UF/IFAS rakes in national teaching awards

UF/IFAS rakes in national teaching awards

The North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) recognized University of Florida faculty and students for their excellence in teaching at its 64th annual conference in June at Iowa State University. The conference brings together faculty, staff and students to share their experience of teaching and learning and to recognize those who are at […]

Exhibit showcases Warhol artwork

Exhibit showcases Warhol artwork

The University of West Florida’s Pensacola Museum of Art is hosting the interactive exhibition “Andy Warhol: Myth/Maker,” June 29 through Sept. 2. The exhibition will be in the Henderson Thornton and Kugelman family galleries and in Project Space in the Assembly Room in memory of Charles W. Lamar Sr. Read the full article in the […]

Navarre’s Hometown Fourth of July

Navarre’s Hometown Fourth of July

The Independence Day celebrations on Navarre Beach were rounded out by the fireworks show put on by the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office. As seen in the July 12 issue of Navarre Press. Click here to subscribe for as little as $38 per year!

Santa Rosa County Arrests

Santa Rosa County Arrests

June 28, 2018 – July 9, 2018   June 22, 2018 – July 1, 2018 June 10, 2018 – June 17, 2018 June 10, 2018 – June 17, 2018   June 3, 2018 – June 10, 2018   May 19, 2018 – May 29, 2018 May 13, 2018 – May 21, 2018   May 7, […]

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE | Legal #3228

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE   The reading and adoption of the following proposed Ordinances by the Board of County Commissioners of Santa Rosa County is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., July 26, 2018, in the Commissioners meeting room at the County Administrative Complex, located at 6495 Caroline Street, Milton, Florida.   AN ORDINANCE […]

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE | Legal #3227

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE   The reading and adoption of the following proposed Ordinance by the Board of County Commissioners of Santa Rosa County is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., July 26, 2018, in the Commissioners meeting room at the County Administrative Complex, located at 6495 Caroline Street, Milton, Florida.   AN ORDINANCE […]

INVITATION TO BID OPTIMIST PARK RESTROOMS- ACCESSIBILITY ALTERATIONS | Legal #3230

INVITATION TO BID OPTIMIST PARK RESTROOMS- ACCESSIBILITY ALTERATIONS   Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Santa Rosa County, Florida will receive sealed bids for renovation of the existing restroom facilities located at the Optimist Park located in Milton, Florida.   All bids must be in writing and delivered by hand, […]

INVITATION TO BID FLORIDATOWN PARK RESTROOMS- ACCESSIBILITY ALTERATIONS | Legal #3229

INVITATION TO BID FLORIDATOWN PARK RESTROOMS- ACCESSIBILITY ALTERATIONS   Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Santa Rosa County, Florida will receive sealed bids for renovation of the existing restroom facilities located at the Floridatown Park located in Pace, Florida.   All bids must be in writing and delivered by hand, […]

Fictitious Name Notice | Legal Notice #3225

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Hudson and Co Bookkeeping, at 1920 Elodie Ln. in the County of Santa Rosa, in the city of Gulf Breeze, Florida 32563 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of […]

Holley-Navarre Fire District Commissioners Budget Workshop Meeting | Public Notice #2174

Holley-Navarre Fire District Commissioners will hold a Budget Workshop Meeting on Monday, 7/16/18 @ 6:00 PM.  Workshop to be held at Station 45, 8618 Esplanade Street. The public is invited to attend.  For information please call (850) 939-5236.   The Holley-Navarre Fire District adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable modifications […]

Lightning suspected cause of beach structure fire

Lightning suspected cause of beach structure fire

Firefighters from multiple districts responded to a house fire Tuesday afternoon at 7634 Gulf Boulevard on Navarre Beach. At roughly 3:20 p.m., vacationer R.J. Clarkston noticed smoke coming from a house a few lots down from his vacation rental. Read the full article in the July 12 issue of Navarre Press. Click here to subscribe for […]

UWF repeats as No. 3 among state universities

UWF repeats as No. 3 among state universities

The Florida Board of Governors announced June 27 that the University of West Florida (UWF) placed as the third highest scored state university in Florida for the second year running. UWF earned the third-highest score in the system with 86 points out of 100 in the board’s performance-based model based on the 2017-18 academic year, […]

Due to popular demand: Rob Williamson articles and editorials

Due to popular demand: Rob Williamson articles and editorials

  Candidates for County Commissioner District 4 – 2/13/2014 Commission candidates file financial reports – 2/20/2014 Candidate’s visits prompt questions – 8/7/2014 Long-awaited RESTORE guidelines expected this week – 8/14/2014 ‘No Comment‘ – 10/30/2014 Candidates for County Commissioner District 4 – 10/30/2014 Election 2014: Analyzing Navarre’s votes – 11/13/2014 New county board members sworn in – 11/20/2014 Commissioner Rob Williamson to open Navarre office – 12/11/2014 Williamson suggests more […]

Juana’s ‘Top 10 again’

Juana’s ‘Top 10 again’

Juana’s won in the top 10 for “The Top Florida Beach Bar” for the second time in 2018 with thousands of votes from their fans. The contest at floridabeachbar.com allows guests to show their Florida beach bar pride and recognize beach bars that go above and beyond to deliver an exceptional Florida beach bar experience. […]

2018 Tax Holiday for Back to School

2018 Tax Holiday for Back to School

The 2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 3, 2018, and runs through Sunday, August 5, 2018. During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including: certain school supplies selling for […]

Gulf Breeze cyclist critical after hit and run

Gulf Breeze cyclist critical after hit and run

According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Jason Linwood Floyd, Jr., age 20 of Milton, was driving his Ford F-150 south in the outside lane of Pensacola Beach Road (SR 399) around 7:15 p.m. Saturday and was approaching Quietwater Beach Road. James Lowell Rockett, age 67 of Gulf Breeze was on his bicycle stopped facing […]

Navarre woman arrested for kidnapping fake

Navarre woman arrested for kidnapping fake

After reporting an alleged attempted kidnapping on Navarre Beach, Navarre resident Naomi Herrera was arrested June 25 for providing a false statement to law enforcement. According to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest report, Herrera, 33, called 911 April 23 and told dispatchers that two men had attempted to force her into a van. […]

Husfelt found guilty in Milton stabbing

Husfelt found guilty in Milton stabbing

A Santa Rosa County Jury found Jevon Marquise Lamar Husfelt, 22, guilty of two counts of attempted first degree premeditated murder with a weapon. According to a press release from State Attorney Bill Eddins office, on November 9, 2017, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a residence on Kabel Drive in Milton […]

Santa Rosa Kids’ House celebrates 10th birthday

Santa Rosa Kids’ House celebrates 10th birthday

Santa Rosa Kids’ House celebrated their 10th birthday June 15 in Milton. The non-profit organization offers support and therapy for abused and neglected children in the county. The celebration also included a ribbon cutting on land where the group will be building expanded facilities. As seen in the June 21 issue of Navarre Press. Click here […]

Man arrested in Navarre for threatening officer

Man arrested in Navarre for threatening officer

A man was arrested in Navarre for aggravated stalking Monday after sending multiple threats of violence to a law enforcement officer and his family. According to Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest reports, Donald Leon Heitz Jr., 33, sent multiple text messages and a voicemail to a Florida Highway Patrol officer. Starting June 11, Heitz allegedly sent […]

Navarre man killed in 98 crash

Navarre man killed in 98 crash

A fatal crash at the intersection of Panhandle Trail and U.S. Highway 98 Monday claimed the life of Navarre resident Everett Franklin Ruzowski, 82. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Ruzowski had stopped his Dodge Caravan in the southbound lane of Panhandle Trail at the traffic light at the road’s intersection with 98 at approximately […]

Navarre Chamber Foundation gears up for 2018 Okaloosa Gas Navarre Fishing Rodeo

Navarre Chamber Foundation gears up for 2018 Okaloosa Gas Navarre Fishing Rodeo

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber Foundation welcomes Okaloosa Gas District to the 2018 fishing rodeo slated for Oct. 6-7 on Navarre Beach. Organized by the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the event is entering its sixth year and is one stop on what will be the 15th annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour. The […]

Holley Navarre Water System President James Calkins resigns

Holley Navarre Water System President James Calkins resigns

After his contentious appointment to the Santa Rosa County Zoning Board Thursday, James Calkins resigned as the President of the Holley Navarre Water System Board of Director in a letter emailed to fellow board members and water system staff Friday. In the letter Calkins wrote he would no longer be able to fulfill his duties […]

Celebrate Flag Day

Celebrate Flag Day

June 14 is Flag Day. It is a chance for Americans to celebrate the history of stars-and-stripes flag, adopted in 1777. History According to the National Constitution Center, the first Flag Day celebration was in 1877. Years later in the 19th century, teachers across the nation began celebrating the day to introduce the country’s history […]

Autism Pensacola selects new leader

Autism Pensacola selects new leader

Cate Merrill has been selected to serve as the next president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Autism Pensacola, Inc. (API). API’s board of directors voted unanimously to name Merrill to the leadership role, and she began work May 29. Read the full article in the June 7 issue of Navarre Press. Click here to subscribe […]

Pedestrian fatality on U.S. Highway 98

Pedestrian fatality on U.S. Highway 98

Friends and loved ones are grieving the death of Troy Edward Walter, a 46 year old from Navarre, who died after stepping into the path of a car while trying to cross U.S. Highway 98. The Florida Highway Patrol says it happened just after midnight Sunday morning. Jamaal Brewer, age 20 of Pensacola, and his […]

Santa Rosa Take Stock in Children awards 25 scholarships

Santa Rosa Take Stock in Children awards 25 scholarships

Take Stock in Children and the Santa Rosa Education Foundation awarded over $350,000 in scholarships to 25 graduating seniors who received four-year tuition scholarships.  The May 30 event was held at the Hilton Pensacola Beach. Read the full article in the June 7 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. Sign up […]

Inmate guilty of sending bomb threat

Inmate guilty of sending bomb threat

Santa Rosa Correctional Institution inmate Craig T. Pope, 29, faces life in prison after he allegedly threatened to blow up a county courthouse. Pope pleaded guilty Friday in the U.S. District Court in Pensacola to mailing threatening communications and threatened use of a weapon of mass destruction. The guilty plea was announced by Christopher P. […]

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