Jun 3, 2021

Local homebuilder pays off student meal debts

Local businessman Blaine Flynn, CEO of Flynn Built, has a generous heart for his community. This week he wrote a check to the Santa Rosa County School District to pay off the debts from any unpaid student meals in Santa Rosa County.

Employee shortage
May 9, 2021

Businesses frustrated by employee shortage, state rep suggests solution

District 2 State Representative Alex Andrade sent a letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis last week praising his leadership and begging him to intervene on behalf of local employers, many of which are struggling to maintain business as usual with a severe shortage of employees.

New food truck court for Gulf Breeze
May 4, 2021

New food truck court coming to Gulf Breeze area

Driving from west Navarre to Tiger Point, there are limited food options along the way and local business owner Steven Aitken plans to create a solution. He currently owns Aitken’s OnDemand, a landscaping and irrigation company on the south side of U.S. Highway 98 in Midway.

May 1, 2021

Made in Santa Rosa, sold in Walmart

America’s largest retailer is once again making a push for more homemade or homegrown products on its shelves.

Apr 28, 2021

Food trucks have a place, just not on Navarre Beach public property

A request to have a food truck festival in a Navarre Beach public parking lot once a month sparked a discussion at the April 22 Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners monthly work session.

Apr 14, 2021

SandBar opens for season to packed beach

The SandBar at Windjammers is open for the season and, for the first time, serving alcoholic beverages.

beach road
Apr 6, 2021

Visitors loving Navarre; bed tax numbers prove it

Bed tax numbers for Santa Rosa County increased 28.42% in February over last year, representing the fifth straight increase for the fiscal year beginning in October.

Mar 31, 2021

Dog-friendly shipping store offers warm customer experience

One wouldn’t typically pair a print/shipping store with an all-occasion gift shop full of home décor and goods, jewelry, chalk paint and pet accessories.

That’s exactly what happened at Pak ‘N Fax and Treasures by the Sound in Navarre.


Mar 24, 2021

Old Navarre cottage filled with inspiration, unique handcrafted items

If you blink you might miss it. An older small gray building that sits in the heart of Navarre at the corner of U.S. Highway 98 and its intersection with State Road 87 is the home of the oldest and only remaining Navarre cottage dating back to 1940.

Mar 19, 2021

Gulf Power crews set up along local roads

If you have noticed lane closures and Gulf Power crews along U.S. Highway 98 lately, you may have had some questions.

The Navarre Press did. Here’s some information on what’s going on, how long it is going to last and when you’ll notice lane closures.



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