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Stories by Staff Reporters

Stories by Staff Reporters

Vehicle crashes into concrete barrier on I-10 over Blackwater River

June 2, 2023
A car crash involving a gray Infinity SUV caused the blocking of the westbound lane of I-10 near the Blackwater River bridge Friday, June 2. According to Florida Highway Patrol, the SUV, which had six people in it, was traveling in the westbound lane of traffic along I-10 when they were approaching the I-10 bridge (near mile marker 27) over the Blackwater River. At the time, the vehicle was pulling a U-Haul trailer.

Prepare now for Hurricane Season

May 31, 2023
Today is the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters are finding this year’s hurricane season hard to predict. They have said the current warmer ocean temperatures would normally be expected to increase tropical storm and hurricane activity, but we also have an El Nino event brewing, which usually has the opposite effect.

Disaffiliation was right move

May 31, 2023
About the Methodist disaffiliation from UMC churches, thank God they had guts enough to take a stand to proclaim, without fear, on issues diametrically opposed to the God-given Bible. God loves everybody involved, countrywide, but cannot abide the reasons for the split!

FWC announces dates for 2023 Lionfish Challenge

May 30, 2023
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has announced the launch of the 2023 Lionfish Challenge, sponsored by Zookeeper. As a Florida-based lionfish hunting gear and apparel outfitter, the Zookeeper team is aware of the negative impacts lionfish have caused and want to support the organizations and divers working to fight the lionfish invasion.

Santa Rosa Medical Group opens new facility in Pace

May 30, 2023
Santa Rosa Medical Group opened a new medical office building in Pace with primary care, OB/GYN and specialty services. The Five Points Medical Office Building is adjacent to the entrance of Stonebrook Village at 5595 Woodbine Road. Providers began seeing patients in the 7,000-square-foot clinic May 22.

Pace man arrested for murder

May 28, 2023
Jeffrey Todd Stahler, 61 of the 4100 block of Diamond St. in Pace, was arrested Saturday night, May 27, for a murder in Pace. The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office received a call around 4:30 yesterday afternoon that a body had been found in the 4100 block of Diamond St. When deputies arrived, they found […]

Circle K offers 40 cents off gas for fuel day

May 25, 2023
Across northwest Florida, Circle K locations will offer 40 cents off per gallon as part of “Fuel Day.” The savings event will run between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, May 25. Fuel Day is also taking place at Circle K locations across the United States. According to Circle K, customers can receive the deal directly at the pump. Here are a list of participating locations in Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties:

06/15 – STEAM Day

May 25, 2023
Located at 5541 Alabama Street from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

06/07 – Let’s Sing Karaoke

May 25, 2023
Located at 5629 Byrom Street from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

06/10 – For the Win! Games Day

May 25, 2023
Located at 5541 Alabama Street from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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