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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Santa Rosa County breaks ground on new courthouse

Courthouse Groundbreaking

The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners, Ajax Building Company, Sam Marshall Architects and HOK celebrated a groundbreaking for the future Santa Rosa County Courthouse this morning on Avalon Boulevard in Milton. “I am excite...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Santa Rosa County 4-H to break ground on new field educational facility

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Santa Rosa County 4-H along with the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners will hold a groundbreaking for a new 4-H field education facility at 10 a.m., Nov. 19 at the Santa Rosa County UF/IF...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Railroad crossing closed for repair at East Milton Rd.

Railroad crossing map

The railroad crossing at East Milton Road will be closed for repairs starting Wed., Nov. 13 at approximately 12 p.m. The crossing is expected to be repaired and back in service by mid-afternoon Fri., Nov. 15. The detour will be Opportunity Dr. to Industri...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Cold weather shelter open Nov. 12 and 13

Cold Weather Shelter

A cold weather shelter for the homeless or heatless will be open Tues. night, Nov. 12 and Wed. night, Nov. 13 at Ferris Hill Baptist Church, 6848 Chaffin St. in Milton. Those who would like to stay at the shelter must arrive bet...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Public meeting on Bagdad Recreational Park improvements

Bagdad Park

Santa Rosa County has partnered with the Bagdad Waterfronts Florida Partnership to host a public meeting to share details on the Bagdad Recreational Park improvements project. The county has received a Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program to ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

November Events at Your Santa Rosa County Library

November Events at Your Santa Rosa County Library

Holiday Closures

Libraries will be closed on Monday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

 

In observance of Thanksgiving, libraries will close early at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27 and will...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2019

UF/IFAS presents palms in the panhandle

UF/IFAS presents palms in the panhandle

UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County Master Gardener Jim Danos will teach a free class on palms at two locations. Participants will learn about palms that thrive in the panhandle and well as how to select, plant, prun...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Local Master Gardener honored as Florida Master Gardener Volunteer of the Year

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Santa Rosa County Master Gardener Volunteer Suzanne Spencer was honored by the State of Florida Master Gardener Program at UF/IFAS Extension as Outstanding Florida Master Gardener Volunteer of the Year. Suzanne has volunteered more than 1,780 hours since ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Two RESTORE public meetings scheduled

Santa Rosa County will hold two RESTORE public meetings to provide an update about the county’s multi-year implementation plan funded by the RESTORE Act direct component and to solicit comments for the development of second amendment that would ...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Holiday events in Santa Rosa County

Holiday Events

Bluegrass in the WoodsNovember 2, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sunburst RV Resort, 2375 Horn Rd. in MiltonThis free event features bluegrass music, s’mores around the fire and plenty of toe tapping. Bring lawn chairs and enjoy the peaceful...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Santa Rosa County seeks applicants for various advisory boards and committees

Santa Rosa County seeks applicants for various advisory boards and committees

Santa Rosa County is currently seeking applicants for various advisory boards and committees. Any resident of Santa Rosa County who would like to be considered for appointment to...
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Posted on: October 15, 2019

New Broad Street Bridge reopens in Milton

New Broad Street bridge opens in Milton

The Santa Rosa County Public Works bridge crew opened the newly finished Broad Street Bridge to traffic in downtown Milton on Oct. 15. The new 50' bridge was paid for by gas tax and replaces the old 32' bridge. Construction on the project took approximate...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Local artists sought for gallery displays and "Meet and Greet" at the Visitor Info Center

Local artists needed

The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office is looking for local artists to showcase their art to the community. Artists who are selected may display their artwork in the SantaRosa County Visitor Information Center located at 8543 Navarre Parkway in ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Commissioner Bob Cole selected for leadership positions with National Association of Counties

District 2 Commissioner Bob Cole

The National Association of Counties (NACo) appointed Santa Rosa County Commissioner Bob Cole, District 2, to serve a second term as vice chair of the Arts and Culture Commission and a third term as subcommittee vice chair&n...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Leonardo to open helo support center by Whiting Field if selected by Navy

Leonardo to open helo support center by Whiting Field if selected by Navy

Philadelphia, 25 September 2019 – Leonardo announced today that the company will build a comprehensive customer support center adjacent to Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Santa Rosa County if selected for the United States Navy’s Ad...

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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: 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!

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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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