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Recycling program resumes Feb. 3 in Santa Rosa County


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First Judicial Circuit will host a Driver’s License Clinic on Friday, March 6 to assist individuals whose licenses have been revoked, suspended, or cancelled.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 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. […]

UF/IFAS 2019 Peanut Butter Challenge a success


With 1,296 jars of peanut butter for a total weight of 2,431 pounds, the 2019 Peanut Butter Challenge was a success thanks to the partnership between UF/IFAS Extension, the Florida Peanut Producers Association, the Florida Peanut Federation and local support. The Florida Peanut Producers Association and Florida Peanut Federation contributed an additional 1,776 one-pound jars […]

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


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. […]

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 […]

Christmas at Milton Community Center 


Santa was focused on Milton Christmas Day and the 100 seniors who gathered to celebrate the holiday. Thanks to countless volunteers and businesses the Milton Community Center made Christmas brighter for seniors who would normally be alone on the holiday. “We have been hosting a Christmas Luncheon for seniors the past six years,” said Joe […]

Options for Christmas tree disposal in Santa Rosa County


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. […]

Waste tire amnesty day to be held at Central Landfill


The Santa Rosa County Environmental Department is partnering with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to hold a Waste Tire Amnesty Day Dec. 28, 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Central Landfill, 6337 DaLisa Road in Milton. A maximum of eight tires per Santa Rosa County resident will be accepted free of charge with a […]

JHS Drama Performs “The Grinch”


JHS-On Saturday night the JHS Drama Department hosted a dinner theatre in the Jay High Cafeteria. The menu was spaghetti and meatballs and the show was “The Grinch.” Both were spectacular! Brooke Steele is the sponsor of the Drama Club and this was the group’s first dinner theatre. Johnathan Ratliff lead an all-star cast as […]