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Wind mitigation short-term investment brings long-term savings

Wind mitigation short-term investment brings long-term savings

Floridians can save hundreds if not thousands of dollars each year on homeowners insurance thanks to legislation dating back to 2002, but some homeowners have not taken advantage of the price break. The law allows consumers to reduce their wind insurance premiums by making certain wind-mitigating improvements to their homes, and it rewards homeowners who […]

County to abandon flood assistance program for 2016

County to abandon flood assistance program for 2016

In a Monday committee meeting, the Board of County Commissioners has decided, in line with staff recommendations, that the Flood Mitigation Assistance Program will be abandoned in 2016 due to lack of resident participation.  The vote will take place in Thursday’s full County Commission meeting. The grant program is designed to give homeowners who have […]

REBUILD hardened home survives Century tornado

REBUILD hardened home survives Century tornado

What started as a grassroots effort by a group of people in response to Hurricane Ivan in 2005, has turned into REBUILD Northwest Florida, a nonprofit that has received more than $89 million in FEMA funds and has “hurricane hardened” 12,000 homes. Read the full article in the Feb. 25 issue of Navarre Press. Click […]

County in quandary over missing lease fees

County in quandary over missing lease fees

The mystery of why $180,000 in lease fees from 14 Navarre Beach condominium units weren’t paid to the county since the 1980s has government officials and the homeowners searching for answers. Read the full article in the Feb. 11 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe for as little as $38 per year.

FWC commends recently approved Seminole County bear ordinance

FWC commends recently approved Seminole County bear ordinance

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission commends Seminole County on its unanimous vote Tuesday to approve an ordinance that will help deter bears from lingering in Seminole County neighborhoods. The ordinance requires residents to take precautions to remove food attractants such as unsecured garbage and encourages the use of bear-resistant trash receptacles. Read the […]

Homeowners organizing possible golf club purchase

Homeowners organizing possible golf club purchase

Homeowners in the area around Tiger Point Golf Club are in talks with at least one potential investor about purchasing the struggling facility from the City of Gulf Breeze. “We have an interested party,” said A.J. Sutton, a homeowner who represents dozens of his neighbors near the club. There might be one main buyer, supported […]