The Navarre Chamber Foundation is excited to once again bring to anglers young and old, novice and expert, the Navarre Fishing Rodeo set to take place Oct. 6 and 7. This event has become a very popular and much anticipated fishing opportunity with participation growing each year. Benefiting: Heroes on the Water, Take A Kid […]
ReptiDay features a fun day of hundreds of reptiles, small exotic animals and more to area enthusiasts. This event will be held at the Navarre Conference Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children. For more information, visit www.reptiday.com/pensacola.html.
Come out and enjoy the fun at Navarre High School, 8600 High School Blvd., for Relay for Life of Navarre from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. the following day. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/NavarreRelayforlife/
Be part of a special day at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station just for families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders. There will be animal encounters, fishing, crafts, and more. Preregister online at www.navarresciencestation.org.
Join the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center to help keep Navarre Beach clean and sea turtle friendly. Volunteers will meet at the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier in the parking lot at 8 a.m. For more information, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org.
Join the Panhandle Butterfly House Tour Team. Learn about butterflies, pollinators and their environment and teach groups what you’ve learned. Sign up on Eventbrite, search “Panhandle Butterfly House”, and email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com so they can be sure we have the educational material ready for you. Workshop will be held at the Navarre Visitor Information […]
Join the Navarre Library for family movie night beginning at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Navarre Library. The Navarre library is located at 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. For more information, call 850-981-7323.
The Red Shoe Book Club will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Navarre Library, 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. The club will discuss First Lady Lou Henry Hoover. Each person reads their own selected book. The club will meet for breakfast at Stripes Restaurant in the Publix shopping center at 9 a.m. In order to provide sufficient seating for breakfast, RSVP to […]
The Holley Navarre Water System (HNWS) has issued a precautionary boil water notice for homes and businesses located in the following locations: Hwy 98 between Sound Hammock/Serosa Estates to Sound Retreat/Edgewood Drive, and North of Hwy 98 to Flintwood Drive. The notice is in response to a six-inch water line break that occurred at approximately […]
Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge hopes to hold the grand opening of its permanent home in Holley Sept. 25, and last week it inched closer to making that a reality. The board of directors of ECWR voted to submit permits and hire a contractor for construction of a medical rehabilitation center, education center and wildlife […]
Sand tilling will take place beginning Mar. 19 on Navarre Beach. Tilling is required to lessen the impact of compacted sand on sea turtle nesting and hatching activities. Turtles prefer soft sand for digging nests and the 2018 nesting season begins May 1 for the gulf coast. Operations will be conducted between dawn and dusk. […]
Navarre High School student and future photojournalist Nikki Masters wants to see her photos splashed across the pages of National Geographic. This summer she will get one step closer to achieving that dream as she has been selected as a National Youth Correspondent to attend the prestigious 2018 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George […]
When a child hits his head in an accident or playing sports, there are precautions that parents and caregivers are instructed to take in case of a concussion. They will ask questions of the child to test cognitive clarity, flash a light in the eyes to check for pupil dilation and prevent the child from […]
Inching toward a final plan has taken years, but the Betty J. Pullum YMCA is now less than eight weeks away from putting to paper a finalized expansion layout. YMCA members and employees attended the first of three public input meetings Saturday to give what could be final public comments on the expansion plan. Read […]
Hannah White, 11, has never been to the beach. In the more than a decade that she has lived in the Navarre area with her mother Karin, she has never been able to make it down to the shoreline. Read the full article in the Mar. 15 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view […]
In the past week, Navarre Press has reunited lost pets with their owners/families. First, a beautiful cat graced our porch looking for some reassurance that his story would have a happy ending. And it did. This cat (we now know his name is Mittens) did all the right things after he went missing. He got […]
Navarre has a traffic problem, and its name is U.S. Highway 98. For years politicians, planners and locals have debated how best to solve the problem. Read the full article in the Mar. 15 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. Sign up to receive the online edition of Navarre Press for […]
County Commissioner Lane Lynchard has requested a variance from zoning laws in the Heart of Navarre to build a self-storage business. Lynchard and business partner Nadja Robles plan to build a storage unit facility along Highway 87 north of James M. Harvell Road. The 5.2-acre property is next door to Navarre Cross Fit. The Zoning […]
As March brings warmer weather the Panhandle Butterfly House (PBH) is preparing to open for what will likely be their last season in the current building in Navarre Park. That’s because the building is expected to be demolished after Monarch Madness and replaced with a new, interactive butterfly learning facility and expanded vivarium. Read the […]
On March 18, a group from First Baptist Church of Navarre will leave the comforts of air conditioning and plumbing, load onto a plane and make their way to the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. The missionaries will be in the island nation of Haiti for six days. Read the full article in the […]
Navarre Junior ROTC cadets received medals Wednesday for the essays they wrote for the Milton Fleet Reserve Association. Nobleann Chakowski, Baris Demirbas, Ethan Gifford, Rowan Hallam, Kaylan Jackson, Isaac Matos, Kurt Urban, Jaida Williams-Bunn, Scott Dreyer, Azandrya Fuentees, Yuah McMillian and Jason Sevilla were all recognized. Read the full article in the Mar. 8 issue […]
Children that have experienced an Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) are more likely to break the law, to abuse drugs and alcohol, to commit violent acts and to attempt suicide. An ACE can be anything from growing up in a single parent home to physical abuse to bullying. Read the full article in the Mar. 8 […]
Juana’s Pagodas and Sailors Grill was packed Friday night as locals wined and dined under purple lights in honor of Charlotte, a little girl fighting Dravet Syndrome. Those gathered were donating to the Dravet Syndrome Foundation through the second annual Wine and Dine for Dravet- In Honor of Charlotte. Read the full article in the […]
The Holley Navarre Senior Center is having a pancake breakfast from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Cost for breakfast is $2-$5. The Holley Navarre Senior Center is located at 8476 Gordon Goodin Ln. For more information, call 850-936-1644.
The SpringHill Suites on Navarre Beach will host an “Art of Local” live event from 4-7 p.m. to bring local art and culture to hotel guests and the surrounding community. The hotel will showcase the works of: Rollins Distillery, Handmade Stoneware & Porcelain by Kay Mitchell, Oil Paintings & Acrylic Birdhouses by Jane Graupp, Glass Art […]
Florida legislation that would have penalized waste haulers for missed pickups is inching toward oblivion. The bills, SB 1368 in the Senate and HB 971 in the House, would require waste collection companies, including recycling collectors, to reimburse customers for missed pickup days. Read the full article in the Mar. 8 issue of Navarre Press. […]
For Mariya Yurevna Calkins of Navarre, the road to U.S. citizenship was paved by an unlikely romance. Though her husband was born and raised in the Navarre area, Mariya grew up in Russia during the unraveling of the Soviet Union. Read the full article in the Mar. 8 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to […]
It’s rarely good news when you get pulled over by a deputy, but getting pulled over by the Sheriff himself is surely worse. And that is what happened March 2 at approximately 9 p.m. in Navarre. Read the full article in the Mar. 8 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. Sign […]
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 […]
With a gun on his hip, a badge on his chest and a smile on his face Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Deputy Liem Chau started his first day at his new job Monday: Holley Navarre Middle School Resource Officer. The announcement that HNMS would be one of the first middle schools to receive a new resource […]