Navarre Gardens

Defying the odds leads to new opportunity

Defying the odds leads to new opportunity

Dexter Hunter is sitting out front at Navarre Gardens on a beautiful January afternoon – his wife Bonnie is the administrator at the assisted living facility – and someone walks by and asks what he’s up to. He jokes that he’s doing what he is told and then changes his direction and makes a joke […]

Assisted living facility to add location

Assisted living facility to add location

Assisted living facility Navarre Gardens will be opening a second location as early as 2019, according to owners. The expansion comes less than a year after the facility opened its doors. Read the full article in the Oct. 25 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. Sign up to receive the online […]

Dearman’s memories serve as a trip back in time

Dearman’s memories serve as a trip back in time

Caroline Dearman sits in a rocking chair on a picture-perfect February afternoon and takes a reporter on a journey back in time. She talks about growing up in Mississippi in the early part of the 20th century and recalls some of her favorite memories as if they happened just the other day. Read the full […]

Garden club brings Arbor Day to Navarre Gardens

Garden club brings Arbor Day to Navarre Gardens

  On a cold but sunny Friday morning at Navarre Gardens, a new assisted living facility in town, several residents gathered for the Arbor Day ceremony put on by the Navarre Garden Club. A few even helped plant the tree, including Richard Knies, a World War II veteran. He took a shovelful of dirt and […]