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Stuff the Bus to the finish line

Stuff the Bus to the finish line

School starts Monday and Stuff the Bus has raised enough donations to send a backpack full of all necessary school supplies with every student who applied for assistance. But there are still needs to be met, so the drive to raise funds continues. Read the full article in the Aug. 8 issue of Navarre Press. […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. HIGH DRAMA ON CAPITOL HILL Senators will hear from Christine Blasey Ford, a California psychology professor who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempting to rape her when they were teens. 2. WHAT COULD BE A WHERE-WERE-YOU MOMENT The Kennedy assassination. The Challenger explosion. The Sept. 11 attacks. Make room for another […]

Risk seen in calm after Alberto’s near miss

Risk seen in calm after Alberto’s near miss

Santa Rosa dodged a bullet when subtropical storm Alberto veered to the east over Memorial Day weekend, but experts warn that Mother Nature could be reloading for several more shots this summer. For county Director of Emergency Preparedness Brad Baker and other officials, the challenge now is rallying residents to be on guard for the […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 11

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 11

SHERIFF: DEPUTY HEARS SCREAMS, SHOOTS MAN STABBING A WOMAN Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said at a news conference Monday that the deputy responded to the screams as the woman was being stabbed at a home in Orlando. He says that when the man failed to obey the deputy’s command to drop his knife, the […]

Students benefit from job fair experience

Students benefit from job fair experience

Dakota DeMars sat at a table in the Navarre High School cafeteria Tuesday morning filling out job applications. A senior at Navarre, DeMars was taking advantage of school’s fifth annual job fair, which continues to grow and presents students with a chance to land a job. Read the full article in the Feb. 16 issue […]

Convicted felon gives chase, drops gun

Convicted felon gives chase, drops gun

John Niven Cotner, age 26 of Mary Esther, gave deputies chase Monday afternoon after shoplifting several items from Walmart on Navarre Parkway.  Deputies responded to the store after the asset protection department saw Cotner walk out of the store without paying for merchandise.  They confronted him but he left the store. Deputies say that Cotner […]

Okaloosa investigator spots fraud suspects in parking lot

Okaloosa investigator spots fraud suspects in parking lot

Two Georgia residents suspected of shopping with credit card numbers stolen from members of Eglin Federal Credit Union are behind bars after an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office investigator working the crimes spotted them in a parking lot. The compromised credit card and debit accounts were used at locations in Niceville, Fort Walton Beach, Crestview, and […]

Man breaks car window to rescue child

Man breaks car window to rescue child

On Saturday, July 11, Santa Rosa County deputies were dispatched to the Gulf Breeze Wal-Mart on U.S. 98 for a complaint of a child locked in a vehicle with the windows closed. Police said witnesses saw a child, about 5 years old, sweating and crying. After failing to locate the driver, one of the men […]

Man wanted for escape in Ga. arrested in Navarre

Man wanted for escape in Ga. arrested in Navarre

A Fort Walton man wanted in Georgia is facing multiple charges after deputies responded Feb. 16 to a disturbance at Murphy’s Gas Station on Highway 98 in Navarre. Rene Molina, 32, was arrested on charges of disorderly intoxication; disorderly intoxication – public place, causing disturbance; possession of marijuana; and drug equipment possession and/or use Police […]