Jerry Foster

Penguins, pirates plunging into New Year

Penguins, pirates plunging into New Year

Whether clad in jumpsuits, wetsuits, swimsuits or just plain old suits, Navarre Beach residents and visitors spend the first day of each year sloshing into the frigid waters along the shore in the classic New Year’s tradition of plunging. The start of 2019 will be no exception, with two events coming to Navarre this year. […]

TDC fed up with two of everything

TDC fed up with two of everything

Two plunges is too many. That was the position taken by Tourist Development Council (TDC) member Liz Horton, a bed tax collector from the south end. She said she is tired of two of everything in Navarre from chamber of commerce breakfasts to events like New Year’s Day plunges. Read the full article in the […]

Protesters call for Williamson to get the boot

Protesters call for Williamson to get the boot

While District 4 County Commissioner Rob Williamson held an invitation-only meet and greet with supporters at Juana’s Pagodas and Sailors’ Grill early Monday morning, residents of Navarre stood outside in the rain waving signs calling for the incumbent to be ousted from office. Williamson is seeking re-election to the commission seat representing the Navarre area against […]

Frigid wind and water welcomes plungers

Frigid wind and water welcomes plungers

The surf along Navarre Beach let up for this year’s New Year’s Day plunges, but the temperatures were almost freezing. During the beach’s newest Jan. 1 event, the Pirate Plunge, wind gusts reached 24 miles per hour and the temperature was 32 degrees. Still, a few dozen brave souls went running into the Gulf of […]

Pirate Plunge

The Pirates on the Panhandle Social Club along with Foxtails Beach BBQ & Raw Bar on the Gulf of Mexico invite you to participate in the Inaugural Pirate Plunge Party alongside the Navarre Pier from noon to 4 p.m.  Registration begins at 11 a.m. All proceeds from this event will benefit The Weekend Food Program of Navarre. […]

Love at first sight for the Fosters

Love at first sight for the Fosters

Jerry Foster remembers the first time he and his wife of 50 years crossed paths. He first saw Jan at a dance at a Knights of Columbus Hall in Virginia on December 28, 1965. Jerry said Jan was wearing a green dress and had blond hair. A live band was playing. Read the full article […]

Jones brings voice for trafficking victims

Jones brings voice for trafficking victims

When Michelle Jones stood before the Rotary Club of Navarre, she spoke on behalf of the victims of human trafficking. It is not their fault that they are in that situation, Jones told the group. Read the full article in the March 30 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online for as little as $38 per […]

Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Awards and Installation Banquet

Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Awards and Installation Banquet

Cowboy hats and boots, checkered table cloths, saddles and all things Wild West adorned Hurlburt Soundside for a crowd of nearly 150 chamber members and guests. The celebration was held for The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 Annual Awards and Installation Banquet Friday evening. Read the full article in the Feb. 2 issue […]

Blackhawk Memorial falling short of fundraising goals

Blackhawk Memorial falling short of fundraising goals

Navarre was the scene of the catastrophic foggy night training crash of a UH-60 Blackhawk off Navarre Beach in which 11 servicemen perished March 11, 2015. The Navarre community wasted no time expeditiously melding together to assist emergency personnel and search crews both civilian and military, hoping against hope, even as the search transitioned into […]