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Friday, May 9th, 2014

Persistence and Determination Pay Off for Miramar Beach Entrepreneur

The necessary persistence, determination and a can-do attitude not only define Wilkes the man, but also make him a unique force in business. Everything— from his personal conditioning practices to the merchandise he sells—measures up to the highest standards in quality...
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Friday, February 14th, 2014

"Love Doesn't Come With Any Age Limits..."

In March, Denise Paravate, better known to her clients and the online community as “Miss Matchmaker,” will officially change her status to “Mrs.” when she marries local attorney James Levi. The walk down the aisle will be the first for Levi, 46, and the second for Paravate, 44, a single mom...
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Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Up Close and Personal with Ben Savage and His Crew

“Being a musician is about more than being a talent – there is good talent everywhere,” says Emergent’s Ben Savage. “It’s about how you run it as a business. When you look at the difference between a successful musician and a non-successful musician, it usually comes down to how they run their business..."
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Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Up Close and Personal with the Good Folks at Destin's Honey Pot

They had started an apple orchard in Brantley, Alabama, and incorporated bees to act as pollinators. The bees flourished, the hives split three or four times, and they needed to be tended. Also, something had to be done with the quantities of honey they were producing...
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Friday, October 11th, 2013

FoWal Landmark Rolls Back Prices Oct. 19

Clements had worked at Goofy Golf since he was fifteen, when he would mow the lawn while his father worked at Hodge’s Lumber Company next door. From there, he worked his way up the ladder; upon taking ownership of the franchise, he also took on the pride of serving his community...
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Friday, June 21st, 2013

Rockhill's Fabrics "Embrace the Body"

“I have always had an unusual fabric addiction,” says Rockhill. “I am drawn in by a fabric’s movement, texture and how it can embrace the body.” This high-energy self-taught, garment-focused mother of two has been known to produce a 46-piece collection in just four days...
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