• Triumph Board Supports $8.5M for Whiting Aviation Park

      The Triumph Gulf Coast board of directors gave unanimous support of $8.5 million for infrastructure improvements to Whiting Aviation Park in Santa Rosa County on July 18.     “The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners and our citizens wish to thank the Triumph Gulf Coast board of directors for their support of our … read more

  • Recommended approval of Creet’s Landing on July 26 commission agenda

    Preliminary plat and construction plans for a 49-lot development off Whispering Pines Boulevard is being recommended for July 26 approval by Santa Rosa County Commissioners. County Engineer Roger Blaylock in a July 26 memo started that the Creet’s Landing project was reviewed by the county’s engineering department in accordance with County Land Development Code.  “The … read more

  • Gaetz to host Congressional Field Hearing on Preserving Mission of NAS Whiting Field

    On Monday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m. CT, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) will be hosting a Congressional Field Hearing: “Preserving the Mission: NAS Whiting Field” in Milton, Florida. The focus of the event will be to highlight the mission of Whiting Field and why it is vital to the national defense architecture. The event is open to … read more

  • County considers water safety merger

    Santa Rosa County public safety officials have been working on a potential merger of Navarre Beach Fire Rescue and county life guard operations (photo courtesy Santa Rosa County Emergency Management). Navarre Beach Fire Rescue Chief Danny Fureigh this week submitted a proposal to Santa Rosa County, seeking for his department to take over life guard … read more

  • Two new firefighters join Holley-Navarre Fire Department

    Pictured left to right: HNFD Battalion Chief Howie Rounsaville, firefighters Ritter and White and Chief Ron Norton Holley-Navarre Fire Department is proud to announce the addition of 2 new firefighters to their team as part of their initiative to improve staffing levels and better serve the community. HNFD tested and interviewed applicants in June for our … read more

  • Santa Rosa County’s Big Sister of the Year announced

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida announces that Big Sister Noelle Strevig has been selected as the Santa Rosa County Big of the Year.    Big Brothers Big Sisters staff chose Noelle for this honor because she is so consistent and supportive of her Little Sister Kennidi, according to a press release. Noelle and … read more

  • Local business sponsors “Devices for Disabilities”

    Pictured with a recycling station are ECEF President Kendra Booth and Cellular Nerd Owner Eric Vines Emerald Coast Exceptional Families has partnered with Cellular Nerd to provide “Devices for Disabilities.” Cellular Nerd repairs or recycles donated devices and gives them new lives with special needs children. ECEF is facilitating the program by working with the … read more