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Santa Rosa County Animal Services launches Doggy Day Out

Santa Rosa County Animal Services is launching the Doggy Day Out program to pair members of the community with shelter dogs for daytime field trips. Outings can last from one hour to all day and can include a hike, puppuccino from a local coffee shop, or even lunch at a pet-friendly restaurant. “We’re excited to […]

Waste tire amnesty day to be held at Central Landfill


The Santa Rosa County Environmental Department is partnering with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to hold a Waste Tire Amnesty Day Nov. 30, 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Central Landfill, 6337 DaLisa Road in Milton. A maximum of eight tires per Santa Rosa County resident will be accepted free of charge with a […]

Cold weather shelter open Nov. 12 and 13

A cold weather shelter for the homeless or heatless will be open Tues. night, Nov. 12 and Wed. night, Nov. 13 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. […]

Railroad crossing closed for repair at East Milton Rd

The railroad crossing at East Milton Road will be closed for repairs starting Wed., Nov. 13 at approximately 12 p.m. The crossing is expected to be repaired and back in service by mid-afternoon Fri., Nov. 14. The detour will be Opportunity Dr. to Industrial Blvd.

Jay’s Trick or Treat in the Street


Bonus JHS Homecoming Pics


October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog


October is National Adopt A Shelter Dog Month and the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter is celebrating by giving free Home Again microchips to every dog adopted through October 31.  “A nominal fee for a lifetime registration of the microchip is required by the pet owner,” said Shelter Manager Dora Thomason. “It’s a very small […]

Public input needed for region-wide restoration planning


The Region-wide Trustee Implementation Group is considering restoration activities to address injuries caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Submit restoration project ideas that benefit living coastal and marine resources in one of the four restoration areas: Birds. Marine mammals. Oysters. Sea turtles. For more information about the Gulf Spill Restoration effort, subscribe for email […]

53rd Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour


The 53rd Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, beginning at the Santa Rosa County Extension office located at 6263 Dogwood Drive in Milton.The longest standing agriculture and natural resources tour in northwest Florida will feature diversified agriculture this year. The tour will highlight farms that continue to adapt with […]

FoodRaising Friends and UF/IFAS Extension is collecting peanut butter for low-income families


FoodRaising Friends and the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program are hosting a food drive from through December. Each month will have an emphasis on a specific healthy food. October and November’s donation is peanut butter.  As FoodRaising Friends’ primary focus is providing low-income families with free nutritionally dense foods, the organization is hoping to improve […]