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Welcome home, chamber!

Welcome home, chamber!

After 42 years of serving the business community, the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce officially came home July 31 with a celebratory ribbon cutting on their new building. The conference room, halls and lobby were packed with supporters to celebrate the opening of the new Navarre Chamber Information Center. Read the full article in […]

Christmas parade and Christmas in the Park slated for Saturday

Christmas parade and Christmas in the Park slated for Saturday

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual “Christmas in the Park” event will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Navarre Park at the foot of the Navarre Bridge. This year’s event will include a Merry Market where local arts and crafters will gather with great gift ideas […]

Bank health in Navarre by the numbers

Bank health in Navarre by the numbers

Bank failures ran rampant during the Great Recession, but thanks to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) and, for credit unions, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) many of the losses were covered. For accounts with less than $250,000, these federal agencies insure consumers’ money, but unhealthy banks come with other problems, said Ken Tumin. […]

Beauchemin enters plea for 15 years

Beauchemin enters plea for 15 years

According to the State Attorney’s office, on Sept. 5 Joel Anthony Beauchemin entered a plea to Robbery without a Weapon for 15 years in state prison before Judge Ross Goodman in Santa Rosa County. On April 17, 2015, Beauchemin entered Centennial Bank in Navarre wearing heavy clothing, sunglasses, a mask and latex gloves.  He handed […]