• “Journey to Oz” to be presented March 1-3

    Several Youth ranging in age from 4 to 19 from Gulf Breeze, Pensacola Beach and surrounding communities will present  the “Journey to Oz” on Pensacola Beach next weekend.     B.E.T.A. – BROADENING EDUCATION THRU ARTS since 1986 has been producing quality family theatrical entertainment and training of youth in musical theatre. Many students can be spotted … read more

  • Gov. Scott Announces Plan to Keep Schools Safe

    Florida Governor Rick Scott today announced a major action plan to keep schools safe in the wake of the Parkland shooting tragedy. The plan calls for a $500 million Investment in School Safety and Mental Health. Gov. Scott started the announcement by reading off the names of the 17 victims:  Alyssa Alhadeff, Scott Beigel, Martin Duque … read more

  • Gov. Scott: One week later still no details from FBI

    Today, Governor Rick Scott made the below statement regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) still not releasing any additional details on the Bureau’s failure to investigate allegations about Nikolas Cruz. On January 5, 2018, the FBI received a tip regarding “[Nikolas] Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media … read more

  • Third Okaloosa County student charged in connection with posting school shooting threats

    A 13-year odd Pryor Middle School student has been charged with making a threat to kill or do bodily harm in connection with a social media post that states “I wanna shoot a school.”    Roman Jackson said he was just trying to play a “joke”, did not have any specific school in mind, and did … read more

  • Applicants sought to fill board vacancies

      The Holley-Navarre Water System board of directors is accepting applications to fill two vacant board positions. The appointments will be interim, volunteer positions for a term of roughly one year – until the next official election of officers in January 2019. During the board’s February 20 meeting, it was announced that prospective directors can … read more

  • New business seeks relief from utility tap fee

    Ken Walters, owner of popular Navarre eatery Johnny Huston’s Grille & Bar, on Tuesday asked the Holley-Navarre Water System board of directors to look into a roughly $32,000 utility tap fee paid for a new establishment he’s planning to open adjacent to the restaurant. Walters and his wife, Marisa, own multiple businesses in Navarre and … read more

  • New “Express Lane” service offered by Santa Rosa County Tax Collector Stan Nichols

    Stan Nichols, Santa Rosa County Tax Collector, is proud to announce the launch of “Express Lane.” This new service will allow for online renewal and same-day pickup of vehicle, boat or mobile home registrations. “We are excited to offer this additional service to our customers,” said Nichols. “Finding options that keep our residents from standing … read more