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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Santa Rosa County holds household hazardous waste amnesty day

HHW Day March 7

Santa Rosa County will host Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Amnesty Day onSat., Mar. 7 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Gulf Breeze Community Center, 800 Shoreline Drive in Gulf Breeze Proper. This event offers residents the opportunity to dispose of H...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Cold weather shelter open nights Wed., Feb. 26-Thu., Feb. 27

A cold weather shelter for the homeless and/or heatless will open nights Wed., Feb. 26 and Thu., Feb. 27 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 w...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Know the signs of unlicensed contractor activity or scams

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The Santa Rosa County Development Services Department is committed to protecting citizens from unlicensed contractor activity and scams. Know the warning signs to protect yourself when hiring a contractor for solar, plumbing, electrical or other building ...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Tourist Development Office opens grant cycle and sponsorships

Tourist Development Office opens grant cycle and sponsorships for marketing county events through Mar. 11

Need funding to promote a local event? The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office (TDO) local marketing funding program is now open. Grant and s...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Genealogy presentation Feb. 29, 10 a.m.

Genealogy presentation Feb. 29, 10 a.m.

Genealogy enthusiasts are invited to join Margaret Chatraw for "Who is James Blanchett?" as she discusses how she located the descendants of an infant in a photograph on Sat., Feb. 29, 10 a.m. at the Geneal...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Recycling program resumes Feb. 3 in Santa Rosa County

Recycling program resumes Feb. 3 in Santa Rosa County

Santa Rosa County will resume its recycling program the first week of February and to help ensure it is successful, county staff will be taking extra steps to ensure collected recyclables are n...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2020

February Events at Your Santa Rosa County Library

February Events at Your Santa Rosa County Library

Love Your Library Month

Love your Library Month is celebrated during February in libraries nationwide. This is a great time to recognize the important role libraries play in the cultural and economic success...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

February events in Santa Rosa County

February events in Santa Rosa County

Snowbird Activities Series at the Navarre Beach Visitor Information Center 

Join us at the Navarre Beach Visitor Information Center,8543 Navarre Parkway, Navarre, for a morning of fun, socialization, and learnin...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2020

King Middle School sidewalk project

King Middle School sidewalk project

As the initial phase of the King Middle School sidewalk project wraps up on Rosasco Street from Dogwood Drive to Stewart Street, the second phase of the project will commence from the intersection of Rosasco Street and B...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Panhandle Butterfly House events in February

Panhandle Butterfly House events in February

Wed., Feb. 5, 11 a.m - 8 p.m. Join the fun at the Panhandle Butterfly House fundraiser at Boomerang Pizza Kitchen, 5227 Willing Street, in Milton. A portion of sales will benefit the new location of the...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2020

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

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

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

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News Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Construction projects underway at Navarre Beach

Navarre Beach construction projects

Santa Rosa County’s Navarre Beach Department has begun construction on several projects in the vicinity of the Navarre Beach pier. Replacement of wood decking around the pier restaurant and restrooms, as well as the ADA-compliant 40B walkover ad...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2020

FY19 annual report and FY20 adopted budget now available online

FY19 annual report and FY20 adopted budget now available online

Santa Rosa County's 2019 annual report and 2020 adopted budget is now available to the public online as a PDF for easy download and reference.The annual report is a 40-page, full-color report that provides a demographic profile and comparison statistics o...

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News Releases
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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