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Aug 4, 2021

Senior center has two fundraisers on tap

The Holley-Navarre Senior Center has two key fundraisers coming up, hosting its fish fry in September and its heath and craft fair in October.

Aug 3, 2021

Raider band camp brings marching band out of hibernation

After taking a year and a half hiatus, marching band is back, and the Navarre High School Raider Band is ready to march on the field again. Last year, the band was only allowed to have a pep band during football season.

“No one was allowed to march, so we just played in the stands,” Navarre High School band director Dean Barrow said.

Jul 27, 2021

Local campers reel up some fun at Guy Harvey Fishing Camp

The Navarre Beach Marine Science Station partnered with the Guy Harvey Foundation and Florida Youth Conservation Commission to put on a five-day fishing camp at the end of June where local children learned to fish, some for the first time.

Twenty-one campers came out for the fishing camp on Navarre Beach where children learned about fish biology and conservation, as well as fishing tackle, methods and techniques.

Jul 24, 2021

Christmas in July raises money for a ‘Clause’

American Legion Post 382 teamed up with Absolute Zenergy Massage & Bodywork July 24 to host a family-friendly fundraising event with food, games, a bounce house and wrapped up with a drive-in style movie night showing “The Goonies.”

Jul 22, 2021

Shea Dixon awarded Navarre Krewe of Jesters scholarship

The Navarre Krewe of Jesters Scholarship Program Award is a scholarship of $1,000, to be awarded to an accredited institution of higher learning by the Navarre Krewe of Jesters on behalf of a Navarre High School graduate.

Jul 21, 2021

Navarre child needs help getting service dog

Cristian Denton has never taken a step by himself. This could all change with the introduction of Dill, a 70-pound golden retriever, who has been specially trained to help kids with mobility issues.

Jul 14, 2021

Grandfather runs 5K with 31-year-old grandson

Navarre’s Leo Weeks had the privilege of running the 5K Road Race in Fort Walton Beach last weekend with his grandson, Army Warrant Officer 1 Richard Weeks, who was in town visiting. At 83 and 31, they believe they were the only grandfather/grandson runners in the event.

Jul 14, 2021

Grandmother creates library in honor of teen

Outside the Holley by the Sea home of Cheryl Martinez sits a box that houses a little free library.

It was built in memory of her granddaughter, 14-year-old Skye Farej, who was killed in a Gulf Breeze house fire in 2018.

Jul 8, 2021

Midway firefighters help fight hunger

The Midway Fire District participated in the annual #donutstrike4manna food drive in June collecting some 3,000 pounds of nonperishable food items and a striking $4,211.15 in cash donations.

Jul 8, 2021

Country singer writes 6-page letter to local students

Angela Jordan chokes up talking about the six-page letter – handwritten in cursive – that country singer Woody Bradshaw wrote to her and her West Navarre Intermediate students.