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Pet Nation hosts adoption event series

Pet Nation hosts adoption event series

Locally owned shop Pet Nation wants every pet to have a home, so they are continuing a string of adoption events throughout the year. The store hosted Road Dogg Rescue Saturday where dogs of all ages were able to be adopted. Read the full article in the April 11 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ […]

Pet Nation’s new resident highlights benefits of rescue

Pet Nation’s new resident highlights benefits of rescue

There is a new kitty in charge at Pet Nation, and his name is Salvador Dali. The rambunctious black-and-white kitten made his home at the shop after being rescued from the streets by shop owner Holly Elassaad last month. “We were having those funky storms that were coming in in the afternoon. Out of the […]

Shoplifter ignores chance to make amends

Shoplifter ignores chance to make amends

Retailers lose tens of billions of dollars to shoplifting each year, according to the National Retail Federation, and small businesses are victims just as often as larger retailers. Pet Nation owner Holly Elassadd said she is all too familiar with shoplifting losses. Read the full article in the Aug. 2 issue of Navarre Press. Visit […]

Happy Mardi Grrr!

Happy Mardi Grrr!

Local pups dressed out in green, purple and gold this fat Tuesday at the first ever Mardi Grrr at Pet Nation in Navarre. The event was on of the several dress ups that the store puts on each year. Read the full article in the Feb. 15 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view […]

Theater, retail planned for new shopping center in ‘Heart of Navarre’

Theater, retail planned for new shopping center in ‘Heart of Navarre’

Retail shops, a movie theater, dining spots and more are planned for a new development in Navarre, but nothing is set in stone just yet. After decades of remaining vacant, the wooded 33.79-acre property at the western corner where U.S. Highway 98 and State Road 87 meet has been purchased.           […]

Downtown Gulf Breeze targeted by developers

Downtown Gulf Breeze targeted by developers

The commercial building boomlet underway in the City of Gulf Breeze is speeding up with plans being revealed for a fourth hotel and a third ice cream shop. No biggie by the standards of larger cities maybe, but the two proposed projects represent welcome growth and a tax base boost in this city of 5,800 […]

Flea Barket

If you love pets and shopping, you will want to check out the Flea Barket at Pet Nation on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be over 20 unique local vendors selling everything under the sun including pet supplies, jewelry, family recipe BBQ sauce, soy candles and more. Some independent […]

Flea Barket welcomes people, pups

Flea Barket welcomes people, pups

Tents — and dogs — crowded around the storefront of Pet Nation on Saturday for the inaugural Flea Barket, a pet-friendly outdoor shopping event. A handful of local small businesses and home-based entrepreneurs set up booths to sell their wares and share information about their services. Deborah Patterson, founder of dog treat company Precious Pups […]

Navarre shoppers not forgetting furry friends this Christmas

Navarre shoppers not forgetting furry friends this Christmas

Christmas shopping is in full swing for four-legged family members in Navarre said Pet Nation owner Holly Elassaad. Elassaad has seen a jump in shopping by her regular customers as they seek Christmas gifts for their pets this holiday season. “Christmas themed toys are always big, and we start selling those right around Black Friday, […]

Car burglaries up in Navarre

Car burglaries up in Navarre

Several cars were burglarized in the past week in the Navarre area, according to Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Rich Aloy. Five vehicles were involved in the crimes, in the neighborhood behind Publix at Shoppes of Navarre, and in the Days Inn Area and Ortega St. Aloy said this represents a slight increase. Additional thefts […]

Murder Mystery Dinner

Act4Murder will be performing ‘A Condo To Kill For’ at Stripes Bar and Grill. Seating begins at 7 p.m., with the dinner and show starting at 7:30 p.m.  Price is $40 per person, and includes the dinner, show, tax and tip. Make reservations online at www.act4murder.com. For more information, call 850-862-2885.

Navarre Beach Pub Crawl raises money for Fisher House

Navarre Beach Pub Crawl raises money for Fisher House

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 […]

Round up for fire safety aids first-responders

Round up for fire safety aids first-responders

Would you like to round that up? Firehouse Subs has been asking that question of customers since 2005 when they created the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The organization’s mission is to provide funding, life-saving equipment and educational opportunities to first-responders and public safety organizations. Through the nonprofit arm of the company, they have given […]

Entrepreneurial spirits running high in Navarre

Entrepreneurial spirits running high in Navarre

In 2015, Santa Rosa County witnessed the growth of many new homes and businesses in the area. With new families and opportunities arriving steadily each year, growth for previous years has become a popular subject for public elation. However, the prospect of the upcoming year has left many citizens speculating as to whether this kind […]

Letters to Santa at Wee Market

Letters to Santa at Wee Market

Wee Market located in the Publix shopping center in Navarre is offering kids of all ages a unique opportunity to send a letter to Santa this holiday season. The pint-sized mailbox is located just inside the front door of the shop and children can drop their letters into the box. Read the full article in […]