Pensacola - Santa Rosa Island News

8/8/2017 6:42:00 PM
News Herald
We now have tremendous employment. We have visitation. We have people coming to Pensacola as a destination, not to go to Pensacola Beach but to actually enjoy our downtown waterfront. So you are heading in the right direction; don’t stop.”

8/8/2017 10:02:00 AM
Upside down. In the lazarette. With Loctite. Totally! “Get me the doo-dads box!” Annie Dike lives in Pensacola, FL. She and her boyfriend Phillip cruise their Niagara 35 along the western coast of Florida, across the Gulf and the northern Caribbean.

8/7/2017 2:04:00 PM
NW Florida Daily News
NAVARRE — Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce has a new chief executive officer and president. Last week, Navarre's first chamber announced that Tamara Fountain would be the new leader of the organization after its former President/CEO Judy Morehead ...

8/7/2017 7:32:00 AM
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
1. ATTEND A BEACH CONCERT. The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will continue its 10th annual free summer concert series, Tunes by the Dunes, from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 10 at Navarre Beach Park. The series offers a line-up of 14 free outdoor concerts every ...

8/5/2017 1:05:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Save Pensacola Beach Rally Protesters gather at the pavilion at Pensacola Beach Saturday, August 5, 2017 to help get the word out to stop the passage of Bill S.B 1073 during the Save Pensacola Beach Rally. Check out this story on ...

8/2/2017 9:41:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Congressman Matt Gaetz is moving forward with legislation to privatize ownership of Pensacola and Navarre beach, in effect stealing Santa Rosa Island from the public/owners and transferring fee simple title to persons and companies renting it from the ...

7/31/2017 9:00:00 PM
This may be the last time some Navarre Beach residents come back. Jeremy Koenigseder, a Navarre resident, says, "This is our fourth year, not sure there will be too many more. Nothing like finding out the day before they closed scallop season." While the ...

7/31/2017 8:08:00 PM
NW Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — Leaseholders on Navarre Beach are one step closer to fee simple titles after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2370 by a voice vote last week. The bill, written by Congressman Matt Gaetz, gives leaseholders on Santa Rosa Island the ...

7/31/2017 8:07:00 PM
Capitol News Service
but an algae bloom in St. Joe Bay prompted state wildlife officials to call it off for at least two weeks and maybe longer across North Florida Jeremy Koenigseder brought his family from Navarre Beach. “This is our fourth year, uh, Not sure there will be ...

7/31/2017 4:26:00 PM
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
NAVARRE BEACH — Sometimes you just need a little mood music to relax. In May, Santa Rosa County rolled out its new marketing campaign touting Navarre Beach as "Florida's Relaxing Place." As part of the campaign, the advertising firm Paradise Advertising ...

7/31/2017 8:13:00 AM
Other blends celebrate such Pensacola icons as Graffiti Bridge, the Pensacola Beach sign, the Pensacola Beach Ball, Palafox Place and the Five Flags, among others. “We like to share some of Pensacola’s history and unique character with locals and ...

7/28/2017 2:30:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Longtime Pensacola Beach lifeguard Dave Greenwood has more than 100 rescues David Greenwood, chief lifeguard at Pensacola Beach, knows he has one of the best jobs in the world. Check out this story on ...

7/27/2017 1:21:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
The Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary expands to 90 reef units The Navarre Beach Marine Santuary is adding 60 new reef units to the current 30 existing units. The new units will look similar to these reef units at Grayton Turtle Reed in South Walton County.

7/27/2017 12:50:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
They are runners putting on a run — so they have a good perspective." The race is also supported by the city of Gulf Breeze, Gulf Breeze Police Department, Santa Rosa Island Authority, Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Pensacola Beach Fire Department, ...

7/26/2017 12:55:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Only two other Escambia County restaurants, The Grand Marlin on Pensacola Beach and Fisherman's Corner on Perdido Key, rank on the 2017 list. "Obviously, it's a great recognition," Silivos said. As to "Wines Across the World," the event will not just be ...

7/26/2017 12:55:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Fans of Gigi gather to remember the blind Navarre sea turtle Cindy Wilson left, and her daughter, Shelby, right, share their fondest memories of Gigi during a memorial for the sea turtle at the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, Tuesday ...

7/25/2017 1:05:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center will hold memorial for Gigi The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center will hold a memorial event for loggerhead sea turtle Gigi from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 25. Check out this story on http ...

7/23/2017 7:58:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Louisiana skipper wins women's only sailing regatta First time Roses competitor, Susan Danielson, skippered Super Duck, a J-29 owned by Rives Allen of Panama City, to overall victory in the spinnaker Fleet. B Check out this story on http://www.pnj ...

7/21/2017 1:09:00 PM
Navarre Press
The restaurant at the foot of the Navarre Beach bridge will be vacant no longer as restauranting brothers Carl and Cory Broussard announced Friday they will be opening Broussard’s Bayou Grill and Cajun Specialty Meats to the site. This casual dining ...

7/18/2017 10:18:00 PM
FWC officers took part in the annual Blue Angels Airshow on Pensacola Beach where approximately 500,000 people attended over the three-day period. FWC officers, along with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Department ...

7/18/2017 2:45:00 PM
NW Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — Just shy of a year since it opened, the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center has lost its spokesturtle. On Tuesday afternoon, the center announced via Facebook that Gigi was humanely euthanized Monday evening after weeks of ...

7/17/2017 9:41:00 PM
Weather Alert
Two people were involved in a collision involving two jet skis in the Santa Rosa Island. The incident happened Monday afternoon near Pensacola Beach. Officials say two jet skis collided, causing both of the drivers to be thrown off. A man was taken to ...

7/17/2017 3:05:00 PM
NW Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — When it's sea turtle nesting season, a line drawn in the sand could be a federal offense. Over the weekend, volunteers with the local sea turtle patrol group were disheartened to find names and initials drawn in the cordoned off area on ...

7/14/2017 11:52:00 AM
NW Florida Daily News
Next week, he'll make a presentation on gardening for wildlife. The nonprofit also partners with other organizations looking to make a difference, such as the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, which does a monthly trash cleanup on Navarre Beach.

7/14/2017 12:27:00 AM
Weather Alert
Doctors are trying to figure out what's wrong with Gigi the sea turtle. The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center believes the injures loggerhead may have a neurological disorder. They said she's also malnourished and weighs only 175 pounds "We're ...

7/13/2017 2:15:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
BP oil hit Pensacola Beach, but BP money is headed elsewhere, beach leaders say Pensacola Beach leaders say the local beach, which say heaving oil in 2010, is being overlooked in distribution of BP restitution funds. Check out this story on http ...

7/12/2017 8:06:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Gigi the sea turtle treated at Gulf Breeze Hospital Gigi, the resident sea turtle at the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, received a diagnostic scan at Gulf Breeze Hospital Check out this story on ...

7/10/2017 1:07:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
The Santa Rosa Island Authority is launching an educational campaign about rules for dogs on the beach before Escambia County animal control begins patrolling the island July 17. Pets are welcome at two designated dogs beaches, located at lots 21.5 and 28 ...

7/9/2017 12:21:00 PM
NW Florida Daily News
Just west of our area can be found the Margaritaville Beach Hotel on Pensacola Beach. It recently earned the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award. It has done so since its opening in 2010. The award is based on consistent four-out-of-five review ...

7/8/2017 12:47:00 PM
Chipley Bugle
The Blue Angels select “finalists” to interview at the team’s home base of Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Florida, during the week of the Pensacola Beach Air Show each year. The team makes selections at the conclusion of that week. Marine Maj.

7/8/2017 9:27:00 AM
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. - The owner of a lost ring, which sparked a viral Facebook search, has been found. Bridgette Rogers, whose young daughter found the ring in the sand on Pensacola Beach over the Fourth of July holiday, told FOX 5 the owner is an ...

7/7/2017 9:23:00 PM
Weather Alert
Umbrellas and tents covered Pensacola Beach before the start of the Pensacola Beach Air Show, but so did ominous clouds that had some beachgoers keeping a close eye on the sky above. "We will be here until they fly because we're not leaving until the Blue ...

7/7/2017 9:03:00 PM
Thousands of enthusiastic spectators flock to the sugar-white sand and turquoise water of this Gulf Coast destination each July to see the U.S. Navy’s elite flight demonstration squadron perform at the annual Pensacola Beach Air Show. The Blue Angels ...

7/7/2017 5:46:00 AM
NW Florida Daily News
The Coast Guard has set up two temporary safety zones in portions of the Gulf of Mexico and the Santa Rosa Sound during the Annual Pensacola Beach Air Show over the Gulf of Mexico at Pensacola Beach from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The Gulf of ...

7/6/2017 10:16:00 PM
Construction Dive
The current bridge was built in 1960, and the state has categorized it as "structurally deficient," although it continues to accommodate approximately 55,000 motorists who travel between Pensacola and Gulf Breeze, FL, every day, according to the Pensacola ...

7/6/2017 8:45:00 PM
Weather Alert
In less than 24 hours the Blue Angels will take to the skies. This will be the last Pensacola Beach Air Show for Blue Angels' Commander Ryan Bernacchi. Bernacchi remembers the first time he saw the Blue Angels when he was five years old. "When I saw those ...

7/5/2017 12:56:00 PM
Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward (Pensacola, FL)—[CBN News] An historic cross in Pensacola, Florida may not have to come down as recently ordered. The city has decided to fight to keep an historical cross from being torn down. (Photo: Bayview Park cross ...

7/3/2017 9:16:00 PM
Weather Alert
This week is the busiest week all year on Pensacola Beach. Crowds come from all over for the Fourth of July and the Blue Angels Air Show. The main warning this year from lifeguards is to be ready for the heat. As early as 10 a.m. on Monday, lifeguards were ...

7/2/2017 4:58:00 PM
NW Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — Navarre Beach Fire Department responded to a firework-related brush fire around 4 p.m. Sunday. The fire occurred on a vacant lot on Arkansas Street on Navarre Beach. Capt. Danny Fureigh said the fire occurred around the same location ...

7/2/2017 12:52:00 PM
NW Florida Daily News
"We're loving it," she said. "It's a friendly, beautiful, relaxing place. We found it by chance when we were researching places nearby Pensacola Beach." Buffy Keene from Bainbridge, Georgia, has been staying in Navarre since Thanksgiving while she works on ...

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