• OPINION: Navarre Commissioner’s Private “Roundtable” Meetings Spark Sunshine Law Concerns

    Santa Rosa County District 4 Commissioner Ray Eddington on February 25 conducted a Citizens Roundtable meeting. That meeting was not publicly noticed, and only around 12 citizens were invited to attend, according to an email circulated amongst attendees. Pensacola Mayor D.C. Reeves in January stood up a similar advisory group. However, Reeves ensured the meeting … read more

  • Navarre Market Cools as Pace Growth Explodes

    So far this year Santa Rosa County has received 390 permits for residential homes, and 46% of all new home construction is taking place in Pace, which is growing more than four times faster than other areas of the county. According to Santa Rosa County Development Services records, the East Milton area generated 11.5% of … read more

  • Chumuckla Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty after Malnourished Dog and Dead Cat Found

    ***WARNING: This story contains information some readers might find disturbing*** Santa Rosa County Crime Stoppers earlier this week issued a bulletin, stating Sara Ann Allstot, 30, was wanted for Animal Cruelty. Shortly thereafter she turned herself into Santa Rosa County Jail. According to police reports, Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office on March 11 was dispatched … read more