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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: May 17, 2019

Commission Chairman Sam Parker to host "Coffee with the Commissioner" in Gulf Breeze

Coffee with the Commissioner

Join Commission Chairman Sam Parker for "Coffee with the Commissioner,"  Wed., May 22 from 7 to 8 a.m. at Panera Bread, 700 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., Gulf Breeze, to share thoughts and ideas for Santa Rosa County. The monthly coffee meetings a...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

End of Watch Memorial Ruck honors fallen officers

End of Watch Memorial Ruck

On Sat., May 18 at 4 p.m., the End of Watch Memorial Ruck will conclude its 150 mile ruck at the Santa Rosa County Fairgrounds arena in honor of the officers who lost their lives in 2018. The finish line event and memorial ceremony is open to the public a...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Bay St. in Gulf Breeze to remain closed until May 23

Bay St. map

The Bay St. road closure between Woodlore Circle and Del Mar Drive has been extended to May 23 due to unknown utility conflicts. The closure is for the installation of a drainage pipe as part of with Venetian Way/Coronado Drive Hazard Mitigation Grant Pro...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

4-H to host bunny day camp and Camp Timpoochee overnight trip

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Bunny day camp

All youth ages 7-18 are invited to join 4-H for two hoptastic days on Jun. 11 and 12, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.. Students will learn basic care for raising rabbits and visit a local rabbitry to learn how they care for over 100 rabbi...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Public input sought for RESTORE Act Multi-Year Implementation Plan amendment

Public input sought for RESTORE Act Multi-Year Implementation Plan amendment

At the April 11 commission regular meeting, the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners proposed amendments to the initial multi-year implementation plan (MYIP) that was a...
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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Fidelis Park public meeting Tues., May 21 at 6 p.m.

Fidelis Park in Jay

Fidelis Park public meeting Tues., May 21 at 6 p.m.

Share your thoughts on future enhancements to Fidelis ParkSanta Rosa County is seeking public input regarding future improvements to Fidelis Park. A public meeting will be held on Tues., May 21 at 6 p.m. ...
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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Suzanne Spencer honored as Florida Wildflower Foundation Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

Suzanne Spencer (middle) pictured with Lisa Roberts, executive director, and Terry Zinn, chair, of t

Suzanne Spencer honored as Florida Wildflower Foundation Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

Suzanne Spencer was honored as the Florida Wildflower Foundation Outstanding Volunteer of the Year on April 13 at the foundation’s annual wildflower sympos...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

ECUA terminates contract for hauling recyclables in Santa Rosa County

Effective April 30, ECUA will terminate their contract with Santa Rosa County for the transportation and processing of recyclables. The county is working with ECUA on a new contract for processing and seeking to replace the transportation services within ...

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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: May 1, 2019

May Events at Your Santa Rosa County Library

Holiday ClosuresThe library system will close on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Military Appreciation MonthMay is National Military Appreciation Month. Join the Santa Rosa County Library System in recognizing and showing appreciati...

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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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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Elizabeth Brumfield awarded Santa Rosa County employee of the quarter

Elizabeth Brumfield Employee of the Quarter

Elizabeth Brumfield was recently awarded Santa Rosa County's employee of the quarter. Brumfield has served in the GIS industry for more than 20 years and was recently promoted to GIS analyst III. She received her bachelors of science in geography from Old...

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