Dave and Lynn Piech take part in the 2021 Jingle Bell Run with two of their five dogs. At left is Rocky, a former Healing Paws for Warriors service dog who is about to begin training to become a therapy dog. Hank, on right, is a 3-year-old lab with lots of energy. Photo by Sandi Kemp
Knock on the door of Dave and Lynn Piech’s home in Holley by the Sea and you will be greeted loudly. Five lab mixes – all rescues – rush to greet visitors in various stages of youth and exuberance.

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Fairpoint releases third-party study on water quality

Fairpoint Regional Utility System, Inc. (FRUS) just announced the findings of a comprehensive third-party study conducted on the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in untreated water samplings.

Meet the candidates for the Holley-Navarre Water System board

The Holley Navarre Water System, Inc. will hold its annual meeting, including election of director, on January 18, 2022. The meeting will be called to order at 7 a.m. and voting will take place from 7:30 a.m. till 7 p.m. at The Club at Hidden Creek, 3070 PGA Blvd.

Help us find the ‘Person of the Year’

Navarre Press needs your help in finding this year’s Person of the Year. It can be a business owner or a volunteer or a student. Age doesn’t matter.

Navarre serves up big holiday happenings

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Christmas in the Park “Joy To The World!” will be held Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Navarre Park at the foot of the Navarre Bridge.

Santa Rosa Superintendent honored for transparency

Dr. Karen Barber, superintendent for Santa Rosa County District Schools, was awarded the CivicCon Government Transparency Award for proactively raising the district’s reporting of COVID-19 to “an unsurpassed level of transparency and detail.”

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Santa Claus on duty at Holley by the Sea home

A Navarre couple has turned their front yard into a Christmas experience, complete with regular visits from Santa Claus. The Christmas photo opportunity at 2010 Commodore Drive in Holley by the Sea, is open for visitors through Dec. 20.

Santa Claus, aka John Delbert, will be out there every Friday and Saturday evening from 6 to 8 to meet with children and give out gift bags.


Local charity takes care of 200-plus families

A South Santa Rosa County non-profit gave back to the community the weekend before Thanksgiving by boxing up non-perishable food and adding toiletries, a grocery gift card, and an Interfaith Thrift Store and Ministries holiday shopping gift certificate for over 200 families.

‘If you met her, you were her friend’

Kara Marshall was kind and passionate.

She was a friend to everyone she crossed paths with. Those characteristics helped define who the loving wife, mother, sister and friend was in her 51 years of life.

Local charity takes care of 200-plus families

A South Santa Rosa County non-profit gave back to the community the weekend before Thanksgiving by boxing up non-perishable food and adding toiletries, a grocery gift card, and an Interfaith Thrift Store and Ministries holiday shopping gift certificate for over 200 families.

‘If you met her, you were her friend’

Kara Marshall was kind and passionate.

She was a friend to everyone she crossed paths with. Those characteristics helped define who the loving wife, mother, sister and friend was in her 51 years of life.



Photo of the Day

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Janine Satkin. Janine captured this shot of the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier while the sun was setting on a recent trip to the beach. 🌊🌅
Today’s Photo of the Day comes from Janine Satkin. Janine captured this shot of the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier while the sun was setting on a recent trip to the beach. 🌊🌅


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