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Santa Rosa BOCC Commission Regular Meeting

The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners will hold a commission committee meeting in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, on Tues., Jan. 22 at 9 a.m. Please note that public forum will begin at 8:30 a.m.Please see the interactive agenda with backup supporting documents. This meeting will be streamed live.

Escambia River Electric Cooperative Offers Assistance To Federal Employees During Furlough

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 January 17, 2019 — Escambia River Electric Cooperative (EREC) is ready to assist federal employees directly affected by the partial government shutdown. EREC understands this is a financial hardship and will not disconnect their electric service during the time of furlough.  Federal employees must submit a copy of their furlough letter in person or by […]

Endowment Honors UF/IFAS Extension Dean, Supports 4-H

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences receives a donation in someone’s honor, it’s often in memory of someone who has passed away. But that’s not how Larry and Debbie Swindle like to do things.“If you’re going to give a gift in someone’s name, why not do it […]

ANNOUNCING: SEMIFINALISTS FOR SANTA ROSA TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Santa Rosa County – The Santa Rosa Education Foundation has announced the five semifinalists selected from 33 school nominees for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to Myra Anderson, East Milton Elementary; Charles Phan, Gulf Breeze High; Stacey Dell, Milton High; Caroline Buechner, Navarre High; Kristin Ardis, Woodlawn Beach Middle.  The SREF Teacher of […]

Arbor Day 2019 celebrations with tree giveaways

MILTON, Fla. – In Santa Rosa County, the Florida Forest Service will be giving away a variety of tree species in 1-gallon containers to celebrate Florida’s Arbor Day. Events at a glance January 17 10 a.m. to noon – or until trees are gone Betty Pullum YMCA, 2379 Pawnee Drive, Navarre. January 18 10 a.m. […]

Cold Weather Shelter to Open

A cold weather shelter for the homeless or heatless will open Wed., Jan. 9 through Thurs., Jan. 10 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 in […]

WHEN YOU SEE FLASHING LIGHTS, MOVE OVER, FLORIDA, IT’S THE LAW

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – January is Move Over month and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) urges all motorists to move over for emergency and service vehicles stopped along the roadway. Preliminarily in 2018, there were 231 crashes and almost 17,000 citations issued for motorists failing to move over. DHSMV and the […]

Florida Friendly Landscaping Principles Class

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It’s possible to have a great lawn using Florida-friendly methods. Learn about the right timing and methods for fertilizing and weed control, proper irrigation, and other practices for your lawn from Mary Salinas, residential horticulture agent in the UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension Office. This free class will be offered on two different days in […]

Santa Rosa BOCC Commission Regular MeetingMon., Jan. 7, 9 a.m. at Administrative Complex in Milton

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The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners will hold a commission committee meeting in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, on Mon., Jan. 7 at 9 a.m. Please note that public forum will begin at 8:30 a.m.Please see the interactive agenda with backup supporting documents. This meeting will be streamed live.

Wreaths Across America In Jay

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Wreaths Across America is a national program that provides wreaths to civic organizations to place on Veterans’ gravesites all across America. Each December, in communities just like ours, citizens get together to honor veterans by placing a wreath on their gravesite and say the veteran’s name out loud. This past Saturday, Mitzi Dixon lead the […]