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Butterfly House recruiting volunteers

Butterfly House recruiting volunteers

Spring is here, and that means the Panhandle Butterfly House (PBH) is busy preparing for the grand opening of its 20th season. On May 6, PBH will kick off year 20 of its unique mission, educating the public on native butterfly species in northwest Florida. Read the full article in the March 23 issue of […]

‘Honky Tonk Homicide’ raises funds and fun

‘Honky Tonk Homicide’ raises funds and fun

It’s safe to say the Mystery Dinner Theater put on at the Holley-Navarre Senior Center Saturday night was the most successful one yet. More than 100 tickets were sold for it, including some by people who aren’t even members of the senior center. Read the full article in the March 23 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Seagrass festival teaches conservation lessons

Seagrass festival teaches conservation lessons

Gulf Breeze Shoreline Park south was busy Saturday as volunteers, scientists and community members celebrated Santa Rosa Sound’s seagrass beds during the Seagrass Awareness Festival. Organizer Chris Verlinde of the UF/IFAS Extension Office’s Sea Grant program said the festival combines education and fun. Read the full article in the March 23 issue of Navarre Press. […]

First responders rally to help wounded officer

First responders rally to help wounded officer

The law enforcement and first responders community is coming together to support one of their own by building a wheelchair ramp on a Navarre home. Patricia Cocciolone is a former Atlanta police officer. She was forced to retire and relegated to life in a wheelchair after being shot multiple times while on duty. Read the […]

County officials’ travel expenses vary widely

County officials’ travel expenses vary widely

The work-related travel by certain Santa Rosa County officials at taxpayers’ expense more than doubled during the past year, while some others cut back on business trips. Read the full article in the March 23 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.

County gives wildflowers the right of way

County gives wildflowers the right of way

On Palm Sunday of 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sighted land near St. Augustine on his journey to the New World. In honor of the holiday and the vast array of native plant life he observed, he dubbed it the “land of flowers,” or Florida in Spanish. Read the full article in the […]

RED Day brings community curb appeal

RED Day brings community curb appeal

The Keller Williams Dream Team in Navarre is seeking applications to find two needy families to benefit from the realty company’s RED Day event to help spruce up neighborhoods. RED stands for renew, energize and donate. On May 11, Keller Williams offices across the country will close for a day as employees don red shirts […]

Moms get the fitness spotlight

Moms get the fitness spotlight

In less than a year, Caslyn Duval has nearly quadrupled her fitness business. There are nicknames out there for Duval: “fitpreneur” or “mompreneur.” Whatever you call her, Duval has been successful with her business, Fit4Mom, which focuses on helping mothers get fit and healthy. Read the full article in the March 16 issue of Navarre […]

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