Helen Back Again may never be a Helen Back again, but it is likely to stay a restaurant. A buyer is under contract for the empty restaurant property located along Santa Rosa Sound at 8651 Navarre Parkway near the foot of the beach bridge. Read the full article in the May 2 issue of […]
A trio of Air Force Special Tactics operators marched along U.S. Highway 98 through Navarre Monday morning along an 830-mile ruck march route from Lackland Air Force Base, Texas to Hurlburt Field. They marched in honor of Special Tactics members that have been killed in action. Read the full article in the March 7 issue […]
While work crews have appeared outside the closed Helen Back Again restaurant along U.S. Highway 98, Navarre residents are not likely to see a new business opening there anytime soon. Recent sale of the property has only landed it back on the market for a tenant or buyer, but the property’s story paints a much […]
When plans to expand U.S. Highway 98 to accommodate increased traffic first surfaced, Navarre Beach Flowers owner Sabrina Peet said the potential closure of her business was not on the forefront of her mind. The little shop located just at the edge of state right of way had very little wiggle room if an expansion […]
Where once signs for a car wash stood, Navarre now has signage promising a new medical facility for 2019. Representatives of Santa Rosa Medical Group symbolically broke ground with golden shovels alongside Santa Rosa county commissioners Sept. 21 on a new medical center at the west corner of Navarre Parkway and Harvest Village Court. Read […]
In yet another unusually high turnout, the Board of County Commissioners meeting hall was packed July 26 with residents of Santa Rosa County seeking to have their voices heard at the monthly Special Rezoning meeting. Many were there in favor of allowing a motocross facility to be opened in the north end of the county. […]
Officials are calling Los Cabos Mexican Grill in Navarre a total loss after flames engulfed the restaurant’s interior early Monday morning. At about 2 a.m. July 30, Holley Navarre Fire District was dispatched to the strip mall at 9500 Navarre Parkway after a 911 caller stated flames were engulfing two to four of the units […]
It may not be a car wash after all. “A Proper Wash” signs have been taken down from property at the corner of Harvest Village Court and U.S. Highway 98 and tucked behind the “for sale” signs. Santa Rosa County had approved plans for construction of a tunnel-style car wash with self-service vacuuming stations, but […]
Construction of a new restaurant next to Navarre Family Watersports along U.S. Highway 98 is inching closer. The development order has been issued and site plans approved by county staff for a new restaurant at 8673 Navarre Parkway. Read the full article in the Mar. 1 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription […]
Despite lengthy delays, construction of a new hotel along Navarre Parkway near the eastern foot of the Navarre Beach Bridge could be underway soon. Owners of the vacant parcels between Tommy Snowballs and the foreclosed Helen Back Again have filed for a variance to allow construction of the multistory hotel closer to the property lines. […]
Navarre First Assembly of God will host a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be crafts, food, raffles and more. Navarre First is located at 9594 Navarre Parkway. For more information, call 850-939-3333.
Walking into the room you are greeted by the sound of thunder as a storm rages outside the windows. All around there are photos of the magnificent magician Harry Houdini, chains, locked boxes and strange objects. Dangling precariously above a water tank and locked in chains is the cunning escape artist himself, raised from the […]
Holley Navarre Middle Junior Audubon Society would like to invite you to come out and support their club by stopping by Centennial Bank, 8524 Navarre Parkway, for a car wash and a sweet treat on Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will be accepting any donations for the car wash and […]
Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed IC Station Stir Fry Ice Cream with a ribbon cutting. Owner Steven Zheng, his wife and staff joined in to cut the ribbon. The shop is located at 9526 Navarre Parkway near Precision Martial Arts. Featured in the May 18 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com […]
Shoplifting turned to assault in the Navarre Walmart April 22 after a Navarre man allegedly threatened the store manager with a knife. According to a Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office report, Christopher Shaw, 21, and Margarete Smith, 21, were observed concealing items while at the Walmart on Navarre Parkway. According the store manager, he began to […]
At least two vehicles collided Wednesday morning at the intersection of Andorra Street and U.S. Highway 98 in Navarre near the Publix shopping center. One of the vehicles was on its side in a ditch along westbound 98. First responders are on scene. There is currently no traffic blockage reported though the outside westbound lane […]
Window decals and final outdoor finishes are going into place at the newly remodeled McDonald’s on Navarre Parkway at the Winn Dixie shopping plaza. Read the full article in the March 23 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.
Refuge for Women of the Emerald Coast held a car wash and cook out Saturday at Keller Williams Dream Team office on Navarre Parkway to raise donations for a shelter for human trafficking victims to serve the region. Read the full article in the March 9 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for […]
U.S. Highway 98 is more than 10,000 trips a day in excess of its capacity according to the Florida Department of Transportation. Solutions for 98’s congestion have been a topic of discussion for many years in Navarre. To read the full article or to view maps of the proposed expansion that may affect local businesses […]
The McDonalds at 8644 Navarre Parkway will be closing its doors and drive-thru for nine days starting Sunday, Feb. 12, as construction continues on expansions and improvements throughout the store. Read the full article in the Feb. 9 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.
Though initial indications pointed to developers building a hotel in the empty lot on Navarre Parkway between Tommy’s Sno-balls and Helen Back Again Navarre, dragging feet might indicate the project is a no go. Building plans for the property at 8600 Navarre Parkway were submitted to the county Planning and Zoning Department and returned to […]
Navarre has a new millionaire! Resident Cecilia Austin won $1.54 million from the Florida Lottery Tuesday on a scratch off ticket. Austin purchased the winning $2,000,000 Monopoly Florida Edition Scratch-Off Game ticket from the Tom Thumb at 9810 Navarre Parkway for $10. She won the max prize of $2 million, and opted for the lump […]
The Florida market is relatively new to online grocery pickup service at Wal-Mart, debuting in the state late last year. Navarre will soon offer the service, rolling it out July 13 at the store location on Navarre Parkway, and store manager Bryan Boney is excited about it. “I think it’s a great opportunity for people […]
Work to give a 1.6-mile stretch of Navarre Parkway a face-lift is coming to a close this month. The road median beautification project is proceeding on schedule to be completed by the June 30 deadline, just in time for the July 4th weekend. The project is a joint effort by Santa Rosa County and the […]
John Niven Cotner, age 26 of Mary Esther, gave deputies chase Monday afternoon after shoplifting several items from Walmart on Navarre Parkway. Deputies responded to the store after the asset protection department saw Cotner walk out of the store without paying for merchandise. They confronted him but he left the store. Deputies say that Cotner […]
At around 9:20 p.m. Saturday night, a motorcycle collided with the back of a Nissan Exterra on Navarre Parkway and the driver of the bike was air lifted to Sacred Heart Hospital in critical condition. Read the full article in the April 28 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe online.
Matt Gaetz’s announcement bus tour arrives in Navarre Saturday, April 23 at 2 p.m. as the bus rolls into Helen Back Again, located at 8651 Navarre Parkway. Gaetz is calling his effort the Fight Washington Bus Tour whereby he aims to talk to voters and share his plan to restore America with bold conservative reforms, […]
The Navarre Beach Pub Crawlers participated in their sixth-annual event Saturday night. The group started at O’Connor’s Pub and Grill, walked to East River Smoke House and then over the bridge to Juana’s. They finished the evening at Lagerhead’s at the Navarre Beach Pier. Read the full article in the April 14 issue of Navarre […]
The Panhandle Butterfly House will celebrate its Grand Opening for the 2016 season on Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Special events at the Grand Opening include: A plant sale with butterfly friendly plants. The Butterfly Bazaar will offer many butterfly items for sale. Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners will provide answers […]
A three-alarm fire at Burger King in Navarre Sunday morning caused significant structural damage and firefighters had to cut through the brick in the building to fight the fire. Holley-Navarre Fire Chief Ron Norton said that along with his district, Navarre Beach, Midway, Florosa, Hurlburt Field, Mary Esther, Avalon and Bagdad all responded to the […]