• Governor appoints three local attorneys to First Judicial Circuit Nominating Committee

    Kerry Anne Schultz Florida Governor Ron DeSantis yesterday announced the following appointments to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commissions: Kerry Anne Schultz, of Gulf Breeze, with Schultz Law Group, P.L., received her bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma City University and her law degree from Thomas M. Cooley School of Law. Schultz is appointed for a term ending July … read more

  • General Daniel “Chappie” James Memorial Jr. Foundation Inc.  Celebrates Signing of Senate Bill 78 

    The Board of the General Daniel “Chappie” James, Jr.  Memorial Foundation, Inc. has announced that Governor Ron DeSantis has signed into law Senate Bill 78 designating the new bridge across Pensacola Bay the General Daniel “Chappie” James, Jr. Bridge. “We thank Governor DeSantis for recognizing our hometown hero, and we especially thank Senator Doug Broxson, … read more

  • Independence Day Celebration At Blue Wahoos Stadium Postponed

    The Independence Day celebration at Blue Wahoos Stadium scheduled for Saturday, July 4has been postponed due to public health concerns as COVID-19 cases remain near record highs in Escambia County and the state of Florida. “The health and safety of our fans and staff always comes first,” team president Jonathan Griffith said. “The Fourth of … read more

  • Gulf Breeze hires County Grants Director as new Assistant City Manager

    The City of Gulf Breeze has hired the Santa Rosa County Grants Director as its new Assistant City Manager. Sheila Fitzgerald starts in her position August 17 and will oversee performance management, including the administration of the budget and strategic planning processes.    According to the job description, the Assistant City Manager serves as the primary … read more

  • FWC operation aims to curb holiday boating under the influence

    FWC promotes education, enforcement for boating under the influence this weekend as part of Operation Dry Water The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Division of Law Enforcement will be promoting awareness and conducting heightened enforcement targeting boating under the influence as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign this weekend. FWC officers … read more

  • County health department relocates its Milton COVID-19 testing site

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) COVID-19 drive-in testing site will move to the Milton Community Center at 5629 Byrom Street. Hours of operation will be 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Testing will be offered on a first come, first served basis, with no … read more

  • 96 townhomes planned for U.S. 98

    The property included in the zoning board request is noted by the black and white dashed lines The Santa Rosa County zoning board on July 9 will discuss a request by Forest Bay Estates, LLC to rezone existing Single Family Residential property to a proposed Highway Commercial Development and to allow the development of 96 … read more