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Jul 17, 2024

Florida State Parks Foundation, companies collaborate to provide e-bikes for Florida State Parks Rangers

The Florida State Parks Foundation, Cannondale Bicycle Corporation and REI Co-op’s Winter Park Store recently announced a collaboration to provide Cannondale e-bikes for use by Florida State Parks rangers during a press conference at Lake Louisa State Park.

Jul 17, 2024

Navarre Beach Marine Science Station hosts ‘Fins & Flippers’ summer camp

When school is out for summer, it’s only natural for students to hit the beach. You just wouldn’t expect them to learn anything from it.

Jul 12, 2024

Commissioners Eddington, Smith receive commissioner leadership designations

Santa Rosa County Commissioners Ray Eddington and Kerry Smith have recently achieved designations for a commissioner leadership program. Eddington, who represents District 4 (Holley, Navarre, and Navarre Beach), received the Advanced County Commissioner Level I designation.

Jul 8, 2024

FWC law enforcement, national groups talk ‘Operation Dry Water’

Rainy weather couldn’t stop the kickoff to Operation Dry Water at U.S. Coast Guard Station Destin on Wednesday, July 3. Operation Dry Water, started in 2009, is a national initiative to increase awareness and enforce Boating Under the Influence laws. Each Fourth of July weekend, a heightened enforcement campaign is held. The goal of Operation Dry Water is to reduce the number of alcohol and drug-related boating incidents and fatalities.

Jul 5, 2024

Navarre area 11-year-old a national STEM event participant

A Navarre area student recently had the opportunity to attend a national STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) conference in Miami.

Jul 3, 2024

Navarre Park to host ‘Christmas in July’ movie night July 13

Have yourself a merry little summer! On Saturday, July 13, Navarre Park will play host to “Christmas in July Movie Night,” starting at 8 p.m. The movie night is a free event.

Jul 2, 2024

Boat safely this Fourth of July by boating sober

Operation Dry Water weekend takes place July 4 to 6. The national weekend of Boating Under the Influence detection and enforcement is aimed at reducing the number of alcohol- and drug-related boating incidents and fatalities. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and other participating law enforcement agencies will work together to make Florida waterways safer by identifying and removing dangerous or impaired vessel operators.

Jul 2, 2024

Audrey Goodwin excited for first year as principal at Holley Navarre Primary

Holley Navarre Primary School has a new principal. Audrey Goodwin, who has spent the past 25 years educating students in various roles in northwest Florida, was appointed to principal of Holley Navarre Primary by the Santa Rosa County School Board on June 13.

Jun 29, 2024

Navarre Beach Lifeguards set to host B.E.A.C.H. series

A new program from the Navarre Beach Lifeguards will bring educational opportunities to local and visiting beachgoers.   The new program, known as the B.E.A.C.H series, will take place in four sessions over four weeks and feature beach safety lessons and water skills activities for participants.

Jun 25, 2024

Potential county park fees in limbo

Decisions by the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners on the fees charged for use of county parks and recreational facilities have been postponed to the second set of meetings in January due to concerns of how these fees would affect Navarre community events
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