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Living With Purpose

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    Many years ago, there was a man who had a farm on the outskirts of a very small community in the country. He took great pride in making his acreage as attractive as he possibly could. He would drive in search of some flower, tree, or shrub he didn’t have growing at his […]

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, […]

Change Your Clocks – Change Your Batteries

When switching to Daylight Savings Time this weekend, the City of Milton Fire Department suggests changing the batteries in your smoke detectors. If the detectors use 9-volt batteries, replace the battery every six months with a fresh, alkaline battery to ensure they are in good working order.“As a minimum, every home should have at least […]

Grant funds for reduced spay and neuter services offered to low-income Santa Rosa County residents

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Santa Rosa County has partnered with the Humane Society of Pensacola to offer grant funds for reduced spay and neuter services to county residents through the Barbara Grice Memorial Low-Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic. To qualify, owners must be residents of Santa Rosa County and show that their total household income is less than $35,000 […]

Royals Blast Warriors

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@ Jay-On Tuesday night, Jay (1-1) got it’s first win of the season as they defeated PCA 8-1.

Update: United Bank Robbery in Pace

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Santa Rosa County Sheriff Deputies are looking to identify this vehicle of interest in connection to a robbery at United Bank on Hwy 90 and Diamond Street in Pace on 03-04-19 at 11:40 a.m.A dark grey or dark tan Dodge Ram with a Quad Cab. The vehicle was spotted in the immediate vicinity shortly after […]

Flood Safety Awareness Week – March 11-15, 2019Flooding causes more damage and death in the US than any other weather-related event

Floodwaters can be swift, powerful and deadly. To encourage individuals, families and businesses to learn more about the many ways floods can occur, the hazards associated with floods, and what they can do to save life and property, Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners recognizes March 11 through 15 as Flood Safety Awareness Week […]

Cold Weather Shelters Open

A cold weather shelter for the homeless or heatless will open nights Mon., March 4 through Wed., March 6 at Ferris Hill Baptist Church, 6848 Chaffin St. in Milton. Those who would like to stay at the shelter must arrive between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. No one will be admitted after 8:30 p.m. unless brought […]

Living With Purpose

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    I think the only life that can possibly have enough power to give fresh impulse to others with sustainability, is one that has a positive nature and is confidently assertive. It mustn’t only be good, but it must be vitally and positively good. It must be active and alive and have a conquering […]