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Cold weather shelter open nights, Mon., Nov. 30 and Tues., Dec. 1

A cold weather shelter for the homeless and/or heatless will open nights Mon., Nov. 30 and Tues., Dec. 1 at Ferris Hill Baptist Church, 6848 Chaffin St. in Milton. Those who would like to stay at the shelter must arrive between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. No one will be admitted after 8:30 p.m. unless brought […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Roast Turkey and Stuffing

From our family to yours, we hope you have a very happy Thanksgiving!

Tax Collector’s Office Closures

 The Escambia County Tax Collector’s office will be closed Thursday, November 26, 2020 and Friday, November 27, 2020 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.   Citizens are encouraged to visit our virtual office at EscambiaTaxCollector.com to conduct most tax collector business 24 hours a day. Our Express Lane service allows customers to renew their registration […]

EREC Update

September 19, 2020, 10:00 am – EREC line crews and assisting cooperative crews are making great progress in power restoration efforts. The total number of outages has been reduced to 2,607 with 1,727 in Escambia County and 880 in Santa Rosa County. 76% of outages from Hurricane Sally have been restored at this time.  “Our […]

EREC Update

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September 17, 2020, 6:00 pm – EREC’s power system took a heavy hit from Hurricane Sally. Our system presently has 7,668 members without power representing 67% of the membership. The transmission lines to the Bratt and Oak Grove substations have been repaired which immediately brought several hundred Escambia County members back online.  Crews are working […]

EREC Update

As conditions begin to improve from Hurricane Sally, our line crews are able to do damage assessment on our power system and begin restoration. As of now, 95% of our members are without power. We have line crews arriving from Florida and Mississippi to assist our linemen with power restoration. There are specific steps we […]

Hurricane Sally Pics around Jay…(updated)

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Covid 19 Updates

Santa Rosa County Probation is closed until Aug. 17. Individuals who are supposed to report to probation during these two weeks will report next month and will not incur any violations because of not being able to report.Cloth face masks are available at all county libraries (see locations and hours). For more details, call 981-READ […]

Santa Rosa County Sample Ballot

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SANTA ROSA COUNTY SAMPLE BALLOT August 18, 2020 | Primary Election Official Primary Election Ballot, August 18, 2020 Superintendent of Schools Karen Barber REP David Gunter REP Michael Alan Thorpe REP   Commissioner-District 5 Randal Lane LynchardREP Colten Wright REP School Board- District 2 Elizabeth Hewey   Clifton Buddy Hinote   School Board-District 4 Charles […]

Investments in Internet in Rural Areas

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Trump Administration Invests More Than $13 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Maryland CARES Act ReConnect Funding to Connect 3,447 Rural Households to High-Speed Broadband CORDOVA, MD, July 31, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $13 million to provide broadband service in […]