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Group wants Navarre to be a city

July 2, 2012

Citizens to Incorporate Navarre,a political action committee, is seeking to make the southeast corner of Santa Rosa County–from Okaloosa County line to Holley by the Sea– the county’s fourth–and largest– city. The last effort was five…

BP Disaster

Gaetz report

June 5, 2010

The following is the Friday report from State Sen. Don Gaetz. The only exception I have is that we were told that BP initially responded with six two-man crews, but maybe they upped the number when…

BP Disaster

Beast Corps: Cabinet visits Escambia County

June 4, 2010

From Beast Corps correspondent Franklin Hayes: As the largest potential economic disaster loomed in the Gulf of Mexico just a few miles off the coast of Pensacola Beach, the Sunshine State’s sitting Governor addressed reporters gathered…


South Santa Rosa Co. news

February 12, 2010

No snow. It’s raining, cold…but no snow. My high schooler is happy nonetheless because she will be able to tell her children and grandchildren that in 2010 she got a “snow day” from the school system.…


Jon Benet Ramsey investigators look at Navarre death

January 3, 2010

The Daily News reports that the two investigators that worked on the Jon Benet Ramsey case are looking into the February 2007 death of Joshua Whittier, who was found at the water’s edge near Juana’s Pagoda…


Billings case: Monday, July 13 part 2

December 31, 2009

OKALOOSA GANG OF FOUR Monday, July 13 At around 2 p.m. Okaloosa Investigator Jeremy Peaden surveys Gary Sumner’s business, 5th Dimension at the 8 and 9 Duval St. in Fort Walton Beach. The area consists of…


Billings case: Sunday, July 12 part 3

December 31, 2009

Okaloosa Traffic Stop Sunday, July 12 As the press conference is ending, Okaloosa County deputies stop a 2004 Cadillac Escalade bearing Florida tag G76-9KJ and distinct Fifth Dimension emblems on both the rear windows at the…


City of Navarre?

August 5, 2009

The Daily News reports that Navarre residents are considering whether to incorporate. In 2006, the chamber paid $50,000 to Government Services Group to determine its qualifications to be incorporated. Citizens met last night to hear about…

Navarre cheerleading mom jailed

October 15, 2008

Daily News reports Sheila Broome Langman, 38, was charged Monday with lewd or lascivious battery. It is alleged that she carried out a two-month sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy. Read more…

Port Navarre legal battle

December 17, 2007

The Daily News reports that the ongoing legal case has delayed construction on the huge residential/retail development known as Port Navarre for more than two years may be nearing resolution as a February court date has…

Incorporate to get sidewalk

November 13, 2007

The daily newspaper reports that Santa Rosa County is paying for a turn lane and sidewalk for Navarre High School. Cost $65,000. (Navarre student traffic gets break) This is another example of the county performing a…