TOP NEWS

  • Road closure at Woodlawn Beach

    Santa Rosa County Public Works announces the intersection of Woodlawn Beach Road and Bonanza Drive will be closed from 7 a.m. on Wed., Sept. 20 through 5 p.m. on Thur., Sept. 21 while contractors install a storm drain. All traffic will be detoured to Oak Drive. The north and south side of Woodlawn Beach Road … read more

  • Master Gardner training scheduled

    If you have ever considered becoming a Master Gardener, now is the time! Master Gardeners are dedicated individuals who train under extension faculty and then serve as volunteers in the community educating residents on Florida-friendly landscaping and horticulture. Projects include: Providing residents with advice on their landscapes; giving presentations to groups; maintaining demonstration gardens; and … read more

  • Caring & Sharing accepting new clients

    Caring and Sharing, a non-profit organization which distributes food, clothing vouchers and gifts to those in need in South Santa Rosa County is preparing for the upcoming holiday season. Client application for assistance by registration is a must. Dates for interviews to seek assistance are as follows: 2-4 p.m., Saturday, October 14; 2-4 p.m., Sunday, … read more

  • Corn mazes featured during Beaches to Woodlands kickoff

    Each fall the Santa Rosa County Beaches to Woodlands Tour celebrates the county’s rich heritage, local arts and culture, and nature-based venues. And the Tour kickoffs with some fun-filled venues featuring corn mazes. Opening this weekend are: Holland Farms Pumpkin Patch & Maze Sept. 23-Nov. 4 2055 Homer Holland Rd., Milton, FL | Open Monday-Sunday … read more

  • New Wildlife Refuge underway in Holley

    A mid-2018 project completion date has been set for the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge‚Äôs new facility in Holley, and the first phase of development includes an Education and Visitors Center and Wildlife Rehabilitation and Treatment Center. Santa Rosa County Commissioners in April 2017 unanimously approved rezoning to park land 2.2 acres of property on Highway … read more

  • County commissioners approve land purchase for new courthouse

    Santa Rosa County Commissioners Sam Parker, Bob Cole and Don Salter this morning voted to spend $850,000 to purchase 19 acres on Avalon Boulevard for the site of a future county courthouse. Commissioners Williamson and Lynchard opposed the vote. More information will be shared soon.

  • Commissioners select four finalists for operation of Navarre Pier

    Santa Rosa County Commissioners this morning selected four of 11 proposals to move forward as finalists, contending for a contract to operate the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier. The current pier operations contract expires December 31. Three proposals received four votes: Johnny Huston’s Bar & Grille Bob Benaquis and Robert Cook Navarre Beach Pier LLC (Chuck … read more