Navarre Press is partnering with the Studer Community Institute to provide free literacy tools for new parents in Santa Rosa County. The project will grow the Brain Bags program to include Santa Rosa Medical Center. SCI Director of Early Learning Shannon Nickinson said the program fulfills a need for families.
Human brains undergo the single greatest period of development, learning and growth during the first three years of life. From the very moment they open their eyes to the world, children are sponges. How many words they hear in the first few years can impact their literacy and overall education outcomes for the rest of […]
Autism Pensacola’s camper application period for the 2018 summer learning lab Kids for Camp kicks off Feb. 6 with an informational meeting at 6 p.m. in the Pollak Training Center at Arc Gateway. Childcare is available, but reservations are necessary. Sign up online at http://bit.ly/K4Camp2018. Established in 2002, Autism Pensacola is a not-for-profit organization dedicated […]
Peyton Jones, 11, is a normal middle schooler. She attends Sims Middle School in Pace. Her favorite subjects are science and history. She has two siblings that love her dearly, 9-year-old Kate and 5-year-old Holton. Read the full article in the March 9 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as […]
The future looks promising for a Sacred Heart Hospital intensive care nurse turned patient as she recovers from a life-threatening infection. Navarre resident Christa Gibson could be checking out of the same floor she once treated patients on and be checking into rehabilitation therapy as her strength continues to build. Gibson, 36, is mother to […]
After spending years saving the lives of others – and just days after giving birth to her second daughter – a Navarre nurse ended up fighting for her life at the same hospital where she works. Christa Gibson, 36, is mother to two girls, two-year-old Jessie Blu and 22-day-old Jessie Belle. She is battling a […]
Any given day Shawna Garito gets a photo of a wound sent to her by her friends. In-grown hairs, abrasions and other less-than-appealing images sent to her, typically with questions about what to do next. But Garito doesn’t mind. “I like wounds because I like seeing them get better. I like seeing how coordinating the […]
Emergency room physician Paul Henning and his wife, Ekaterina, a substance addiction counselor, had an ambitious vision for The Club II athletic center when they bought it for $2.9 million in 2012. Their goals included replacing the standard sports club snack bar with a European-style café, redesigning the lobby with a tile waterfall that resembles […]
Dust blowing from the construction site of Sacred Heart’s new clinic in Tiger Point has brought a warning from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Prompted by complaints from nearby residents, an FDEP inspector visited the 7-acre project last week and found inadequate maintenance at the Tiger Point Boulevard entrance. “They hardly ever water the […]
The State Attorney’s Office announced that Amber Nicole Cooley, 24, and Kyle Joseph Cooley, 27, were sentenced on Aug. 11 and 12 to 10 years in state prison for charges that arose when a 3- year-old child ingested ingredients used by the couple to manufacture methamphetamine in their home. The 10-year sentence is a minimum […]
Ten Tiger Point homeowner associations are finding no success in their efforts to meet with Sacred Heart Health System officials over the controversy surrounding construction of a new clinic. A spokesman for the nonprofit company based in Pensacola told the Navarre Press this week that Sacred Heart has no response to an invitation from the […]
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.