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SANTA ROSA’S STUDENTS WORKING AGAINST TOBACCO (SWAT) RECRUITING NEW MEMBERS

Milton, FLA. – The Santa Rosa County Chapter of Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT), Florida’s statewide youth organization, is recruiting new members, grades 6-12.  SWAT is a united movement of empowered youth working towards a tobacco free future. The mission of SWAT is to mobilize, educate, and equip Florida youth to revolt against and de-glamorize […]

Have a safe and fun Independence Dayin Santa Rosa County

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The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office will present an Independence Day fireworks show at 9 p.m. on July 4, soundside at Navarre Beach Marine Park’s east end. The pyrotechnic demonstration will be held rain or shine. Residents are reminded to allow plenty of time to find parking and remember to leave pets at home. […]

Texting and Driving a Primary Offense Starting July 1

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) is leading Florida’s Put It Down: Focus on Driving campaign to ensure all motorists are aware of the state’s new regulations regarding wireless communications while driving and reminding everyone to never drive distracted. In conjunction with the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida […]

Tri-County Softball Needs Support 

The Tri-County Little League Minor 10U Softball All-Star team coached by Jeff Hawthorne & Lisa Smarr claimed the District 1 Championship this past week with a 4-0 & 11-1 win over Defuniak. This win also clinched the Sectional Championship, advancing them straight to the state tournament beginning July 5 near Ft. Myers.The team is looking […]

Magic and Origami at Public Library

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On Tuesday, Yasu Ishida entertained Jay youth with his hilarious magic tricks, storytelling, and origami. Come out on Tuesdays at 1pm at Jay Public Library to join the fun this summer!

Santa Rosa Animal Services reduces adoption rates for the summer

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he Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter has historically seen high intake during the summer months due to “kitten season” and an annual increase in lost and stray pets. To encourage adoptions and make necessary space in the shelter, adoption fees are reduced through August 31. A $10 adoption fee for kittens and cats includes spay […]

Santa Rosa Animal Services launches barn cat program

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Santa Rosa County Animal Services is launching a barn cat program to place hard-to-adopt animals in a safe and comfortable habitat. A barn cat program places fully vetted healthy cats into safe, independent living spaces such as a barns, warehouses or factories – at no cost to county residents – to help fill important jobs […]

End of Watch Memorial Ruck Honors Fallen Officers

MILTON, Fla.- On Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 4:00pm the End of Watch Memorial Ruck will conclude its 150 mile ruck in honor of the officers who lost their lives in 2018 at the Santa Rosa County Fairgrounds Arena. The finish line event and memorial ceremony is open to the public. The event will feature […]

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the 141st basic recruit class of the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) graduated from the FHP Training Academy. These 54 Troopers join the more than 1,900 Troopers who patrol Florida’s roads each day to provide safety and security to residents and visitors. “Today, the Florida Highway Patrol has gained 54 determined and […]

Pen Air Gifted $100K to Big Brothers Big Sisters of NWFL

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Pensacola, FLA. (May 9, 2019) – On Thursday, May 9, Pen Air Federal Credit Union (Pen Air) presented a gift in the amount of $100,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida (BBBS) in partnership of the BBBS 30th Anniversary Campaign. The presentation was held at the new BBBS building, located on Creighton Road […]