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Sep 16, 2021

Multiple intersections flooded in Navarre

The intersection of Ortega Street and Onich Drive is underwater following a heavy storm Thursday afternoon that dumped as much as 3 inches of rain in an area already saturated by earlier storms. Public works employees just blocked off the intersection. At least four cars are stalled in the area.

Sep 16, 2021

New temporary traffic signals appear on National Seashore

Permanent repairs are set to begin at the end of the month on the stretch of road connecting Navarre Beach to Pensacola Beach.

Sep 16, 2021

Woman merging onto U.S. Highway 90 strikes Sheriff’s Office vehicle

A 67-year-old Pace woman struck an unmarked Escambia County Sheriff’s Office vehicle Tuesday night while she was merging onto U.S. Highway 90 in Escambia County. No one was injured.


Sep 15, 2021

District developing new stay-at-home resource

A new resource site for Santa Rosa County School District students is currently in development, according to officials at the latest SRCSD board meeting.

Sep 15, 2021

Governor visits, announces $3.4 million funding to support military missions

Governor Ron DeSantis announced Sept. 15 in a Milton press conference that Santa Rosa, Escambia and Okaloosa counties will receive $3.4 million in grant funding from the Department of Economic Opportunity.

“We appreciate having great installations and a great active-duty footprint, and of course NWF is one of the strongest military communities in the nation – we understand that enriches our community and our economy,” DeSantis said at the conference.


Sep 15, 2021

Portion of Highway 98 flooded in Gulf Breeze

Gulf Breeze Parkway is flooded between the 600 and 800 block east and westbound lanes. Officers are blocking flooded lanes. Use extreme caution.

Sep 15, 2021

Santa Rosa ad campaign recognized for excellence

An ad campaign drawing tourists to Santa Rosa County has won an award from VISIT FLORIDA.

Sep 15, 2021

Gov. Ron DeSantis visits county, announces additional $3.4 million in funding

Gov. Ron DeSantis visited the Santa Rosa County Administrative Complex Wednesday morning to announce $3.4 million in grants to use to support local military missions. His press conference began at 11:35 and is ongoing. Check back for more information.

Sep 15, 2021

Heavy rain over next five days likely to produce flooding

Northwest Florida residents should pack their umbrellas, fill sandbags as needed and prepare for a multi-day rain event, with local totals for the next several days predicted to be as high as 15 inches. Significant flooding is expected. A high rip current risk is also in effect for Navarre.
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