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park

Phase 1 of park renovation to be complete by September

Construction equipment continues to line the eastern perimeter of Navarre Park as progress is made with the first phase of the remodel.

“Navarre Park is being enhanced in multiple phases and we are only funded for Phase 1, which is currently under construction,” said Santa Rosa County Public Information Officer Brandi Bates.

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Whiting

Niceville local earns his Whiting Wings

Lt.j.g. Cody J. McWilliams, a Niceville native, earned his wings of gold at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field Dec. 17.

McWilliams graduated from Niceville High School in 2014, and then went to the Naval Academy where he graduated and received his commission in 2018. 

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Reyes

Reyes named 2020 Person of the Year

More than 70,000 people live in the Navarre area, but Robert Reyes stands out. The owner of a well-loved restaurant called Stripes and a U.S. Air Force veteran with 23 years of service, Reyes loves to put others first.

Reyes was nominated by multiple citizens and was selected to be the Navarre Press 2020 Person of the Year.

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People

People to watch in 2021

There’s can be only Navarre Press 2020 Person of the Year, but many others made a significant difference to the community this year, which lead to them being nominated for the distinction.

Here are the nominations for other residents worth watching in the months to come.

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Brain Bag initiative paying off

When Sabrina Svargerko had her baby, a little boy named Lincoln, in August, she still had a lot to learn, she says.

But before the new Navarre mom took him home from the Santa Rosa Medical Center, she sat down and watched a video about the importance of reading and singing to him, even before he was old enough to respond.

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