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6/16/2019 5:30:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — For a fifth consecutive year, Navarre Beach likely will attract a record number of tourists this summer, if the off-season is any indication. Between the shoulder months of October ...

6/14/2019 7:44:00 AM
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fl. (WKRG) - Tyler Seibel captured video of a large manatee swimming near the shoreline of Pensacola Beach Wednesday afternoon. At first, he wasn’t sure what it was, but after getting ...

6/13/2019 11:39:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Pensacola Beach leaders change parking lot ban policy Pensacola Beach leaders have agreed to adjust their special events parking ban after complaints from hoteliers and members of a local Corvette ...

6/12/2019 3:54:00 PM
WFLA News Channel 8
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fl. (WKRG) - Tyler Seibel captured video of a large manatee swimming near the shoreline of Pensacola Beach Wednesday afternoon. At first, he wasn’t sure what it was, but after getting ...

6/5/2019 1:11:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is continuing its 12th annual Tunes by the Dunes concert series with four free concerts this month. The 12-week series kicked off May 30 with a performance ...

5/21/2019 10:43:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Snorkeling reef coming to Pensacola Beach's busy Casino Beach A nearshore snorkeling reef off of Casino Beach has been given the go-ahead by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. ...

5/16/2019 9:40:00 AM
The Florida Times-Union
Imagine watching the thriller film ‘Jaws’ while actually dangling in the water. You’ll be able to bravely float on the waters of Santa Rosa Sound in Pensacola Beach on June 21 and 22 while enjoying ...

5/15/2019 4:14:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Who can forget the image of the sea turtle with a drinking straw stuck in its nose? Whether that is your motivation, or the images of plastic in the ocean or trash on our beaches, you can do your ...

5/7/2019 7:47:00 PM
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) -- Pensacola Beach has a new adventure attraction. Premier Adventure Park has a ropes course to test your balance. Craig Ferris with Premier Adventure Park said they’re excited ...

5/1/2019 4:42:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Navarre Beach Lifeguard program unveils sleek new towers, stronger training techniques The Navarre Beach lifeguards have a reinvigorated mission—and a sleek new look—heading into the 2019 summer beach ...

4/12/2019 7:28:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Island Fights 55: 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12. Pensacola Bay Center, 201 E. Gregory St. This will be another great stacked fight card put together featuring amateur, MMA and boxing. The fight card is ...

4/11/2019 3:25:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — Nearly a decade ago, the newest version of the Navarre Beach Pier opened with much fanfare from residents and fishermen. The blows from Hurricane Ivan in 2004 and Hurricane Dennis in ...

4/9/2019 5:51:00 PM
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
NAVARRE BEACH — Mom’s Beach on the barrier island will not just be a place for she and their children to splash and play in the calmer Santa Rosa Sound water this summer. Walkways from the parking ...

4/9/2019 1:12:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Community members gathered at Navarre Beach on Tuesday for the ribbon cutting of a $454,687 project to install several ADA-friendly boardwalks on Navarre Beach. Annie Blanks, Pensacola News Journal

3/31/2019 8:03:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
PENSACOLA BEACH — Pensacola Beach's popular outdoor summer concert series, Bands on the Beach, is back in April. The free concert series features performers for every musical taste and is held each ...

3/30/2019 10:07:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — There are no “no trespassing” signs on Navarre Beach. Neither are there security guards lurking on the dry white sands of Santa Rosa County to escort walkers to the water’s edge before ...

3/25/2019 5:00:00 PM
The surf is down this morning with weak, unrideable traces. Winds are from the NNW around 7-12kts. Short Term Forecast: The surf remains down through the day. Northerly winds continue this afternoon. ...

3/21/2019 11:00:00 AM
Navarre Press
Tourist Development Council (TDC) members voted Thursday to earmark $300,000 in next year’s budget to build a beachfront amphitheater. The project was brought forward by Tourist Development Director ...

3/18/2019 10:11:00 AM
Sports Media Group on
Looking for the perfect beach? Florida's got you covered! 1. Pensacola Beach The barrier island beaches of the Pensacola Bay area rank among the best in the country, including the longest stretch of ...

3/9/2019 3:50:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — No loud music. No beads tossed to the crowd. But smiles were on many faces of those at the third annual Special Needs Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday morning at the West Navarre Intermed...

3/6/2019 2:46:00 PM
“Go Irish on the Island” St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl Go Irish on the Island for the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce’s annual St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl on Sunday, March 17. The annual ...

2/28/2019 3:04:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Navarre Beach pier plans includes family-friendly, weather-friendly changes The Navarre Beach Fishing Pier is moving forward with new ownership this year, and its operator has plans to make the pier m...

2/28/2019 4:22:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
'We like Navarre Beach to be calm': Officials hope for quiet spring break Navarre Beach officials are preparing for a potential influx of spring breakers but are anticipating crowds to be minimal comp...

2/27/2019 11:13:00 AM
FOX 10 Phoenix
NAVARRE, Fla. (FOX 13) - Fishermen in Florida's Panhandle made a rare catch: A 10-foot-long great white shark. Navarre Beach Fishing Pier employee Thomas Thielman told reporters his True Blue Sharks f...

2/26/2019 2:30:00 PM
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) — Northwest Florida has some serious bragging rights when it comes to its beaches. Pensacola Beach and Panama City Beach both land in the top 5 of TripAdvisor's new list o...

2/23/2019 11:21:00 AM
The 33rd Annual Navarre Beach Mardi Gras Parade is in full swing! The Mardi Gras parade kicks off on Saturday, February 23 at 1: 00 p.m. The Parade goers can catch beads see floats at 8543 Navarre ...

2/15/2019 7:22:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
The series is organized by the Santa Rosa Island Authority. If you’re a fan of the beach in general (and who isn’t?), then there’s entertainment in all directions at the concerts, which take place at ...

2/11/2019 10:27:00 AM
OurSports Central
Pensacola, FL - The Pensacola Blue Wahoos will select a deserving local non-profit organization to receive the team's branded bus through a social media giveaway, the team announced on Monday. The Blu...

2/10/2019 6:04:00 AM
USA Patch
PENSACOLA, FL — Here's your weather forecast for the week ahead, as reported by Darksky. Daily Newsletter The latest Pensacola news delivered to your inbox every morning. Breaking News Alerts ...

2/5/2019 4:56:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — Construction is under way to enhance and expand Navarre Beach Marine Park. Florida Department of Environmental Protection Project Manager Pearce Barrett said two projects are in the wo...

2/1/2019 6:11:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
A table for 10 is $270. Tickets can be purchased from any Jester, or by emailing The 33rd annual Navarre Beach Mardi Gras parade will happen rain or shine Feb. 23 on Gulf Boulevard i...

Outdoor Alabama
The recently extended federal red snapper season is good news for anglers. Watch this video for more information about the extended season and the state’s snapper check program.

Lake & River Promotions
National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit…

Lake & River Promotions
Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure! This is the only zipline connecting two states and participants will soar 100 ft over the Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park - the best man-made Whitewater Course in the World by USA Today! Achieving speeds of up to 40mph, thrill seekers will zip over…

Emerald Gulf Coast Promotions
"Seashore biologist Mark Nicholas speculates she might have become disoriented by artificial lights, perhaps from Santa Rosa Sound-front homes on the Gulf Breeze peninsula, that sparkle brightly at night."

Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today the awarding of more than $13.5 million in competitive grants to 11 states for 16 boating infrastructure projects. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service awards these grants, which will help fund construction of docks, boat slips and other facilities to support recreational…

Amy Han
As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ongoing We’re for Water campaign, this year’s Fix a Leak Week—March 14 - 20, 2011—encourages Americans to help put a stop to the more than 1 trillion gallons of water wasted from household leaks each year. Finding and fixing leaks can save the average household…

Dean Langan
Receive $600 for Participating in Boat Research this WeekendDates: Sunday, February 20th or Monday the 21stLocation: Stuart, FloridaTime commitment: 2.5 hoursOne of the major boat manufacturers is looking for couples who currently own stern drive boats to participate in on-water testing so that they can better understand…

Steve Northington
It’s that time of year once again (I hate starting an article with that line) when we all wonder, will we use our boats anymore this year? We wonder, when is it time to winterize? I wonder if it will be a cold winter as last year was? And, worst of all, the most ridiculous one…. I wonder if I hang that 100 watt light bulb…

Amy Han
EPA's Office of Water launched a new Web clearinghouse of Lake Shoreland Protection Resources,, which provides practitioners with links to key resources to protect and restore fragile lake shorelands and to promote better stewardship by lakeside property owners and others who…

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