Saturday

Update: Christmas in the Park moves to Conference Center

Update: Christmas in the Park moves to Conference Center

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual “Christmas in the Park” set for Saturday is moving to the Days Inn Navarre Conference Center due to a rainy forecast. Festivities are scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 8700 Navarre Parkway. This year’s event will include a Merry Market where local arts and crafters […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 10

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 10

FLORIDA LEGISLATURE ENDS THREE-DAY SPECIAL SESSION, APPROVES MONEY FOR SCHOOLS, DIKE REPAIR AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA A whirlwind three-day special session is ending after the Florida Legislature approved a last-minute deal to boost money for public schools and money to repair the dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee. The Florida Legislature on Friday approved two-budget related bills […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 3

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 3

VIDEO SHOWS TIGER WOODS PERFORMING 2 BREATH TESTS AT JAIL In video released Friday by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Woods uses the slurred speech and unsteadiness described by Jupiter Police who arrested him early Monday. Woods mumbles responses to an officer’s questions, describing his hair as “mostly brown and fading.” Woods asks what […]

Trash bash

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. Bring work gloves, sun protection and water. For more information, call 850-499-6774 or visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org.

Freedom & Hope Luncheon

Come enjoy a time of fellowship, music, lunch, a silent auction and a story of hope to benefirt the Emerald Coast Refuge for Women. There will be a special worship performance by Phil Stacey, an American Idol contestant. The guest speaker is Melissa Woodward King, sharing her inspiring story of strength and victory. Luncheon will be […]

Navarre Sunset Stampede

The Navarre Sunset Stampede is a fast and flat, certified out and back course along beautiful White Sands Boulevard.  Legendary award’s ceremony and beach party at Juana’s Pagodas with live music, food and drinks right on the sand on beautiful Santa Rosa Sound.  The race begins at 6:30pm with a kids fun run starting at […]

Canine Carnival

Canine Carnival

Bark For Life of the Emerald Coast will be hosting their 4th annual event at the Destin City Complex across from the Destin Dog Park on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10 AM- 2 PM. This year’s event theme will be a Canine Carnival and will feature local canine acts and behavior training professionals for […]

Science Rocks Day

Science Rocks Day

The National Honor Science Society is hosting Science Rocks Day on Saturday, Mar. 11 at the Navarre High School from 9 a.m. to noon in the cafeteria. The event features marshmallow explosions, arts and crafts, treats and much more. For more information, call 850-936-6080.

Trucks against cancer food truck rally

Get a bite from all your favorite local food trucks while listening to live music by Whiskey & Water. There will be yoga, relay races and much more. The event will be held at the Plaza De Luna in Pensacola from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A percentage of the proceeds will go to Relay […]

Santa Rosa seeks new teachers through hiring event

Santa Rosa seeks new teachers through hiring event

As college and university education majors flee their campuses for spring break fun, the Santa Rosa School District hopes to snag future talent through the Teaching Spots and Flip Flops teacher hiring event March 11. Read the full article in the March 2 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as […]

Holiday fun is in full swing this weekend

Holiday fun is in full swing this weekend

Navarre will be feeling the holiday spirit Saturday, Dec. 3, for the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas in the Park, Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk Fun Run, Navarre Community Christmas Parade and Santa’s Workshop Craft Fair. Read more in the Dec. 1 issue of Navarre Press. Click here to subscribe online for as […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 24

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 24

POLICE: NAKED DONALD TRUMP STATUE STOLEN IN MIAMI Miami police said on the department’s official Twitter account that the statue of the Republican presidential nominee was taken from the Wynwood arts district on Thursday. FLORIDA OFFICER SUSPENDED AFTER GUN DISCHARGES, HITS MAN Wanda Roman was inside her apartment Sept. 15 when the revolver fired. The […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 17

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 17

FLORIDA PASTOR AMONG 22 ARRESTED IN UNDERCOVER SEX STING Authorities say David Donald Hoppenjan was arrested during “Operation Undertow,” which took place earlier this month. Pensacola police said during a news conference about the multi-agency sting that undercover agents posed as teenagers on websites and the suspects attempted to meet the “teens” for sex. The […]

Rubber Duck Derby & Mullet Toss

The Navarre Krewe of Jesters present the rubber duck derby & mullet toss from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Juana’s Pagodas. Duck derby tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25. The mullet toss is $1 per toss. First place prize for duck derby is $300. Come down for this family friendly event with […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 9

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 9

US REP. CORRINE BROWN STEPS DOWN FROM COMMITTEE POSITION Brown released a statement Friday afternoon saying that she was stepping down in accordance with House rules. Earlier Friday, Brown and her chief of staff, Elias “Ronnie” Simmons, pleaded not guilty in Jacksonville federal court after they were charged in a 24-count indictment. The charges revolve […]

Five Things to know in Florida for July 2

Five Things to know in Florida for July 2

COMPENSATION EXPERT TO OVERSEE ORLANDO DONATION FUNDS Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer said in a news release Friday that Kenneth R. Feinberg will work with the OneOrlando fund and with the National Compassion Fund. The National Compassion Fund is a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime, a nonprofit group dedicated to assisting mass […]

Turtle Treks program on tap for Saturday

Turtle Treks program on tap for Saturday

Although the clear-bottom kayak tours of the artificial reef are booked for Saturday, that doesn’t mean people can’t come out and take advantage of an opportunity to learn more about sea turtles. The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center is hosting its Turtle Treks program the same day, providing visitors an opportunity to check out […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 11

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 11

TEEN DIES 2 DAYS AFTER SAND COLLAPSE ON FLORIDA BEACH The Bay County Sheriff’s Office reports on social media that 17-year-old Travor Brown died at Panama City hospital Friday. Brown was visiting the area with friends. On Wednesday, beachgoers told Bay County Sheriff’s deputies they’d seen a couple of teens digging in a sand bank […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 16

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 16

TIGER ATTACKS, KILLS VETERAN KEEPER AT PALM BEACH ZOO Palm Beach Zoo spokeswoman Naki Carter says 38-year-old Stacey Konwiser was killed Friday afternoon by a 13-year-old male tiger. West Palm Beach police spokeswoman Lori Colombino says Konwiser was attacked in the Malayan tiger’s enclosure. Colombino says the tiger was tranquilized. 2 WORKERS INJURED IN SOUTH […]