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Covid 19 Updates

Santa Rosa County Probation is closed until Aug. 17. Individuals who are supposed to report to probation during these two weeks will report next month and will not incur any violations because of not being able to report.Cloth face masks are available at all county libraries (see locations and hours). For more details, call 981-READ […]

Santa Rosa County Sample Ballot


SANTA ROSA COUNTY SAMPLE BALLOT August 18, 2020 | Primary Election Official Primary Election Ballot, August 18, 2020 Superintendent of Schools Karen Barber REP David Gunter REP Michael Alan Thorpe REP   Commissioner-District 5 Randal Lane LynchardREP Colten Wright REP School Board- District 2 Elizabeth Hewey   Clifton Buddy Hinote   School Board-District 4 Charles […]

Investments in Internet in Rural Areas


Trump Administration Invests More Than $13 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Maryland CARES Act ReConnect Funding to Connect 3,447 Rural Households to High-Speed Broadband CORDOVA, MD, July 31, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $13 million to provide broadband service in […]

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FHSAA Changes its Mind…


Gainesville-Three days after the Board of Directors voted 10-5 to keep the fall sports start date at July 27, a new vote was taken and a new date of August 24th was agreed upon as the new fall sports starting date. It passed by a 11-4 vote. The Board will meet again on August 17 […]

Santa Rosa pushes back start date


7/21-Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick held a press conference today that was broadcast over Facebook Live and answered questions as well. The biggest news was that the school start date has been pushed back to August 24th, with teachers reporting to school on August 17th. The original start date was August 10th for kids and […]

FHSAA votes to keep July 27 start date…


Gainesville-On Monday, the FHSAA Board of Directors held an emergency meeting to discuss what changes, if any, would be made to the date that fall sports could get started practicing. The date originally set was July 27 and the board voted, 10-5 to keep that date. Schools have time to decide if they will participate […]

Living With Purpose 


    A couple was devasted when they both lost their jobs and were left with a mountain of debt. Just when they were coming to terms with it all, their septic tank collapsed and the entire back yard caved in. Not having the money needed to hire the repairs done, the husband jumped to […]

FHSAA Holding Meeting on Monday


Gainesville-The FHSAA Board of Directors will be holding an emergency meeting on Monday, July 20 at 4pm cst to discuss fall high school sports. The FHSAA earlier released a time frame for each sport. That can be found by following the link below. Check back for more information as the story develops.

More employment and capital investment coming to Santa Rosa County Industrial Park

Santa Rosa County’s Industrial Park East (SRIP East) is filling with tenants who will soon be filling new high-paying jobs in the county. Economic development officials today announced three new projects that are expected to deliver at least 110 new jobs and invest another $22 million in the expanded park.  “Our vision has been to […]