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MILTON, Fla.— The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County recognizes January as Cervical Health Awareness Month, a time to educate, encourage and empower women to visit their health care provider for information and screening for cervical cancer.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 12,000 women in the United States are […]


November 19.      9-3  • The Coon Hill Settlement consisted of a general merchandise store, stable, blacksmith shop, Pony Express Station, U.S. Post Office and a Church that alternated between Methodist and Baptist. • Coon Hill is the oldest cemetery in northern Santa Rosa County. It originated around 1820, about the time of the […]

10th Annual Monarch Madness


Join the Panhandle Butterfly House in celebrating the amazing journey of the monarch butterfly. The 10th Annual Monarch Madness Butterfly Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, October 7 – 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 8581 Navarre Parkway in Navarre Park just west of the Navarre Bridge. The Panhandle Butterfly House is […]

Santa Rosa UF/IFAS Extension presents “Citrus for the Homeowner”


UF/IFAS Extension presents topics of interest to residents at the Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Drive, on the third Friday of each month at 10 a.m. This month’s presentation will be Citrus for the Homeowner on June 17. Join Blake Thaxton, UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County commercial horticulture agent, to learn which citrus varieties thrive […]

Santa Rosa UF/IFAS Extension presentsGardening with Succulents


“Gardening with Succulents” will be the topic of the June 27 Mondays in the Gardens series. This educational session will include information on different types of succulents along with how to care for them. Horticulture instructor, flower show judge and certified gardening and landscape design consultant, Tina Tuttle, will lead the one-hour presentation at 10 […]

Create a Butterfly Garden Program


UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County will present ‘Create a Butterfly Garden’ Program at the Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Drive, Friday, April 8, at 10 a.m. The program is free and no pre-registration is required. Learn about the plants used by the adult butterflies for nectar and those used by the caterpillars for their food. […]

UF/IFAS Extension 2015 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course

UF/IFAS Extension 2015 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team is pleased to once again offer a Beekeeping Short-Course in March. These classes will be offered via interactive video at extension offices across the Panhandle. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension Service to register. Classes will be taught by Jamie […]

To Lime or Not to Lime


*** New to*** We will be running monthly articles relating to lawn maintenance and care written by Samuel Mize. Mize owns and operates Mize Outdoor Care. He can be reached at 1-251-236-0531. To Lime or not to Lime Happy New Year! January is typically a month when we start our diets and New Year […]

Chumuckla Girl Seeks Seizure Response Assistance Dog

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Skylar Morgan, a 9-year-old Chumuckla resident who suffers from cerebral palsy and intractable epilepsy, desperately wants to be the girl with the cool dog. Skylar has been the girl with the seizures and the girl with the ankle braces long enough.  She’s ready for an image as cool as she is, and with a little […]

Baptist Health Care support groups

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Baptist Health Care Support Groups  August 2014 PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 28, 2014)  Baptist Health Care offers a variety of support groups to help families in our community enjoy a good quality of life. Pensacola Ostomy Support Group Mon., Aug. 4, 7 to 8 p.m. Baptist Towers, Medical Meeting Rooms  1717 […]