• Uber driver’s death under investigation

    The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office looking for a person of interest in connection with an early morning shooting death of an Uber driver on Okaloosa Island. 29-year old Filip L. Kirilov, believed to be a Destin resident, suffered a gunshot wound and was found dead inside his blue van at 656 Santa Rosa Boulevard around … read more

  • County tourist devlopment office to explore movable rip current warning signage

    Santa Rosa County tourism officials are exploring the purchase of movable signs which would alert swimmers to the presence of rip currents. Julie Morgan, director of the county’s tourist development office, said she will be looking into purchasing the signage, which county lifeguards could utilize. The National Weather Service this week has issued moderate rip … read more

  • AlertSantaRosa keeps residents updated with free, customized emergency notifications

    With the first day of summer comes the potential for seasonal thunderstorms and flooding rains. Get emergency notifications for up to five county addresses in the best format for you through AlertSantaRosa – now with the addition of Blackwater River and Coldwater Creek flooding alerts.   AlertSantaRosa provides Santa Rosa residents with free emergency notifications such as flash floods, … read more