• Zoning Board Denies Recommendation for QuickTrip Truck Stop in Bagdad

    Bagdad residents have mounted opposition to the proposed zoning change, starting an online petition and other efforts to stop it The Santa Rosa County Zoning Board on September 14 denied recommending a proposed rezoning for a future truck stop on Garcon Point Road. County Commissioners on September 28 will make a final decision on the … read more

  • Commissioners Delay Impact Fee Talks, Plan to Remove Alternative Subdivisions

    Citing national economic woes, Santa Rosa County Commissioners during last night’s budget hearing adopted the 2023-2024 budget and voted to postpone impact fee discussions until October 2024. District 1 Commissioner Sam Parker’s motion to delay reconsideration of impact fees passed by a 4-1 vote with District 2 Commissioner Kerry Smith in opposition. “(Impact fees) will … read more

  • Drug House Seized

    Santa Rosa County now has ownership of a former drug house located at 5912 Congress Street in Midway after Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office filed to seize the property, citing it was used in violation of the Florida Contraband Forfeiture Act.  Santa Rosa County Sheriff Bob Johnson this morning hosted a press conference from the … read more