Celebration

Local centenarian celebrates 100

Local centenarian celebrates 100

Emma Warren was all smiles as she celebrated her centennial birthday on Thursday with family.  The room at a local restaurant was filled with her sister, three of her six children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and even great-great grandchildren. “It isn’t every day that someone turns 100,” Warren’s daughter Mary Campbell said.  And she is correct.  The […]

Leave fireworks to professionals

Leave fireworks to professionals

Families across the state will shoot off fireworks and light up roman candles in celebration of the birth of our nation this weekend. And they will break the law. Sgt. Rich Alloy, public information officer for the Santa Rosa County Sherriff’s Office said the state law is relatively limiting in what is and is not […]

July 4 fireworks and festivities

July 4 fireworks and festivities

Family friendly events and activities will be going on in Navarre and surrounding areas this weekend and Monday, July 4. Listed below are some of the events taking place.   Navarre Beach Fireworks Fireworks will launch from Navarre Beach Marine Park after sunset around 9 p.m. The fireworks will be visible from both the beach […]

Choose to make your life great

Choose to make your life great

Alejandro Alvarez’s graduation speech Well Good Afternoon Ladies and gentlemen, for those of you who don’t know me, My name is Alejandro Alvarez, I’m a senior at Navarre High School and well today I Graduate. Surprise! But before I begin I would like to thank some certain people and really express my gratitude to them […]

Gaius Bruce retires – 50 years at Northwest Florida State College

Gaius Bruce retires – 50 years at Northwest Florida State College

Gaius Bruce’s family and friends threw a retirement party for him at his home Sunday, April 24. Gaius Bruce started teaching in 1956 at OWJC which changed its name to OWCC, OWC and now – Northwest Florida State College. He worked there full time for 38 years and for the last 12 years, as an […]

Holley Assembly of God hosts homecoming

Holley Assembly of God hosts homecoming

Merriam-Webster says it is the act of returning home or to a place that is like home. Many have called Holley Assembly of God their ‘home’ church over the years, and some of those have moved away. But Sunday was a homecoming, a celebration of sorts of the birth of Holley Assembly, and a time […]

Halloween tricks for your pets

Halloween tricks for your pets

Nothing is quite as comical or cute as your pet in a Halloween costume. And there is no reason to keep your pet from participating in the celebrations, but common sense and caution should be applied. To ensure a fun and safe holiday for you all, consider these tips: All tricks – no sweet treats […]

Monarch Madness returns to Navarre

Monarch Madness returns to Navarre

Like the monarch butterfly, the Monarch Madness Festival returns to Navarre year after year. On Oct. 16-17, the ninth annual event will celebrate the monarch butterfly’s migration through Northwest Florida with activities and educational stations for all ages at the Panhandle Butterfly House, located at the foot of the Navarre Beach Bridge. In addition to […]