july 5

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. LATEST UK POISONING LIKELY NOT DELIBERATE Officials say they suspect a British couple in their 40s was not directly targeted but sickened as a consequence of the previous attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter. 2. WHO IS VIKTOR VEKSELBERG The sanctioned Russian oligarch linked to Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen has […]

Sobriety checkpoint nets few offenders

Sobriety checkpoint nets few offenders

Less than five percent of the nearly 500 motorists stopped during a July 4 roadside sobriety checkpoint on US 90 near Avalon Boulevard in Santa Rosa County were arrested or issued traffic citations by the Florida Highway Patrol. In addition to seven criminal arrests and 16 traffic citations, 39 motorists received warnings or faulty equipment notices. The […]

Volunteers clean the beach

Volunteers clean the beach

Navarre Beach was packed with tourists and local residents July 4. Unfortunately, not everything that went to the beach Friday made it home or in to a trash receptacle. The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center scheduled a special trash bash July 5 expecting the beach would need some special attention after the holiday. They […]

Sobriety Checkpoint July 4

Sobriety Checkpoint July 4

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) has announced that a Roadside Sobriety Safety Checkpoint will take place on US 90, west of Avalon Boulevard in Santa Rosa County. It will begin at 9:30 p.m., July 4 and continue through 1:30 a.m., July 5. During the operation, vehicles will be stopped to check for driver impairment and […]