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Let’s Work Together to Save Money During Upcoming Hard Freeze

February 15, 2021 — Temperatures in the low 20s are predicted across our service area tomorrow morning. Frigid cold snaps like this put excess demand on power systems. To keep future power bills in check, remember this simple fact: when you use electricity can be as important as how much electricity you consume.Electricity use fluctuates […]



 Santa Rosa County, FL – Santa Rosa Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Barber, Santa Rosa School Board Members, and members of the Santa Rosa Education Foundation announced Annie Scott as the Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year 2022 during a surprise visit to her classroom this morning. Annie is a fifth-grade classroom inclusion teacher at […]

Benny Russell Park closed in February for improvements


Benny Russell Park, 5417 W. Spencer Field Road in Pace, will be closed in February for parking lot and sidewalk improvements. The playground will also receive annual maintenance, including repairs and painting. For information on alternative park locations, visit the county’s GIS web application. For questions, contact facilities management, 850-983-1940. 


Santa Rosa County, FL – Santa Rosa Education Foundation has announced the five semifinalists selected from 34 school nominees for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to Tricia Coady, Gulf Breeze Elementary; Annie Scott, Holley-Navarre Intermediate; Ian Turoff, Navarre High; Jennifer Joyner, Santa Rosa Online; Jennifer Hensley, Woodlawn Beach Middle.   The SREF Teacher of […]

Santa Rosa BOCC Commission Regular MeetingThurs., Jan. 7, 4:30 p.m. at Administrative Complex in Milton

e Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners will hold a commission regular meeting in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, on Thurs., Jan. 7 at 4:30 p.m. See the interactive agenda with backup supporting documents. This meeting will be streamed live and archived online. In lieu of attending in-person, citizens may submit comments […]

Changes to Florida/Alabama Shootout


Due to Covid 19, there have been some changes to the basketball games on Thursday and Friday night. The new schedule is below. Thursday-12/17  5:30- Jay/ Pop Springs-Girls  7:00- Jay/WFB- Boys Friday-12/18  5:00- Jay/Flomaton- Girls  6:30- Jay/Flomaton-Boys

54th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour goes virtual


The 54th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour will be held virtually this year. While a typical farm tour sees around 200 attendees each year, the virtual tour is open for everyone to view from the comfort of their own home. The video tour is available for free on the UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County […]

Jay Christmas Parade (with pics)


Jay Christmas Parade On Saturday, December 5th, the Town of Jay will be hosting their annual Christmas parade. Immediately following the parade, Commerce Street in Downtown Jay will be open for a Christmas festival known as “Joy in Jay.” This is the town’s second year of hosting the festival event. On display will be Santa’s […]

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 […]

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 to conduct most tax collector business 24 hours a day. Our Express Lane service allows customers to renew their registration […]