Navarre Florida

Water system elections coming in 2014

Water system elections coming in 2014

Two seats on the Holley-Navarre Water System board are up for grabs for the upcoming year, and six candidates will be vying for the positions. Incumbents Sheldon Hutchins, secretary/treasurer, and board member Charlie Enghauser will be competing against newcomers Chris Richardson, Daryl Lynchard, James Dabney and Ashley Strabala for the seats, said HNWS general manager […]

Man swallows pills during traffic stop

Man swallows pills during traffic stop

A Navarre man on probation for felony battery was arrested Sunday after taking Xanax pills he was in possession of during a traffic stop, according to a Florida Highway Patrol arrest report. Jonathan Schneider, 19, was traveling in a Toyota 4Runner on Avalon Boulevard in Milton when he was stopped for speeding. To read more, subscribe online or […]

Teaching comes natural to Cunniff

Teaching comes natural to Cunniff

West Navarre Primary School second grade teacher Laura Cunniff always knew she would be a teacher. Cunniff’s natural teaching ability paired with a knack for keeping her students engaged and interested in the classroom has earned her the title of WNPS Teacher of the Year. To read more, subscribe online or pick up a copy of the December […]

WNIS fifth graders win prizes at gingerbread house contest

WNIS fifth graders win prizes at gingerbread house contest

These aren’t your ordinary gingerbread houses. Fifth grade students at West Navarre Intermediate School presented their unique creations last Thursday night for the second annual Gingerbread House Contest hosted by thee Northwest Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). About 70 students participated, and grand prize winner Emma Carpenter took home a trophy and […]

Hancock Bank forecloses on industrial park lots

Hancock Bank forecloses on industrial park lots

Hancock Bank has foreclosed on 20 parcels of land owned by Pullum Commerce Park, LLC, a corporation listing William A. “Bill” Pullum as manager. The parcels are located on Technology Drive in Santa Rosa County’s Northwest Florida Industrial Park at I-10, adjacent to the property the county acquired from Pullum almost five years ago to […]

NHS students most paddled in school district

NHS students most paddled in school district

Corporal punishment in public schools has long been phased out as a discipline option for students in neighboring counties. But in Santa Rosa County, paddling still takes place in many local schools, and the majority of those paddling in the past two years have been administered to Navarre High School students. To read more, subscribe online or […]