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Santa Rosa not so small business friendly

Santa Rosa not so small business friendly

When Ken Walters prepared to open the Grey Tap Room in Navarre, he went through the proper county processes. He said he wanted to be sure to do things the right way. Walters got approved site plans after months of back and forth with county staff, and planted the trees as required from his plan […]

County code crackdown targets ‘feather flags’

County code crackdown targets ‘feather flags’

County Code Enforcement is cracking down on “feather flags,” especially in Navarre. These tall, narrow banners typically bear commercial messages. They are popular along U.S. Highway 98 and Highway 87. Read the full article in the April 25 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to view subscription options – or sign up to receive a […]

Navigating life together

Navigating life together

Lance Whorton, a licensed physical therapist with years of professional experience in the field, is the senior pastor of Encompass Church in Navarre. So, what would motivate a successful physical therapist to leave his career to start a church? Read the full article in the April 4 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to view […]

Community outpouring continues for sick deputy

Community outpouring continues for sick deputy

As Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Deputy Nic Hubbard continues his fight against cancer miles from home, his supporters back in Navarre are rallying to send even more financial help his way. Sheriff’s Office Lt. Mark James, who supervises the Navarre area, said it is only natural for the department to support Hubbard as he is treated […]

Local deputy fighting chemo-resistant cancer

Local deputy fighting chemo-resistant cancer

At first, they thought it was allergies. When Navarre resident and sheriff’s deputy Nic Hubbard, 26, started coughing frequently in February 2018, he did nothing about it. He worked midnight shifts while his wife Lauren took care of their 2-month-old Logan. When his symptoms continued for three months, he went to the doctor. They thought […]

Middle schoolers tackle protecting local marine life

Middle schoolers tackle protecting local marine life

He is six feet tall, brightly colored, made completely of garbage and he is coming to a restaurant near you. Skip the Straw is a sculpture created by Holley Navarre Middle School students in the Junior Audubon Society. Skip’s purpose is a simple one: Teach people to skip single-use plastic straws that endanger local wildlife. […]

Red Shoe Book Club

The Red Shoe Book Club will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Navarre Library, 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. The club will discuss First Lady Lou Henry Hoover.  Each person reads their own selected book. The club will meet for breakfast at Stripes Restaurant in the Publix shopping center at 9 a.m. In order to provide sufficient seating for breakfast, RSVP to […]

AT&T outage disrupts small businesses’ sales

AT&T outage disrupts small businesses’ sales

Small-business owners in the Shoppes of Navarre plaza had an unwanted surprise when they went to open their doors Dec. 10. Their AT&T Internet service was not working. For some, like Holly Elassaad of Pet Nation, that also meant the phones were down. “If they call it would just ring and ring,” she said. “The […]

Super Bowl spending projected downward

Super Bowl spending projected downward

One of the United States’ most viewed football games of the year, and most viewed U.S. television events period, is expected to see a slight drop in viewership this year as the Atlanta Falcons face off against the New England Patriots for Super Bowl LI Feb. 5. Read the full article in the Feb. 2 […]