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Jan 6, 2021

Food truck explosion victim back to work

Harvest Village got a special visit Saturday from the British Pedlar’s food truck, which was temporarily put out of commission last year after an explosion that burned the truck’s manager, Chrissy Barnes.

Jan 4, 2021

Business Year in Review

The Boulevard changes shape The movie theater is out. Upscale apartments are in, and there will be a new water tower, too. Navarre’s largest planned development, The Boulevard, morphed in many ways over the last few months from the original concept. The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a virtual roundtable Aug. 18 to […]

Dec 22, 2020

Do you have the look? Santa recruiter wants you!

It started with Craigslist and a help-wanted post seeking elves – Santa’s elves.

Yolanda Navarrete, who lives in New Jersey but spends as much time as possible in Navarre each year, decided being an elf sounded fun.

Dec 17, 2020

New ER busy, two more nearing completion

Navarre is set to get two new emergency rooms in the first half of 2021, greatly increasing the access to medical care in an area largely lacking services.

Dec 10, 2020

Cash still king for nonprofits in need

Giving Tuesday filled inboxes and social media feeds with pleas from local and even global nonprofits asking for donations and volunteers.

Business on 87 gets boost from detour
Dec 3, 2020

Businesses on 87 get boost from detour

It’s not been a great year for most small retailers.

Forced closures due to COVID-19 were costly to bottom lines, creating weeks of zero income unless business owners to could move online. Many did not have the capital to do it, and they temporarily shuttered.

Thankful tourists flock to Navarre Beach
Nov 25, 2020

Thankful tourists flock to Navarre Beach

Tourism professionals have something to be thankful for this holiday as Thanksgiving vacationers continue to pour into Navarre Beach. After a year plagued by Hurricane Sally and an actual plague, the numbers are comforting.

New utility CEO brings four decades of experience
Nov 25, 2020

New utility CEO brings four decades of experience

After a 10-month search, Holley Navarre Water System (HNWS) announced the hiring of a new CEO Nov. 23, and the candidate brings four decades of global experience to the table.

Nov 12, 2020

Navarre Beach Chamber offices fill up

Business is booming at the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s Prado Street offices and it’s more than just the chamber doing business.

Last month, all of the Navarre Beach Chamber Information Center offices were officially rented out, completing the vision for the chamber’s new home.

What’s up with Dickey’s
Nov 12, 2020

What’s up with Dickey’s

Dickey’s Barbecue is still coming to Navarre. The opening is just taking longer than expected. There have been a few holdups due to Hurricane Sally and sorting out logistics with the landlord. Managing partner Karen Edwards said they have made some progress on the structural repairs in the kitchen, but still have to work on other parts of the restaurant before it will be ready for the grand opening in the spring of 2021.