• Dickey’s Barbeque Pit planned for Tiger Point

    The general manager of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Pensacola confirms that plans are underway to bring a new franchise to Tiger Point Pavilion shopping center near Publix. According to Robert Lafleur, general manager of the Dickey’s on Davis Highway in Pensacola, the franchise is expected to open in October and will be under different ownership … read more

  • County seeks input by Oct. 31 on potential Navarre Community Access Road route

    UPDATED Graphic by Romi White (pls note the original graphic incorrectly depicted the line for Broadmoor — the dashed purple line. We apologize for that error, which has been corrected). A study is underway to determine the feasibility of a future Navarre community access road, which could potentially alleviate traffic on U.S. 98 by providing … read more

  • “Soft lock down” continues for Pace schools during pursuit of stolen vehicle suspect

    UPDATE 10:49 am SUSPECT IN CUSTODY SCHOOLS NO LONGER ON LOCKDOWN Deputies with Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office this morning around 8:30 a.m. located a stolen vehicle driving in the area of Pace Patriot Boulevard and Norris Road. The vehicle fled and the driver ran on foot. Due to the nature of the incident and … read more

  • Ronny’s Car Wash planned for Gulf Breeze

    Construction is underway for a Ronny’s Car Wash on U.S. 98 at Coral Street in Navarre, and the company continues to acquire land for future expansions. The business in July purchased a roughly 2.75-acre parcel on the southwest side of U.S. 98 at Crane Cove Boulevard adjacent to The Breeze Cinema 8 movie theater. “We … read more

  • Coffee drive-thru planned for U.S. 98 in Navarre

      A new drive-thru coffee shop is planned for the southwest corner of U.S. 98 and Navarre Sound Circle (which located just under one mile east of Navarre Beach Bridge) A 20-foot by 30-foot building is planned to be constructed on the roughly 1/3-acre parcel, which was purchased for $150,000 in February by Deb’s Coffee … read more

  • $2.15 million expansion for Blackwater River State Forest

    The Trust for Public Land last week announced that another 800 acres of forestland within the Florida Forever Project Wolfe Creek Forest has been acquired and added to the Blackwater River State Forest. The acquired property includes frontage on Big Coldwater Creek, which is widely used for kayaking, tubing, and canoeing by community members and … read more

  • Caring and Sharing announces client interview dates

    Caring and Sharing, a 39-year-old nonprofit organization which distributes food, clothing vouchers, and gifts to those in need over the holidays is stocking up once again to provide annual community outreach.   Caring and Sharing assistance includes food baskets and gift certificates at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Through coordination with local churches, Interfaith Ministries Thrift Shop, … read more