Business

Paradise gets tourism council thumbs-up

Paradise gets tourism council thumbs-up

Paradise Advertising has likely secured yet another three years of representing Santa Rosa County’s tourism image and the more than $750,000 annually that comes with it. The St. Petersburg-based destination advertising and marketing firm was put forward unanimously as the top pick by a selection committee of local tourism professionals after a competitive request for […]

New Santa Rosa Medical Center open

New Santa Rosa Medical Center open

Santa Rosa Medical Center’s Dr. Robert Dimick, Dr. Tayisha Vilceus, Dr. Michael Barber, Dr. Sarah Skelly, Monica Vitale, MA, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Danielle Ostrowski, Office Coordinator Beth Cover, Practice Director Nichole Butts, LPN Sharon Yeomans and Physician Assistant Charles Windfelder, Jr. celebrated an open house Saturday for their new facility at the corner of […]

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 […]

Chamber capital campaign has strong start

Chamber capital campaign has strong start

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce officially kicked off its capital campaign for a new permanent home May 31 with a big announcement. The chamber secured $55,000 in beginning donations for the campaign to purchase the building and property at 1804 Prado Street in the heart of Navarre.   Read the full article in […]

One World Beauty Supply Great prices with excellent service

One World Beauty Supply  Great prices with excellent service

The name says it all. One World Beauty Supply Super Store has products for everyone. “We cater to everyone in the community and have products for you regardless of ethnicity or what kind of hair style you have,” store owner Sandra Myrick said. Located at 8766 Ortega Park Drive, behind Cactus Flower, the store opened […]

Real estate license renewal fees cut in half

Real estate license renewal fees cut in half

Florida’s real estate license renewal fees will be reduced for two years according to a June 5 press release by Governor Ron DeSantis and the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR). The Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC), a professional regulation board, recently approved the two-year reduction of biennial license renewal fees for certain active […]

Lemonade stand gives kids a taste of entrepreneurship

Lemonade stand gives kids a taste of entrepreneurship

Local resident Terry Light got her first lesson in business management as a child in a small town in Wyoming. She had the idea one day to try selling the pretty rocks she had found throughout the area, so she set up a little roadside stand.   Read the full article in the May 30 […]

Eglin Federal Credit Union honors military

Eglin Federal Credit Union honors military

In recognition of Military Appreciation Month, Eglin Federal Credit Union in Navarre created a display to honor those that serve. The project was coordinated by head teller Debbie Spohn.   Read the full article in the May 30 issue of Navarre Press. Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options – or click here sign up to […]

Black Skimmer Grille set to open June 1

Black Skimmer Grille set to open June 1

May 1 might have been a little too ambitious a goal for opening a new restaurant at Hidden Creek Golf Course, but the new tenants say progress is being made. Andrew Suthers is one of the partners in the new Black Skimmer Grille set to open inside the now-vacant restaurant space on the golf course […]

Juana’s celebrating 30 years with an upgrade

Juana’s celebrating 30 years with an upgrade

Juana’s Pagodas and Sailors’ Grill is celebrating 30 years of service along Navarre Beach this year, and with that anniversary came a hefty investment, said general manager Kevin Rudzki. The result is a major renovation of the iconic eatery.   Read the full article in the May 23 issue of Navarre Press. Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe to […]

University Lending Group – Top Ranked Lender for Santa Rosa!

University Lending Group – Top Ranked Lender for Santa Rosa!

Being “The smart choice for mortgages!” starts with a local team of dedicated mortgage professionals who start each day with determination and gratitude to the community that they serve. Stacy Wright (NMLS #518604), Jennifer Gomes (NMLS #518603), Victoria Lombard (NMLS #793374), and Kristin Thompson (NMLS #395831) work tirelessly to meet the needs of those they […]

Cellular Nerd temp location receives county OK

Cellular Nerd temp location receives county OK

Driving down U.S. Highway 98 in the Heart of Navarre a new popular site has begun to spring up: mobile businesses. Though a few have come and gone through the area, donut shops, hot dogs, phone repair and more have been becoming a regular sight.   Read the full article in the May 16 issue […]

Summer season a reason to stop into Shop Southern Specialty

Summer season a reason to stop into Shop Southern Specialty

  Summertime is a good time to go shopping at Southern Specialty. Known for featuring the latest fashions at their boutique, the store’s owners, Lisa Gambill and Magda Morton, are always keeping their store stocked with the most stylish clothing. And rather than look on the internet for products to add to their inventory, they […]

Chambers set to “stuff the bus” for local students

Chambers set to “stuff the bus” for local students

Since United Way of Santa Rosa County has been dissolved, many community organizations are picking up the slack for the needs United Way filled. One such project is providing school supplies for children at or below the poverty line, including the district’s hundreds of homeless students.   Read the full article in the May 16 […]

Floridians urged to buy flood insurance

Floridians urged to buy flood insurance

Floridians are less than 30 days from the start of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, and state officials are reminding residents to start preparing now. Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis said recent history speaks for itself.   Read the full article in the May 9 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to view subscription […]

Food bank dependent on Stamp out Hunger Campaign

Food bank dependent on Stamp out Hunger Campaign

  There are shelves inside the food bank at Good Neighbor Thrift Store in Navarre that are empty, the supply dwindling down long before it normally does. That’s why store manager Cheryl Fromularo is so intent on making sure the word gets out about the Stamp Out Hunger campaign this month. Food collected from that […]

Navarre Chamber announces new potential home, tourism programming

Navarre Chamber announces new potential home, tourism programming

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is eyeing a new forever home, and with that new space comes new programming targeted at Navarre’s largest economic sector: tourism. Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Gail Acosta presented these new programs and a financial ask May 1 to the county’s Tourist Development Council (TDC). […]

Helen Back under contract, again

Helen Back under contract, again

Helen Back Again may never be a Helen Back again, but it is likely to stay a restaurant. A buyer is under contract for the empty restaurant property located along Santa Rosa Sound at 8651 Navarre Parkway near the foot of the beach bridge.   Read the full article in the May 2 issue of […]

Lawmakers OK property insurance overhaul

Lawmakers OK property insurance overhaul

After several years and several iterations, legislation to curb rising property insurance costs and stop the alleged abuse of the Assignment of Benefits (AOB) system passed both chambers of the Florida Legislature April 24. Sponsored by state Sen. Doug Broxson, whose district includes Santa Rosa County, the legislation puts new regulations on AOB litigation, which […]

Economic future depends on preparing tomorrow’s workforce

Economic future depends on preparing tomorrow’s workforce

When the Gulf Power Economic Symposium looked to Northwest Florida’s future, workforce training was a prominent topic of discussion. Florida Chamber of Commerce Chief Economist Dr. Jerry Parrish said education is critical, based on data collected from across the state. Read the full article in the April 25 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to […]

Economist sees opportunity amid market omens

Economist sees opportunity amid market omens

One statement encompassed perfectly the economic concerns facing the globe put fourth by economist Vikram Mansharamani to a room full of economic leaders April 17 at the Gulf Power Economic Symposium. “These fish concern me,” he said. Read the full article in the April 25 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to view subscription options […]

Arnett Septic available anytime to deal with problems

Arnett Septic available anytime to deal with problems

  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 […]

Williams leaps into new career as Dickey’s franchisee

Williams leaps into new career as Dickey’s franchisee

Wendy Williams was a critical care nurse for 25 years and a medical device rep for Boston Scientific for 15 years. In fact, it was her job as a rep selling pacemakers and defibrillators that brought her to Florida. Read the full article in the April 18 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to view […]

Santa Rosa businesses miss opportunity with Visit Florida marketing program

Santa Rosa businesses miss opportunity with Visit Florida marketing program

Visit Florida, the state’s official tourism marketing corporation, announced April 1 that 152 Florida businesses were accepted into the organization’s free 2019 Targeted Marketing Assistance Program (TMAP). None were in Santa Rosa County. Read the full article in the April 11 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to view subscription options – or sign up […]

One Hour Air keeps your indoor air quality at its best

One Hour Air keeps your  indoor air quality at its best

  Indoor Air Quality effects everyone. It’s why One Hour Air looks at the entire picture when it comes home inspections, looking at both the heating and cooling systems as well as the duct work. Inspections for duct work only can also be done. The inspection includes cutting the duct work open to show people […]

Chamber recognizes Navarre teachers of the year

Chamber recognizes Navarre teachers of the year

Teachers of the Year from Navarre area schools were recognized by the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.                                                                           […]

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