The man accused of running a human trafficking ring that stretched into Gulf Breeze and Pensacola massage parlors will not be eligible for bail, according to an order issued by a federal judge Sept. 6. In the Order of Detention issued by U.S. Magistrate Judge Hope Thai Cannon, the judge cited concerns that the defendant […]
John Hurd of Navarre has become a staple at the senior games in Pensacola. The 87-year-old has been competing since 2002 and has lost just once the entire time. He’s never lost at the state level of the senior games, which take place in December in South Florida. Read the full article […]
U.S. 98 eastbound traffic (Pensacola to Gulf Breeze) will be shifted to the new Pensacola Bay Bridge Wednesday evening, Sept. 4 and U.S. 98 westbound (Gulf Breeze to Pensacola) on Sunday, Sept. 8. From 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 to 6 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 17th Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Gregory […]
Strong Towns founder Chuck Marohn was in Pensacola last week to present the city with the 2019 World’s Strongest Town award. He also took time to talk about what makes a place a strong town and how cities can strive to reach that status. Read the full article in the Aug. 29 issue of […]
Cybersecurity continues to be a growing career field for Florida, and the University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity is launching the Cybersecurity for All program in September to meet those workforce demands. The program is designed to enhance readiness for evolving cybersecurity work roles and address the critical shortage of cybersecurity professionals. Courses and […]
A Pensacola business owner arrested Aug. 16 faces allegations of operating a human trafficking ring under the guise of Asian massage parlors in multiple states, including locations in Gulf Breeze and Pensacola. David C. Williams, 41, has been was arrested for using interstate facilities for purposes of racketeering, money laundering conspiracy and the harboring of […]
I love baseball. I love anything that has to do with a ball, really. But if I don’t have a ball, I’ll gladly accept having a stick, a rock, a sock, a shoe or, heck, even a lizard or frog. Of course, the last two things never go willingly into my mouth. Read the […]
On-demand restaurant delivery service Waitr announced this week it will launch an expansion into Navarre. The food delivery app makes its debut with the official launch party set for Thursday, Aug. 15. The company’s success in Pensacola and surrounding areas prompted the additional expansion according to a press release. Read the full article in […]
Never mind. The latest rescheduled opening of the new Pensacola Bay Bridge has been delayed with no new date in sight. Inspectors for the Florida Department of Transportation put a halt to the partial opening the was originally set for July 28 and then Aug. 4. Read the full article in the Aug. 15 […]
It is almost plausible that 110-octane fuel runs through Kyle Bryant’s veins. The 26-year-old driver and performance parts salesman carries a passion for the family pastime. Bryant’s been racing since the age of 5. As he got older, so did the size of the engines and cars. These days, he’s behind the wheel of vehicles more akin […]
UPDATE: The partial opening of the new Pensacola Bay Bridge to eastbound traffic has been postponed to Aug. 4. The traffic shift for U.S. 98 eastbound traffic (Pensacola to Gulf Breeze) to the new Pensacola Bay Bridge has been rescheduled for Sunday evening, Aug. 4 and U.S. 98 westbound (Gulf Breeze to Pensacola) on Thursday, […]
A federal grand jury indicted a pharmacy owner from Gulf Breeze July 18 on charges he defrauded insurers out of millions of dollars through phony prescriptions, according to an announcement by Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. Andrew E. Fisher, 33, is president and part-owner of Physician Specialty Pharmacy. […]
They may not help strike a perfect warrior one, and downward facing dog is their least favorite pose. But what these new fuzzy yoga partners lack in skill, they make up for in cuteness. Kittens are taking yoga studios across northwest Florida by storm as instructors have been taking up kitten yoga sessions in partnership […]
Blue Wahoos Stadium has a reputation for having one of the best fields in minor league baseball. But the field looks more worn down than usual this season, in part because of the additional games played on the surface in the offseason. Read the full article in the July 11 issue of Navarre Press. […]
Baptist Health Care announced plans June 26, to build a new full-scale hospital at Brent Lane and I-110 as part of a long-term master plan to transform the way health care is provided according to a press release. The initial footprint is expected to be just over 650,000 square feet of patient care space, and […]
One of the bells and whistles to be part of the new Pensacola Bay Bridge debuted Thursday when workers placed a shiny, 83-foot-tall steel arch atop the eastbound section of the span. The $427 million bridge, under construction since 2017 and delayed by weather and faulty work on its concrete deck, is nevertheless starting to […]
Although two Navarre Raiders pitched scoreless innings Wednesday night in the Subway All-Star Baseball Game at the University of West Florida’s Jim Spooner Field, the East fell 8-5 to the West last Wednesday night. Kaleb Hellard and Cameron Terrian worked an inning apiece on the mound for the East, but Terrian got extra time at a position he hasn’t played for years. Terrian was […]
Bring your blankets and chairs then spread out on the lawn at the Hunter Amphitheater at Community Maritime Park to watch a “Ralph Breaks the Internet” underneath the stars. Movie begins at 7:50 p.m. For more information, call 850-436-5670.
Patrons of East River Smokehouse are in for a surprise this summer as critters that slither, swim and crawl come to visit. Reno’s Reptiles brought its menagerie of scaly friends to meet with visitors and offer up education. Read the full article in the June 20 issue of Navarre Press. Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe to […]
Fresh produce, plants, baked goods, fine art and antiques are just a few of the items offered by vendors at Palafox Market in Downtown Pensacola from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit palafoxmarket.com.
Gulf Breeze is focused on getting its pool situation squared away before the high school swim season begins. Because Hunter Pool in Pensacola is going to be closed at some point after Labor Day for renovation, the Dolphins, who use the pool for practice and meets, need an alternative for the 2019 season. Read […]
A Gulf Breeze man was arrested May 25 for attempted homicide after allegedly stabbing a man multiple times in the chest. Ralph Waldo Emerson, 24, allegedly drove to Pensacola on the evening of April 10 under the pretense of selling drugs to the victim. Read the full article in the June 6 issue of Navarre […]
Friday evening was a special event for Lighthouse Christian Academy as the private school awarded diplomas to its first graduating class. The 34 graduates of the class of 2019 received their diplomas inside Pensacola First Assembly of God. Read the full article in the May 23 issue of Navarre Press. Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe to view […]
Watch the Blue Angels during their practice flights at the Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola at 11:30 a.m. Practices last about 55 minutes and admission is free. For more information, call 850-452-3604 or visit navalaviationmuseum.org.
The human brain experiences its greatest period of development during the first five years of life, according to child development experts. By capitalizing on this spongy state, parents and teachers can help children to succeed well into adulthood, scientists have found. Read the full article in the May 9 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ […]
This year’s award-winning troupe of Gulf Breeze High Theatre performers is bringing the musical “Matilda” to the Saenger Theatre in Pensacola Thursday and Friday. Sarah Rushing is playing the lead role of Matilda and has been seen in several Gulf Breeze High Theatre productions over the past few years. Read the full article in […]
Once upon a time, seawalls were the law of the land when it came to erosion protection, but scientists studying the impact on shorelines across the country have come to a different conclusion. Seawalls are a high expense for typically lower return on investment than more natural approaches known as living shorelines. Read the full […]
Burger Battle by the Bay is the best burger festival on the Gulf Coast at the Community Maritime Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees get to taste numerous samples of grilled burgers made by both professionals and amateurs. Proceeds benefit Take Stock in Children, providing educational opportunities for underprivileged kids. Cost is $10 […]
Join Fiesta Pensacola at the Community Maritime Park, behind the Blue Wahoos Stadium, for the Pensacola Crawfish Festival April 26-28. Cost is $6 daily. For more information, go to www.visitpensacola.com.
Navarre track coach Tony Carter expects the best from his team every time it competes. The expectation intensifies this week as the Raiders compete in the Region 1-3A meet Saturday at Sherman Robinson Stadium in Pensacola. “You hear me say it all the time. I expect greatness,” Carter said. “If you practice great and approach […]