Lisa Gambill

Small retailers feel pinch of debit card fees

Small retailers feel pinch of debit card fees

When customers swipe their debit card or insert it into the reader at checkout, several things happen in the blink of an eye. Information on the transaction is transferred back and forth between the merchant’s bank, the customer’s bank and a debit card processing network. Within a few seconds, the transaction is approved or denied […]

The 411 on 420

The 411 on 420

“420” has long been associated with marijuana. For years April 20 has been a sort of unofficial holiday, Weed Day, for smoking the illegal substance around the globe. The term “420” has become a universal code for pot smoking, possession and being high. Read the full article in the April 20 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Small Shop Crawl brings record-setting sales

Small Shop Crawl brings record-setting sales

By all accounts and everyone’s accounting, the 2015 Holiday Small Shop Crawl presented by the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce was a huge success. More than a dozen Navarre shops participated, and each one said the event brought new customers into their shop.   The Director of Membership and Marketing for the Navarre Chamber Chanda […]

Beach baptisms at Sunday in the Sand

Beach baptisms at Sunday in the Sand

In celebration of its first year of ministry, Momentum Church’s worship services were held Sunday on Navarre Beach at the same place they originally started.  However, this service would be different from the first, with the pastors offering beach baptisms and a fellowship meal afterward.  As a sign of their faith and intention, more than […]