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Sheriff’s Office eyes Santa Rosa crime increase

Sheriff’s Office eyes Santa Rosa crime increase

The number of crimes reported in Santa Rosa County last year rose 3.8 percent to 1,717, with non-residents accounting for nearly one in every five arrests. “A lot of our crime comes from people who don’t live here,” Chief Deputy Bob Johnson said. Meanwhile, the Sheriff’s Office force of 256 deputies is stretched more than […]

County revenue-sharing cuts appear permanent

County revenue-sharing cuts appear permanent

Gulf Breeze is feeling the pinch of cuts in voluntary revenue sharing by Santa Rosa County, which city leaders have recently cited as a rationale for raising water and sewer utility fees in the coming year. The controversial first-ever surcharge imposed on non-city customers of South Santa Rosa Utility System, which Gulf Breeze owns, has […]