News Flash

Posted on: September 29, 2022

October events in Santa Rosa County

Oct. 1, 2

Navarre Fishing Rodeo

1451 Navarre Beach Causeway, Navarre Beach. Tournament competition opens 12:01 a.m. Saturday until 4 p.m. Sunday. Fish from the shore, a boat or kayak, or from the pier - you just can't "fish" from the seaf...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

October Events @ Your Library ®

Fall Into Fun: Pick-a-Treat – All Libraries

October 1 – 31

Kids are invited to wear a costume, drop by the library, and pick up candy and a fun craft kit. Pick-a-Treat will take place during regular business hours throughout the month of...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Santa Rosa Breaks Ground on Infrastructure for Northwest Florida Industrial Park @ I-10

The Santa Rosa County Economic Development Office (SREDO) today, Tues., Sept. 27, broke ground on a $3.5-million infrastructure construction project that will add roads, stormwater retention features, and other amenities to the Interstate-adjacent park on...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Santa Rosa County Extension Plant Clinics

The south plant clinic put on by the Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners has moved from the Santa Rosa County South Service Center in Gulf Breeze to the Navarre Library located at 8484 James M. Harvell Road in Navarre. 

The clinic will be held from...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

SRCAS receives grant funding for community cat program

Santa Rosa County Animal Services has received a $25,000 grant from Florida Animal Friend to assist with the community cat program. This program provides free or reduced-cost neuter/spay for community cats. This funding will allow free n...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

BISSELL Pet Foundation Announces Fall “Empty the Shelters”

BISSELL Pet Foundation Announces

Fall “Empty the Shelters”

SRCAS part of 280+ shelters participating in fall “Empty the Shelters” event

BISSELL Pet Foundation is doing its part to take homeless pets from kennels to cou...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2022

UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Butter Challenge kicks off Oct. 1

The Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension’s annual collection for local food pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading statewide this year. In 2021, citizens of Santa Rosa County donated 1,142 jars (1,635 l...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2022

East Bay Boulevard Road Closure Extended to Oct. 6

A portion of East Bay Boulevard, between Bergren Road and Edgewood Drive, closed due to a  culvert crossing project, is expected to reopen on Thur., Oct. 6.

 

Detour signage will be posted for motorists. ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Veterans Memorial seeking participants for Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade

The Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial is in the planning stages for the Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony. Organizations interested in participating should contact Vickie Powers at the Veterans Memorial Plaza by calling 850-860-2427.

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News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Santa Rosa County Extension Small Farm School

The Santa Rosa County Extension Office is hosting a four-part, in-depth, Small Farm School for beginning farmers and market gardeners. Topics include:

  • What to grow
  • Fertility and soils
  • Pest management
  • Business Planning and Resources

The $30 re...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Recycling program resumes Sept. 21 in Santa Rosa County

Santa Rosa County will resume its recycling program Wed., Sept. 21, dependent on ECUA reopening their recycling facility on Mon., Sept. 26. To help ensure it is successful, county staff will be taking extra steps to ensure collected recy...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2022

56th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour

The 56th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour will be held on Wed., Oct. 5. This year the tour will highlight peanut agribusinesses. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the tour will start at 9 a.m. departing from the Jay Co...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2022

19th Annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour highlights fall activities throughout Santa Rosa County

Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21, and 28

Bands on the Blackwater Fall Concert Series

5158 Willing St. in Milton. 7 to 9 p.m. Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor spring and fall concert series held Friday nights in downtown Milton. Pull up your b...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2022

FWC to hold Escribano Point Wildlife Management Area Public Hearing

Information provided by Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will host a public hearing for the Escribano Point Wildlife Management Area located in Santa Rosa C...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Construction begins on Edgewood Drive in Navarre

Santa Rosa County has begun construction on Edgewood Drive in Navarre. The Edgewood Drive construction project includes a new sidewalk and bike lanes along the full length of Edgewood Drive, a new right-turn lane at Hwy. 98, clearing and cleaning existing...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Santa Rosa County 4-H upcoming programs

June 30

Cake decorating 101

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Santa Rosa County Extension, 6263 Dogwood Drive in Milton

This class is open to youth ages eight to 18 years old. The class will begin with the basics of how to decorate a cake. Students will learn how to make ...

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