DEP is operating a bottled water distribution station to aid residents impacted by the previously issued boil water notice by the Midway Water System. This notice covered the area between 4115 Soundside Drive and 5012 Soundside Drive, including Nature’s Cove and The Waters subdivisions and adjacent streets.

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Investigation underway at local massage parlor

There is an “ongoing investigation” by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Unit at Navarre Oriental Massage, located at 8239 Navarre Parkway, across from the Publix shopping center.

Citizens complain about variance approved last month

During the Oct. 12 Board of County Commissioners meeting, citizens of Westmont Road in Milton objected to an extension being added to the eastern side of the road, even though the variance they asked the commissioners to disallow was approved 20 days prior.

Inmate’s family awarded nearly $1.8 million

The family of a Santa Rosa County Jail inmate who hung himself while on suicide watch was awarded more than $1.7 million by a jury in federal court.

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Beach townhome community thanks volunteers with cookout

Residents of Buena Vida, a Navarre Beach townhome community, hosted a thank you cookout for the group volunteers that helped them recover after Hurricane Sally devastated their community.

A day in the life of a commercial crabber

There are two things that run in the Griffis family – commercial fishing and the name Earl.

Community Briefs

Jameson Ray Willis had been put down for a nap but managed to get out of the house, which was locked and barricaded to prevent him from wandering off, his foster parent told Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office.
The foster dad and his daughter searched the property, before finding the little boy in a pond. His foster dad began CPR on the child, who was taken by helicopter to Sacred Heart Hospital. The Sheriff’s Office is investigating but said preliminary reports indicate it was an accidental drowning.

A day in the life of a commercial crabber

There are two things that run in the Griffis family – commercial fishing and the name Earl.

Community Briefs

Jameson Ray Willis had been put down for a nap but managed to get out of the house, which was locked and barricaded to prevent him from wandering off, his foster parent told Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office.
The foster dad and his daughter searched the property, before finding the little boy in a pond. His foster dad began CPR on the child, who was taken by helicopter to Sacred Heart Hospital. The Sheriff’s Office is investigating but said preliminary reports indicate it was an accidental drowning.



Photo of the Day

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Brittany Withers. Brittany took this photo of a Gulf fritillary butterfly while kayaking. 🦋
Today’s Photo of the Day comes from Brittany Withers. Brittany took this photo of a Gulf fritillary butterfly while kayaking. 🦋


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