firearms

Arming teachers not in Santa Rosa County’s future

Arming teachers not in Santa Rosa County’s future

On Feb. 14, 2018, the definition of school safety, statewide and in Santa Rosa County, changed forever when Nikolas Cruz walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland and opened fire. Cruz used a .223 caliber AR-15 to kill 17 and wound another 17 in the attack. Read the full article in the Feb. […]

Car burglaries fuel more crime

Car burglaries fuel more crime

Crime rings stealing firearms and selling them on the black market for drugs sounds like something out of a movie, but it’s a reality hitting close to home. Santa Rosa Sheriff’s deputies have arrested Milton resident Jason Silva in connection with a suspected crime ring involving minors and burglaries in which stolen guns were being […]

FWC offers a variety of holiday gift ideas

FWC offers a variety of holiday gift ideas

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission offers several gift ideas for holiday shoppers, and the proceeds from some of those gifts will directly fund conservation efforts. A hunting license is one idea and they can be purchased at GoOutdoorsFlorida.com or by stopping by a participating retailer. You can also call 1-888-347-4356. Read the full […]

Sheriffs seize meth, firearms in Jay narcotics bust

Sheriffs seize meth, firearms in Jay narcotics bust

Crystal methamphetamine and several firearms were seized by law enforcement Friday morning, July 8, during execution of a search warrant in Jay, Fla. Jay residents Edgardo Rivera and Mariana Solano were arrested in connection with the investigation. According to a Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office report, law enforcement found 14 oz of crystal methamphetamine worth […]

Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Announces 2016 June Business of the Month

Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Announces 2016 June Business of the Month

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber announced Oak Ridge Gun Range Gulf Breeze as the Chamber’s Business of the Month for June 2016. Oak Ridge Gun Range opened in Gulf Breeze on Father’s Day 2013 and is the area’s state of the art indoor shooting range and full service shop.  They are a non-membership range with […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 20

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 20

SLAIN FLORIDA PRIEST WORKED WITH PEOPLE WHO WERE ‘DANGEROUS’ The Rev. Rene Wayne Robert is believed to have been helping a troubled Jacksonville man recently released from jail when he was killed, authorities say. They believe the suspect kidnapped the priest, took him to Georgia in his own car and killed him there, but the […]

Is new Executive Order cause for gun owners to worry?

Is new Executive Order cause for gun owners to worry?

On Jan. 5, a tearful-eyed President Obama set out a call to action for the American people in  public speech outlining his new executive order on limiting gun violence. Gun violence has taken a heartbreaking toll on too many communities across the country. Over the past decade in America, more than 100,000 people have been […]

Four sentenced in Gulf Breeze home invasion

Four sentenced in Gulf Breeze home invasion

The four defendants involved in a Gulf Breeze home invasion last August were sentenced yesterday in Santa Rosa Circuit Court. Robert F. Fraser, 26, was sentenced to 30 years in state prison. Holly Caudle, 20, was sentenced to 20 years state prison. Frank A. Rogers, 19, and Teandre L. Altman, 21, were each sentenced to […]