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Commission Chairman Sam Parker to hostmonthly informal meetings in each district


Join Commission Chairman Sam Parker for “Coffee with the Commissioner” on Wed., Jan. 30 from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Drowsy Poet – Coffee Break Cafe, 4265 Woodbine Rd. in Pace, to share thoughts and ideas for Santa Rosa County. The monthly coffee meetings are an informal setting – no appointment required – for […]

Rain barrel workshops


Santa Rosa County and UF/IFAS Extension will host a rain barrel workshops Wed., Jan. 30 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. and Wed., Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension office, 6263 Dogwood Dr. in Milton. The Santa Rosa County Stormwater Solutions Program will provide students with the […]


Santa Rosa County – The Santa Rosa Education Foundation has announced the five semifinalists selected from 33 school nominees for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to Myra Anderson, East Milton Elementary; Charles Phan, Gulf Breeze High; Stacey Dell, Milton High; Caroline Buechner, Navarre High; Kristin Ardis, Woodlawn Beach Middle.  The SREF Teacher of […]

Arbor Day 2019 celebrations with tree giveaways

MILTON, Fla. – In Santa Rosa County, the Florida Forest Service will be giving away a variety of tree species in 1-gallon containers to celebrate Florida’s Arbor Day. Events at a glance January 17 10 a.m. to noon – or until trees are gone Betty Pullum YMCA, 2379 Pawnee Drive, Navarre. January 18 10 a.m. […]


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – January is Move Over month and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) urges all motorists to move over for emergency and service vehicles stopped along the roadway. Preliminarily in 2018, there were 231 crashes and almost 17,000 citations issued for motorists failing to move over. DHSMV and the […]

Florida Friendly Landscaping Principles Class


It’s possible to have a great lawn using Florida-friendly methods. Learn about the right timing and methods for fertilizing and weed control, proper irrigation, and other practices for your lawn from Mary Salinas, residential horticulture agent in the UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension Office. This free class will be offered on two different days in […]

Santa Rosa BOCC Commission Regular MeetingMon., Jan. 7, 9 a.m. at Administrative Complex in Milton


The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners will hold a commission committee meeting in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, on Mon., Jan. 7 at 9 a.m. Please note that public forum will begin at 8:30 a.m.Please see the interactive agenda with backup supporting documents. This meeting will be streamed live.

Wreaths Across America In Jay


Wreaths Across America is a national program that provides wreaths to civic organizations to place on Veterans’ gravesites all across America. Each December, in communities just like ours, citizens get together to honor veterans by placing a wreath on their gravesite and say the veteran’s name out loud. This past Saturday, Mitzi Dixon lead the […]

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. […]

January Events at Your Santa Rosa County Library


Holiday ClosuresThe library system will close on Tues., Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s Day and on Mon., Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.   Family Story Hour  “Book a Trip” with Family Story Hour! Join us as we journey to all seven continents. There will be stories, activities, and […]