November

Adopting children ‘sight unseen’

Adopting children ‘sight unseen’

November is National Adoption Month. This month Navarre Press will be featuring content about the adoption process as well as children up for adoption in our area. The last name and location of the family in this story have been omitted at the request of the parents to protect the families. For Brandi and her […]

Five things to know: Adoption myths debunked

Five things to know: Adoption myths debunked

November is National Adoption Month. This month Navarre Press will be featuring content about the adoption process as well as children up for adoption in our area. Hundreds of children in Florida are currently in foster care, awaiting adoption. Jenn Petion, director of administration and external affairs for FamiliesFirst Network, said myths surrounding adoption may […]

Family Match improves Florida foster care system

Family Match improves Florida foster care system

November is National Adoption Month. This month Navarre Press will be featuring content about the adoption process as well as children up for adoption in our area. Following the launch of the Family Match program by FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview Center earlier this year, there has been success in matching adoptable children with forever homes […]

New satellite will be launched in November and aid in management of fisheries

New satellite will be launched in November and aid in management of fisheries

In early November, the first of four advanced polar-orbiting satellites known as the Joint Polar Satellite System will be launched from California, the result of a collaboration between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA. Its purpose will be to collect data that will prove beneficial to the management of fisheries and other protected […]

Don’t forget to remember

Don’t forget to remember

She walks along the same path every time she takes her daily walk.  She is 76 years old, not as active as she used to be and she lives alone.  Cooking for one is a challenge so her nutrition suffers because of it.  She has lost weight.  Yet, every day she takes a walk: just […]

Red snapper season extended into late November

Red snapper season extended into late November

Recreational fishing in the Gulf is big business. According to Amanda Nalley, the public information specialist for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, it brings in billions each year, and that includes fishing for red snapper. “While we don’t have this number broken down, we do know recreational fishing in Gulf Waters adds $7.6 […]

Wild ride as more candidates enter races, others drop out

Wild ride as more candidates enter races, others drop out

Candidate signs have been going up like wildfire here, there and everywhere – something code enforcement won’t be happy about since so many enthusiastic campaign staffers forget to take them down after the elections are over. There were a number of late-minute surprises last week at the Santa Rosa County Elections office in what has […]

Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Announces 2015 November Business of the Month

Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Announces  2015 November Business of the Month

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber announces Bayside Collision Center as the Chamber’s Business of the Month for November 2015. Bayside Collision Center is celebrating 30 years serving the Greater Gulf Breeze community. As a business, they have been able to grow and evolve with state of the art technology and a dedicated staff of over 22 […]

Evers, Matt Gaetz earn new terms

Evers, Matt Gaetz earn new terms

About 50 State Senators and Representatives, including Greg Evers and Matt Gaetz, will keep their seats in Tallahassee without having to wait for votes to be counted in November. Neither lawmaker had an opponent qualify for the election by the June 20 deadline. However, other local state representatives were not as fortunate. Read more in […]

HN Fire District Commissioner resigns

HN Fire District Commissioner resigns

Holley-Navarre Fire District Commissioner Shannon Stone formally resigned from his seat Tuesday. According to HNFD executive assistant Melissa Severt, the former vice chair resigned because he could not dedicate the time he wanted to serving on the board while working two jobs. Stone also serves as battalion chief with the Fort Walton Beach Fire Department. […]