1. IRAN BLASTS US SANCTIONS AS TENSIONS MOUNT Iran’s foreign minister slams mounting U.S. sanctions as “unacceptable,” even as he insists Tehran is committed to an international nuclear deal. 2. MISSOURI PASSES STRICT ABORTION BILL Just hours after Alabama’s governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law, Missouri’s Republican-led Senate passes legislation to ban abortions […]
1. CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES MATCH RECORD Six more are dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll to 29 — matching the state’s record for deaths in a single fire. 2. WITH MIDTERMS OVER, AN EYE TOWARD 2020 Unresolved races for governor in Georgia and Florida are raising strategic […]
1. US-MEXICO BORDER MOBILIZATION FIGURES CHANGE AT DIZZYING PACE Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Pentagon doesn’t “do stunts” when asked if his department is being politicized by Trump’s ever-increasing troop deployment numbers. 2. PITTSBURGH SYNAGOGUE MASSACRE SUSPECT DUE IN COURT Robert Bowers faces arraignment in federal court on charges including murder, hate crimes, obstructing […]
Age truly is a number for Margaret Eure. She turned 91 in June and is as active as ever. “I rode my bike this morning,” Eure said. She does that almost every morning. Five days at least, depending on the weather of course. Read the full article in the July 26 issue of Navarre Press. […]
1. DEATH TOLL SPIKES IN GREEK WILDFIRES Twin wildfires raging through popular seaside areas near Athens torch homes, cars and forests and have killed dozens of people, authorities say. 2. WHO WAS TORONTO GUNMAN Friends say the 29-year-old Faisal Hussain, who killed two people and shot 13 others in a bustling neighborhood, was outwardly cheerful […]
1. WHERE PROTESTS REMAIN DEADLY The largest demonstrations to strike Iran since its disputed 2009 presidential election have seen six days of unrest across the country and a death toll of at least 20. 2. WHO’S OFFERING TALKS TO NORTH KOREA South Korea proposes high-level talks with rival North Korea to find ways to cooperate […]
Nicolas Kaiser had the perfect quote when asked to describe the feeling of the Navarre JROTC unit taking fourth at the national orienteering meet in the mountains of Georgia earlier this month. “Not too shabby for a bunch of beach kids,” Kaiser said. Read the full article in the March 2 issue of Navarre Press. […]
Triple homicide suspect William “Billy” Boyette, Jr. died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday evening after officers surrounded him in a West Point, Georgia motel room said Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan. Read the full article in the Feb. 9 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.
GEORGIA TAKING PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FLORIDA KEYS SCREWWORMS A Florida Department of Agriculture news release said Wednesday that new restrictions are being placed on livestock and pets being moved from Florida to Georgia. The release says animals should be carefully examined for signs of screwworm and treated appropriately. Animals coming from the quarantined area in the […]
MIAMI (AP) 6 p.m. EST The White House says President Barack Obama has spoke by telephone with each of the governors in states bracing for Hurricane Matthew. The most powerful storm to threaten the U.S. Atlantic coast in more than a decade is moving toward Florida with winds of 140 mph. The White House […]
Hurricane Matthew strengthens after hitting Haiti. Evacuations are underway in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about in Florida today. Florida and Georgia governors hold private meeting on water The governors of Florida and Georgia are discussing how to resolve a long-running water dispute. Florida Gov. Rick Scott met for an hour Tuesday with Georgia Gov. Nathan […]
A Fort Walton man wanted in Georgia is facing multiple charges after deputies responded Feb. 16 to a disturbance at Murphy’s Gas Station on Highway 98 in Navarre. Rene Molina, 32, was arrested on charges of disorderly intoxication; disorderly intoxication – public place, causing disturbance; possession of marijuana; and drug equipment possession and/or use Police […]
Many area residents noticed increased traffic on Highway 98 the past few days likely in part to college spring breakers who are looking for fun in the sun on Gulf coast beaches. According to Tripsmart.com, this week and next week have the highest numbers of college students on spring break with more than 2.7 million […]
A U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Airman died Feb. 21 during free fall proficiency training in Eloy, Ariz. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Master Sgt. Josh Gavulic, 34, was a tactical air control party member assigned to the 17th Air Support Operations Squadron at Fort Benning, Ga. The squadron is part of […]