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You are now driving on Charlie Brown Memorial Highway

You are now driving on Charlie Brown Memorial Highway

A dedication Ceremony was held Sept. 11 at Boomer Aviation Airstrip to memorialize Warren “Charlie” Brown of Navarre. Navarre area resident Warren “Charlie” Brown was a well-respected local leader who did much to benefit his community before his passing in 2011. To recognize his contributions, State Senator Don Gaetz and State Rep. Matt Gaetz worked with their fellow […]

Aydelott remembered with garden dedication

Aydelott remembered with garden dedication

Teachers, staff, family members, friends and students gathered at Holley Navarre Middle School May 28 to dedicate a colorful garden to the memory of Sharon Aydelott. “We hereby loving dedicate in her cherished memory the Sharon Hill Aydelott memorial garden,” said principal Joie DeStefano during the dedication ceremony held in the school’s cafeteria. Read more […]

NFL linebacker promotes healthy habits to Navarre students

NFL linebacker promotes healthy habits to Navarre students

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker LaRoy Reynolds was at Holley-Navarre Middle School Wednesday meeting with students and talking about leading healthy lifestyles. HNMS is involved with Fuel Up to Play 60, which is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council (NDC) and National Football League (NFL). Reynolds is currently in Gulf Breeze doing off-season […]

Navarre teen accused of sexual assault at house party

Navarre teen accused of sexual assault at house party

A 17-year-old Navarre High School student was arrested after being accused of sexual assault at his house party that took place March 1 on Raider Lane, according to a Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office news release. Bryant Watson’s mother, Chrisheyl Watson, 40, was arrested April 3 for allegedly providing alcohol for the teen and his friends […]

Fourth candidate enters school board district 3 race

Fourth candidate enters school board district 3 race

Fuchsia Ann Parris Spann filed March 17 as a candidate for Santa Rosa County School Board District 3 Representative. Spann, a real estate agent at Century 21 Island View Realty in Navarre,  is now the fourth candidate vying for the district 3 representative seat.  She is the third candidate to enter the school board race since […]

Water rates less for Holley-Navarre residents

Water rates less for Holley-Navarre residents

Although capacity and usage play a role, location is what drives the price local residents pay for water. Water service rates and tap fees vary in south Santa Rosa County because each utility system sets its own rate schedule. For the past decade, a partnership between local utility systems called the Fairpoint Regional Utility Authority […]

Navarre pedestrian suffers serious injuries

Navarre pedestrian suffers serious injuries

A 29-year-old pedestrian suffered serious injuries yesterday morning after being struck by a car on Highway 98 near Coral Street. Nathan Holder, of Navarre, was hit by a Toyota Camry driven by 75-year-old Albert Nelso, also from Navarre just before 6:30 a.m. Nelso was traveling eastbound in the outside lane of Highway 98 when the […]

‘City of Navarre’ budget shows surplus

‘City of Navarre’ budget shows surplus

What a difference two weeks make. Nearly twice as many people attended the March 12 Citizens to Incorporate Navarre meeting as the one held Feb. 26. Additionally, the most recent meeting included lively discussion about the benefits of incorporation and the timing of the current effort. With about half of the 50 people not having […]

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