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  • Navarre loses second straight game

    Gave Davis (25), Tyler England (2) and Jaden Rivera (15) made plays for Navarre on offense, defense and special teams. Navarre traveled to Pensacola and lost to Pine Forest 24-6 on Friday night. Pine Forest (2-2) was the third opponent in a row that Navarre (3-2) had to make a road-trip to meet, after the … read more

  • Gulf Islands National Seashore urges “extreme caution” due to current high wildfire risk

    High temperatures and a lack of precipitation in recent weeks have created very dry fuel conditions and high fire danger in areas throughout Gulf Islands National Seashore. No burn bans have been initiated at this time, but visitors should use extreme caution when using fire rings, picnic area charcoal grills, and camp stoves. Park staff … read more

  • Gulf Breeze High Assistant Principal faces termination for changing daughter’s grades

    The Santa Rosa County District School Board on September 26 will discuss the recommended immediate unpaid suspension and eventual contract termination of Gulf Breeze High School Assistant Principal Victoria Baker and the unpaid suspension of Principal Daniel Brothers, following Baker reportedly adjusting her daughter’s grades to increase her GPA. In a September 17 letter to … read more

  • Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office K9 unit takes 2nd place in Southeastern States Manhunt Trials

    Pictured left to right are Deputy Robert Lenzo with K9 Zinc, Deputy Donald Carter, Colonel Randy Tifft and Deputy Josh Chandler with K9 Copper.  Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office K9 unit was recently invited to participate in the 2019 Southeastern States Manhunt Trials, and the team took home the second place trophy. SRSO Colonel Randy … read more

  • Drive-thru rabies vaccination clinic offered October 4

    The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) and Santa Rosa Animal Control will host a drive-through rabies vaccination clinic for dogs and cats, Friday, October 4, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Animal Services facility, 4451 Pine Forest Road in Milton.  Veterinarians from Pace Veterinary Clinic and The Ark … read more

  • Topless bicycle rider charged with shoplifting t-shirt and flip flops

    A shoplifting suspect who made her getaway on a bicycle last night was later spotted by an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy riding topless down the center of Highway 98 on Okaloosa Island. When a deputy pulled alongside and told her to stop, the woman replied “Make me.” The deputy got ahead of her and … read more

  • Two deputies purchased blood hounds used in heroic rescue

    Deputy Josh Chandler with K9 Zinc pictured at Tuesday’s press conference with Deputy Robert Lenzo, holding Aedrick Hughes, 3, who was rescused Monday by the SRSO K9 unit. Hughes was gifted with an over-sized teddy bear from Sheriff Bob Johnson. Last year two Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies donated two blood hounds for the … read more