Panama City Target Re-opening For Business


Since October 10th of last year the, panhandle was changed forever.
Now, there is a new norm and part of that norm is just idle curiosity of what businesses may re-open and what is closed forever.

On this weeks ‘open for biz.’. We take a look at the re-opening of the Target on 23rd street.

The new look Target has a larger baby section, cosmetics, electronics and more.

Shopper Aaron Rich said, “man i think the whole community is excited to get Target back people are posting on facebook and getting excited about it and me and Bryan came by and we were pretty pumped about it to”.

Bryan Taylor also enjoying the new look store saying “this is definitely a win for the community we are trying to make wins every day we have some big wins coming this is definitely one of them it’s been a staple in the community for a long time so while it’s been a way that brings us all back to a state before Hurricane Michael and that’s important for everybody”.

Target store Team Leader Wayne Harris said the community has been very welcoming, “everybody wants to get back into the store everyone says they love Target we want to be here for the community a lot of our guests were going across the bridge to our other target and i was really excited for that store but now we want to make it easier but now we want them to get that one stop shop here in our store”.

If you are in Bay, Gulf, Calhoun, Jackson, Washington or Liberty County and you had a business affected by Hurricane Michael and are planning on re-opening in the future. Please let us know so we can help you get the word out. Just send an emial to

The Target store is having a soft open during regular business hours from now until Sunday, then official grand opening on Sunday the 17th.

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