vacation

Double red flags fail to deter swimmers

Double red flags fail to deter swimmers

Though Tropical Storm Cindy had double red flags flying over Navarre Beach for most of last week, visitors were lining the beaches to catch some sun between bouts of rain. Double red flags mean the waters are closed. While the waters had receded some, the surf was still too rough to swim said Navarre Beach […]

Teen sexually assaulted by family friend

Teen sexually assaulted by family friend

A vacation to Gulf Breeze went terribly wrong for a 17 year old boy after a 46 year old woman he and his mother were traveling with forced him to have sex with her in a port-o-potty. According to the deputy’s report, in August the victim, his mother, Tina Gale Thomas and her boyfriend were […]

Team Teddy: A story of loss and hope

Team Teddy:  A story of loss and hope

Teddy, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel, was on the run in Navarre for four months before being reunited with his human mom and dad, John and Nancy Robertson of Cape Cod, Mass. Nancy Robertson recalled the day of his disappearance with grief as fresh as if it had just happened.  They were here on vacation. […]

Summer vacation means child-care stress for many parents

Summer vacation means child-care stress for many parents

Primary and intermediate schools in the Navarre area let out June 1, and for many parents with children ages 5-12, this means finding somebody to look after the little ones. This is even more difficult for the 46 percent of families with both parents working full time according to the Pew Research Center in 2015. […]

Navarre Beach ranked among best in the country

Navarre Beach ranked among best in the country

Florida’s best kept secret remains a favorite destination amongst travelers, and the secret may be getting out. Navarre Beach has been named one of the top beaches in the country in the annual TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards. Read the full article in the Feb. 25 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe for as […]

Navarre Beach named a ‘Hidden Gem’ getaway

Navarre Beach named a ‘Hidden Gem’ getaway

TripAdvisor, one of the world’s largest travel sites, has listed Navarre Beach on a list of 10 Affordable Hidden Gem getaways for the winter season. The TripAdvisor website says of the list, “TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals has rounded up 10 super affordable US getaways this winter for staying in a rental, many of which are worthy […]

Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Announces 2015 December Business of the Month

Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Announces 2015 December Business of the Month

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber is pleased to announce SpringHill Suites by Marriott Pensacola Beach as the Chamber’s Business of the Month for December 2015. “Kudos to the management and staff! We enjoyed our stay so much that we’ve already planned to stay the entire week next year. Everyone at the hotel made us feel […]