• County hosts cat adoption special through February 23

    Kira is ready for her fur-ever home! Santa Rosa County Animal Services is offering a special feline adoption event now through Sat., Feb. 23. All cats are available for adoption at no cost and are spayed or neutered, microchipped and vaccinated. The shelter is offering the special following a two-week suspension of cat adoptions due to the … read more

  • Santa Rosa County School District purchases AEDs

    Santa Rosa County School District in partnership with Santa Rosa County Emergency Management, recently upgraded each of their schools and facilities with automated external defibrillators (AED)s. An AED is a lightweight, portable device that delivers an electric shock to the heart, potentially stopping an irregular heartbeat and allowing a normal rhythm to resume following sudden cardiac arrest. … read more

  • Bands on the Beach 2019 lineup announced

    Pensacola Beach’s popular outdoor summer concert series, Bands on the Beach, is back in April. The free concert series features performers for every musical taste and is held each Tuesday night, from 7-9 p.m., beginning April 2 and running through October 29.  Featuring a lineup of regional artists, Bands on the Beach delivers an eclectic … read more

  • Clay shoot helps support veteran outreach program

     A sporting clay shoot is scheduled for March 9 at the Santa Rosa Shooting Center north of Pace to help raise money for activities on Blackwater River State Forest that help veterans through Operation Outdoor Freedom. The event is open to the public and the cost is $75 per shooter whether solo or with teams … read more

  • Navarre Beach homes to be featured on HGTV’s Beachfront Bargain Hunt

    Three Navarre Beach homes will be featured Sunday evening on HGTV’s Beachfront Bargain Hunt during an episode entitled “Forever Home on Navarre Beach.” Last July former Navarre Beach residents Jackie & Larry Sims were contacted about including their residence, which recently sold. “They would not let us stay during filming,” Sims told South Santa Rosa … read more

  • Former Navarre Beach Area Chamber CEO pleads guilty to securities fraud

    Former Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Judy Morehead is facing at least two but no more than 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a securities fraud charge in Alabama. She also faces a fine of up to $30,000 at her March 8 sentencing. Patrick B. Jones III, District Attorney for the … read more

  • Whiting Field temporarily increases security posture during annual military exercise

    NAS Whiting Field today announced that Commander, Navy Region Southeast has ordered the increase of security measures at all its activities across the southeastern portion of the United States. “The increased security posture is part of the Citadel Shield/Solid Curtain (CS/SC) exercise being performed at Navy installations across the country. CS/SC is an important annual … read more