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Navarre offers help to Harvey victims

Navarre offers help to Harvey victims

Hurricane Harvey dumped an estimated 50-plus inches of rain in and around Houston since making landfall in Texas Aug. 25, causing catastrophic flooding and forcing thousands of residents into shelters. Relief and rescue efforts are underway and many people across the country have begun making donations for the areas impacted. Locally, organizations such as the […]

Go in faith, graduates

Go in faith, graduates

Amid the diplomas, tassels and celebration Navarre High School’s soon-to-be graduates took a moment to honor God Monday during baccalaureate at St. Sylvester’s Catholic Church. Dozens of students along with their family and friends packed the pews to listen to a variety of speakers talk about the importance of keeping faith during this transitory time. […]

Rotary breakfast spotlights respect, competition in Raiders’-Dolphins’ rivalry

Rotary breakfast spotlights respect, competition in Raiders’-Dolphins’ rivalry

Intensity rises to another level in a game between two rivals, setting the stage for a showdown that can either bring out the best in athletic competition or shine a light on the worst of it. In the wake of what has happened in recent years during the Navarre-Gulf Breeze rivalry week — property has […]

Foster Parents face unique challenges

Foster Parents face unique challenges

When a foster parent agrees to open their home to children going through a difficult period in their lives, they take on a unique set of challenges. Often they are taking in a group of siblings who have been through a traumatic family situation. Their lives are in transition, and the foster parent must find […]

St. Sylvester: ‘Brothers and sisters in Christ’

St. Sylvester: ‘Brothers and sisters in Christ’

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles highlighting the many houses of worship in Navarre. St. Sylvester Catholic Church, located at 6464 Gulf Breeze Parkway, has morning Mass Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:30. Its evening Mass is Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 4 p.m. Its Sunday […]

‘Seussical’ gets dolled up

‘Seussical’ gets dolled up

It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how. The cast of “Seussical” did just that as they donned full makeup and costumes in preparation for the Aug. 1 opening of the Dr. Seuss-inspired musical. “(Playgoers) are just going to be entertained,” said Stacey Albaugh, founder of Paradise Productions, a south Santa Rosa […]

Navarre’s only private school moves to Gulf Breeze

Navarre’s only private school moves to Gulf Breeze

Gulf Pointe Academy (GPA), Navarre’s only private school, is relocating to meet growing demand after Santa Rosa County twice halted its expansion plans. The school and its 75 students will be moving to leased space at St. Sylvester Catholic Church when classes resume Sept. 1. “It’s going to be great,” Dianne Hamer said. “We’re excited […]

Running the Flag Day 5k

Running the Flag Day 5k

Runners and walkers hit the pavement Saturday, June 14 for the Fourth Annual Flag Day 5k sponsored the Columbiettes of St. Sylvester Catholic Church. Proceeds from the event benefited the Special Operations Warrior Foundation and Life, Inc. Complete results are available in the June 19 issue  of Navarre Press or subscribe online here.  

Vatican exhibit at St. Sylvester

Vatican exhibit at St. Sylvester

An exhibition created and sanctioned by the Vatican is being hosted through Sunday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church. The Eucharistic Miracles of the World exhibition opened March 21. “The exhibition was created using materials from the Vatican’s archives,” said local coordinator Bob Birke. “This is a very special opportunity, so I hope area residents take […]