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FHSAA not Canceling Spring Sports at this time

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FHSAA-High school seniors still have hope in regards to playing out and fulfilling (somewhat) their senior season. The FHSAA put out a statement today that a decision would be made on May 3rd and that they are considering extending the season through June 30th. The statement is included in this article. FHSAA CORONAVIRUS Update – […]

Santa Rosa Beaches and restaurants to close at midnight tonight

Santa Rosa County has enacted an emergency measure to close Navarre Beach and the pier, and to limit restaurants to take out and delivery only, effective as of midnight tonight, Fri., Mar. 20. This closure includes all of Navarre Beach from the Santa Rosa County line to the east and Gulf Islands National Seashore border […]

Santa Rosa County suspending intake of animals by owner surrender

Santa Rosa County Animal Services is suspending intake of animals by owner surrender until further notice. Residents are asked not to pick up stray animals unless they intend to foster them. If a stray is seen, call the animal shelter at (850) 983-4680 to give the animal’s description and location. Strays brought in by residents […]

Coronavirus Update…

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Thursday- As of  3/19, by order of Govenor DeSantis, all Florida schools are closed through April 15. Originally, Santa Rosa County’s Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick had announced that March 30 would be the start date, giving students an extra week of spring break. On the sports side of things, the FHSAA’s last Cornonavirus update […]

Santa Rosa County Libraries changing hours and operations

Normal operating hours for all Santa Rosa County Libraries will continue through 5 p.m. on Fri., Mar. 20. Beginning Sat., Mar. 21, libraries will be closed to the public until further notice. To minimize potential exposure to patrons and staff, the libraries are implementing the following procedures beginning Mon., Mar. 23: Returning items When returning […]

Football All-State Named

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FHSAA-The 2019 football season for the Jay Royals (4-7) ended in 3rd straight playoff appearance (loss to Northview, 41-21). Leading the way for the Royals over those 3 playoff appearances were mentioned in the 2019 FHSAA All-State Teams. Seniors Judd Smith and Brent Eister were both named to the team. Judd Smith started at quarterback […]

Tourist Development Office opens grant cycle and sponsorships for marketing county events through Mar. 11

Need funding to promote a local event? The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office (TDO) local marketing funding program is now open. Grant and sponsorship applications and instructions are available online. Completed applications may be mailed or hand-delivered but must be received by 4:30 p.m. on March 11: Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office 8543 […]

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. […]