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Johnson Wins SRIA Seat

Political newcomer Jeremy Johnson won the Santa Rosa Island Authority seat over longtime incumbent Thomas Campanella by a 72 vote margin. (The rest of the story and local race results, read more)




Pensacola Beach Lifeguards Shift to Winter Staffing, Towers Off the Beach

Pensacola Beach Lifeguards will shift to winter staffing levels Monday, Oct. 17. At that time, lifeguard towers will be removed from the beach until the 2023 lifeguard season. Lifeguards will maintain a presence on Pensacola Beach throughout the winter at Casino Beach and via patrol vehicles.




Sea Turtle Nesting Season Started May 1

Sea turtle nesting season kicked off in Escambia County as of Sunday, May 1.Lights out! Leave only your footprints! Fill any holes that you dig! Stay out of posted areas. Read Turtle Trax in each edition of Island Times. 




Take a Journey Along the Eco Trail, online

Santa Rosa Island Authority recently launched a new, content-rich website showcasing the many unique creatures and features of the barrier island. is an extension of the physical Pensacola Beach Footprints in The Sand Eco Trail, which consists of informative, educational signs posted across the island. An interactive map hosted on the website guides visitors along the trail which stretches from just outside the Gulf Islands National Seashore Fort Pickens gate to Park East - just before the Opal Beach area.



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