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Waitr food delivery service coming to Navarre

Waitr food delivery service coming to Navarre

On-demand restaurant delivery service Waitr announced this week it will launch an expansion into Navarre. The food delivery app makes its debut with the official launch party set for Thursday, Aug. 15. The company’s success in Pensacola and surrounding areas prompted the additional expansion according to a press release.   Read the full article in […]

Navarre native Ariel Fournier born to entertain

Navarre native Ariel Fournier born to entertain

When Navarre native Ariel Fournier first appeared in the pages of the Navarre Press, her career as an entertainer was in its infancy. She had just released her first album, “Unexpected,” in 2012, and she had not yet broken into the acting world. Read the full article in the Nov. 15 issue of Navarre Press. Click here […]

Local luthier builds cigar box guitars

Local luthier builds cigar box guitars

Rob Wrobel of Destin loves music. For years he played the guitar, but when a motocross accident injured his neck in his late 40s, he lost a lot of motor skills in his hands. Playing the guitar became next to impossible. Flash forward to age 55, a friend introduced Wrobel to a kind of guitar […]

Easter egg hunts and festivities

Easter egg hunts and festivities

Easter egg hunts and family friendly activities will be going on in Navarre and surrounding areas this weekend and next weekend. Listed below are some of the events taking place.   April  8 Community Spring Fling Families First Network hosts a community spring fling on April 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for March 3

Five Things to Know in Florida for March 3

FORMER FLORIDA POLICE OFFICER CHARGED WITH SHOOTING Former Rockledge police officer Nicholas Galluzzi turned himself in Thursday and later bonded out of jail. He faces up to five years in prison. Police say two teens had been breaking into cars in December. They tried to flee when officers arrived and crashed their vehicle into a […]

Crop Drop feeds body and soul

Crop Drop feeds body and soul

Volunteers with Navarre First Assembly of God handed out more than 28,000 pounds of produce and 35 turkeys with all the fixings Monday, Nov. 20, during the church’s seventh annual Crop Drop. People from all walks of life, poor or rich, unemployed or gainfully employed, were invited to take grocery bags loaded down with farm […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 4

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 4

POLICE FATALLY SHOOT FLORIDA MAN DURING DOMESTIC CALL Palm Bay police Lt. Mike Bandish says a woman told 911 dispatchers Tuesday night that her husband was cutting himself and threatening to shoot her. Bandish says the woman barricaded herself in a bathroom while police were on their way to the home in Palm Bay, which […]

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 […]

Teen takes the helm during Gulf rescue

Teen takes the helm during Gulf rescue

The Blue Water Escape Charter boat Charles Garrett Stone and his father, Charles Samuel, are taking out to the Destin Pass sways back and forth in the choppy waves of the Gulf of Mexico. It’s a muggy Thursday morning in early June, a brief rain shower has come and gone, and the father and son […]

Rooftops provide nesting alternative for shorebirds

Rooftops provide nesting alternative for shorebirds

When beaches are overcrowded, birds search for other habitats for nesting. Gravel rooftops seem to be a popular choice. Numbers are on the rise according to Emily McKiddy, the Northwest Florida Rooftop Nesting Coordinator for Audubon Florida. “I’d say that the birds are increasing their nontraditional nesting locations,” McKiddy said. “They are also nesting heavily […]

TBI injuries, PTSD treatable with new therapies

TBI injuries, PTSD treatable with new therapies

Don’t let anyone tell you nothing can be done for the migraines, brain fog, depression, vertigo, fatigue, insomnia and other symptoms after a TBI injury.  Armed with facts, you or a loved one who has been injured can bust through the naysayers and obstructive agencies who tell you just to live with it or not […]

Destin visitors robbed at gunpoint

Destin visitors robbed at gunpoint

Visitors trying to buy marijuana robbed A Cincinnati Ohio couple vacationing in Destin was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night after they tried to buy drugs from a man near Fort Walton Beach. The 30-year old male says his girlfriend was driving him around as he tried to find $80 worth of marijuana to purchase. An […]

Flight and boat operations in Choctawhatchee Bay and Gulf of Mexico

Flight and boat operations in Choctawhatchee Bay and Gulf of Mexico

Residents may experience noise when the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group conducts boat operations in the Gulf of Mexico and the Choctawhatchee Bay, Feb. 8-11. Preparatory boat operations will take place in the bay Feb. 3. Each morning, fighter aircraft will release munitions between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. approximately eight to 20 nautical miles south […]

Okaloosa investigator spots fraud suspects in parking lot

Okaloosa investigator spots fraud suspects in parking lot

Two Georgia residents suspected of shopping with credit card numbers stolen from members of Eglin Federal Credit Union are behind bars after an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office investigator working the crimes spotted them in a parking lot. The compromised credit card and debit accounts were used at locations in Niceville, Fort Walton Beach, Crestview, and […]