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Hall named firefighter of the year

Hall named firefighter of the year

Michael Hall was named the Holley Navarre Fire District Firefighter of the Year at an awards dinner Dec. 14 at Hidden Creek. The award is given to a firefighter who has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities, is an outstanding firefighter and provides service to the district above the normal level. Read the full article in the […]

Navarre Beach pins new fire captain

Navarre Beach pins new fire captain

Navarre Beach Fire Department firefighter Corey Mayhew was pinned as fire captain May 9. Chief Danny Fureigh administered the oath, and Mayhew’s mother Jeannie did the honors of pinning the new captain’s lapel pins. Featured in the May 17 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. Sign up to receive the online […]

Sick firefighter makes full recovery

Sick firefighter makes full recovery

Navarre Beach firefighter Chris Jines, 42, has been cleared by his doctors to return to duty after being hospitalized with a severe brain infection likely contracted while responding to a call. Jines had a case of severe encephalitis which can cause brain inflammation, headaches, flu-like symptoms, stiffness, seizures, confusion and memory loss. Encephalitis cases are generally […]

Robertson honored by firefighter of the year recognition

Robertson honored by firefighter of the year recognition

Johnny Robertson has only been with the Holley-Navarre Fire District for a little more than 14 months but he’s made quite an impression in a short period of time. Earlier this month the veteran firefighter was named the HFND Firefighter of the Year. Read the full article in the Dec. 15 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Captain Diamond says farewell

Captain Diamond says farewell

After more than 34 years, Navarre Beach Fire Department captain Gary Diamond hung up his hat Saturday, Aug. 6, and pinned Danny Fureigh as the new captain. Diamond started as a volunteer firefighter in 1982 at the Molino fire department where he eventually became a lieutenant before joining the Fire Academy at Pensacola State College […]

Harris earns Firefighter of the Year honor

Harris earns Firefighter of the Year honor

Earner Harris is no stranger to being recognized as the Holley-Navarre Fireman of the Year. This year marks the third time he has received the award. He also earned the honor in 2002 and 2005. “I wasn’t expecting it but it feels special be recognized,” Harris said. “I love this job, the people I work […]