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Recycling program resumes Feb. 3 in Santa Rosa County

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Santa Rosa County will resume its recycling program the first week of February and to help ensure it is successful, county staff will be taking extra steps to ensure collected recyclables are not contaminated with non-recyclable garbage. Due to the high volume of contaminants collected when the county previously participated in recycling, staff will visually […]

First Judicial Circuit to hold Driver’s License Clinic to Assist Participants in Restoring Driving Privileges

The First Judicial Circuit will host a Driver’s License Clinic on Friday, March 6 to assist individuals whose licenses have been revoked, suspended, or cancelled. The event will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building in Pensacola.    ​ Staff from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and […]

ESCAMBIA COUNTY VETERANS COURT IN NEED OF MENTORS

Escambia County Veterans Treatment Court, January 10, 2020: Escambia County Veterans Treatment Court Judge and veteran of military service, the Honorable Gary Bergosh, resolves to build on previous program success by bolstering the Veteran Mentor program with a kick-off event at the Artel Gallery of Pensacola on January 29, 2020 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. […]

SEMIFINALISTS for SANTA ROSA TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Santa Rosa County, FL – Santa Rosa Education Foundation has announced the five semifinalists selected from 33 school nominees for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to Ginni Rushing, Holley-Navarre Intermediate; Elizabeth Mann, Oriole Beach Elementary; Tish Boozer, Santa Rosa Online; Ashley Carter, Sims Middle; Courtney English, West Navarre Intermediate. The SREF Teacher of […]

FLORIDA, IT’S THE LAW

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – January is Move Over month and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) urges all motorists to move over for emergency and service vehicles stopped along the roadway. Preliminarily in 2019, there were 182 crashes and over 20,000 citations issued for motorists failing to move over. FLHSMV and the […]

WARNING PERIOD ENDS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS WHILE DRIVING LAW IN FLORIDA

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV), with its division of the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), advises all motorists that beginning January 1, motorists can be stopped and cited for not operating a motor vehicle in a hands-free manner in a designated school crossing, school zone or active work […]

UF/IFAS presents what you need to know about high blood pressure

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Get a healthy start in 2020! Ginny Hinton, UF/IFAS family and consumer sciences agent, will give a presentation on heart health and high blood pressure at the following locations: Fri., Jan. 10, 1 p.m. Second Fridays with UF/IFAS Extension at Santa Rosa County Extension Office, 6263 Dogwood Dr. in Milton. Wed., Jan. 15, 1 p.m. […]

Santa Rosa County installs educational signageat Navarre Beach Marine Park

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Santa Rosa County has placed new educational signage at the Navarre Beach Marine Park Gulf Side Sea Oat Circle pavilion complex depicting the gulf side snorkel reef’s location, local marine wildlife and habitat resources. In addition, a non-coin operated binocular viewer has been added to the a bird observation overlook, with educational signage on local […]

Holiday Closures

Holiday ClosuresLibraries will be closed on Wed., Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s Day and Mon., Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.   Preschool Storytime Storytime programs are presented for preschool children ages three through five and include stories, finger plays and action rhymes. Caregivers must remain in the library […]

Options for Christmas tree disposal in Santa Rosa County

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Live trees are a festive and fragrant holiday decoration for many families during the Christmas holidays, but how does one dispose of a real tree once the decorations come down? Santa Rosa County residents with waste haulers may place real wreaths and Christmas trees at the curb for pick-up with their regular yard waste collection. […]