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Posted on: November 27, 2021

Cold weather shelter open Sun., Nov. 28 and Mon., Nov. 29

The cold weather shelter for the homeless and/or heatless will open Sun., Nov. 28 and Mon., Nov. 29 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. Only...
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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Donate to the Santa Rosa County Animal Services Partners for Pets this Giving Tuesday

Santa Rosa County Animal Services is raising money for their Partners for Pets fund this Giving Tuesday, Nov. 30. This fund helps the shelter provide animals with essential food, shelter and veterinary care (including emergency care for animals that come ...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Santa Rosa County Fair Association Exhibit Hall ribbon cutting Tues., Nov. 30, 3 p.m.

The Santa Rosa County Fair Association, Inc., grand opening and ribbon cutting for the new exhibit hall will take place at 3 p.m. on Tues., Nov. 30 at 8604 Bobby Brown Rd. in Milton. This exhibit hall completes phase two of the AGRI-PLEX, which also house...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Hamilton Bridge Road at Pond Creek opening at 3:30 p.m.

Hamilton Bridge Road over Pond Creek will reopen at 3:30 p.m. today, Wed., Nov. 24 after being closed for bridge replacement and additional cross drain work related to the Pea Ridge Connector."We are excited to be able to reopen Hamilton Bridge Road ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

County offices closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Closures

The following Santa Rosa County offices will be closed Thurs., Nov. 25 and Fri., Nov. 26 for Thanksgiving:

  • Santa Rosa County Board of Commissioners including the library system and animal shelter.
    • The library system and animal shelter will...
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News Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Woodbine Road Data Collection Activities

Santa Rosa County contracted with the Mott MacDonald team as part of RFQ 21-042 for data collection, traffic analysis and schematic design of Woodbine Road improvements. Data collection efforts are underway with topographic survey perfor...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Santa Rosa County receives $499,075 Green Infrastructure Grant

At the Nov. 9 Commission Regular Meeting, the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners approved to accept a $499,075 award from the EPA Gulf of Mexico Division’s Healthy and Resilient Gulf of Mexico in the category for Building Community ...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2021

Navarre Library to close Nov. 15-27 for renovations

The Navarre Library will be closed beginning Mon., Nov. 15 through Sat., Nov. 27 for renovations. This closure includes the after-hours book drop at the library. For patrons who use the Navarre Library, keep any library materials that are checked out and ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Reminder: Peanut Butter Challenge

The UF/IFAS Peanut Butter Challenge, an annual collection event for local food pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading statewide this year. In 2020, citizens of Santa Rosa donated 1,273 jars (1,706 lbs.) of peanut butte...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Animal Services hours changing for the month of November

Santa Rosa County Animal Services is changing their hours for the month of November to allow time for staff training and on-boarding of new shelter staff. Below are the new hours for the month of November effective immediately:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, F...
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News Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Hamilton Bridge Road Closure Update

In an effort to collaborate with the Pea Ridge Connector project and limit the number of closures, Hamilton Bridge Road near Pond Creek will remain closed with the anticipation of reopening during the first week of December. This is to allow additional cr...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Holiday events in Santa Rosa County

First and third Saturday of each month (November 6, 20 and December 4, 18)Highway 87 Outdoor Market at Pik-itz1922 Hwy. 87, Navarre. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This bi-weekly outdoor market takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month. Farm-to-Table ve...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

November Events at Your Santa Rosa County Library

Holiday ClosuresAll Santa Rosa County Libraries will be closed Thurs. Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day, and Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 25-27 in observance of Thanksgiving. Fall Into Thanksgiving – All LibrariesFamilies are invited to drop ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Animal Services to start new Dogs at Work Foster Program

Santa Rosa County Animal Services is starting a new Dogs at Work Foster Program. Dog-friendly businesses in Santa Rosa County are encouraged to participate by having a representative sign up to foster and allow the dog to work with them during the day. On...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

18th Annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour

This year marks the 18th Annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour, a series of family-friendly fall festivities from September through the beginning of November. Enjoy the crisp air as you pick your own pumpkin, fish the many waters in Santa Rosa County and disco...

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