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SOD WEB WORMS POSING A MAJOR THREAT TO AREA LAWNS

SOD WEB WORMS POSING A MAJOR THREAT TO AREA LAWNS

Skip Orth, owner of Father and Son Pest and Lawn Solutions and author of the book What Every Home Owner Along The Emerald Coast Needs To Know About Lawn Care says that lawns along the Emerald Coast are now experiencing a major onslaught from a tiny caterpillar called a sod web worm. Orth explains “Sod […]

Smokin’ Oasis is Navarre Chamber’s Restaurant of the Month

Smokin’ Oasis is Navarre Chamber’s Restaurant of the Month

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce announced that Smokin’ Oasis is the Navarre Chamber Member Restaurant of the Month for August, according to a press release. Smokin’ Oasis is a food truck owned by Roy Dubose and Paula Beauchemin that serves lunch and dinner six days a week. Located at 8228 Gulf Boulevard, right […]

University Lending Group – Top Ranked Lender for Santa Rosa!

University Lending Group – Top Ranked Lender for Santa Rosa!

What does it take to be ranked as the #1 Lender in any market? It starts with a thankful heart. Ask Stacy Wright, Jennifer Gomes, Victoria Lombard and Courtney Hatten, and they will tell you it is also about “roots”. These Mortgage Professionals believe to serve their industry they first must willingly serve their community. […]

Blue Lotus a cut above the rest

Blue Lotus a cut above the rest

  Blue Lotus Hair & Body Studio in Navarre is a one-stop shop for all of your beauty and hairstyle needs. Located in the John Duncan Plaza on Highway 87, Blue Lotus offers everything from haircuts and the latest styles, such as shadow roots, vivid color, highlights and balayage, to manicures and pedicures and even […]

TripAdvisor names best restaurants in Navarre

TripAdvisor names best restaurants in Navarre

TripAdvisor has picked its top 10 restaurants of Navarre, and the names are familiar to many locals. But keeping a business, especially a restaurant, in the top is challenging, Scooter’s Fish House owner Scooter Taylor said. Taylor’s business ranked first in TripAdvisor’s list. TripAdvisor is a globally recognized source for reviews of vacation options. The […]

Personality is key in closing the sale

Personality is key in closing the sale

In the business world, knowing who you are selling to can be as important as knowing what you are selling. That’s the message of Karen Aloy, founder of Aloyal Vision, a business coaching and training company. Aloy presented her insights as a team member for Women 2 Women Connecting at the Navarre Beach Area Chamber […]

Phelps brings the State Farm brand to Navarre

Phelps brings the State Farm brand to Navarre

Brad Phelps saw an opportunity to bring a State Farm office to Navarre and jumped on it. His office at 6929 Navarre Parkway opened Oct. 1 and has been going strong ever since. Phelps also works out of Pensacola at one of the most successful offices in the State Farm system. “It’s going great. We […]

Beacon provides quality care to residents

Beacon provides quality  care to residents

The Beacon in Gulf Breeze, which is now managed by Superior Residences Living, still has the same caring and loving people working hard to serve the residents. The Beacon, formerly known as The Blake, has 107 apartments and nurses are in assisted living and Memory Care 24 hours a day to provide the best possible […]

Life is a beach at LivBeach

Life is a beach at LivBeach

As you come across the three-mile bridge into Gulf Breeze you will find one of the area’s newest businesses. LivBeach opened this past weekend and is a shop with a casual setting that offers a wide-range of custom-made t-shirts, beach supplies, unique gifts and handmade jewelry. Stephanie Maddox, who opened the business with her husband, […]

Bella Luna offers authentic Italian cuisine

Bella Luna offers authentic Italian cuisine

Bella Luna recently celebrated its one year anniversary, a sign that the authentic Italian restaurant in the Crowne Plaza in Navarre is a local Italian favorite. “We want to thank the community for their continued support,” restaurant owner Guglielmo Ianni said. There is no need for anyone to grab their passport and hop on a […]

Emerald Coast Medical Spa can help you look and feel better

Emerald Coast  Medical Spa can help you look  and feel better

  Stephanie Wilbanks has been a paramedical Esthetician for 17 years and brings her passion for skin care to work every day at the Emerald Coast Medical Spa in Navarre. Her business recently expanded its square footage and service at its new location at the First National Bank and Trust building in the heart of […]

Rocky D’s BBQ cleared by county zoning board

Rocky D’s BBQ cleared by county zoning board

Visitors to Navarre Beach will be able to get some barbecue with their snow cones after the county zoning board cleared Rocky D’s BBQ to continue operations. The travel trailer restaurant located at 8460 Gulf Blvd. on Navarre Beach fell under scrutiny earlier this year for violating several county zoning ordinances including being within less […]

Schroeder talks management

Schroeder talks management

People are the most important asset in a company, but they are also the most time-consuming part of a manager’s work. And managers get little to no training. On average management personnel receive between six and 12 minutes of training every six months, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s the disconnect, said […]

Same flat rate nights, weekends, holidays

Same flat rate nights, weekends, holidays

  It’s a sticky situation when the air conditioning busts on a sweltering summer day in the Panhandle. And with the arrival of spring, it’s time to get your unit ready for those hot days. The company to call to get the job done right, without unnecessary repairs or extra money spent is Air Conditioning […]

UWF soars to third place in state ranking

UWF soars to third place in state ranking

After ranking in the bottom three of state universities, the University of West Florida (UWF) has been named the third best performing university in the state based on rankings by the Florida Board of Governors and state-directed measurement. With that position comes roughly $20 million in additional performance-based funding. The measurement is based on a […]

Arnett Septic services now include plumbing

Arnett Septic services now include plumbing

  It’s never a good time to have a septic problem at the house. But dealing with the stinky situation could be especially worse on the weekend when most repair businesses are closed. That is why Arnett Septic is open 24 hours a day and seven days a week. “When you have sewage coming up […]

Small businesses get free tools from Florida SBDC

Small businesses get free tools from Florida SBDC

Being a small-business owner requires many skills. One moment business owners might be working with customers. The next moment they are designing their websites. Then they are sorting through accounting, interviewing for open positions, filing taxes, updating inventory and on and on. Read the full article in the July 6 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe […]

Thrift store is a good neighbor

Thrift store is a good neighbor

  Summer is a great time to hit the beach. It’s also a great time to donate to the Good Neighbor Thrift Store in Navarre. This is the time of the year when donations seem to be at their highest and a perfect time for people to come in and shop. “People are moving and […]

Tropical Sno still a go on the beach

Tropical Sno still a go on the beach

Tropical Sno, located on Navarre Beach, cleared the final hurdle to keeping their doors open June 22, but they are going to have to find space for some extra parking spaces. The Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to support the zoning board’s recommendation to change the future land use for the snow cone and […]

SpringHill celebrates grand opening

SpringHill celebrates grand opening

Hotelier Marilyn Hess and former District 4 Commissioner, Jim Melvin cut the ribbon celebrating the grand opening of the beach hotel. Melvin said the finished project was more the he could have imagined. Hess credits Melvin for making the hotel possible during his term as commissioner. Featured in the June 22 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Can you free Houdini before time runs out?

Can you free Houdini before time runs out?

Walking into the room you are greeted by the sound of thunder as a storm rages outside the windows. All around there are photos of the magnificent magician Harry Houdini, chains, locked boxes and strange objects. Dangling precariously above a water tank and locked in chains is the cunning escape artist himself, raised from the […]

Restaurant style food with a fast-food pace

Restaurant style food with a fast-food pace

Tony Allegro and his wife, Krystal, have big plans for the Copper Bull restaurant, which is located at 7279 Navarre Parkway. From incorporating a bar that will feature live music on the weekends to adding additional delicious menu items, Copper Bull is quickly on its way to becoming an ideal dining option for the area. […]

Business leaders get schooled on social media marketing

Business leaders get schooled on social media marketing

There are more Facebook users than there are people living in China. Throughout the world, a handful of social media platforms have the eyes and ears of billions of consumers each day. These websites can be great tools for small businesses to get their name out there, but the wrong message on the wrong platform […]

UPS Store still delivers stellar customer service

UPS Store still delivers stellar customer service

For more than 20 years, the UPS Store in the Winn-Dixie Market Place has grown right along with Navarre. Once known as Mail Boxes Etc. simple pack and ship franchise, the store which is owned by the Neely Key Company and run by the family, has evolved into a one-stop service center for small business […]

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