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Florida Looks to Block Foreign Power Land Grabs

Tallahassee-Governor Ron Desantis spoke today at the Florida State Capital about the potential dangers of the Chinese Communist Party, among other foreign powers, from buying strategic land (mainly agricultural) throughout the country. “Now we see the CCP trying to make strategic land purchases across the U.S. and our message in Florida is very simple…we will […]

Desantis in Milton

Thursday-Governor Ron Desantis was in Milton at the Imogene Theater to tout the awarding of millions of dollars in funding rural broadband across the state. 41 counties across the state will receive part of $144 million in monies. Santa Rosa County received $2.3 million and was the first stop in this initiative. On hand to […]


STATEWIDE NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONSHSMV-INFO@FLHSMV.GOV HIT-AND-RUN CRASHES ON FLORIDA ROADS AVERAGE OVER 103,000 PER YEAR; DRIVERS URGED TO STAY AT THE SCENE ~ FLHSMV launches awareness campaign for February to reduce hit-and-run crashes and fatalities in Florida ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – February is Hit-and-Run Awareness Month in Florida, and the Florida Department […]

Checking in with Representative Dr. Joel Rudman

Newly elected and sworn-in Florida State Representative Dr. Joel Rudman has been very busy over the last couple of weeks. For starters, he hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for his political office, the first of its kind in Navarre. He also introduced his first bill that he will be sponsoring. Dr Rudman had this to […]

JHS SGA Speaks at Capital

Tallahassee-The Florida State Capital hosted the District 1 Student Government Association’s Meeting. District 1 ranges from Tallahassee to Pensacola. Students from several high schools were able to present resolutions that are eventually considered by the Florida State Legislature. “These kids represented JHS well while presenting resolutions for consideration for Florida legislation, attending workshops, and touring […]

In Case You Missed It: Florida Responds to Impacts from Tropical Storm Nicole

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 12, 2022 CONTACT: DEP Press Office, 850-245-2112, In Case You Missed It: Florida Responds to Impacts from Tropical Storm Nicole TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — This week, Governor Ron DeSantis gave briefings at the State Emergency Operations Center and traveled the state to survey damage in areas across the east coast of Florida that were impacted […]

Santa Rosa’s 1st Place High School Essay…

Abriana McMath Pace High School How the Magna Carta Lit Liberty’s Torch: An Examination of the Magna Carta’s Influence on Our Founding Fathers and Current Policies “A republic, if you can keep it.” This was Dr. Benjamin Frankin’s response to a query about what type of government the United States would have. After the failure […]

Veteran’s Day

Today, November 11, we as a nation celebrate Veteran’s Day. It is a day that was set aside for those who have served this great nation and protected our freedoms. Back in 1918, during World War I, on November 11, at 10:58 am, an armistice (cease fire) was signed. Although the Treaty of Versailles was […]

SRC BOCC November Closures

Annual Constitutional Student Essay Contest

Congratulations to the following students for their awards in the Annual Constitutional Student Essay Contest! The BOCC was able to match the reward given by the Central Santa Rosa County Republicans. Abriana McMath, $1,000 total, High School First Place, Pace High Noah Canon (not pictured), $400 total, Middle School First Place, Gulf Breeze High Walker […]