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Holley Navarre Fire feeds the hungry

Holley Navarre Fire feeds the hungry

Holley Navarre Fire Department made sure families would not be going hungry this Thanksgiving as part of their annual meal purchase. Firefighter Dan Davidson said Holley Navarre Fire has been providing meals for families in need on Thanksgiving continuously since 2008 when the department became full-time, paid. Read the full article in the Nov. 29 […]

Growth stretches fire protection

Growth stretches fire protection

Ten years ago in 2006, voters gave Holley-Navarre Fire District the increase they asked for which gave them enough money to move from an all-volunteer force to a paid district.  Since 2006, HNFD has not asked for more money, but now HNFD Fire Chief Ron Norton hopes the voters will approve an increase in November.  […]

Round up for fire safety aids first-responders

Round up for fire safety aids first-responders

Would you like to round that up? Firehouse Subs has been asking that question of customers since 2005 when they created the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The organization’s mission is to provide funding, life-saving equipment and educational opportunities to first-responders and public safety organizations. Through the nonprofit arm of the company, they have given […]

Increase needed for Holley-Navarre Fire

Increase needed for Holley-Navarre Fire

Many changes have taken place in Navarre during the last decade; the number of households has doubled, the population has soared, and schools are bursting at the seams. New home construction rates are up and two new apartment complexes are set to join the market in 2016. Read the full article in the Feb. 4 […]

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 […]

Candidates needed for empty fire commissioner seat

Candidates needed for empty fire commissioner seat

In early October, the seat 4 fire commissioner position vacated leaving an empty seat at the board’s table.  “If you live in Navarre or Holley and are qualified to vote in an election, you are qualified to serve as a commissioner for the fire district,” Fire Chief Ron Norton said.  “While you don’t have to […]

Holley-Navarre Fire District commissioner resigns

Holley-Navarre Fire District commissioner resigns

At the Oct. 5 Holley-Navarre Fire District Board Meeting, fire commissioner William Painter resigned his position effective immediately. He read a statement to the board members that in part said, “After much consideration and discussion with my family, I have decided to resign my position with the Holley-Navarre Fire District effective immediately”. The commissioners, though […]

Holley-Navarre Fire District celebrates 50 years of service

Holley-Navarre Fire District celebrates 50 years of service

The Holley-Navarre Fire District hosted a 50th anniversary celebration today at Station 45, located behind the Winn-Dixie shopping center.  “We want to honor those who long ago began the Holley-Navarre Fire District and those who continue to serve the residents of this community,” Chief Ron Norton said during his opening remarks. The ceremony that opened the […]