• Santa Rosa County enhances sea turtle protection

    In partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Santa Rosa County recently completed a lighting retrofit project on Navarre Beach to reduce artificial lighting impacts on nesting habitat for sea turtles. The project was funded with Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Phase II Early Restoration … read more

  • Cops want parents to talk with kids about stranger danger

    Since October 24, 2017, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office has received 3 separate reports involving suspicious persons approaching juveniles at or near school bus stops. The following summary describes dates and times: 10/26: Salamanca/Mercado St Navarre – 7:00 am-White male (60 yoa) in a white van 11/16: Woodlawn Bch Rd/ Barbarosa Rd. Midway-1:45 pm … read more

  • Cole aims to remove Navarre commissioner from tourism council

    In an unprecedented move, Santa Rosa County Commission Chairman Bob Cole is seeking to remove the Navarre district commissioner as the board’s representative on the county tourist development council. Supporting documentation for the December 11 board of county commission committee meeting shows that Cole’s nomination for committee assignments aims to replace District 4 Commissioner Rob … read more