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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Senator Rick Scott to hold mobile office hours in Navarre, Sept. 26

Senator Rick Scott to hold mobile office hours in Navarre, Sept. 26

Senator Rick Scott will hold mobile office hours to help with issues related to federal agencies from 11A-1P on Thur., Sept. 26 at the Navarre Library, 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. in Navarre.

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Waste tire amnesty days to be held at Central Landfill

Drop your tires at the landfill the last Saturday of each month through December.

The Santa Rosa County Environmental Department is partnering with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to hold Waste Tire Amnesty Days at the Central Landfill, 6337 DaLisa Road in Milton.

Sept. 28, 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. Oct. 26, 7 a.m.- 5 p...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Extension Office offers two free Beekeeping Basics classes

Beekeeping Basics Class

Here's what's buzzing at the Santa Rosa County Extension Office! Earnest Peach, master beekeeper, will teach a free Beekeeping Basics class at two locations in the county. Participants will discover the different species of honeybees – ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Local Artist Gallery and "Meet and Greet" event at the Visitor Information Center

Dawn McBrien

The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office is hosting a local artist gallery to showcase the art community of Santa Rosa County. The work of Dawn McBrien, the first to be featured, will be on display Sept. 16-27 at the Santa Rosa C...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Submit project ideas for Florida's next restoration plan by Sept. 20

Submit project ideas for Florida's next restoration plan by Sept. 20

The Florida Trustee Implementation Group invites you to submit project ideas for restoration in Florida through September 20, 2019.

For the upcoming Restoration Plan 2, they would like you...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

FoodRaising Friends and UF/IFAS Extension is collecting canned protein for low-income families

FoodRaising Friends and UF/IFAS Extension is collecting canned protein for low-income families

FoodRaising Friends and the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program are hosting a food drive from through December. Each month will have an emphasis on a spec...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Santa Rosa EDO to promote economic development education through weekly series

Santa Rosa EDO to promote economic development education through weekly series

To promote economic development education, Shannon Ogletree, director of Santa Rosa Economic Development Office (EDO), will share a series of weekly economic development educati...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

September events at your Santa Rosa County Library

September events at your Santa Rosa County Library

Holiday ClosuresThe library system will close on Monday, Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.Library Card Sign-Up MonthSeptember is Library Card Sign-Up Month. Don't have a library card? Now is a great time...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

September events in Santa Rosa County

September events in Santa Rosa County

29th Annual Juana Good Time Regatta

Sept. 6, 7 and 8

Designed for both experienced and novice racers. Open to all sizes of multi-hull sailboats, from beach cats and trimarans to cruisers. Race all weekend with great food...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Fidelis Park closed for improvements

Artist rendering of the new Fidelis Park playground

Fidelis Park closed for improvements

A popular park in northern Santa Rosa County is getting a much-needed makeover! Fidelis Park, located at 13774 Hwy 87 N in Jay, will be closed for improvements Thursday, Aug. 22 through Feb. 2020.Improvements will inclu...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Santa Rosa County awards nearly $50,000 to small business owners

At Thursday, June 27's board of county commission meeting, nearly $50,000 was approved for funding signage and façade improvements for 11 business owners in Santa Rosa County.    

In January, the BOCC authorized implementation ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Santa Rosa Animal Services launches barn cat program

Got Rats - get a barn cat

Santa Rosa County Animal Services is launching a barn cat program to place hard-to-adopt animals in a safe and comfortable habitat. A barn cat program places fully vetted healthy cats into safe, independent living spaces such as a barns, warehouses or fac...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Santa Rosa Animal Services launches new programs!

Operation Furever Freedom logo

Santa Rosa County Animal Services announced the addition of Operation Furever Freedom, a new program designed to provide veterans, active-duty military, reservists and National Guardsmen with up to two pets, all fees waived. Military dependents are eligib...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Navarre Beach dives into lifeguard season

2019 beach lifeguard graduation

Navarre Beach lifeguard season has officially begun with guarded hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week. During the peak season of Memorial Day through the Labor Day, guarded hours will be 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.In 2018, lifeguards...

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