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BearWise grant to secure restaurant dumpsters

BearWise grant to secure restaurant dumpsters

South Santa Rosa County has been selected for a $58,000 grant to prevent bears from getting into local restaurant trash cans. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) awarded a total of $500,000 in grants to 10 communities to reduce human-bear conflicts as part of BearWise. Santa Rosa’s grant would go toward modifying dumpsters to […]

New dining, shops coming to Tiger Point

New dining, shops coming to Tiger Point

In addition to a new Publix, Tiger Point will be getting as many as 12 other new dining and shopping options at the Tiger Point Pavilion at 1430 Tiger Park Lane. Vallas Realty leasing broker Amber Hightower Dedeaux said the number of shops will likely vary based on the square footage and parking needed. “We […]

The Taste of Gulf Breeze

The Taste of Gulf Breeze

The Taste of Gulf Breeze was part of the 27th Annual Gulf Breeze Community Expo. The awards in the Restaurant Division were: Best Appetizer: Casino Beach Bar and Grille; Best Beverage: Casino Beach Bar and Grille; and Best Dessert: Casino Beach Bar and Grille. In the Specialty Division the awards were: Best Appetizer: Bay Breeze; […]

New projects promise more South Santa Rosa growth

New projects promise more South Santa Rosa growth

Plans for two new restaurants, a gas station-convenience store and an expression of interest in building a 17-story hotel on Navarre Beach all emerged last week to give South Santa Rosa County prospects for its biggest commercial development year since before the Great Recession. Read the full article in the Mar. 24 issue of Navarre […]

Job fair offers opportunity, teaching moments

Job fair offers opportunity, teaching moments

Zamir Jones is eager to find a job and took full advantage of the opportunity to speak with potential employers at the Navarre High School Job Fair Thursday morning in the cafeteria. With 24 area businesses in attendance, Jones had plenty of options. Read the full article in the Feb. 25 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Tourism leaders seek delay in beach dredging

Tourism leaders seek delay in beach dredging

The cheapest price isn’t the best deal on the $15 million dredging project to renourish Navarre Beach this spring, area tourism leaders assert. They estimate the economic damage to the area’s leisure industry at $10 million, far more than Santa Rosa County Commissioners will save by recently accepting the lowest bid from Weeks Marine Inc., […]