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Feeding local families

Feeding local families

There are hundreds of families in the Navarre area living at or below the poverty line, but thanks to Caring and Sharing of South Santa Rosa County more than 200 of those families had a Thanksgiving feast this week. Volunteers spent three days gathering, sorting and distributing boxes of donated food at Oriole Beach Elementary […]

Door to scouting now open to girls

Door to scouting now open to girls

Girls in scouts isn’t a new idea. It’s something that has been on the table for several years. “It’s been brewing for a long time,” said Spencer Page, the executive director of the Gulf Coast Council. Read the full article in the March 28 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to view subscription options – […]

Holley Navarre Middle dominates Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Holley Navarre Middle dominates Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Holley Navarre Middle School dominated the competition Thursday night at the 64th Annual West Panhandle Regional Science and Engineering Fair taking the most 1stplace wins and Special Awards. Mrs. Huggins won the Teacher award at the 64th annual West Panhandle Regional Science and Engineering Fair. She is also a Leader for Girl Scout Troop 807. […]

Iron Order builds up community through Caring and Sharing

Iron Order builds up community through Caring and Sharing

Riding atop thundering motorcycles clad in black leather with skulls emblazoned on their backs, when Iron Order Motorcycle Club of Navarre arrives on the scene, they are a hard bunch to miss and they often turn heads. While these guys exude a tough persona, they are also very well known in the world of Caring […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. VOTERS ISSUE MIXED VERDICT ON TRUMP PRESIDENCY Democrats seize the House majority from the Republican Party in a suburban revolt, but the GOP gains ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships. 2. WHAT THIS ELECTION MAY SIGNIFY A polarized nation is now more deeply divided — urban from rural, white from black, conservative […]

Girl Scouts recognize local Women of Distinction

Girl Scouts recognize local Women of Distinction

A lot changed for Stephanie Lawrence Yelton in 2012. It was a year of ups and a year of devastating lows. In May 2012, the Gulf Breeze resident was offered a job as the University of West Florida’s women’s basketball head coach. She accepted. Read the full article in the Oct. 11 issue of Navarre […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. 11 HOUSE REPUBLICANS SEEK IMPEACHMENT OF DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL The lawmakers criticized Rod Rosenstein and Justice Department officials for not being responsive enough to requests for documents related to the beginning of the Russia investigation. 2. FEDS FACE DEADLINE ON REUNITING IMMIGRANT FAMILIES The White House has until the end of the day to […]

Educators wary of Scouts’ classroom pitches

Educators wary of Scouts’ classroom pitches

At first glance the “Patriotic Societies” bill that’s working its way through the Florida Legislature may seem wrapped in the American flag and no more contentious than Mom or apple pie. But House Bill 95, also known as the “Scouts Access” proposal, would mandate the right of paid Scout leaders—for both boys and girls—to make […]

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. enter a new era

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. enter a new era

Technology is ever-changing and traditional youth groups such as the Girl Scouts are on board for evolving in a technology-based world. The organization announced it will be launching a program offering STEM badges that will cover topics in science, technology, engineering and math while mixing in STEM-related badges that involve the outdoors. Read the full […]