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Science station says farewell to Taylor

Science station says farewell to Taylor

After two years of inspiring young minds, marine biology teacher Sara Taylor will be setting sail away from the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station. Taylor told the Navarre Press last week that she and her husband Andrew plan to return to Birmingham, Alabama, ahead of next school year.   Read the full article in the […]

Navarre Air Force wife bases debut novel on real life

Navarre Air Force wife bases debut novel on real life

Growing up as a chaplain’s daughter, Navarre resident Ruth Alfred knew that her experiences provided something unique while still relatable to military family members. Alfred, who recently published her first novel, “As Iron Sharpens Iron,” found writing a book to be a totally new but exciting experience. Read the full article in the April 11 […]

Fletcher retires from his third career, ready to enjoy his free time

Fletcher retires from his third career, ready to enjoy his free time

Robert Fletcher isn’t your average retiree. In fact, the Navarre resident didn’t officially enter the retirement life until last Friday, the day before his 88th birthday. He retired from his third career in accounting at MoneyTree ATM, the business his son owns. And just because it was his last day doesn’t mean it was an […]

Sports editor publishes his greatest season

Sports editor publishes his greatest season

  Navarre Press reporter, sports editor and now published author Brian Lester, took the time to sit down with us to talk about his book just recently published. As he recounts the historic season for University of Findlay, Ohio’s men’s basketball team, the emotion is palpable. Read the full article in the Mar. 29 issue […]

Studer outlines blueprint for vibrant community

Studer outlines blueprint for vibrant community

What started as a plan to build a baseball stadium turned into a downtown revitalization and rebirth that has become a national model. In 2004 downtown Pensacola was largely inactive. There was no easy community access to the water. Read the full article in the Feb. 22 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view […]

Author shares self-publishing tips

Author shares self-publishing tips

After publishing more than a dozen works, Amazon author Dave Jeffers of Navarre decided to share what he has learned with up-and-coming writers. He’s made a 30-minute webinar (a seminar viewed on the internet) that allows anyone interested in learning about writing and publishing books a chance to hear about it from someone who has […]

Local author teaches next generation of writers

Local author teaches next generation of writers

Holley-Navarre Primary school students got their very own book signing, special craft and a lesson in publishing Friday with local author Sara Taylor in honor of the launch of “Mira the Misfit Sea Dragon.” Students in Kristy Davis’ second-grade class gathered around to hear Taylor talk about the writing process and read her latest creation. […]

Protecting president provided perspective

Protecting president provided perspective

Dan Bongino, former Secret Service member of President Obama’s Personal Protection Detail was in Northwest Florida this past weekend to speak. Bongino, 41, is a former New York City police officer, a federal agent who worked financial crimes for the Secret Service and then became assigned to the Personal Protection Detail for presidents Bush and […]

The Story of a Lifetime

The Story of a Lifetime

An 86-year-old resident of Navarre, Maj. Robert M. Fletcher Sr., has seen more of the world than most people could see in two lifetimes. Fletcher served his county honorably in the United States Air Force for an exciting and adventurous 25 years; years of active duty which included tours in both the Korean and Vietnam […]