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    Man with active warrant wanted in Navarre shooting

    Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a Navarre man who is believed to have been involved in a late Thursday night shooting that hospitalized a local.  The shooting occurred yesterday at around 11:30 p.m. at the 2700 block of Shoreview Court in Navarre. The initial 9-1-1 call alerted deputies that an individual at that … read more

  • Crime

    Report: Navarre man breaks into Milton Kmart, sprays cops with fire extinguishers

      A Navarre man who claimed “people were trying to kill him” threw a shopping cart through the storefront window of the Milton Kmart after business hours and tried to evade police by setting off fire extinguishers inside of the retail store as they tried to apprehend the suspect. The man, 42-year-old Jeremy Miller of … read more

  • Crime

    Woman charged with assault on LEO

    A Gulf Breeze woman was slapped with two battery charges and a fraud charge Tuesday after she spit on a Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Deputy and allegedly bit the hand of a Gulf Breeze man during a fit of rage. The suspect, Angela Millikin, 23, of Pine Street, was ultimately arrested following the investigation and … read more

  • Community

    Consolidation meeting slated for next Friday

    The first of many meetings between the Holley-Navarre, Midway and Navarre Beach fire departments to discuss the possibility of consolidating into one fire department will take place next Friday, March 31. Midway Fire Chief Jonathan Kanzigg met with Holley-Navarre Fire Chief Ron Norton earlier this month and secured the date for the first meeting. Prior … read more

  • Community

    Navarre High grad a star on Science Channel show

    Ever since he was a child, Nick Householder has had a fondness for build competitions. “I loved building and making things as a kid,” Householder said. “I remember watching one of those build competition shows when I was a kid and turning to my brother and saying ‘I’m going to do that one day. That’s … read more

  • School district and teacher’s union take steps toward settling pay raise impasse

    Last week attorneys for Santa Rosa County District Schools and Santa Rosa Professional Educators, the district teachers’ union, selected a special magistrate to help craft an agreement which could settle 2016-2017 contract negotiations ahead of a new deadline for retroactive teacher pay increases. Although Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick initially declared a March 15 deadline to reach … read more

  • Crime

    Report: Man threatens deputy with gun inside Walmart

    Last Friday, local law enforcement were kept on their toes after a Mary Esther man pointed a gun at a Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Sergeant inside of the Navarre Walmart, later fleeing on foot from the store. Following the scare, the local sheriff’s office released a BOLO (Be on the Lookout) for the suspect, 19-year-old … read more