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Garage fire damages Navarre home

Just before 10 p.m. Sunday, April 10, the Holley-Navarre Fire District was alerted for a residential structure fire in the 2400 block of Pleasant Point Circle. The dispatch center advised they were receiving multiple 911 calls reporting smoke and fire from the residence.

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DeSantis signs controversial ‘parent’s rights’ bill, draws ire, praise

On Mar. 28, Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 1557 also known as the Parental Rights in Education Bill. The bill, which has garnered controversy, requires district school boards to comply with provisions of law for notifying student’s parents of specified information. According to the description on the Florida Senate website, the bill also prohibits classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity in grade levels Kindergarten through third and authorizes parents to bring legal action against school districts.

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Gulf Breeze man sentenced after crashes

State Attorney Ginger Bowden Madden announced on March 29, 2022, that Circuit Court Judge Clifton Drake sentenced Daniel Lee Weidman of Gulf Breeze to serve a total of six years in county jail. Those six years will be followed by four years of probation for the thirty-five criminal counts of which a Santa Rosa County jury convicted him after a jury trial on February 3, 2022.

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