Editor

Reports to: Publisher Overall Responsibility: Navarre Press is an award-winning publication, garnering the top award, Newspaper of the Year, four times in the most recent five years. The editor will strive to take Navarre Press from a position of excellence to the next level. The editor will manage the newsroom often without assistance and provide […]

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680.   Hiya! I’m Precious, a female cairn Terrier mix about 3 years old. I get along great with other small dogs, but I’d really prefer a home with no cats or large dogs please! I’ll be the […]

Gulf Breeze nurse receives DAISY recognition

Gulf Breeze nurse receives DAISY recognition

Baptist Health Care presented its August DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses to T.K. Hodges, BSN, R.N., who works on 2 East at Gulf Breeze Hospital. Hodges was nominated by a patient to recognize the physical and emotional comfort she provided during the patient’s hospitalizations. The nomination was made anonymously.   Read the full article in […]

Ministering on the Streets of NYC

Ministering on the Streets of NYC

On July 30, a team of 18 teens and eight adults from Coastline Calvary Chapel Navarre, led by Pastor Matt Burkett, boarded a plane at Pensacola International Airport bound for New York City. While millions of tourists visit NYC each year, these people were headed there to work among the city’s homeless, its poor and disadvantaged.   Read the full article in the Sept. 12 […]

Wild Shots winners revealed

Wild Shots winners revealed

In July, the Gulf Breeze Zoo hosted its annual Wild Shots Photo Contest in search of the perfect shot. The competition was steep with 830 entries from shutterbug’s of all ages and experience levels. The contest contained three categories: Adult, Youth and People’s Choice.   Read the full article in the Sept. 12 issue of […]

Santa Rosa County Arrests

Santa Rosa County Arrests

September 2-8, 2019 August 26- September 3, 2019 August 16-26, 2019   August 12-19, 2019 August 2-11, 2019   July 27-August 5, 2019 July 22-28, 2019 July 13 – 22, 2019   July 5 – 14, 2019 July 1 – 8, 2019 June 22 – July 1, 2019   June 17-24, 2019 June 7-17, 2019 […]

Arrest made in Milton child molestation case

Arrest made in Milton child molestation case

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Pensacola man Sept. 12 for allegedly molesting a young girl twice over the span of three years. Joseph Michael Robey, 38, faces two felony charges for two separate incidents that occurred in Milton. Deputies were made aware of the allegations after the victim disclosed the incidents to her […]

HOW TO DEAL WITH DROUGHT STRESS IN YOUR LAWN!

HOW TO DEAL WITH DROUGHT STRESS IN YOUR LAWN!

Skip Orth has been in the lawn service business for more than 25 years, and is the author of the book, “What Every Home Owner Along The Emerald Coast Needs To Know About Lawn Care.” He has also authored several articles and holds frequent workshops on the topic of lawn care in the local area […]

UWF president’s contract extended, salary raised

UWF president’s contract extended, salary raised

After guiding the University of West Florida (UWF) to three years of unprecedented success in the Florida Board of Governors performance-based funding model, UWF President Martha D. Saunders was awarded a contract extension Aug. 29 through the end of the 2020 calendar year.   Read the full article in the Sept. 12 issue of Navarre Press. Visit […]

HNFD & Holley-Navarre Professional Firefighter’s Association | Public Notice #2271

The Holley-Navarre Fire District and the Holley-Navarre Professional Firefighter’s Association Local #4695 will conduct contract negotiations on September 16 and 18 2019. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 9 A.M. and to be held at 8618 Esplanade St., Navarre, FL, 32566. Meetings are open to the public. For more information call the Fire District […]

Good Time Regatta

Good Time Regatta

Juana Good Time Regatta 2019 Trophy Winners Cruisers: 1st           Steve and Conner Rudzki and Crew “Cat’s Away” Gemini 105MC 2nd          Ken Schneider and Crew “Missing Oar” Gemini 3200 3rd           Gary and Derek Nelms “Piano Tuna” Gemini 3200 Hobie 16: 1st           Mark Bachman and Mike Pederson 2nd          Mark Caraher – Single Handed 3rd           Jane and Jerome […]

Rollover causes injuries, backup at Coral Street

Rollover causes injuries, backup at Coral Street

U.S. Highway 98 westbound traffic in Navarre came to a crawl 4:30 p.m. Sept. 4 after a T-bone type collision at the intersection of Coral Street. Dispatchers indicated one person was ejected from their vehicle, and an SUV was rolled over on its side in the road. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a black Toyota […]

Bail denied for sex trafficking suspect

Bail denied for sex trafficking suspect

The man accused of running a human trafficking ring that stretched into Gulf Breeze and Pensacola massage parlors will not be eligible for bail, according to an order issued by a federal judge Sept. 6. In the Order of Detention issued by U.S. Magistrate Judge Hope Thai Cannon, the judge cited concerns that the defendant […]

Murder suspect arrested in Milton cold case

Murder suspect arrested in Milton cold case

After more than four years, witness statements about a homicide in Milton have led Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s deputies to arrest the victim’s previous roommate Monday. John Travis Palmer has been charged with first-degree felony homicide for allegedly shooting the victim in the head according the arrest report provided by the State Attorney’s Office. Santa Rosa […]

Lunar lunacy? Full moon rising Friday the 13th

Lunar lunacy? Full moon rising Friday the 13th

For the first time in 19 years, a full moon will rise on a Friday the 13th this week, meaning a double whammy of bad luck according to the superstitious. The event is a rarity. It will not happen again until Aug. 13, 2049, according to NASA. Pop culture myths hold that Friday’s that fall on the […]

Hope for Honduras: Community Life Church, Gulf Breeze

Hope for Honduras: Community Life Church, Gulf Breeze

A mainstay in the ministry budget of many U.S. churches is support for foreign missions. Visit a local church and you are sure to see a wall adorned with captioned pictures of the missionaries they support. While supporting congregations may be acquainted with their missionaries, the people to whom these missionaries minister often remain needy unknowns.   Read the full article in the Sept. 5 issue of Navarre […]

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680.   Meow, I’m Mogi, a 1-year-old spayed female. Purr-leasure to meet you! I weigh eight pounds and have a pretty medium length black and brown tiger stripe coat that is oh-so-pettable. Come give this soft kitty a […]

Gulf Power salutes employees on Lineworker Appreciation Day

Gulf Power salutes employees on Lineworker Appreciation Day

Gulf Power lineworkers work all hours of the day and night and even through the weekend to help serve customers. The company salutes its employees as Florida recognized Lineworker Appreciation Day on Monday, Aug. 26.  It’s an annual recognition that the Florida Legislature established in 2012.   Read the full article in the Sept. 5 […]

New area-code options dialed up for Panhandle

New area-code options dialed up for Panhandle

Jim Turner News Service of Florida   With available numbers for the 850 area code expected to run out in March 2022, an additional area code is being pushed for the entire Northwest Florida region. Florida Public Service Commission staff members were told Friday that the North American Numbering Plan Administrator, which oversees telephone numbering […]

Health without the high at Your CBD Store

Health without the high at Your CBD Store

  Health without the high is the way Your CBD Store in Navarre promotes its products. Will Nelson opened his store in the Palm Harbour Plaza in June and has seen its popularity rise quickly. CBD has multiple uses, and its benefits are proven. Customers have come in with chronic pain or anxiety issues and […]

Juvenile arrested in Milton accidental shooting

Juvenile arrested in Milton accidental shooting

Milton Police Department arrested an unnamed juvenile suspect Aug. 27 in connection with an accidental shooting that caused four schools in Milton to go on lockdown Aug. 23. According to the arrest report, the juvenile was inside a residence on Burke Street in the Whiting Pines neighborhood with four other children.   Read the full […]

Navarre man arrested for alleged child molestation

Navarre man arrested for alleged child molestation

After he allegedly fled to Alabama, Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Navarre man accused of molesting a child younger than 12 years old. Loyd Robert Walker, 63, faces a felony molestation charge for allegedly sticking his hands inside the pants of the child. The allegations were reported in late July. According to […]

Voter books close Monday for Oct. 8 election

Voter books close Monday for Oct. 8 election

Voter registration books close Sept. 9 for the upcoming special election to decide whether Santa Rosa County will add an additional half cent of sales tax. Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections Tappie A. Villane reminds citizens to register to vote before book closing Monday, Sept. 9, at 5 p.m. It is the last day […]

BREAKING: Baptist announces ER, urgent care for Navarre

BREAKING: Baptist announces ER, urgent care for Navarre

Baptist Health Care announced Sept. 5, a partnership with Texas-based Intuitive Health to bring a $7.5 million combined emergency room (ER) and urgent care clinic to Navarre, a first for the region. Baptist Emergency Room & Urgent Care will be located at the existing Baptist Medical Park-Navarre (8888 Navarre Parkway) and is expected to open in early […]

MIDWAY MINI STORAGE AUCTION | Legal #3512

MIDWAY MINI STORAGE AUCTION–5426 GULF BREEZE PKWY, GULF BREEZE, FL. UNITS:  C-31, Marcus Avalos; I-22, Eric Hovdet; E-9, Carla Johnson; 122/855/1206/1213, Paul Nicholas;  H-15, Ian Reeder; B-9, Mary Tikey; H-9, H-10, Amanda Warren; 514, Kelsey Jacobson; 427, Crystal O’Brien; 324, Sabrina Parry; 706, Tonya Payton; 1110, Cynthia Pento; 382, Robert Ruggles; 446, Robert Schirmacher; 1070, […]

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