• Gulf Power begins using drones to inspect equipment along power lines

      Gulf Power is embracing technology by using drones to perform equipment assessments on overhead power lines to help provide even more reliable service to customers in good weather and bad. Starting in mid-February, drones will be used to take photos of equipment along power lines in neighborhoods to proactively identify potential areas of concern … read more

  • Free Pancakes to Support Children with Cancer on Feb. 25

    On Fat Tuesday, Feb. 25, indulge in some final Mardi Gras fun by enjoying a free short stack of pancakes during the 15th Annual IHOP National Pancake Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at participating IHOPs. Pancake fanatics  also will have the opportunity for a chance to win Pancakes for Life.  Donations raised through … read more

  • Man jailed after carjacking disabled victim in East Milton

    On Sunday 2/16/2020 Santa Rosa Deputies responded to a carjacking in the 8300 block of Hickory Hammock Rd in Milton.  Deputies made contact with the disabled victim who stated he had pulled over for a vehicle that was flashing its headlights.   When he stopped, the victim was confronted by Titus Eugene Mallory, Jr. who … read more

  • Ascension Sacred Heart to Build New ER in Navarre

    Ascension Sacred Heart today announced plans to build a new community Emergency Room as well as a new medical office building on a nine-acre site near the Walmart Neighborhood Market in West Navarre. The new ER will be located at 7334 Navarre Parkway near the intersection of U.S. 98 and Joybrook Road. Graphic by Romi … read more

  • Island Style Navarre to expand and create 20 new jobs

    Navarre’s largest beach department store, Island Style, is expanding their location by 40 percent, adding an additional 2,000 square feet of retail space plus full- and part-time job opportunities. “This is creating 20 new jobs.” said Mario Roberts, hiring manager and co-owner of the locally owned business. “We are presently interviewing for 10 full-time and … read more

  • Santa Rosa Democratic Party opposes proposed county Pro-Life Resolution

    The Santa Rosa County Democratic Party in a statement issued yesterday announced its opposition to a proposed “Pro-Life Sanctuary” resolution for Santa Rosa County, which county commissioners will discuss during their February 13 meeting. “In line with efforts in other states, the designation would make abortion illegal in Santa Rosa County.  These efforts are somewhat … read more

  • Grazie, Navarre! Vinnie R’s New York Italian restaurant closing after 15 years

    Paulette Rollant, affectionately known around Navarre as “Ms. P,” has sold the building which housed the restaurant she and her late husband opened 15 years ago. Photo by Romi White After 15 years in business, Paulette Rollant is closing Vinnie R’s New York Italian Restaurnt, located in Harvest Village Professional Park in Navarre. “Thank you … read more