Public comment open for Marine Park parcel purchase

Public comment open for Marine Park parcel purchase

State officials are seeking feedback on a proposal to purchase the only developable land in the Navarre Beach Marine Park to convert it to county ownership. The proposal would cost $2 million in BP oil spill restoration funds. The Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Florida Trustee Implementation Group (TIG) has proposed the idea as the […]

Public comment invited on Land Development Code

Public comment invited on Land Development Code

Santa Rosa County will be seeking public input on a revamp of the Land Development Code (LDC) during two public workshops next month. The LDC contains regulations that govern how land is developed in the unincorporated areas of the county and addresses everything from zoning, site development, the natural environment and stormwater management to parking, […]

Connect with OneconnectionIT for your IT needs

Connect with OneconnectionIT for your IT needs

Andres Plaza has no shortage of experience in the IT world. The Chief Executive Officer of OneconnectionIT, Plaza is equipped to provide the best IT service around to businesses big and small right here in Navarre and beyond. In fact, Plaza still does IT work remotely for a restaurant chain in California. Plaza has been […]

Santa Rosa County Arrests

Santa Rosa County Arrests

July 5 – 14, 2019 July 1 – 8, 2019 June 22 – July 1, 2019   June 17-24, 2019 June 7-17, 2019   June 3 -9, 2019 May 28 – June 2, 2019 May 20 – 27, 2019   May 10-20, 2019   May 6 – 12, 2019   April 30 – May 5, […]

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Hamilton Bridge Road Sidewalks | Legal #3480

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Hamilton Bridge Road Sidewalks FPID 437087-1-58-01 FEDERAL FUNDS The Board of County Commissioners of Santa Rosa County, Florida will receive sealed bids from qualified licensed contractors for the construction of Hamilton Bridge Road Sidewalks. This work includes the construction of approximately 3,270 LF of sidewalk and 1,725 LF of storm drain in […]

FAIRPOINT REGIONAL UTILITY SYSTEM, INC. ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS | Legal #3479

FAIRPOINT REGIONAL UTILITY SYSTEM, INC. NAVARRE, FLORIDA FAIRPOINT WELL 3A, 4 AND 5 GENERATOR UPGRADES ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed Bids for the construction of the Fairpoint Well 3A, 4 and 5 Generator Upgrades will be received by Fairpoint Regional Utility System, Inc. at the office of the Holley-Navarre Water System, Inc., until 2:00 P.M. local […]

INVITATION TO BID EAST BAY BOULEVARD CULVERT UPGRADE | Legal #3481

Notice is hereby given that the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners will receive sealed bids from qualified Florida licensed Underground Utility or General Contractors for the installation of drainage improvements as indicated within the bid package.  The project is located in Navarre, Florida.  The East Bay Boulevard Culvert Upgrade project will include pond […]

NOTICE TO CREDITORS | Legal #3476

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF ELOISE AVANT Division: PROBATE Deceased. File No.:_19-CP-000180 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ELOISE AVANT, deceased, whose date of death was March 26, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Santa Rosa County, Florida, Probate Division, […]

NOTICE OF HEARING TO IMPOSE AND PROVIDE FOR COLLECTION OF FIRE RESCUE NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS | Public Notice #2254

  NOTICE OF HEARING TO IMPOSE AND PROVIDE FOR COLLECTION OF FIRE RESCUE NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS   Notice is hereby given that the Holley Navarre Fire District (“District”) will conduct a public hearing to consider reimposing fire rescue non-ad valorem assessments for the provision of fire rescue services within the District for the Fiscal Year […]

Blackwater inmate charged with terrorist threats

Blackwater inmate charged with terrorist threats

An inmate at Blackwater Correctional Facility could face additional prison time for terrorist threats he allegedly made during his incarceration. According to a Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) press release, agents arrested Norberto Iglesias, 53, on charges of terrorism; threat to throw, project, place or discharge any destructive device; and written threats to kill, […]

UPDATE: Missing juvenile found safe

UPDATE: Missing juvenile found safe

Update 7/17 2:28 p.m.: 16-year-old juvenile Kyla Jade Shannon has been found safe according to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office. She was reported missing yesterday.   Original: The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Division is currently looking for a missing and endangered 16 year old female. Kyla Jade Shannon – 16 years […]

Motorcyclist killed in US Highway 98 accident

Motorcyclist killed in US Highway 98 accident

At about 6:15 p.m. Monday night, Heidi Lynn Thomas, age 54 of Navarre, died in a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of US Highway 98 and Coral Street. The Florida Highway Patrol said in a release Thomas was westbound on US Highway 98. Traffic in front of her was stopped at the intersection. The […]

Be prepared for summer health hazards

Be prepared for summer health hazards

As the summer season gets into full swing, the Florida/USVI Poison Information Center–Jacksonville wants to remind the public of a few important tips to keep families safe. “During the summer break, kids are out of school and families are spending time outside, which leads to an increase in poison exposures,” said Dr. Jay L. Schauben, […]

Navarre man shot and killed in Mary Esther

Navarre man shot and killed in Mary Esther

Christopher Black, age 34 of Navarre, was shot and killed outside a home on Blackstone Road in Mary Esther early Saturday morning. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the Blackstone Road home around 4:43 a.m. in response to a 911 call of shots fired. When they arrived, they found Black on an outside carport. […]

Mission: Colombia

Mission: Colombia

In June of this year, Dylan White, Director of Young Adult Ministries at First Baptist Navarre traveled to Colombia for the 2019 She’erit (Remnant) Conference. Organized by Kehilat Yovel (Congregation of Jubilee), Bogota and Ahavat Ammi Ministries (For the Love of My People), Fort Worth TX, the conference goal was to “seek to understand and […]

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.   Howdy! I’m Manny, a 93-pound neutered male brown and black mix. I am about 6 years old, with many more years of love to give! Wouldn’t it be woof-ferful to bring home a new family member? […]

Rescued kittens seeking forever homes

Rescued kittens seeking forever homes

Kitten season is still in full swing, and cat rescue groups across the country are feeling the strain. This is especially true in Santa Rosa County. The county’s animal shelter is feeling the pinch. After months of great numbers, June saw a spike in euthanasia. The cats below are available for adoption:   Posh   […]

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING | Public Notice #2253

Notice is given that the Santa Rosa County Value Adjustment Board will meet on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. in the Board of County Commissioner’s meeting room located in the Santa Rosa County Administrative Complex at 6495 Caroline Street in Milton, Florida. The purpose of this meeting will be to select Private Counsel […]

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION | Legal #3476

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF ELOISE AVANT Division: PROBATE Deceased. File No.:_19-CP-000180 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ELOISE AVANT, deceased, whose date of death was March 26, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Santa Rosa County, Florida, Probate Division, […]

Fictitious Name Notice | Legal Notice #3477

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of LOFTECH at 6610 Bon Bay Drive, in the County of Santa Rosa, in the city of Milton, Florida, 32583 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. […]

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING | Public Notice #2253

Notice is given that the Santa Rosa County Value Adjustment Board will meet on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. in the Board of County Commissioner’s meeting room located in the Santa Rosa County Administrative Complex at 6495 Caroline Street in Milton, Florida. The purpose of this meeting will be to select Private Counsel […]

TROPICAL UPDATE: System upgraded to Tropical Storm

TROPICAL UPDATE: System upgraded to Tropical Storm

Update 7/11 at 10:57 a.m.: A Tropical Storm Warning and Hurricane Watch are in effect for much of Louisiana’s coast after a system formed into Tropical Storm Barry this morning. While the National Hurricane Center forecast still indicates Barry will head west, locals are advised to use caution over the next several days. Parts of the […]

MISSION: Nepal

MISSION: Nepal

If someone were to ask you what you knew about Nepal, most would turn to Nepal’s most recognized feature, Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain in the world whose peak shares the upper atmosphere with commercial airliners. For more than a century, scores of intrepid climbers have attempted to scale its slopes, some successfully, and some […]

Murder Creek Moonshine coming to Florida panhandle

Murder Creek Moonshine coming to Florida panhandle

A Milton-based distributor of beer and nonalcoholic beverages just added liquor to their portfolio. Goldring Gulf Distributing, LLC recently entered into an agreement with Murder Creek Distillery out of Brewton, Alabama, just an hour north of Pensacola.   Read the full article in the July 4 issue of Navarre Press. Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription […]

Fourth of July events

Fourth of July events

Hometown fourth of July Parade & Celebration Everyone is invited to join the Navarre Chamber and Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office for the Navarre Beach Hometown fourth of July Parade & Celebration. Children’s parade will be held at 6 p.m. Live music will take place at the Sand Crab Pavilion at 7 p.m. The […]

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

As the country celebrates the 243rd anniversary of our founding fathers signing the Declaration of Independence, Navarre Beach will be featuring some special celebrations. The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is presenting the second annual Hometown 4th of July Parade and Celebration on Navarre Beach co-hosted by the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office July […]

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