Justice is being served for the stray mule that was shot and killed on Tuesday, April 12. Philip Alan Hayes has been charged with felony for torturing or inflicting pain, serious injury, or death on an animal, as well as a misdemeanor for the inhumane slaughter of livestock. Hayes turned himself in to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office around 10 p.m. on Monday, April 18, almost a week after the incident on Deaton Bridge Road in Milton. Hayes was released just after midnight.
A controlled burn turned into a wildfire on Friday, April 8, 2022. Firefighters with the Florida Forest Service’s Blackwater Forestry Center, in addition to other departments, fought a wildfire near Dickerson City Road at Garcon Point in Santa Rosa County beginning early on Friday afternoon.
When it comes to property taxes, most people pay between November and March and are considered delinquent April 1. The Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser’s Office wants to make the bill a little lighter for those who qualify.
A community leader was laid to rest this week. The funeral for Nancy Bullock-Prevot was held March 28, 2022. Bullock-Prevot was a 21-year Navy veteran and the founder of the Honor HER Foundation. She passed away in a motor vehicle accident March 21.
The body of missing Navarre woman, Cassie Carli, has been recovered in St. Clair County, Alabama during the execution of a search warrant. She was found in a barn in a shallow grave according to Santa Rosa County Sheriff Bob Johnson.
Former Santa Rosa County Commissioner Don Salter was one of 15 veterans inducted into the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame this week. Governor Ron DeSantis and the Cabinet voted unanimously on the list of inductees for 2021.