Munson

Darkened school may have bright future

Darkened school may have bright future

Although some Munson area residents have criticized the Santa Rosa School District’s recent sale of the vacant Munson Elementary School at an apparent bargain price, the deal may have a silver lining. The 40-acre property—which still has several buildings that have been largely unmaintained since the school closed in 2010–is apparently destined to become a […]

Domestic disturbance turns deadly

Domestic disturbance turns deadly

One man is dead following a domestic disturbance in Munson Saturday. According to a Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office press release, officers responded to a call at 12:41 p.m. Danny Wayne King, 44, was identified as the primary aggressor from the call. Before deputies arrived they received a second call that indicated King had been shot. […]

Santa Rosa’s growth gap increasing

Santa Rosa’s growth gap increasing

Although the central and south areas of Santa Rosa have long outpaced the north in residential development, the disparity is rising amid a wave of homebuilding since the Great Recession. The number of new houses built in Santa Rosa below the Blackwater River area—from Milton to Navarre Beach—reached 1,243 in 2015, the most recent year […]

Crongeyer arraigned on murder charge

Crongeyer arraigned on murder charge

The Munson teenager accused in the Dec. 26 shooting death of her 40-year-old stepfather, Aubrey Cooley, was arraigned by video this morning from Santa Rosa County Jail. Taylor Lynn Crongeyer, 18, is facing a charge of second-degree murder. She was originally arrested Dec. 26 on a felony count of premeditated murder after deputies said they […]