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County purchases Westgate property

County purchases Westgate property

Santa Rosa County commissioners voted Monday to purchase the Westgate Mobile Home property as part of a land purchase for conservation around NAS Whiting Field. In October, the Westgate Mobile Home Community was left without water when an aging septic tank cracked and began releasing sewage. Read the full article in the Feb. 14 issue […]

Missing millions, Santa Rosa moves to boot medical examiner

Missing millions, Santa Rosa moves to boot medical examiner

Santa Rosa County commissioners are not sure what they bought with roughly $2.5 million of taxpayer money. The funds, paid over a 15-year period to the office of the area’s chief medical examiner, all fall under the title “professional services.” Santa Rosa County Clerk of Courts Don Spencer said defining what is included in that […]

Hunter finds human remains in Milton

Hunter finds human remains in Milton

On Friday, Nov. 26 a hunter located what he said appeared to be human remains while hunting in the wooded area off of Blue Barnes Road in Milton. Deputies from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call. The major crimes detectives and crime-scene units also responded to investigate. The remains are believed […]