In addition to the warmer temps and the return of migratory birds, spring means one more thing in this area: Girl Scout cookies.
According to leadership with the northern Florida Gateway Council, scouts in the area are well-supplied, despite rumors of shortages.
On March 6, Navarre’s CERT program completed their first class in nearly two years.
CERT, or Community Emergency Response Team, is an organization that educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills.
Officer Carlderius “CK” Hansford has only been an officer for a year, but he is anything but green.
Hansford, a 2017 graduate of Navarre High School, was recognized as officer of the year by the Fort Walton Beach Police Department Feb. 22.
For five years Community Life Church (CLC) in Gulf Breeze has hosted a prom night experience centered on God’s love for people ages 14 and older with exceptional abilities.
The past four years it was called Night to Shine. Last year, due to the pandemic, the event was converted into a reverse parade where the participants stayed in their cars and drove through the red carpet instead.
Being a military spouse can be tough. Deployments, operational security, and being alone far from home are some of the main issues they face. Quite often the feeling of isolation can be overwhelming. Luckily for military spouses, there are people like Sarah Curtis.
Curtis, who has been a military spouse since 2018, knows the feelings of isolation and a lack of support.
Jamie Oestmann, a paraprofessional at Holley Navarre Middle School, is grateful for her “second family” after a health emergency.
She went in for hysterectomy surgery Dec. 21. She came home and began to feel a significant amount of pain. The pain went on for some time before she realized she needed help.
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