BREAKING NEWS

  • Rough surf in Navarre area claims life of 30-year-old man

    South Santa Rosa News file photo of a Navarre Beach Fire Rescue training exercise Navarre Beach Fire Rescue Crews around 5:20 p.m. yesterday were dispatched to the Santa Rosa Area of Gulf Islands National Seashore to rescue a submerged 30-year-old black man, who later passed away. When fire crews arrived at 5:23 p.m., bystanders informed … read more

  • Navarre business worker distracted while suspect stole wallet

    Deputies with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Officer responded yesterday to a fraud complaint. The victim, while working at a Artistry 98, was distracted by one suspect while the other stole a wallet. Within minutes, the stolen credit card was used at a local Walmart where gift cards were purchased. The victim was notified of … read more

  • Local workshop encourages local governments to conserve gopher tortoises 

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is holding regional workshops to present information on opportunities for local governments to help conserve gopher tortoises in Florida. A workshop co-hosted by the FWC and Santa Rosa County Extension Services is scheduled for Aug. 14 in Santa Rosa County. The goal of these workshops is to identify ways … read more