• FWC Biologists Study Marine Life Mystery taking place in South Florida

    An endangered smalltooth sawfish is recovering after being rescued Friday from Cudjoe Key and transported to Mote Marine Laboratory’s facility yesterday. A member of the public reported the animal swimming in circles in Cudjoe Bay. Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Mote Marine Laboratory responded to the distressed sawfish. They completed … read more

  • SANTA ROSA INSIDER: School Superintendent Candidate’s Campaign Goes Negative

    Brenda Stephens, owner of In & Out No Bullshit Loaders & Unloaders, a Navarre-based moving company, is attempting to run for Superintendent of Santa Rosa County Schools, a district comprised of dozens of schools, serving more than 30,000 students with a budget of more than $475 million. Recently her husband, Rick, has been using social … read more

  • SANTA ROSA INSIDER: Parker Receives Unprecedented Support

    My jaw hit the floor when I looked at the March campaign reports. Commission Chairman Sam Parker, who is seeking re-election for the District 1 seat, filed his first campaign report since pre-filing in January. That report shows he has received more than $104,000 in donations. Parker’s donor list reads like a Who’s Who of … read more


    It was an unordinary day at Holley-Navarre Middle School when a teacher walked into the library wearing a military uniform, April 3, 2024. Surrounded by students, family and friends, he would be presented the Distinguished Flying Cross for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight two years ago — back when he was an evaluator … read more

  • Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander no longer a “Show Stopper” for U.S. 98 Alternate

    A mole salamander designated as an endangered species previously stopped efforts on a local U.S. 98 alternate route. However, after a population of the reticulated flatwoods salamander was discovered in a nearby area, it’s possible the species could potentially be relocated, allowing progress to resume on a much-needed corridor to relieve congestion on U.S. 98. … read more

  • Hurlburt Field Memorial Airpark opens today to the public for first time in decades

    Starting today, for the first time in more than 20 years Hurlburt Field’s Memorial Airpark will open to the public, allowing visitors to see the aircraft and monuments on display and learn more about Air Force Special Operations Command history. The park will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The mission … read more

  • REC Member escorted by police from Milton Council Meeting after refusing to stop talking

    Pam Mitchell, a member of the Santa Rosa County Republican Executive Committee, was escorted by police from last night’s Milton City Council meeting after repeatedly disrupting council discussion during a vote to remove Councilman Mike Cusack as chairman of the Finance Committee. Tuesday’s vote to remove Cusack resulted from a Florida Commission on Ethics investigation … read more