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  • Raiders dominate Leon in Homecoming Game

    Connor Baird sacks Lions’ quarterback Kemp Peoples to reverse Leon’s progress. (Photo by Stuart Camp). Navarre’s football team danced to a 38-7 homecoming victory over the Leon Lions. Their now 4-1 and headed into their bye week with a lot of momentum. “We controlled the ballgame,” Raider head coach Jay Walls said. “Hopefully, we can … read more

  • Gulf Breeze tames Tigers, 38-8

    Gavin Quenneville turns up field on a little screen for a 17-yard touchdown Thursday against the Pensacola Tigers. He scored twice on the night. Photos by Stuart Camp It really ended quickly Thursday night when the Gulf Breeze Dolphins routed the Pensacola Tigers, 38-8. A huge 28-point first quarter tamed Pensacola (0-4), and Gulf Breeze … read more

  • OPINION: Navarre Woman Incites a Pitchfork Posse with False Claim about Rate Hike

    Carmen Reynolds, a Navarre resident pictured in the top left of this satirical graphic, was recently claiming via social media that a 28-47% rate hike was expected to be proposed during Tuesday night’s Holley-Navarre Water System board meeting. A resident of Treasure Street went up to the public speaking podium during the meeting and told … read more

  • Florida Department of Education Disputes Superintendent Barber’s Claim that Grant Period Changed “Midstream”

    The Florida Department of Education has disputed a claim by Santa Rosa County Schools Superintendent Karen Barber that the grant period for ESSER grants via CARES Act funding was changed “midstream” after the district failed to utilize more than $300,000 in related funding.   ESSER funding is Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief via CARES Act … read more

  • Raiders ‘Love’ 3rd quarter, win 38-20

    Eddie Love Jr. looks for a hole on a running play against the Tate Aggies. He scored three times in the third quarter as the Raiders rolled offensively. (Photo by Stuart Camp) Eddie Love Jr. sparked a third-quarter hurricane Friday that propelled Navarre to a 38-20 triumph at Tate. This is Raiders fourth victory over … read more

  • OPINION: It’s Time to Shift Teachers on Special Assignment Back into Classrooms

    Santa Rosa County School District on September 12 announced it would be changing December 14 and 15 from early release to regular dismissal for secondary students in order to add instructional minutes. Santa Rosa secondary students are in class 318 minutes per day – compared to 350 minutes per day in Okaloosa County. That equates … read more

  • School District Pulls Title 1 Money from Schools to Replace Lost CARES Act Money

    Santa Rosa County School District lost more than $300,000 in federal CARES Act funding, blaming a “midstream” change in a grant period. Now some taxpayers are questioning why the district is pulling Title 1 money from low-income school budgets to help cover the loss. Federal Title 1 money is available to schools in which low-income … read more