The Santa Rosa County Tourism Development Committee (TDC) approved $61,225 in grants Tuesday, June 7 to fund 18 events such as festivals, 5Ks, concerts, parades and even butterfly tagging in the county. The funds are part of the bed-tax budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal years. Bed taxes are collected on visitors to the county who […]
It didn’t take long for the interest in science to be generated at the inaugural Bioblitz May 21 at Naval Live Oaks, which is part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. “Right before the start, we had a broadhead Gecko sitting there and everyone just started taking pictures,” said Susan Teel, the Chief of Resource […]
Stories about buried treasure have and always will capture the imagination of those possessing an adventurous spirit. For some, just the thought of buried riches is enough to quicken the pulse. More common perhaps than any other legend however are stories involving pirates and buried treasure. No matter the pirate, Blackbeard, Bellamy, Lafitte or otherwise, […]
On Saturday, May 7, almost 400 runners assembled on Navarre Beach for the Juana’s Pagodas sponsored Sunset Stampede. A portion of the proceeds went to the Navarre Marine Science Station. Click here to view photos featured in the May 12 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online today to your community newspaper.
Gulf Islands National Seashore will be bustling with activity May 21 as citizen scientists set out to explore nature at Naval Live Oaks in Gulf Breeze. Bioblitz 2016, created through a joint effort of the National Park Service and National Geographic, is providing an opportunity for people of all ages to explore, identify and document […]
The 32nd Annual Navarre Fun Fest presented by Okaloosa Gas and hosted by the Navarre Chamber of Commerce seemingly went off without a hitch on Saturday. This year’s change in format wrapped all the fun and festivities of a two-day event into one and culminated with the crowd favorite fireworks display. Read the full article […]
SAFER Santa Rosa, in partnership with Santa Rosa County, is organizing the first-ever Santa Rosa Day of Service on Saturday, July 23. The organization is currently accepting projects for consideration. Read the full article in the April 28 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe online.
Relay for Life Navarre took place Friday night into Saturday raising more than $64,000 so far. And while the walk is over, the work is still on-going. Fundraisers for the event will continue into August to help the organization meet their $100,000 goal. Read the full article in the April 28 issue of Navarre Press. […]
When the Taste of Navarre wasn’t held last year, Juana’s chef Jennifer Bryan wanted to bring it back in some way. She saw an opportunity to do it through a chef’s competition which will take place April 30 during the 32nd annual Navarre Fun Fest. The competition will be similar to the popular television show […]
The Navarre Garden Club made spring official with their annual Spring Fling, the largest fundraiser for the club. Click HERE to view photos featured in the April 21 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe today to your community newspaper.