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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office earns Silver Flagler Award

VISIT FLORIDA has announced the recipients of the 2021 Florida Tourism Hall of Fame and Flagler Awards. Each year, leaders in Florida tourism are chosen by selection committees to receive these prestigious awards.The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development ...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

$360,000 in grants awarded to Santa Rosa County

Yesterday, Wed., Sept. 15, Governor Ron DeSantis announced at a press conference held in Milton that Santa Rosa County will receive a $300,000 Defense Infrastructure Grant to continue easement purchases around NAS Whiting Field to provide critical buffer ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Join UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County for an open house at 4-H

UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County 4-H will hold an open house at the new 4-H Field Education Facility, 6263 Dogwood Drive in Milton, on Sat., Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hotdogs will be served during the open house and visitors will be able to tour ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

New surgery suite opens at Santa Rosa County Animal Services

Santa Rosa County Animal Services held a ribbon cutting today, Mon., Sept. 13 to celebrate the opening of their new surgical suite. Before this new area was built, the shelter utilized a small space to perform surgeries such as spaying and neutering."...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Tibet Drive closed until further notice

Tibet Drive will be closed from Country Club Road to 3470 Tibet Dr. to all traffic until further notice. Tibet Drive to the east of this address will open for local residents only. Residents are ask to use an alternate route to access Hwy. 98.

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Blackwater Heritage State Trail Improvements

Improvements to the Blackwater Heritage State Trail are underway. The project includes the installation of a waterless restroom, water bottle filling station, two water fountains and 16 benches as well as the stabilization of areas in critical need along ...

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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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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Recycling services temporarily suspended while ECUA repairs facility

Due to a shutdown at the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority’s Materials Recycling Facility caused by a fire, residential recycling collection services will be temporarily suspended for customers in all unincorporated areas of Santa Rosa County wh...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

SBA Offers Assistance to Businesses and Residents Affected by Claudette

SBA offers disaster assistance to businesses and residents affected by Tropical Storm Claudette

Santa Rosa County businesses and residents affected by Tropical Storm Claudette on June 19 may apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Busines...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Hamilton Bridge Road closed at bridge over Pond Creek beginning July 12

Hamilton Bridge Road will be closed at Pond Creek beginning Monday, July 12 for bridge replacement. The project is estimated to take 90 days, weather permitting. Seek an alternate route. Use caution when approaching the area.For more information, contact ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Tourist Development Office opens Capital Project Funding Cycle

Capital projects are a major driver of tourism to the area for both locals and visitors, benefiting both Santa Rosa County and the project owners. The goal of the Capital Project Funding Program is to create a sense of place and deliver a unique experienc...

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