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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 […]

Santa Rosa County Animal Services to hold Star Wars themed adopt-a-thon – Sat., May 11

May the fur be with you! Join Santa Rosa County Animal Services, 4451 Pine Forest Road in Milton, for a Star Wars themed adopt-a-thon, Sat., May 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dress in your best space-themed costume and find your new furever friend! Adoption fees at the event will be $30 for pets […]

4-H to host bunny day camp and Camp Timpoochee overnight trip

Bunny nny day campAll youth ages 7-18 are invited to join 4-H for two hoptastic days on Jun. 11 and 12, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.. Students will learn basic care for raising rabbits and visit a local rabbitry to learn how they care for over 100 rabbits. The day camp will be held at […]

The City of Milton announces new Planning Director Jenny Cook

The city of Milton announces new Planning Director Jenny Cook. Cook joined the city’s Planning Department two years ago as assistant planning director. She has 15 years planning experience having worked with Chattahoochee-Flint Regional Development Center in Northwest Georgia, Atkins Engineering PBS&J, Alabama Department of Transportation and West Florida Regional Planning Council. Cook’s strengths are […]

JHS FFA Wins State

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Both the Jay High School Middle and High School Land Judging Teams placed first at the state contest on March 29. This is a first for Jay High School. The middle school team consisted of Avery Mitchem, Emma Barrow, Josie Lowry, and Emerson Walters (high scorer). The high school team consisted of Ally Ashworth, Austin […]

Sight Lines Being Cleared at New Courthouse Location

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Sight lines are being cleared as part of the surveying process at the new courthouse location on Avalon Boulevard. Survey information will be used as the master site plan is developed and the courthouse is designed.   “I am excited about the progress,” said Sam Parker, commission chairman. “We anticipate having a groundbreaking ceremony in the […]

Annual Spring Festival @ Gulf Breeze

The City of Gulf Breeze is proud to be hosting the 2nd Annual Spring Festival on April 13th at the Gulf Breeze Community Center (800 Shoreline Drive). This Free Public Event is open to friends and families. Join us for fun activities and events such as laser tag, bounce houses, rides, concessions, over 100 vendors […]

19th Annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration

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Learn about seagrasses, the marine creatures that live there and how to protect them at the 19th annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration. This free event will be held Sat., Mar. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Shoreline Park South in Gulf Breeze. Family-focused activities include: live marine life in touch tanks, “eat a seagrass […]

Santa Rosa Improvement Vitalization Enterprise

The Santa Rosa Improvement Vitalization Enterprise (StRIVE) grant cycle is now open. The grant is intended to provide commercial property owners and business owners grants for façade and signage improvements to upgrade the appearance of property, increase property value and stimulate economic activity within the county. The program requires a 1:1 match from the applicant, […]