in impoverished areas of the Central American nation of Belize. But they have to pay for it first. Read the full article in the Feb. 28 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to […]

County looks at stronger tree protections

County looks at stronger tree protections

Following the issue of a development order, many parcels in Navarre and Santa Rosa County are leveled to the dirt for impending development. That includes trees that may have been growing there for decades, possibly 100 years or more. Read the full article in the Nov. 15 issue of Navarre Press. Click here to subscribe for […]

Friday night dance

Community Life United Methodist Church is hosting a dance for special needs adults (age 16 and up) from 6 to 9:30 p.m. There will be games, entertainment, food and more. Event is free to attend. The church is located at 4115 Soundside Dr., in Gulf Breeze. For more information or to register, visit fridaydanceclc.weebly.com

Baccalaureate slated for May 26

Baccalaureate slated for May 26

Baccalaureate service, a graduation tradition that dates back hundreds of years, is scheduled for Navarre High School students on May 26, from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Community Life Center located at 4115 Soundside Drive. Historically, this ceremony offers a quieter more personal opportunity to reflect on graduation and the rite of passage to […]

Commissioners approve preliminary plat for large subdivision

Commissioners approve preliminary plat for large subdivision

Santa Rosa County Commissioners March 26 approved the preliminary plat for a large subdivision planned for Soundside Drive. Critics say stormwater issues in the low-lying area could be problematic. “Water quality folks are very concerned; so am I,” District 4 Commissioner Rob Williamson said at the board’s March 23 committee meeting. “I’ll be interested in […]

Developer withdraws Soundside Drive rezoning request

Developer withdraws Soundside Drive rezoning request

A development company has decided not to pursue rezoning of about 185 acres on Soundside Drive based on concerns shared by local residents at an informational meeting hosted July 31. “Once the owner and developer watched the video from the meeting, they notified us that they wanted to remain good neighbors and would develop the […]

Residents oppose Soundside rezoning

Residents oppose Soundside rezoning

A company looking to develop about 185 acres along Soundside Drive invited nearby property owners to an informational meeting July 31 in an effort to alleviate concerns many had expressed prior to the county’s zoning board meeting in June. About 60 people arrived at the meeting opposed to the company’s rezoning request that would allow smaller lots sizes on […]