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  • News for Press Release

    Friday, October 15, 2021
    Snowbird Markets  In honor of the wonderful snowbirds that are joining our community for the winter months, the Highway 87 Outdoor Market at Pik-itz is adding snowbird vendors for our winter markets. We offer discounts fees for snowbird vendors who wish to participate. Contact the store for registration information.             Snowbird Market Dates:- December 18th, 2021- January 15th, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, October 14, 2021
     Red tide present at Navarre Beach PierThe Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) is reminding residents and visitors to use caution when on the beach or in waters with high concentrations of red tide. Low levels of red tide have been detected in sampling conducted from Navarre Beach Pier. Protect your family and pets by staying away from affected areas ...read more
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    Thursday, October 14, 2021
      Santa Rosa County first in the panhandle to participate in CARES program Santa Rosa County (SRC) 911 dispatchers and Lifeguard Ambulance are the first in the panhandle of Florida to participate in the Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES) program. Every year, more than 300,000 people experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the United States. Unfortunately, ...read more
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    Thursday, October 14, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Naming of Health Center on New Baptist Health Care Campus Will Honor Bear Family Foundation’s Historic Gift  PENSACOLA, Fla. (Oct. 14, 2021) – Baptist Health Care Foundation will honor a $4.5 million gift commitment from the Bear Family Foundation by naming the health center on the new Baptist Health Care campus the “Bear ...read more
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    Thursday, October 14, 2021
    Hwy 98 at Hurlburt Field will be closed to all thru traffic on Saturday, 23 Oct 21, at 10:00 PM through Sunday, 24 Oct 21, at 8:00 AM in order to temporarily relocate the pedestrian bridge for maintenance.   In addition, traffic on Hwy 98 will be reduced to 2-lanes and the westbound access ramp to Hwy 98 will be closed beginning at 5:00 PM on 23 Oct 21 to allow for a crane set up on the westbound ...read more
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    Friday, October 08, 2021
    October 8, 2021                                                                               SANTA ROSA COUNTY DRIVE THROUGHRABIES VACCINATION CLINICContact: Dana Grissom, PIOPIO.CHD57@flhealth.gov 850-564-2291Milton, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) and Santa Rosa Animal Control will host a drive-through rabies vaccination clinic for dogs and cats, ...read more
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    Friday, October 08, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     October 8, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
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    Friday, October 08, 2021
              Fighting to keep employees during the Great Resignation?  Keep reading for ideas from Quint Studer on how to retain your people!          If you missed Quint's blog article from this week, it's a good (and very relevant) one.  The key to retaining talent is to give employees a clear path for growth and development.  How? Here are a few ways you can ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 08, 2021
    SAFER Santa Rosa County4499 Pine Forest RoadMilton, FL 32583FEIN 26-4203905Phone: 850-981-8849Email:  Safer23 @SAFERsrc.org      P S A  CONTACT:  Janis Wilson                     Case Management Coordinator                     SAFER Santa Rosa County              850-341-1399  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    FREE TRAINING  SAFER Santa Rosa County is offering a free RECOVERY OPERATIONS Training ...read more
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    Friday, October 08, 2021
     Residential recycling services will resume in Santa Rosa County Mon., Oct. 11 Residential recycling services will resume on Mon., Oct. 11 for customers in all unincorporated areas of Santa Rosa County who utilize Waste Pro (the county’s waste collections franchisee). Emerald Coast Utilities Authority’s Materials Recycling Facility has completed repairs to their facility. For ...read more
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    Friday, October 08, 2021
      Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial seeking participants for Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade The Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial is in the planning stages for the Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony. Organizations interested in participating should contact the Veterans Memorial Plaza at 850-860-2427 or email santarosa.veterans.memorial.plaza@gmail.com.  #     #     #
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 08, 2021
                   Santa Rosa County School District revises COVID guidelines for second nine-weeks     With the decline in active COVID cases, Santa Rosa County District Schools have adjusted their health guidelines for the second nine-week period which begins Oct. 11.  “As of September 28, our schools were at .03% positivity for students and .06% for staff,” said Dr. Karen ...read more
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    Monday, October 04, 2021
     Step One Automotive Group is delivering our monthly news straight to your inbox! We're covering upcoming events, recaps from the previous month, and all things Step One. Step One Automotive Group is an American company based in Northwest Florida that was built on a singular dedication to empowering lives through smarter and easier ways of accessing mobility. With over 22 dealerships in Alabama, ...read more
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    Monday, October 04, 2021
     Find Us at One of Our Outreach Locations! Business with Brea Every Thursday @ Chipola College Florida SBDC at UWF business consultant, Brea Webb, will be at the Chipola College outreach location every Thursday from 9:30am-3:00pm. She is available for no-cost consulting with no appointment necessary! Building Z Room 216bwebb@uwf.edu850-407-0681 A Change in New Hire Reporting"Beginning October 1, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Monday, October 04, 2021
    For Immediate ReleaseOctober 4, 2021Contact: Jackalyn Kovacjackalyn_kovac@srmcfl.com  Breast Cancer Screenings Should Not Be Delayed Due to COVID-19Early detection and treatment supports the best possible outcomes  MILTON, Fla.– Breast cancer and other medical illnesses remain a risk for women - even amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, due to concerns about the virus, many women have ...read more
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    Monday, October 04, 2021
      East Bay Blvd. closed at 6244 until further notice - road compromised East Bay Boulevard is closed at 6244 until further notice due to the road being compromised. The detour will be East Bay Boulevard to Edgewood Drive to Highway 98 to Bergren Road to the east and the reverse to the west. Use caution when approaching this area and use the detour until the road can be ...read more
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    Friday, October 01, 2021
       Agency Certification Training We will be hosting two Agency Certification Training sessions: October 6 | 1 - 2:30 p.m.October 8 | 8 - 9:30 a.m. These sessions will be hybrid, offering both in-person (in the United Way of West Florida Community Room) and virtual attendance via Microsoft Teams. In-person attendance is limited to 12 people per session. Masks are required in accordance with CDC ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 01, 2021
      Upcoming University Events        Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series     The University of West Florida College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities presents the Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series showcasing scholars of outstanding prominence who promote the value and role of the Liberal Arts in building and sustaining contemporary culture. These ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, October 01, 2021
                                                           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Baptist Health Care Celebrates Historic Milestone with 70th Anniversary  PENSACOLA, Fla. (Sept. 30, 2021) – Baptist Health Care is celebrating its 70th anniversary in October, marking the treatment of the first patient admitted to Baptist Hospital on Oct. 17, 1951.The ...read more
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    Friday, October 01, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     October 1, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
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    Friday, October 01, 2021
    View this email in your browserColdwell Banker Around the World: September 2021  Nestled beneath an endless backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains in Jalisco, Mexico is Puerto Vallarta. Travel through the charming neighborhoods and beautiful beaches, browse eclectic shops, indulge in cuisine, and wander the malecón (boardwalk).  Read More...3 Affordable and Cozy Home Revamp Ideas to Try this ...read more
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    Thursday, September 30, 2021
      OCTOBER HIGHLIGHTS           Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site Tour*Date: October 1, 2021 Tuition: $15Between 1817-1855, Arcadia became a multi-faceted operation including a sawmill, a lumber mill, the Arcadia Pail Factory, a shingle mill, an experimental silk operation and one of the first railroads chartered in territorial Florida. View the museum exhibit, ...read more
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    Thursday, September 30, 2021
       Extension Services' Peanut Butter Challenge collects peanut butter for low-income families  Since peanuts are one of the major crops grown in Santa Rosa County – and peanut butter is a great protein - UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa is holding their annual Peanut Butter Challenge Oct. 1 to Nov. 24 to feed local families in need. Collected peanut butter will be distributed through ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, September 30, 2021
     September 30- October 6, 2021 News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach Flea market vendors are uncertain of their future Recycling likely to resume in early October Scoot coupes cruise island appealing to visitor's of all ages Navarre man donates customized rods for Navarre Fishing Rodeo junior division prizes Young osprey set free on Navarre Beach Hundreds of volunteers gather for ...read more
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    Thursday, September 30, 2021
    Mail Delivery Is About To Get Slower And Pricier Just In Time For The Holidays September 28,2021   The U.S. Postal Service says the new service standards for first-class mail will increase delivery reliability, consistency and efficiency for customers, officials say.   You better get those holiday packages sent out sooner rather than later: Mail delivery is about to get slower and more ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 29, 2021
    Santa Rosa Medical Center is on a mission to help the people of our community be well and live healthier. One of the best ways to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle is to be informed. To help, we are launching Live Healthy, a monthly e-newsletter designed to promote healthy living. Each issue will include a variety of health and wellness topics including:Tips to help you live healthierKeys ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 29, 2021
    For Immediate Release Contact: Jon Potrzeba Director of Marketing United Way of West Florida 850-444-7042 (direct) 850-860-0713 (mobile) Email: jon.potrzeba@uwwf.org   UNITED WAY OF WEST FLORIDA PARTNER AGENCY CERTIFICATION OPENS OCTOBER 4   PENSACOLA, Fla. – September 27, 2021Nonprofit organizations in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties that wish to apply to become a Certified Partner Agency ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    Leadership Santa Rosa Alumni is now accepting applications for the 2021 R.I.S.E. Grant.RISE APPLICATION ANNOUNCEMENTRISE SANTA ROSA LEADERSHIP ALUMNI GRANT
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Monday, September 27, 2021
    Florida continues to see relatively little change in new unemployment claims, with the U.S. Department of Labor estimating Thursday that the state had 6,845 initial claims during the week that ended Sept. 18.  The estimate was down from a revised count of 7,761 for the week ending Sept. 11 and similar to the average of 7,889 claims a week since mid-May.  Read more here.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, September 27, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY    For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 27, 2021Contact: Tanya Branton(888) 638-0250, ext. 1599 | tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us     FDOT District Three to Host Tentative Five-Year Work Program Hybrid Hearing Fiscal Years 2022/2023 – 2026/2027  Chipley, Fla.  – ...read more
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
      Please note the corrected date for the Library Advisory Board Meeting highlighted below. October 2021 Public Meetings All Santa Rosa County Board of County Commission meetings and other county department meetings are held in the County Administrative Center boardroom, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, unless otherwise indicated.Marine Advisory - Oct. 5, 5 p.m. Tourist Development ...read more
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
      Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial seeking participants for Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade The Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial is in the planning stages for the Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony. Organizations interested in participating should contact the Veterans Memorial Plaza at 850-860-2427 or email santarosa.veterans.memorial.plaza@gmail.com.  #     #     #  Share ...read more
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
              Rendering of Wallace Lake K-8    Santa Rosa County District Schools holds groundbreaking for new Pace K-8      Santa Rosa County District Schools will host a groundbreaking for a new Pace K-8 school on Mon., Oct. 4, 11 a.m. at 3354 Wallace Lake Rd. in Pace.  “We are delighted to ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Monday, September 27, 2021
     Wendt Farm and Nursery was awarded the 2021 Santa Rosa County Farm Family of the Year  55th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour goes virtual The 55th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour tradition continues with a hybrid tour this year. The farm tour committee has been busy filming producers this summer and would like to share this with everyone. The video tour will be available ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, September 27, 2021
       Santa Rosa County Animal Services asks community to foster and adopt Santa Rosa County Animal Services (SRCAS) is asking the community to help with the urgent need for fosters and adopters. SRCAS operates at or near capacity every day and currently has 270 animals, of which 44 dogs and 28 cats are available for adoption, 101 animals are in foster homes and 16 cats are available ...read more
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
    Registration for the 2021 Emerald Coast Transportation Symposium is now open! The Symposium will be November 4th and 5th at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. Rooms must be reserved prior to October 15, details on the Symposium event page. Don't miss the opportunity to experience Big Data in transportation, with expertise from special guests, keynote speakers, and panelists that will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 24, 2021
      Santa Rosa County receives grant from Estuary Program Santa Rosa County received a $16,573 grant award from the Pensacola and Perdido Bays Estuary Program, one of nine awards at the program's Community Grant Symposium held on Sept. 23, during National Estuaries Week. The Pensacola and Perdido Bays Estuary Program's Community Grant Program funds projects that serve ...read more
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    Friday, September 24, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     September 24, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
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    Friday, September 24, 2021
     FEMA Bulletin Week of September 21, 2021      FEMA BULLETIN  Week of September 21, 2021View as Webpage | Subscribe  In this Edition:·        DHS Hosts Prepare to Protect Webinar·        FEMA Holds Stakeholder Call on Best Practices in Federal, State and Local Collaboration·        FEMA Hosts Incident Command System Webinar·        Congressional Support for National Preparedness ...read more
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    Friday, September 24, 2021
    The 2021 EntreCon® Awards presented by Cox Business will recognize the achievements and economic impact that leaders and businesses have on the community.The categories aim to honor businesses at every stage in their life cycle, from start-ups to large corporations.  Winners will receive their award at an in-person reception, they will be honored at a virtual awards ceremony, and they will be ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, September 24, 2021
         Navarre listed on FishingBooker's 12 Best Fall Fishing Destinations Navarre has been named the number two fall fishing destination for 2021 in the United States by FishingBooker. This comes ahead of the Navarre Fishing Rodeo happening Oct. 2-3. FishingBooker is an international blog with the world's largest fishing charter community for connecting anglers and fishing guides, ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 22, 2021
    Help Make Safety a Core Value in Florida's Construction Industry              Join Our Campaign and Help Make Safety a Core Value in Florida's Construction Industry     The Florida Chamber Safety Council has officially launched the Safety Means Success Campaign - ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, September 22, 2021
     Baptist Health Care and Florida Blue collaborate to provide local businesses affordable health insurance optionsFlorida Blue-affiliated company, Truli for Health, created to serve small to mid-sized employers.PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 - Truli for Health (Truli), an affiliate of Florida Blue and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is a new health ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 22, 2021
        40th Annual Homemakers Holiday Fair Booth space still available for rent The 40th Annual Homemakers Holiday Fair will be held Sat., Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Santa Rosa County Auditorium, 4530 Spikes Way in Milton. There is no admission fee for this event. The Homemakers Holiday Fair features crafts made by local artisans, homemade soup, sandwiches ...read more
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    Monday, September 20, 2021
    Please join FEMA Region 4 for Operation HOPE's Tips for Financial Preparedness webinar  For our last workshop in our National Preparedness Month webinar series, we’re covering financial preparedness. Operation HOPE will discuss budget basics, how to read a credit report, and how to correct errors that may negatively affect your credit rating. Registration information is below, and we hope you ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, September 20, 2021
    We're getting ready to celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Month in the month of October.   This is a chance to meet new people and to celebrate many successes!   Please send us an update on your progress or a question we can answer.   Join us on our Facebook Page at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 2!
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, September 20, 2021
        Santa Rosa BOCC Commission Work SessionThurs., Sept. 23, 8:30 a.m. at Administrative Complex in Milton The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners will hold a commission work session in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, on Thurs., Sept. 23 at 8:30 a.m. See the interactive agenda with backup supporting documents. This meeting will be streamed live and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, Press Release
    Sunday, September 19, 2021
    We Invite You and/or Members of Your Staff to the Following: Digital Marketing Workshop: What Local Businesses Should Be Doing for SEO Ranking and Your Google My Business ListingMonday Sep 20, 2021... read more Campaign School & Community Leadership TrainingTuesday Sep 21, 2021 - Thursday Sep 23, 2021... read more “Ask Adam” - No Cost & Confidential Consulting for Small Business OwnersTuesday Sep ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, September 17, 2021
    GULF BREEZE, Fla. (Sept. 14, 2021) – The Andrews Institute Ambulatory Surgery Center (AIASC) has earned the Advanced Orthopaedic Certification from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). MORE DETAILS
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 17, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     September 17, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
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    Friday, September 17, 2021
    Navarre, FL — On Friday, September 17th members of the Preserve Navarre nonprofit filed appropriate paperwork with the Santa Rosa Supervisor of Elections to establish a political action committee (PAC). READ MORE
    Categories: Political, Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 17, 2021
    505th CCW members involved support search and rescue mission resulting in two lives savedDeb Henley, 505th Command and Control Wing Public Affairs  *graphic captions below  Arizona emergency responders were able to quickly locate a small plane which crashed in a sparsely populated area near Amado, Arizona, on Aug. 2, thanks in large part to the combined work of Civil Air Patrol’s volunteer ...read more
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    Friday, September 17, 2021
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    Friday, September 17, 2021
     Print ad used in the Open Air Fun Campaign 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 Office ...read more
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    Thursday, 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 zones. The county is also receiving a $60,000 Defense Reinvestment Grant to promote ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, September 16, 2021
      Some roads experiencing flooding in south Santa RosaThe intersection of Ortega Street and Onich Drive in Navarre is closed due to flooding. Seek an alternate route.High School Boulevard in Navarre has water on the road but is passable. A flash flood warning is in effect for portions of the south end of Santa Rosa County until 8:15 p.m. According to the National Weather Service Mobile, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, September 16, 2021
    Come visit Beach Bank at the Panhandle Job Fair: Friday, September 17, 2021 10 am - 2 pm First Baptist Church 21 First Street Fort Walton Beach If you want to be a part of an organization whose core values define its identity, drives its goals, and guides its actions and decisions, then Beach Bank is the right place for you. To learn more about joining our team, please visit ...read more
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    Thursday, September 16, 2021
      PSC JOB FAIR Update 3  1. PSC veteran Affairs                                                                       2. Dominos Pizza 3. Capstone Adaptive Learning4. Buffalo Rock5. Express Employment Professionals6. PSC / Career Technical Education7. Florida Dept. Of Corrections8. Santa Rosa County Human Resources9. PSC Recruiting10. McDonalds 11. PSC Human Resources12. HT ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 15, 2021
    13th Annual Run for the Reef10K Run & 5K Run/Walk1 Mile Kids Fun RunSaturday, October 9th, 2021Windjammers on the Pier8579 Gulf Boulevard Navarre Beach, FL 32566Race Start time 7:30 AMRace Day Registration 6:00-7:00 AMBenefiting Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary – Snorkeling and Diving ReefsCHRONOTRACK  electronic chip timing!5K Course: Beautiful Out and Back 5K (3.1 mi) along Gulf Blvd. Start near ...read more
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    Monday, September 13, 2021
    Recently, President Joe Biden announced his "Path Out of the Pandemic" plan to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The three provisions that have the biggest impact to the business community are:   Requiring employers with more than 100 employees to require vaccination or weekly testingRequiring employers with more than 100 employees to provide paid time off for employees to get vaccinated ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Press Release
    Monday, September 13, 2021
    Terry Light, owner of Pik-itz Art & Antiques is excited to announce the Inaugural Highway 87 Fall Art Festival on Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 9 am to 4 pm.  If you are an artist, please apply now to be part of the Art Festival at Pik-itz, 1922 Highway 87.  Call 850.710.7128.  If you are a local business on Highway 87, and you want to add your event to the Highway 87 Fall Art Festival, please ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, September 13, 2021
    Santa Rosa Medical Center is on a mission to help the people of our community be well and live healthier. One of the best ways to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle is to be informed. To help, we are launching Live Healthy, a monthly e-newsletter designed to promote healthy living. Each issue will include a variety of health and wellness topics including:Tips to help you live healthierKeys ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 10, 2021
        September 9-15, 2021    News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach                             9-11: The mission was simple: ‘Help Americans’              County staff resignations double in recent months             Closing in on $1 million a month in bed tax revenue             Updated turtle ordinance dims lights island ...read more
    Categories: Community, Papers/Research, Education, Press Release
    Friday, September 10, 2021
      Technical issues with the system have prevented publishing of the support documents. Documents will be made available as soon as possible.   Santa Rosa BOCC Commission Regular MeetingTues., Sept. 14, 4:30 p.m. at Administrative Complex in Milton The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissionerswill hold a commission regular meeting in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in ...read more
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    Friday, September 10, 2021
       Representative Matt Gaetz U.S. Representative for the First District of Florida 1721 Longworth House Office Building | Washington, DC 20515(202) 225-4136 REMBERING OUR FALLEN HEROES Tomorrow, we will be honoring the men and women whose lives were tragically taken by terrorists on September 11, 2001. On September 11, we also recognize the honorable Emergency Services first responders, many ...read more
    Categories: Political, Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 10, 2021
     Join Us for Our 2021 Campaign Kickoff on Tuesday, September 14th! "A hero can be anyone. Even a man doing something as simple as putting a coat around a little boy's shoulders to let him know the world hadn't ended." -- Batman Find your inner hero with your friends and colleagues during our Virtual Campaign Kickoff. We'll share how you can use your superpowers to help our community’s most ...read more
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    Friday, September 10, 2021
    Refresh your outdoors and create a healthy lawn that'll be ready for spring. FIND A STORE NEAR YOUGET OUR APP
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    Thursday, September 09, 2021
        | AUGUST 2021 |         LOCAL DELEGATION MEETINGS    Constituent engagement in the state legislative process is a fundamental cornerstone of our republic. This participation comes in various forms, one of which is interacting with your local delegates during ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, September 09, 2021
    Please REGISTER NOW to “ZOOM IN” at Noon this Friday, September 10th and be prepared to promote your business/organization! CHAMBER 101 is complimentary and open to all:New MembersNew RepsExisting and Prospective MembersAnd, Anyone Who Wants to Learn More About the Benefits of Being a Navarre Chamber Member - So INVITE Someone to Join You this Friday, September 10 at NOON Via ZOOM!And, please mark ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, September 08, 2021
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    Wednesday, September 08, 2021
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week Virtual Summit event schedule is set. This annual event, happening September 13-15, 2021, honors the nation’s 31 million small businesses for their perseverance, ingenuity, triumphs, and creativity. SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced National Small Business Week in a news release last month. The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, September 07, 2021
    Freedom Quest 2021 “Indivisible”NEWS RELEASEFor immediate release Sept. 7, 20219-11 20th anniversary remembrance event to encourage unityPensacola, Fla. -- September 11, 2021 marks 20 years since the World Trade Center attack. To honor the memory of the nearly 3,000 who died, the more than 7,000 military who have died in response to the attack, and the more than 30,000 military who have taken ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 07, 2021
                   September Leaps & Bounds newsletter online     The September LEAPS and BOUNDS, Santa Rosa County School District’s multi-media, interactive newsletter is now online. The latest issue includes an update from the superintendent of schools, information on transportation, and highlights from the first few weeks of the 21/22 school year.  # # #    
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, September 07, 2021
    REGISTRATION ENDS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th.   Did you know you are more likely to meet a person in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack? Mental Health First Aid teaches and prepares you for how to help people in those situations who may be experiencing a mental health-related crisis or problem.   By training to be a certified Mental Health First Aider, you can ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Monday, September 06, 2021
    Menus Week of September 6, 2021Final Registration Onlinefor the Juana Good Time RegattaendsSeptember 9th at midnight! You don't Juana miss thisGreat Time!! Fall Volleyball League begins this week!Schedules and Rosters are posted here and at the Pagoda Bar  TUESDAYS IN THE CLUB!! Starting September 77-9 PMwith Craig and Alex Drink Specials!!  LIVE MUSIC THIS WEEK! Monday, September 6, Stevie Hall, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, September 06, 2021
    Calling All Vendors! Can you believe we are already talking about BOO AT THE ZOO? Be a part of one of the most popular Fall events on the Gulf Coast! Learn more here https://buff.ly/2WGDmUE
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Sunday, September 05, 2021
    It’s #MemberSeptember, and The Navarre Chamber is taking time to celebrate our members who help make the Navarre Community a great place to live, work and visit!   Meet Juana’s Pagodas & Sailors’ Grill!   Juana’s is so many things: Sailors' Grill Restaurant, the Big Pagoda and Deck beach bars, Juana Bites walk up window for pizza and snacks, The Club with TV's for sporting events, beach ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 03, 2021
                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Baptist Health Care COVID-19 Update #48 – BHC pharmacy director answers questions, concerns about COVID-19 vaccine  Sept. 3, 2021  Baptist Health Care President and CEO Mark Faulkner said the COVID-19 vaccine is the “pathway to normalcy” in his video released Sept. 3 and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 03, 2021
    Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR1074 Highway 90Chipley, FL  32428-0607KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY    For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 3, 2021Contact: Tanya Branton(888) 638-0250, ext. 1599 | tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us     Nighttime closures planned for Pensacola Bay Bridgeoff-ramp to 17th Avenue northbound  Chipley, Fla. – The Pensacola Bay Bridge ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, September 03, 2021
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Volunteer Florida announced that the State of Florida has been awarded $17,189,370 from AmeriCorps to fund 37 programs throughout the state in 2021-2022. Cumulatively, these programs will recruit and manage 1,612 AmeriCorps members who will serve in 35 of Florida’s counties, contributing 1,981,575 total hours of service valued at $52,155,054. “AmeriCorps ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Friday, September 03, 2021
     RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E.  SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     September 3, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 03, 2021
    Photo captured by Sarah Whitfield, Santa Rosa County Interim Public Information Officer Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners  FY22 tentative budget and MSBU public hearing  On Tues., Sept. 7 at 6 p.m., the interim county administrator and Santa Rosa County Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will present tentative budget and proposed millage rate in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Thursday, September 02, 2021
    It’s not too early to start thinking about Christmas – at least not in Navarre.   The Navarre Chamber is now accepting entries for the Annual Community Christmas Parade Theme Contest.   The Navarre Chamber's Christmas in the Park Committee is now accepting nominations for the theme of the Annual Navarre Community Christmas Parade Presented by PrimeLending, which will be held on Saturday, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, September 02, 2021
    Don't miss these important announcements!              Announcing New Promotions!    The Florida SBDC at UWF has internally promoted three business consultants to title of Assistant Director as our regional presence expands. Our organization would like to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 01, 2021
    Leadership Santa Rosa Alumni has announced its ninth year in awarding unrestricted funds to a nonprofit organization based in or serving Santa Rosa County. The Reinvesting In Santa Rosa Excellence (R.I.S.E.) program will award $3,000 this year through an application and interview process.  Nonprofit organizations are invited to apply for the R.I.S.E. grant and can find the application by ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 31, 2021
    Throughout September, The Navarre Chamber will be taking time to celebrate YOU, our members, who help make the Navarre area a great place to live, work and visit!   For almost 50 years, The Navarre Chamber has served the Navarre Community, and we continue to bring value to our members by providing real benefits.Please make plans to join us as we recognize your investment in the Navarre community ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, August 31, 2021
        18th Annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour highlights family-friendly fall activities throughout Santa Rosa County 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 discover new ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, August 31, 2021
     NOMI Health COVID testing sites are open Following a brief closure due to Hurricane Ida, the NOMI Health COVID-19 testing sites in Santa Rosa County have reopened. Operating from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Monday through Sunday, testing is available at: Clyde L. Gracey Community Center5629 Byrom Street Milton, FloridaGulf Breeze Flea Market5760 Gulf Breeze Parkway, ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 31, 2021
    BBB® Tuesday TipsFriend in Distress? It's the Latest Venmo Con When a friend or family member is stuck in a bad situation and urgently needs money, you should help them out, right? Not if they are a scammer pulling this new con. Watch out for a Venmo scam that impersonates real users of the app.  How the Scam Works You get an out-of-the-blue Venmo request from a friend who needs money. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 31, 2021
     Road closures in Santa Rosa CountyRed Rock Road is closed at the bridge due to water over the bridge.  Springhill Road at Wagner Bridge is closed due to water over the road.  Deaton Bridge Road is closed at the bridge due to water over the road.Seek an alternate route and never cross a flooded roadway. There is no way to tell how deep the water is or if the road has been ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Sunday, August 29, 2021
    To help our area gear up for the Halloween holiday and fall, the Navarre Chamber is hosting a free community scarecrow competition, asking individuals, families, businesses, groups, schools and organizations to participate. The event will be held from October 1-31, 2021.  There will be four prizes awarded for:People’s ChoiceMost CreativeBest DressedA Local Business Entry All Navarre area ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Sunday, August 29, 2021
      Be part of the coolest fishing event around!  Fish from the shore, a boat or kayak, or from the pier - you just can't "fish" from the seafood market! First, Second and Third place prizes will be awarded in open, kayak and junior divisions. You can only win one prize in each division for your best fish. If you are a kayaker, you can enter the open division or the kayak division, or ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Sunday, August 29, 2021
      Hurricane Ida update - county offices open Monday   Aug. 29, 6:15 p.m. - Santa Rosa County offices will be open for normal operating hours on Mon., Aug. 30.Officials continue to closely monitor weather conditions. Residents are reminded to follow the National Weather Service and local media outlets for the most recent weather updates.   Santa Rosa ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Saturday, August 28, 2021
    Release Date:            August 28, 2021Contacts:                    Stephenie Wade,Stephenie_Wade@nps.gov, 850-393-7952  National Seashore Closing for Hurricane Ida    GULF BREEZE, Fla. -- Gulf Islands National Seashore is closed in response to Hurricane Ida approaching the Gulf of Mexico.  Highway 399 will close at 10:00 p.m. Saturday, August 28. The Davis Bayou Area in Mississippi, and Opal ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 27, 2021
    The event will be set for Saturday, October 30 from 5-8 p.m. at Holley-Navarre Pharmacy. Set up time and decorating of trunks of vehicles will be 3-5 pm. No cost to participate. Please bring your own kid friendly decorations and treats.  If you would like to set up a game at your truck, you are more than welcome.  There are lots of cute ideas online or be creative!  
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 27, 2021
    View this email in your browser   Coldwell Banker Around the World: August 2021 One of Turkey’s most popular summer towns and provinces used to be known as Smyrna, with a history that extends back to ancient times. Described as a labyrinth museum of history and art, you can spend hours strolling the colorful streets, shops, eateries, and gardens.     Read ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 27, 2021
      Sand available at four locations in preparation for Hurricane Ida   Fri., Aug. 27, 1 p.m. - Santa Rosa County Emergency Management officials are currently monitoring Hurricane Ida. Hurricane Ida is forecast to continue strengthening as it moves northwest into the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday. Ida is forecast to make landfall along the southeast or ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 27, 2021
     September 2021 Public Meetings All Santa Rosa County Board of County Commission meetings and other county department meetings are held in the County Administrative Center boardroom, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, unless otherwise indicated.Tourist Development Council Board Meeting - Sept. 2, 8:30 a.m.Woodbine Rd. Engineering Design/Professional Services Interviews and Selection - Sept. 7, 2 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 27, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     August 27, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 27, 2021
        August 26- September 1, 2021    News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach                             District finds perfect parcel for new high school in south end              Out with The Boulevard, in with new concept. Construction moves ahead on major developments              Check out all of our Fall Sports Guide ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 27, 2021
    Air Force declares TACP mobile communications system ‘combat ready’   Photo Caption for 210608-F-F3456-2001.JPG: Tactical air control party (TACP) Airmen operate the mobile communications system block 2 system at the 14th Air Support Operations Squadron, Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, June 8, 2021.  (Photo by U.S. Air Force photographer)     HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. – The U.S. Air Force’s ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 27, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Baptist Health Care COVID-19 Update #47 – Hospitalizations at highest since pandemic began  Aug. 27, 2021  Baptist Health Care President and CEO Mark Faulkner said in his video released Aug. 27, the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations is the highest it has been since the pandemic began in March 2020. This is true at Baptist ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 27, 2021
             RULES DIVISIONS FAQ'S              Learn more about the rodeo at NavarreFishingRodeo.com    Register for the Rodeo               Navarre Fishing ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 27, 2021
      SHARE:  Join Our Email List Friday, August 27, 2021 MEMBER LOGIN | EVENTS CALENDAR |ADVERTISE WITH USCLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS VIRTUAL WORKSHOP  Trash Bash with the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation CenterSaturday Aug 28, 2021... read more-OPEN HOUSE:300 Wildwood Street (Mary Esther)Saturday Aug 28, 2021... read more-Endless Summer Concert SeriesSaturday Aug 28, 2021... read ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, August 26, 2021
             Santa Rosa County District Schools partner with BusPatrol to help put the brakes on reckless drivers     Santa Rosa County District Schools is working with safety technology company BusPatrol to improve road safety for students this back-to-school season. The district has embarked on a pilot program, equipping five of its buses with AI-powered stop-arm cameras to deter ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Wednesday, August 25, 2021
    Scammers Use Real Phone Numbers with The Social Security Number ScamPensacola, Fla. (August 25, 2021) – The Social Security Scam has been around awhile now and became more prevalent when consumers were not falling for the IRS calling them. There are several ways a scammer can try and get you with this scam, including:How the Scam Works You answer the phone (or listen to a voicemail message) from ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, August 25, 2021
    BBB Media Alert – Scammer Posing as Local Bail BondsmanPensacola, Fla. (August 25, 2021) Your BBB has received reports of a current scam in the Pensacola Area. Someone is calling residents claiming to be from ‘Davis Bail Bonds’ informing them that a family member is in jail and they need to pay their bond to get them out.BBB contacted the owner of Davis Bail Bonds, Mr. Tony Davis, and learned that ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 20, 2021
        August 19-25, 2021    News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach                             Court ruling on impact fee 'huge blessing' for local family             911 dispatchers: We carry a lot             Commissioners vote to help find new Jay Park             Chamber helps local businesses celebrate new ...read more
    Categories: Community, Papers/Research, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Friday, August 20, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     August 20, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 20, 2021
    Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL  32428-0607KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY    For Immediate ReleaseAugust 20, 2021Contact: Tanya Branton(888) 638-0250, ext. 1599 | tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us   Closures planned for 17th Avenue near the Pensacola Bay Bridge  Chipley, Fla.– 17th Avenue southbound travel lanes from north of the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 20, 2021
       Representative Matt Gaetz U.S. Representative for the First District of Florida 1721 Longworth House Office Building | Washington, DC 20515(202) 225-4136 Hello, Friends — This week I sent important updates on the unraveling situation in Afghanistan. Biden’s botched pull out of troops has dominated the news, but our primary focus now is to see that the needs of active duty military and ...read more
    Categories: Political, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 18, 2021
      Commissioner Robert "Bob" Cole selected for leadership position with National Association of Counties The National Association of Counties (NACo) appointed Santa Rosa County  Commissioner Bob Cole, District 2, to serve as an energy subcommittee vice chair of the Environment, Energy and Land Use (EELU) Steering Committee. Cole has been a member of NACo for many years and this is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 18, 2021
    COVID testing at Santa Rosa Medical Group Walk-In ClinicsSanta Rosa Medical Group is offering COVID testing at two locations:   Avalon Walk-In Clinic 4264 Avalon BlvdMilton850-981-4000   Navarre Walk-In Clinic7456 Navarre ParkwayNavarre850-981-4015  Testing is available from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday; an appointment is not necessary.  Sites are offering the rapid antigen ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, August 18, 2021
    NEWS RELEASE24th Special Operations Wing Email: 24SOW.PAO@us.af.mil  Phone: 850-884-3902 24 SOW DVIDS   Aug. 18, 2021SPECIAL TACTICS AIRMEN AUGMENT HAITI EARTHQUAKE HUMANITARIAN RELIEF EFFORTS HURLBURT FIELD, Fla.– Special Tactics Airmen assigned to the 24th Special Operations Wing are currently responding to a request to augment humanitarian aid efforts in Haiti following a 7.2 magnitude ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, August 17, 2021
     Please note the corrected location for the Gulf Breeze testing site.  COVID testing expanded in Santa Rosa CountyFlorida Department of Health-Santa Rosa Beginning at 8 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 19, NOMI Health will expand COVID-19 testing through two new testing sites in Santa Rosa County. These will be located at the following locations operating from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily, Monday ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, August 16, 2021
     Menus Week of August 16, 2021 In unexcited anticipation of Fred,our plan for Monday, August 16 is to open only Sailors' Grillfrom 8 AM-3 PM for breakfast & lunch.We hope to open the Pagoda, Deck, Club and Juana Biteson Tuesday, August 17 by 3 PM.If anything changes we will let you know!Stay safe everyone!   Co-ed 4'sVolleyball Tourney** Saturday, August 21, 2021 Sign in at 10:30 AM, play at 11$15 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, August 16, 2021
     COVID-19 Update #69 - Mon., Aug. 16Updates are highlighted. Subscribe to receive this update via email.Updates are only sent when new information is available.See our full list of information at www.santarosa.fl.gov/covid19.Florida Department of Health-Santa RosaBeginning at 8 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 19, NOMI Health will expand COVID-19 testing through two new testing sites in Santa Rosa County.These ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, August 16, 2021
    Gov. Ron DeSantis says he anticipates “pretty good” July unemployment numbers, as a federal report Thursday showed that first-time jobless claims last week in Florida were at a level not seen since before the coronavirus pandemic.The U.S. Department of Labor estimated that 4,381 new unemployment claims were filed in Florida during the week that ended Aug. 7, down from a revised count of 7,718 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Monday, August 16, 2021
    The Florida Legislature is set to begin its decennial redistricting process, most likely in September, after the long-awaited release of 2020 U.S. Census Bureau state and county population breakdowns.The newly posted census population and ethnicity data will be used to redraw 429 U.S. House districts in 44 states and 7,383 state legislative districts nationwide.The data will be used by the Florida ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Education
    Monday, August 16, 2021
      Representative Matt GaetzU.S. Representative for the First District of Florida1721 Longworth House Office Building | Washington, DC 20515 (202) 225-4136   My Fellow Americans —Just as President Biden has failed our country on COVID, at the border and economically – he has failed in Afghanistan. Since he was on vacation, I don’t know if he even noticed.  We did. The ...read more
    Categories: Political, Community, Press Release
    Monday, August 16, 2021
       Representative Matt Gaetz U.S. Representative for the First District of Florida 1721 Longworth House Office Building | Washington, DC 20515(202) 225-4136 Hello, Friends — As always, our office is standing by to assist local veterans for their immediate and distance needs. Please know that you always have options. There are resources and guides to help you in your time of need. Attached is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
    Saturday, August 14, 2021
       Remnants of Fred Update - Heavy rains, dangerous rip currents expected   Aug. 14, 12:30 p.m. - Santa Rosa County Emergency Management officials continue to closely monitor the remnants of Fred. Residents are reminded to follow the National Weather Serviceand local media outlets for the most recent weather updates.Storm information as forecast by the National ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Saturday, August 14, 2021
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    Saturday, August 14, 2021
    210810-F-PO220-1002 Photo caption:  Joint service members participate in the Navy Large Scale Exercise (NLSE) 21 at Hurlburt Field, Florida, July 28 - August 16, 2021. A bi-annual event, NLSE provides a training and experimentation environment that leverages the integrated fighting power of multiple naval forces to share sensors, weapons, and platforms across all domains in a globally contested ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Saturday, August 14, 2021
       Representative Matt Gaetz U.S. Representative for the First District of Florida 1721 Longworth House Office Building | Washington, DC 20515(202) 225-4136 Hello, Friends — This week, we have seen the pressure from Big Media to ‘rethink’ our strategy in Afghanistan, after just beginning to withdraw our troops, and we have watched as Big Tech bans sitting Members of Congress, among other ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
    Saturday, August 14, 2021
    Gulf Islands National Seashore News Release  Release Date:            August 14, 2021Contacts:                    Stephenie Wade,Stephenie_Wade@nps.gov, 850-393-7952  National Seashore Closing Fort Pickens for Severe Weather  GULF BREEZE, Fla. -- Gulf Islands National Seashore will close the Fort Pickens Area beginning August 14 at 8 p.m., in response to Tropical Depression Fred approaching the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Saturday, August 14, 2021
     Tropical Storm Fred Update 8/13/21 We wanted to let you know that we are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Fred, and have started to make preparations in our Florida, Alabama, and Georgia service areas to keep you connected and minimize any disruptions should this storm affect our service areas. For the latest forecast for Tropical Storm Fred, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 13, 2021
      PUBLIC INFORMATION: Aug. 13, 2021Media Contact:  Lewis Garvin 850-480-3764lgarvin@cityofpensacola.com  PNS Makes Way for Expansion Amid Unprecedented GrowthPensacola International Airport Tears Down Former Air Traffic Control This week, Pensacola International Airport said goodbye to the former air traffic control ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Economic, Press Release
    Friday, August 13, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     August 13, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Friday, August 13, 2021
    Good Afternoon! It is with great pleasure that we share the announcement of Step One Automotive Group's Ride to Sturgis for Forever Warriors happening now through Sunday, August 15th, 2021. Please see the information below and attached.    Follow this link to see more about Step One's community involvement.   Follow this link to a gallery of images from the trip to the Sturgis Motorcycle ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 13, 2021
      Sand available at four locations in preparation for Tropical Depression Fred   Santa Rosa County Emergency Management officials are currently monitoring Tropical Depression Fred. The storm remains weak and disorganized, but is forecast to restrengthen into a tropical storm as in enters the eastern Gulf of Mexico, according to the latest update from US National ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 13, 2021
       September is National Preparedness Month. This year’s theme “Prepare to Protect,” highlights how preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love. FEMA and the Ad Councilhave partnered this year to include a series of Hispanic public service announcements to be released mid-September near the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. Region 4 has a number of webinars planned to help you get ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, August 12, 2021
    Good Morning Florida ESF 18 Partners, Attached is the latest update regarding Tropical Depression Fred.  We will continue to monitor and provide updates as they become available.Tropical Depression Fred:The center is Fred is located off the northeastern coast of Cuba, about 515 miles southeast of Miami, Florida.Fred currently has maximum sustained winds around 35 mph, but slow strengthening is ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, August 11, 2021
    Good Morning Florida ESF 18 Partners, A potential tropical cyclone formed into Tropical Storm Fred last night.  Fred is currently about 880 miles southeast of Florida.  The Florida State Emergency Response Team will continue to monitor the storm and provide updates as they become available. Now is a good time to review and update your business continuity plans.  A Disaster Planning Toolkit is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 11, 2021
          Mission Critical: COVID Vaccine Distribution and the U.S. Workforce  Monday, August 16th  2:00 p.m. ET - 3:00 p.m. ET         Thanks for your interest in CO— events. We are also hosting “Mission Critical: COVID Vaccine Distribution and the U.S. Workforce” on Monday, August 16th at 2 p.m. ET. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
    Wednesday, August 11, 2021
    Good Afternoon Florida ESF 18 Partners, Attached is the latest update regarding Tropical Storm Fred.  We will continue to monitor the storm and provide updates as they become available.Tropical Storm Fred (Formerly Potential Tropical Cyclone Six)The center is Fred is located over the Dominican Republic, or about 750 miles southeast of Miami, Florida.Fred made landfall in the Dominican Republic ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, August 10, 2021
    In response to the recent COVID-19 surge and the significant increase in cases and hospitalizations in our area, The Navarre Chamber’s Board of Directors voted at the August Board Meeting to reinstate some COVID-19 Guidelines.  CLICK HERE for more details.If you have any questions and/or you need additional information, please let me know.Thank you for your investment in the Navarre Community and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 06, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     August 6, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, August 02, 2021
     COVID-19 Update #68 - Mon., Aug. 2Updates are highlighted. Subscribe to receive this update via email.Updates are only sent when new information is available.See our full list of information at www.santarosa.fl.gov/covid19.Santa Rosa CountySanta Rosa County is seeing a rapid uptick of cases. As of the report released by the Florida Department of Health on Fri., July 30, there were 772 positive ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Economic, Political
    Friday, July 30, 2021
    Our team is putting the final touches on our report of the initial survey results! We look forward to seeing you tomorrow to share Navarre's future with you!Here are the full details for the meeting:Saturday, July 31st1PM - 3PMSt. Sylvester Church6464 Gulf Breeze ParkwayGulf Breeze, FL 32563   I look forward to seeing you there! Don't forget to follow us below to see the latest ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, July 30, 2021
    PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 30, 2021) – Baptist Health Care will offer the following online support groups in August to help enhance quality of life throughout the Pensacola community. More information is available by calling the phone number provided for each meeting.  Weight-Loss Surgery Support GroupTuesday, Aug. 10, noon to 1 p.m.Register in advance for this online meeting by calling ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, July 30, 2021
    PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 30, 2021) – Baptist Health Care is committed to improving the quality of life for the northwest Florida community it serves. The following free wellness education seminars will be offered in August. All seminars will be presented via Zoom video conferencing. Registration is required. To register, visit eBaptistHealthCare.org/events. For more information, call ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 30, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     July 30, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, July 30, 2021
    You don't want to miss this.    July 29-August 4, 2021    News | Business | Sports | Community | ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Friday, July 30, 2021
    News announcement from Volunteer Florida Email not displaying correctly?View it in your browser.      Media Contact: Kim Hawkes, (850) 556-9799, kim@volunteerflorida.org Volunteer Florida Announces Half a Million Dollars in Available Funding for Florida NonprofitsTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Monday, June 28th, Volunteer Florida announced the availability of up to $568,000 in grant funding to assist ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Friday, July 30, 2021
    BILL PULLUM'S FAMILY FUNERAL PROCESSION:Monday, August 2 at 9 amBeginning at Navarre United Methodist Church (9474 Navarre Parkway)Ending at Barrancas at Pensacola Naval Air StationWe invite the Navarre Community to join us as we line Highway 98 (from Navarre United Methodist Church throughout Navarre/Gulf Breeze) to say a final farewell to Bill as he takes "one last drive" through Navarre.​BILL ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, July 30, 2021
    The disaster declaration was declared by the SBA on July 21. The declaration covers Santa Rosa, Escambia and Okaloosa counties in Florida; and Escambia, Tuscaloosa, Baldwin, Bibb, Conecuh, Covington, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Monroe, Pickens and Walker counties in Alabama.   To assist businesses and residents affected by the disaster, the SBA has opened a virtual Disaster Loan Outreach ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 30, 2021
        Media ContactsDianne Gross(850) 898-3486Dianne.Gross@FloridaSBDC.org  Megan Sweat(850) 521-5400msweat@flchamber.com Nicole Gislason(850) 439-5400Nicole@uwf.edu  Victoria Langley Heller(850) 321-6460vheller@careersourceflorida.com    News ReleaseJuly 29, 2021For Immediate ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Friday, July 30, 2021
    Join Us for the 2021 Florida Chamber Annual Meeting & Future of Florida Forum!    ALIGNING THE SOLUTIONS THAT WILL SECURE FLORIDA'S FUTURE    Florida is open for business, and by uniting the Florida business community for good, we can move Florida from the 15th to the 10th largest economy in the world by 2030... now ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Friday, July 30, 2021
    Contact Information:                                      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 28th, 2021Jason MontgomeryPH:  (850) 939-2427Email:  jmontgomery@hnws-fl.com  HNWS Wraps Up 2021 Internship Program and Recognizes Operator Certification  Navarre, FL, July 28, 2021 – The focus of July’s employee recognition program was our 2021 internship program participants.  Pictured above are Noah Cruz ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 30, 2021
     August Events in Santa Rosa CountyTunes by the Dunes Summer Concert Series 8649 Gulf Blvd. in Navarre. Tunes by the Dunes is a free summer concert series held every Thursday evening in the summer months. Enjoy a relaxing evening at the Sand Crab Pavilion for live local music and food vendors. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own beach blankets and lawn ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, July 30, 2021
             Florida Workforce Needs Study    Pensacola Metro Skills Report  Education/Curation/Library Services, Healthcare, Business/Finance, and IT/Math are four of the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent MSA's in-demand career areas facing significant skills ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
    Friday, July 30, 2021
        | JULY 2021 |         THE IMPACT OF FLORIDA'SWILDLIFE CORRIDOR    Earlier this month Governor Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 976: The Florida Wildlife Corridor Act, which designates the Florida Wildlife Corridor as an existing physical, geographically defined ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
    Wednesday, July 28, 2021
    For immediate release: July 28, 2021 - 12 p.m.Santa Rosa County District Revises COVID Guidelines for 21-22 School Year After careful consideration and collaboration with the public health officials Santa Rosa County School District officials have revised the COVID guidelines for the 21-22 school year. Student health and safety continues to be a top priority for Santa Rosa County District ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 27, 2021
    BBB® Tuesday Tips These Marketing Services  Make Empty Promises If you own a small business, watch out for scammy marketing services. BBB Scam Tracker has received numerous reports of phony services tricking small business owners into signing monthly contracts. But these con artists fail to deliver what they’ve promised.  How the Scam Works You get a cold call, email, or a social media ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, July 27, 2021
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 27, 2021
                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Baptist Health Care COVID-19 Update #43 – Hospitalizations continue to increase  July 27, 2021  The number of hospitalizations for COVID-19 at Baptist Health Care hospitals continues to increase. From July 1, 2021, to the date of this release, Baptist Health Care has ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, July 27, 2021
       Sent on behalf of Florida Humanities:  CONTACT:Patricia PutmanFlorida Humanities pputman@flahum.org727-873-2004  Florida Humanities Announces New Emergency Relief Grants for Humanities Organizations Affected by COVID-19 PandemicFlorida Humanities offers up to $2 million in grant funding for general operating support.ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Florida Humanities has announced the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, July 20, 2021
    News Release         For Immediate ReleaseJuly 19, 2021Contact: Tanya Branton(888) 638-0250, ext. 1599 | tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us    Nighttime lane restrictions on Pensacola Bay Bridge Continue    Chipley, Fla. – The Pensacola Bay Bridge will be reduced to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 20, 2021
    Col. Frederick “Trey” Coleman accepts the 505th Command and Control Wing guidon from Maj. Gen. Case Cunningham, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, during a change of command ceremony July 16, 2021 at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The 505th CCW is the U.S Air Force’s only wing dedicated to operational-level command and control. The wing is dedicated to taking testing, tactics, and training to the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 20, 2021
    For Immediate ReleaseJuly 20, 2021  Contact: Jackalyn Kovacjackalyn_kovac@srmcfl.com  Back-To-School Checkups are the Cornerstone of a Healthy School Year  MILTON, Fla.– With homeschooling and hybrid learning disrupting classroom learning for the past 18 months, it's easy to forget what preparing for a “normal” school year might look like. In addition to buying new clothes and stocking your ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Tuesday, July 20, 2021
    Richard Hammett, President, HCA Healthcare North Florida Division:“After serving more than 40 years in healthcare, Mitch Mongell, CEO at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, has announced his retirement effective later this year. He and the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center team have been very successful at growing the hospital’s capacity to care for the Northwest Florida community. We are grateful ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, July 20, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  CONTACT:Diane/JamieFlorida SBDC at UWF9999 University Pkwy, Pensacola850-474-2528850-474-2577 (fax)sbdc@uwf.edu (e-mail)www.sbdc.uwf.edu   Florida SBDC at UWF Presents “Sell Online with E-Commerce Tools” – Online Webinar  PENSACOLA, FL — July 20, 2021 — Learn how to sell your products online! Join us August 18 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. We will walk through listing your ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, July 20, 2021
       Stuff The Bus, Escambia and Santa Rosa County's only School District-approved school supply drive, works to ensure that local students have the tools needed to succeed in the upcoming school year. This year, Stuff the Bus will return to hosting in-person school supply drives, in addition to running a month-long monetary donation drive. Donations made to Stuff the Bus are distributed directly to ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Monday, July 19, 2021
    Join us on July 22nd at our Santa Rosa County Stuff the Bus locations:Dillon Administrative Offices (main site) 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.Holley-Navarre Intermediate School 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.Gulf Breeze High School 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.*Please note: Stuff the Bus will not be held at traditional Walmart locations this year.MORE DETAILS ABOUT STUFF THE BUS BELOW . . . . . . . ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Monday, July 19, 2021
    Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL  32428-0607KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY    For Immediate ReleaseJuly 19, 2021Contact: Tanya Branton(888) 638-0250, ext. 1599 | tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us   Nighttime lane restrictions on Pensacola Bay Bridge ContinueChipley, Fla. – The Pensacola Bay Bridge will be reduced to one lane in each ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Friday, July 16, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     July 16, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Friday, July 16, 2021
              Photo by Chris Archangel, Santa Rosa County District Schools    Santa Rosa County District Schools holds ribbon-cutting for new East Bay K-8      Santa Rosa County District Schools hosted a ribbon-cutting for the East Bay K-8 school on Fri., July 16 at 2535 Elkhart Dr. in Navarre. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Friday, July 16, 2021
    You don't want to miss this.    July 15-21, 2021    News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach          View the latest editions of HBTS News and Navarre Beach ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
    Friday, July 09, 2021
    Traditional architecture and beautiful interiors surrounded by a natural landscape buffer and shaped by a rolling creek boundary along the rear property line make this executive home remarkable. Set on a large and private corner lot, situated in a desirable Crestview community with lighting, sidewalks, park benches, children's park and community pool; conveniently located nearby area schools and ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 09, 2021
     Bridge closure reminder  Road closed at Hamilton Bridge Road and Pond Creek for bridge replacement 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. Motorists are ask to pay attention to detour signs and seek an alternate route. Use caution when approaching the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, July 09, 2021
    You don't want to miss this.    July 8-14, 2021    News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach          View the latest editions of HBTS News and Navarre Beach ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, July 09, 2021
      Santa Rosa BOCC Commission Regular MeetingTues., Jul. 13, 4:30 p.m. at Administrative Complex in Milton The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners will hold a commission regular meeting in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, on Tues., Jul. 13 at 4:30 p.m. See the interactive agenda with backup supporting documents. This meeting will be streamed live and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, July 09, 2021
    HNWS hosted a “Bring Your Child to Work Day” on 06/25/2021.  Please see the attached news release.  Thank you,  Jason MontgomeryExecutive Assistant     Holley-Navarre Water System, Inc.8574 Turkey Bluff RoadNavarre, FL 32566850-939-2427 Ext. 237
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Friday, July 09, 2021
      Santa Rosa County Animal Services offers a free community cat spay/neuter program   Santa Rosa County Animal Services has received a $15,000 grant from Petco to purchase medical equipment for the new surgery suite and to spay/neuter 200 community cats! Beginning Mon., July 12, citizens can register up to three community cats for this program. Citizens must be a Santa Rosa ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, July 09, 2021
      Western portion of White Road to close July 14-30  In order to construct the turn lanes required for a new subdivision on White Road in Pace, the contractor will be closing the western portion of White Road, from W. Spencer Field Road to Attaway Drive, July 14-30, weather permitting. Residents are asked to use the marked detours and use caution when approaching the area. Find a larger ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, July 09, 2021
    News Release         For Immediate ReleaseJuly 9, 2021Contact: Tanya Branton(888) 638-0250, ext. 1599 | tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us    Nighttime lane restrictions on Pensacola Bay Bridge     Chipley, Fla. – The Pensacola Bay Bridge will be reduced to one lane in ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Education
    Thursday, July 08, 2021
     Tourist Development Office opens Capital Project Funding CycleCycle runs Aug. 1 to Sept. 30, 2021 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 experience that enhances tourism visitation, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, July 06, 2021
    Make a splash &##128166; in this newly listed pool home! CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
                   Santa Rosa County District Schools Board Meeting to be held July 8, 9 a.m. at WBMS     The Santa Rosa County District Schools Board will meet Thurs., July 8 at 9 a.m. in the cafeteria of Woodlawn Beach Middle School, 1500 Woodlawn Way in Gulf Breeze. The agenda is available online. All meetings are live-streamed and archived for later viewing. Email comments to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
    Private Sector Partners:FEMA will host a 30-minute webinar July 27, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., to discuss and answer questions on the newly released Incident Complexity Guide: Planning, Preparedness and Training, which supports the National Incident Management System (NIMS) doctrine by establishing guidance to support the incident management and emergency management community. See more below. For your ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
    Does your organization have an employee or volunteer who would make it nearly impossible to complete essential work if they didn’t show up? You may be an expert at your job, but you may also need to know what your co-workers do or have been doing if they’re suddenly unable to work.Vital team members might need to take a step back if flooding affects their home. During a pandemic, you might be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
            Because of some exciting recent staff events and the 4th of July coming up, we've extended the EntreCon® Early Bird sale through Friday, July 2 ($100 savings)!  Watch the short video below to learn more.  Let's RESET together on Nov. 17 and 18 at this year's Business, Leadership and Entrepreneurship ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
      Donate to the treatment of 10 heartworm positive dogs at the animal shelter   Santa Rosa County Animal Services has 15 heartworm positive dogs in their care, with five finishing up treatment and 10 more in need of medication. Heartworm disease is very common in our area, as it is spread by mosquitoes. Fortunately, it is completely preventable ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
      Coldwell Banker Around the World: June 2021If you’re looking for a place… a special place… Imagine an oasis in the desert. Imagine looking from your feet to the sky, gazing upon an architectural marvel and knowing it’s the tallest building in the world. Imagine a coastline where you can sit and daydream, or swim, or kayak, or participate in so many other water activities. Imagine a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Baptist Health Care Offers Wellness Education Seminars in July  PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 1, 2021) – Baptist Health Care is committed to improving the quality of life for the northwest Florida community it serves. The following free wellness education seminars will be offered ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
    It gives me great pleasure to announce that we have reached 2,500 responses to our survey!    This far exceeds our original goal of 1,500-2,000 responses. It also means that we are well on track to release an initial report of the findings a month from now. Accordingly, we have set a deadline of July 15th at midnight as the last day to participate if you would like to be included in the initial ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
                    Quarterly sales and use tax returns for the April through June 2021 reporting period are due on or before Tuesday, July 20, 2021. You must file a tax return even if you do not owe tax.  If you file a paper return, your return and payment must be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
      Celebrate Independence Day the Floridian way with these wildlife-friendly tips from FWC The Fourth of July in Florida means heading to the beach or taking the boat out for fun in the sun. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding Florida residents and visitors to keep an eye out for wildlife as they enjoy the state’s beautiful outdoors this ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
         July Events at Your Santa Rosa County LibraryIndependence Day Closure All libraries will be closed on Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day.  Preschool Storytime Online & Toddler Time Online Through July 31 New Storytime and Toddler Time videos will be posted each Monday to their respective pages on the library ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
         NABOR Membership LuncheonWednesday, July 14th The Club at Hidden Creek  Check - in commences at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is served at 11: 45 a.m. Program starts at noon Menu:  Shrimp Alfredo Pasta Cesar Salad with shredded parmesan cheese and home baked croutons Rolls ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
     Florida Highway Beautification Grant Workshop  Chipley, Fla. –The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host a Florida Highway Beautification (FHB) Grant Program workshop for local governments and community development organizations beginning 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at the FDOT Ponce De Leon Operations Center, 1723 Sunrise Circle, Ponce De Leon, Florida.  The FHB Grant ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
             FDOT District Three | Highway 90 East, Chipley , FL 32428-0607     
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
     Fourth of July fireworks safety and holiday closures   Stay safe! For those celebrating at home, Santa Rosa County Emergency Management urges the use of caution. Each Fourth of July, fireworks account for an average of 19,000 reported fires. In addition, thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks according to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Friday, July 02, 2021
    Small businesses encouraged to make preparations.    Media ContactDianne GrossFlorida SBDC Network Headquarters(850) 898-3486Dianne.Gross@FloridaSBDC.org  News ReleaseJuly 2, 2021For Immediate Release    Florida SBDC Network urges preparation ahead of Hurricane ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Press Release
    Monday, June 21, 2021
    The U.S. economy reported its worst quarterly decline in modern history during the COVID-19 pandemic, with gross domestic product shrinking at an annual rate of 31.4% in the second quarter. The economy bounced back in the third quarter, but efforts to contain the virus's spread throughout 2020 still resulted in a 3.5% annual economic contraction in the United States. Arriving on the heels of a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Saturday, June 19, 2021
    According to the Florida Highway Patrol, I-10 Escambia Bay Bridge, east and westbound lanes, are closed due to high winds. Traffic is being rerouted: westbound is Avalon Blvd. to Hwy. 90 to Scenic. Eastbound is Scenic Hwy. to Hwy. 90 to Avalon Blvd.Florida has a very broad public records law. Under Florida law, both the content of emails and email addresses are public records. If you do not want ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Saturday, June 19, 2021
    The Navarre Beach Pier is closed today, Sat., June 19 due to dangerous weather conditions caused by Tropical Storm Claudette. Normal hours and operations will resume Sun., June 20.
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, June 17, 2021
      Tropical system may bring heavy rains to area   June 17, 11:30 a.m. - A tropical system may bring heavy rains to the area according to the latest update from US National Weather Service in Mobile. Heavy rainfall and localized flash flooding, particularly of low lying and urban areas, is possible beginning Friday night through Sunday along with a low-end tornado ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Thursday, June 17, 2021
    Delicious, fresh, organic blueberries available in one pound bags at the NABOR office. Suggested donation is $10 per bag. ALL proceeds benefit Healing Paws for Warriors, Inc.Call or message to reserve your bag of tasty, healthful goodness....we always sell out!    
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, June 17, 2021
    The attached press release was issued to the media today reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private nonprofit organizations in Escambia, Okaloosa and Santa Rosa counties in Florida that July 12 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans due to Hurricane Sally, high winds, excessive rain, and flooding ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Wednesday, June 16, 2021
     Santa Rosa County Animal Services to close Fri., June 18 and Sat., June 19 for maintenance The Santa Rosa County Animal Services building, located at 4451 Pine Forest Road in Milton, will be closed to the public for maintenance on Fri., June 18 and Sat., June 19. Animal shelter staff will still be available by phone on Fri., June 18. Phone calls will not be taken Sat., June ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021
    The Santa Rosa County School Board will meet Thursday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the school district offices located at 5086 Canal Street in Milton. The agenda is available online. Seating is limited based on social distancing. All meetings are livestreamed and archived for later viewing.The public may email comments to DOC@santarosa.k12.fl.us; place “Public Comment” in the subject line of the email ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       Scammers Are Sending Survey RequestsDid you receive a text with a survey about your vaccine? It’s one of those scams that just keeps reappearing… each time with a new twist. This time, the phony survey claims to be from a pharmaceutical company with questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. How the Scam Works:You receive an email or text message that claims to be from ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021
    220 hospitals recognized for joint replacementHealthgrades recently published its Specialty Excellence Awards, recognizing several facilities for top-line care. Healthgrades analyzed hospital performance based on patient outcomes, accounting for risk factors including age, gender and medical condition. Click here for more details on the methodology. Here are the 220 facilities recognized for ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021
                                                          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                              Baptist Health Care Foundation Awards ScholarshipsPensacola, Fla. (June 14, 2021) – Thirty-seven scholarships have been awarded to Baptist Health Care team members and family dependents who are continuing to further their educational goals.  Thirty-two of the recipients ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, June 14, 2021
     For Immediate ReleaseJune 14, 2021    Contact: Jackalyn Kovacjackalyn_kovac@srmcfl.com   Five Tips for Managing Spring Allergies  MILTON, Fla., - The onset of spring in Northwest Florida brings sunshine, storms and longer days. While many people dread this season for the sinus pressure, headaches, itchy eyes and respiratory problems it brings, a Santa Rosa Medical Group physician says ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Monday, June 14, 2021
        View in Browser        Dear Cox Business Customer, With hurricane season here, we want to ensure your business is prepared for severe weather conditions. Cox Business maintains a Business Continuity Plan to prepare for emergency situations. We know how important your safety and communication services are before, during and after a storm.​​​​​   Watch this quick video for helpful ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
    Monday, June 14, 2021
    Enroll in a New Disaster Economic Recovery Course Today!Having trouble viewing this email? View as Webpage.           On-Demand Online Training                    June 15, 2021 FEMA PER-385 ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, Education, Press Release
    Saturday, June 12, 2021
    Santa Rosa County BOCC Draft Budget Workshop Tues. Jun. 15, 9 a.m. at Administrative Complex in Milton The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners will hold a draft  budget workshop  in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton,  on Tues., Jun. 15 at 9 a.m. Please see the agenda and backup supporting documents . This meeting will also be streamed live and archived online ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, June 11, 2021
    The new measure prevents local governments from increasing impact fees on builders and developers more than once every four years and limits the increases to 50 percent.
    Categories: Papers/Research, Press Release, Community, Education, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Thursday, June 10, 2021
    Community & Economic Development Quarterly NewsletterJune 2021         A Note from Sandy Sims         Welcome to the summer edition of our Community & Economic Development Newsletter.Hello! As I write this, we are jumping headfirst into summertime and everything ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Saturday, June 05, 2021
     YMCA of Northwest FloridaJune 2021 Your membership is what you do for yourself. Your donation is what you do for someone else. GIVE to the Y's Annual Campaign TODAY!  From the Director's Desk:Vaccine Event on June 8 You may have heard of Christmas in July, but how about Homecoming in June? We’re planning Homecoming for our member alumni on Tuesday, June 8, at the Bear Levin Studer Y – complete ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Saturday, June 05, 2021
    Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR605 Suwannee StreetTallahassee, FL  32399-0450KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY      For Immediate ReleaseJune 5, 2021Contact: Ian Satterian.satter@dot.state.fl.us Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Further Extended  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Pursuant to Executive Orders 20-224, 20-248 and the extension of those orders in Executive ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Saturday, June 05, 2021
      SHARE:  Join Our Email List Friday, June 4, 2021 MEMBER LOGIN | EVENTS CALENDAR |ADVERTISE WITH USPLEASE RSVP NOW FOR LUNCH!JULY 4TH SPONSORSHIPS NOW AVAILABLEINTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT INVESTING IN THE CHAMBER?CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!  Florida's Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday is May 28 through June 6!Friday May 28, 2021 - Sunday Jun 6, 2021... read more-Grand Opening of Gulf Breeze ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Friday, June 04, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 04, 2021  Contact Information: Jason Montgomery PH:  (850) 939-2427 Email:  jmontgomery@hnws-fl.com ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________________________________________________________________  Holley-Navarre Water System Appoints Two New Board Members  Navarre, FL, June 04, 2021 – Holley-Navarre Water System, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment ...read more
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    Friday, June 04, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  CONTACT:Diane/JamieFlorida SBDC at UWF9999 University Pkwy, Pensacola850-474-2528850-474-2577 (fax)sbdc@uwf.edu (e-mail)www.sbdc.uwf.edu   Florida SBDC at UWF Presents “How Branding Builds Better Businesses” – Online Webinar  PENSACOLA, FL — June 4, 2021 Have you ever considered how your business is portrayed to customers and the general-public? How you display, ...read more
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    Thursday, June 03, 2021
    Navarre, FL — On Sunday, June 6th from 2-4pm the Preserve Navarre Nonprofit will host a panel discussion of local city experts. The purpose of this panel is to explore various benefits and costs associated with city governance. Currently the area of Navarre is not recognized as a town or city, and its only municipal government is Santa Rosa County. Exploring the experience of other ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
    For Immediate Release:  June 2, 2021                                                                                                                Contact: Cathy Purdon  850-983-5043Santa Rosa County, FL                                                                                                                                                    purdonc@santarosa.k12.fl.us    Announcing 2021 ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
    Check out my new &##128293; listing in Navarre&##127969; . Desirable Sound Hammock Subdivision. New Roof in 2021 1887 sqft&##128562; 4 &##128719; 2 &##128705; Large fully screened covered porch Beautifully landscaped lot Community features include: Community Pool Community Pier (to be rebuilt after damage from Hurricane Sally) Paved Sidewalks Nature Trails Underground ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
    U.S. Chamber Launches Nationwide Initiative to Address National Worker Shortage Crisis and Help America’s Employers Fill Jobs  CLICK HERE
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    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
     SRCAS request for media support   The Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter is currently at full capacity with over 300 animals receiving care. While the recent addition of a foster care program has been a large relief, the shelter’s space and resources are limited. Providing care for the growing numbers of dogs and cats is becoming increasingly difficult. The ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
    Leadership buy-in is of paramount importance. Here’s how to get started creating your first employee resource group.
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Tuesday, June 01, 2021
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       5 Essential Ways To Safeguard Your Business Against Cybersecurity ThreatsCyber crime is on the rise, and the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has left businesses more vulnerable than ever. In the first nine months of 2020, hackers exposed 36 billion records through methods such as phishing and malware.A big reason businesses don’t prioritize cybersecurity is that many ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Friday, May 28, 2021
        | MAY 2021 |               GOVERNOR DESANTIS SIGNS 2021 TAX PACKAGE INTO LAW    On May 21, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law HB7061, Florida’s Tax Cut Package, at the Home Depot on Davis Highway in Pensacola. From sales ...read more
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    Friday, May 28, 2021
    Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR605 Suwannee Street Tallahassee, FL  32399-0450KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY      For Immediate ReleaseMay 28, 2021Contact: Ian Satterian.satter@dot.state.fl.us FDOT Re-Opens the Pensacola Bay Bridge  PENSACOLA, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has re-opened the Pensacola Bay Bridge, ...read more
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    Friday, May 28, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 27, 2021  Contact Information:Jason MontgomeryPH:  (850) 939-2427 Ext. 237Email:  jmontgomery@hnws-fl.com ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________________________________________________________________________________  MOST RECENT FDEP INSPECTION CONFIRMS HNWS OPERATING FULLY WITHIN PERMIT LIMITSCLICK HERE FOR A PDF    Navarre, FL, May 27, 2021 – Holley-Navarre Water System ...read more
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    Friday, May 28, 2021
    News Release         For Immediate ReleaseMay 28, 2021Contact: ian.satter@dot.state.fl.us    News Release: FDOT Re-Opens the Pensacola Bay Bridge     PENSACOLA, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has re-opened the Pensacola Bay Bridge, ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    Chiropractor, Dr. Paul Britt has obtained the postgraduate designation of Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians.  Dr. Britt participated in an intensive post-graduate program dedicated to training chiropractors to work with athletes. Dr. Britt’s CCSP training will aid him in the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries by ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    1.8M Florida adults don't have a diploma. 4M struggle to read or do basic math. Florida Department of Education Chancellor Henry Mack doesn’t like “crisis narratives,” but he says the state’s adult education system lags dangerously behind.
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    Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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    Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    View this email in your browserColdwell Banker Around the World: May 2021 Situated between the mountains and the Mediterranean, Barcelona is a vibrant city with something to offer everyone.Read More...Innovation Week Video Series At Coldwell Banker, we have a storied legacy of innovation behind us that produces meaningful results for our agents and their customers.Read More... Michael's Featured ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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    Tuesday, May 25, 2021
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       Look Out For This New Package Delivery ScamIn a new spin on the package delivery scheme, in addition to mail carriers, scammers are now impersonating US Customs and Border Protection also, claiming to have intercepted a package addressed to the victim. Even if they sound official or make threats, don’t let these scammers fool you. The person who contacted you is ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 25, 2021
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       Businesses that rely on telemarketing calls will be interested in the Supreme Court’s clarification of the definition of an auto-dialer.The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is a 1991 law protecting U.S. cell phone users from unwanted robocalls. The ruling stemmed from a Montana man suing Facebook to stop texting him about an unauthorized user of a social media ...read more
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    Monday, May 24, 2021
    Governor DeSantis Signs Sales-Tax Holiday Package in Pensacola; Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday  Last week, Governor Ron DeSantis, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, Senate President Wilton Simpson, and House Speaker Chris Sprowls visited Pensacola to participate in the bill-signing ceremony for the 2021 Sales-Tax Holiday Package. The three sales-tax ...read more
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    Friday, May 21, 2021
    Brush Fire reported in Gulf Islands National SeashoreGULF BREEZE, Fla. – Gulf Islands National Seashore, in coordination with local fire departments, contained a brush fire in the Naval Live Oaks Area May 21.  Fire crews and park staff are currently on scene to monitor the situation and remove any remaining tinder. The public is urged to use caution and avoid the area.  The brush fire was ...read more
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    Friday, May 21, 2021
        June Events at Your Santa Rosa County LibraryJune is Audiobook Appreciation Month Celebrate Audiobook Appreciation Month by checking out a variety of audiobooks from any Santa Rosa County Library. The libraries offer books on CD, Playaways and eAudiobooks that you can download from OverDrive or the Libby app. There are hundreds of titles from which to ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 18, 2021
      Santa Rosa breaks ground on new facility at Santa Rosa Industrial Park Gulf Cable/WTEC currently employs over 300 individuals in the Santa Rosa Industrial Park Santa Rosa County officials broke ground today on a new facility that will be built on eight acres in the Santa Rosa Industrial Park. This facility will serve as home to Gulf Cable/WTEC. Gulf Cable/WTEC currently employs ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 18, 2021
    Please let me know if you have any questions and/or you need additional information about these events:CHAMBER EVENT: Non-Profit Committee MeetingWednesday May 19, 2021... read more- All Nonprofits that are located in and/or servicing the South Santa Rosa County area are invited to attend this meeting at 8 am at The Navarre Chamber Information Center, 1804 Prado Street. Virtual Hospitality & More! ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 18, 2021
        Santa Rosa BOCC Commission Work SessionThurs., May 20, 8:30 a.m. at Administrative Complex in Milton The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners will hold a commission work session in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, on Thurs., May 20 at 8:30 a.m. See the interactive agenda with backup supporting documents. This meeting will be streamed live and ...read more
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    Monday, May 17, 2021
    Gulf Islands National Seashore News Release  Release Date:            May 17, 2021Contacts:       Stephenie Wade, Stephenie_Wade@nps.gov, 850-393-7952  Seashore to Conduct Lionfish Research May 22  GULF BREEZE, Fla. -- Gulf Islands National Seashore will conduct lionfish research in the water west of the Fort Pickens fishing pier between sunrise to noon, May 22, 2021.  A total of four survey ...read more
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    Friday, May 14, 2021
    You don't want to miss this.    May 13-19, 2021    News | Business | Sports | Community | ...read more
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    Friday, May 14, 2021
     County staff checking a mosquito trap Mosquito control prepares for abatement and offers prevention tips for residents   With a rise in moisture and temperature, comes an increase in mosquitoes. While these pesky insects are seemingly unavoidable, the Santa Rosa County Mosquito Control Department works tirelessly to protect residents and visitors through abatement programs, ...read more
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    Friday, May 14, 2021
    For Immediate Release:                     Contact: Crystie Baker, ECWR Executive Director - 601.297.4703 (cell) crystie@emeraldcoastwildliferefuge.org Denise Song, ECWR Assistant Executive Director – 321.432.3620 (cell) denise@emeraldcoastwildliferefuge.org Navarre, FL – May 6, 2021-The Emerald Wildlife Refuge recently hosted founding members and board of directors from Sunday’s Child to tour ...read more
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    Friday, May 14, 2021
     BBB® - Tuesday Tips       This Rental Car Deal Is Really A ScamA rental car shortage is causing prices to skyrocket, and scammers have found a clever way to cash in. BBB Scam Tracker is receiving reports of con artists impersonating rental car company representatives. They claim to be able to get you a deal on your rental, but it’s really a way to trick you into paying hundreds of dollars for ...read more
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    Friday, May 14, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2021 Contact Information: Jason Montgomery PH: (850) 939-2427 Email: execassist@hnws-fl.com _____________________________________________________________________________________ Holley-Navarre Water System, Inc. Launches New Internship Program Navarre, FL, May 10, 2021 – Holley-Navarre Water System, Inc. is proud to announce the official start of their new ...read more
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    Friday, May 14, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  CONTACT:Diane/JamieFlorida SBDC at UWF9999 University Pkwy, Pensacola850-474-2528850-474-2577 (fax)sbdc@uwf.edu (e-mail)www.sbdc.uwf.edu   Florida SBDC at UWF Presents “Make Better Business Decisions with Analytics” – Online Webinar  PENSACOLA, FL — May 10, 2021 — Interested in online sales? Join us June 8th from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. for “Make Better Business Decisions ...read more
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    Friday, May 14, 2021
    Gov. Ron DeSantis expects late this month to reinstate a requirement that people in the unemployment system submit weekly “work search” updates.  Referring to some businesses saying they are unable to find new employees as they regroup from the COVID-19 pandemic, DeSantis said Wednesday unemployment claimants will likely have to start showing how they looked for work once an executive order ...read more
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    Friday, May 14, 2021
    View this email in your browserUS 90 Corridor Master Plan Project Public Workshop to be Held May 18 The Emerald Coast Regional Council is developing a Corridor Master Plan along US 90 in Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa counties. The purpose of the plan is to inventory and identify current gaps in the multi-modal transportation network along the US 90 roadway and develop ...read more
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    Friday, May 14, 2021
    Tickets available for the Songwriters Listening Room Menus    Week of May 10, 2021           ONLINE TICKET SALESThere are a limited number of seats available, don't miss ...read more
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    Friday, May 14, 2021
    This time last week we released a survey exploring the potential of incorporation of NavarreI If you've taken it, you know that the survey gives you the option to shape a future city in terms of services, boundaries, and structure. This is an amazing opportunity to have your say in Navarre's future!   We won't have official results or more details for some time, but we did just ...read more
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    Friday, May 14, 2021
    2021 Routes Calendar
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    Monday, May 10, 2021
      2021 Santa Rosa Master Gardener Volunteer Training  Do you love gardening or want to learn about gardening and share that knowledge with others in the community? Consider becoming a Florida Master Gardener volunteer.   Master Gardeners serve as volunteers in the community educating residents on Florida-friendly landscaping. Projects ...read more
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    Friday, May 07, 2021
    For Immediate Release                Chip Henderson, Chief Advancement OfficerT 850-434-2638 chenderson@arc-gateway.org          The Arc Gateway Installs Boards and Presents Annual Awards  PENSACOLA, ...read more
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    Friday, May 07, 2021
    Military Spouse Appreciation Day    Today is Military Spouse Appreciation Day    Please join us in saluting our military spouses residing here at Air Force Enlisted Village.    Military spouses like 83-year-old Sue are the backbone to our armed forces. They have given of themselves while sending ...read more
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    Thursday, May 06, 2021
    VISIT FLORIDA is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Targeted Marketing Assistance Program.  The Targeted Marketing Assistance Program offers exclusive benefits to small, minority, rural and agritourism businesses with annual gross revenues of $1,250,000 or less. The program is designed to help small businesses improve their marketing efforts through a variety of benefits that can be ...read more
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    Friday, April 30, 2021
    It's the final day of Session, but the Florida Chamber needs your help before COB today - if possible. Many of you have mentioned to me in conversations the challenges you are facing in hiring employees. According to www.TheFloridaScorecard.org, 402,200 jobs in Florida that can't find qualified people to fill them. The Florida Chamber is working to gather these stories from job creators across ...read more
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    Friday, April 30, 2021
    Transportation Priorities Survey Ends Soon - Share Your Thoughts Today! View this email in your browser  Transportation Priorities Survey Ends Soon - Share Your Thoughts Today!The Florida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) is holding a Virtual Open House from Monday, April 19 to Friday, April 30, 2021, to garner community insight on the transportation priorities. The Virtual Open ...read more
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    Friday, April 30, 2021
    You don't want to miss this.    April 29-May 5, 2021    News | Business | Sports | Community | ...read more
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    Friday, April 30, 2021
    View this email in your browser   Staging Tips to Enhance Your Home’s AppealSet the Scene With Techniques That Stir the Imagination   Read More...      Heavenly Kitchen CreationsCabinet and Countertop Ideas for a Distinctive Design   Read More...        Michael's Featured Listings     5664 E Bay Boulevard, ...read more
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    Friday, April 30, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY   For Immediate ReleaseApril 30, 2021Contact: Tanya Brantontanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us(888) 638-0250, ext. 1599Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in ...read more
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    Friday, April 30, 2021
        2021 Weekly Legislative Update Week 9: April 30, 2021    Below is the final comprehensive review of legislative activity from Week 9 of the 2021 Legislative Session.        Improving Florida's Talent Pipeline for a Better ...read more
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    Friday, April 30, 2021
                  Congratulations to Adam McCloskey! Awarded UWF College of Business Dean's Choice Award!Congrats to Associate Director, Adam! He has been awarded the first College of Business Dean's Choice Award. Thank you for everything you do for the Florida SBDC at UWF and the College of Business, ...read more
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    Thursday, April 29, 2021
    Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR605 Suwannee Street Tallahassee, FL  32399-0450KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY        For Immediate ReleaseApril 29, 2021Contact: Ian Satterian.satter@dot.state.fl.us FDOT’s April 29 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts  PENSACOLA, Fla. – Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) contractors have ...read more
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    Thursday, April 29, 2021
    PRESERVE NAVARRE Local Nonprofit Conducts Incorporation Survey Press release Navarre, FL — On Sunday, May 2nd the Preserve Navarre Nonprofit will launch a web-based, mobile- friendly survey to gather resident input regarding the possible incorporation of Navarre into an official city. Currently the area of Navarre is not recognized as a town or city, and its only municipal government is Santa ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 28, 2021
    Owners of restaurants &##127836;, food trucks &##128666;, catering services &##127869;️, bakeries &##127856;, bars &##127867;, and related businesses can register for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund starting on Friday and begin applying on Monday.  &##128680; BREAKING: SBA Administrator Isabel Guzman announced SBA will begin accepting Restaurant Revitalization Fund registrations on Friday at ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 28, 2021
     | APRIL 2021 | FINAL WEEK OF THE2021 LEGISLATIVE SESSION With only a few days left until April 30, the end of the 2021 Legislative Session, Representative Williamson has two important pieces of legislation on the Governor’s desk for his signature, HB1601: Farming Operations and HB259: Safety of Religious Institutions. HB1601: Farming Operations  Listen as Rep. Williamson closes on the Farming ...read more
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    Monday, April 26, 2021
    Small Business Owners: Remember to file your annual report through Sunbiz!              Reminder! Sunbiz Annual Reports Due by May 1stSmall Business Owners:  It's that time again, where annual reports must be filed with the Florida Department of ...read more
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    Monday, April 26, 2021
    Last week, the Florida House of Representatives passed a sales tax holiday package that includes a back-to-school sales tax holiday, disaster preparedness sales tax holiday, and a “Freedom Week” sales tax holiday. This package is expected to be included in the final budget.  Back-to-School Holiday: A seven-day sales tax holiday would be authorized from August 6, 2021, through August 12, 2021. ...read more
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    Monday, April 26, 2021
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2021Contact: Joint Information Center on COVID-19 for the State of Florida (850) 815-4940, ESF14@em.myflorida.comFlorida Department of Health Provides Week 19 Updates on Florida’s Vaccination Efforts Under Governor DeSantis’ Leadership~State opens four additional state-supported vaccination sites to increase vaccine access~TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Department ...read more
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    Monday, April 26, 2021
    Release Date: April 26, 2021Contact: Stephenie Wade,  Stephenie_Wade@nps.gov, 850-939-7952   Fort Barrancas Area Recognized as Underground Railroad Site  GULF BREEZE, Fla.—Fort Barrancas Area was accepted into the National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom on April 23, 2021. Located on Naval Air Station Pensacola, the 64.06-acre Fort Barrancas Area is managed by ...read more
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    Monday, April 26, 2021
     Menus    Week of April 26, 2021          Summer 1 Volleyball LeagueRegistration DeadlineThe deadline to register is this Thursday, April 29 at 10 PM  SPRING LEAGUE PLAYOFFS ARE THIS WEEK!Playoff Standings    LIVE MUSIC THIS ...read more
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    Monday, April 26, 2021
    Norm Crowder Kid's Fest MAY 1stCLICK HERE FOR ALL THE DETAILS          We're still on but with a new date!     SaturdayMAY 1st11 am-4 pm          This event is being held at Broussard's on Navarre Beach, FL8649 Gulf Boulevard ...read more
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    Friday, April 23, 2021
    You don't want to miss this.    April 22-28, 2021    News | Business | Sports | Community | ...read more
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    Friday, April 23, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E.             SECRETARY   For Immediate ReleaseApril 23, 2021Contact: Tanya Brantontanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us(888) 638-0250, ext. 1599Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 21, 2021
     May events in Santa Rosa County Bands on the Blackwater Spring Series5158 Willing St., Milton. Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor spring and fall concert series held Friday nights in downtown Milton. Pull up your boat or bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great live music! For more information, visit www.facebook.com/BandsOnTheBlackwater or call 850-983-5400.May 7, 7 – 9 ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 20, 2021
        Celebrate Earth Day with UF/IFAS Extension and Santa Rosa County libraries Santa Rosa County Master Gardener volunteers and local libraries are teaming up to present ‘Pollinators Make the World Go Round’ which explores and celebrates the world of pollinators. This free program includes seed planting activities.    Join the program outside at the ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 20, 2021
    Below is a list of Upcoming Job Fairs and the Event Links: All Event Links: https://www.facebook.com/careersourceescarosa/events/ TOMORROWSpring into a New Job Virtual Job Fair: All Industries, flyer attachedApril 21st | 9 AM to 2 PMhttps://fb.me/e/1VgiY1KZQ On-Site Pensacola International Airport Job Fair: All Airport Industries, flyer attachedApril 29th | 10 AM to 2 PM2430 Airport Blvd. ...read more
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    Monday, April 19, 2021
    UPCOMING SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:The Sponsorship for the Commerce & Coffee "Pre-Derby Party" on Friday, April 30 is still available.  CLICK HERE for Commerce & Coffee Sponsorship Details There are currently four (4) Tunes By The Dunes Free Summer Concerts to sponsor.  CLICK HERE for a concert schedule and sponsorship details.REMINDER:  You can add your events to the Chamber's Community Calendar ...read more
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    Monday, April 19, 2021
    Small Business Updates and Upcoming Webinars!              Follow Our Facebook Page!Our Facebook page is constantly being updated with small business information.  Find info on grants, local businesses, small business articles, disaster preparedness, webinars, and other ...read more
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    Monday, April 19, 2021
    Former manufacturing executive selected to lead state’s principal provider of small business assistance    Media ContactDianne GrossFlorida SBDC Network Headquarters(850) 898-3486Dianne.Gross@FloridaSBDC.org  Megan GonzalezUniversity of West Florida850.982.8836news@uwf.edu   News ReleaseApril 19, 2021For Immediate ...read more
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    Thursday, April 15, 2021
    Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR605 Suwannee Street Tallahassee, FL  32399-0450KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY        For Immediate ReleaseApril 15, 2021Contact: Ian Satterian.satter@dot.state.fl.us FDOT’s April 15 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts  PENSACOLA, Fla. – As Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) contractors install ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    Fort Walton Beach, FL – Fort Walton Beach Medical Center announced today that the new freestanding ER in Navarre opened their doors Tuesday, April 13th at 7:00am. This new ER expands access to emergency care in Santa Rosa County. The new freestanding ER is located at 1809 Granada Street, near the foot of the Navarre Beach Bridge.   The new, 24/7 full service freestanding ER features 11 emergency ...read more
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    Sunday, April 11, 2021
    Just in case you missed this request in last Friday’s issue of The Chamber Connection... The Chamber is working with CareerSource EscaRosa and our friends at the Gulf Breeze Chamber and Pensacola Beach Chamber to organize a Hospitality Job Fair very soon to help the restaurants and businesses in Navarre, Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Beach find staff for the summer season. If your business is ...read more
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    Friday, April 09, 2021
     Walk-in COVID vaccine clinic hours Wed. through Sat. The Santa Rosa County Department of Health will be administering Moderna COVID vaccinations at the county's vaccination station, 6209 Hwy. 90 in Milton (at the former Bealls) for residents 18 and older as follows:  Wed. - Fri., Apr. 7-9 Walk-ins from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Appointments from 5-6:30 p.m.Sat., Apr. ...read more
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    Friday, April 09, 2021
      2021 State of the County AddressView the recap video online Just over a month ago, on February 15, Santa Rosa County passed its 179th anniversary of becoming an independent county, separated from Escambia. We are rich in our historic pride and our county seat, the city of Milton which was incorporated in 1844, is one of the oldest towns in the state – incorporated a year before ...read more
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    Friday, April 09, 2021
    Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR605 Suwannee Street Tallahassee, FL  32399-0450KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY        For Immediate ReleaseApril 9, 2021Contact: Ian Satterian.satter@dot.state.fl.us Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Further Extended  TALLAHASSEE, Fla.– Pursuant to Executive Orders 20-224, 20-248 and the extension of those orders in ...read more
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    Friday, April 09, 2021
    FEMA is working with Congress, its insurance industry partners and state, local, tribal and territorial agencies to ensure clear understanding of upcoming changes to the National Flood Insurance Program’srisk rating methodology. The new pricing methodology called Risk Rating 2.0leverages industry best practices to enable FEMA to deliver rates that better reflect a property’s flood risk. See below ...read more
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    Friday, April 09, 2021
    To Florida-Alabama TPO, TCC, CAC, and Interested Parties:  The Draft Florida-Alabama TPO FY 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program will be a review item at the April TPO and Advisory Committee Meeting with action at the June Meetings.  The document can accessed from the link below. In the “Plans and Documents” drop down menu, click the document titled “Draft Florida-Alabama FY 2022-2026 ...read more
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    Friday, April 09, 2021
    You don't want to miss this.    April 8-14, 2021             Meet Navarre High School’s top students ...read more
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    Friday, April 09, 2021
    COMACC visits Hurlburt’s 505th Command and Control Wing  HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, visited the 505th Command and Control Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida, April 6. The 505th CCW is the U.S Air Force's only wing dedicated to the Air Force’s core mission of command and control.  During his visit, Kelly toured the 505th CCW along with Chief Master Sgt. ...read more
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    Thursday, April 08, 2021
        Your voice matters!Share your vision for Santa Rosa's future  Join us for an open house to learn about the Santa Rosa County strategic plan and how you can impact the future of Santa Rosa. Share your thoughts and priorities through a series of guided activities to help build a strategic plan that is responsive to your current needs and looks ahead to the year ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 06, 2021
    UWF will be celebrating Founders Week April 12-16th. We are asking local businesses to paint the Emerald Coast BLUE & GREEN!  We will delivering a sign to the Chamber. Please contact me if you want a sign delivered to your business too.  I will pick it up too! Thank you,  Andrea RymerAdministrative & Student Support Specialist Emerald Coast University of West Florida 1170 Martin Luther King ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 06, 2021
    Located in or around Milton and need a job? The H.T. Hackney Company is hiring! Facility Tour & Employment Events: Wednesday, April 7 9 am Saturday, April 10 9 am
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    Monday, April 05, 2021
      PR Contact: Carmen Konert Chief Development Officer SETCO Services 850-499-8740 CKonert@SetcoServices.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SETCO Services acquires B&R Closing Services in Navarre Destin, FL (April 3, 2021)…SETCO Services, LLC, a full-service title company based in Destin, Florida, has ten offices in Northwest Florida from Pensacola to Panama City. They recently acquired B&R ...read more
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    Sunday, April 04, 2021
    As The Navarre Chamber continues to provide essential COVID-19 resources, we are equally dedicated to the recovery and resiliency of our community.   Givers and Innovators will help us get through this time, and we want to help everyone in our community to learn more about the Navarre area businesses/organizations that currently have jobs that need to be filled.    Please take a few minutes ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 31, 2021
    March 30, 2021   Dear Friends,   SAFER Santa Rosa is currently working on Long Term Recovery from Hurricane Sally.  The challenges we face are the same ones we have seen before.   WE NEED FUNDING.   Following the 2014 floods we proposed a system to generate funds by simply asking for local organizations to commit a monthly amount for the SAFER Disaster relief fund.  We know that if 2,000 ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 31, 2021
      2021 State of the County AddressView the recap video online Just over a month ago, on February 15, Santa Rosa County passed its 179th anniversary of becoming an independent county, separated from Escambia. We are rich in our historic pride and our county seat, the city of Milton which was incorporated in 1844, is one of the oldest towns in the state – incorporated a year before the ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 31, 2021
    April Fools' Day is a light-hearted comedic day of cheer, practical jokes and hoaxes.  April Fools' Day has been observed for centuries although its origins remain unclear.  It has been suggested that in ancient Roman and Hindu cultures, the day originally marked ‘New Year’s Day’.  Although in 1582, Pope Gregory XIII issued the Gregorian calendar which moved New Year’s Day from April 1st to ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 30, 2021
     BBB® - Tuesday Tips       Spring Is Here . . . Time For Contractor ScamsUse caution when hiring a home improvement contractor. Scams abound following major storms, flooding, or other weather events. Be wary of high-pressure sales tactics, up front fees, and fly-by-night businesses. Con artists will take your money and deliver slipshod work… or no work at all. How the Scam Works:Home ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 30, 2021
             For Immediate ReleaseMarch 29, 2021Contact: Ian Satter ian.satter@dot.state.fl.us    FDOT’s March 29 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts    PENSACOLA, Fla. – Upon additional analysis of pier 70, and to safely re-open the bridge, other ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 30, 2021
     MAKE THE HOLE. MAKE THE DIFFERENCE Looking for GOLFERS! Inaugural Pete Moore Memorial Golf ClassicFriday, April 9th at Marcus PointeClick here for all details Looking for golf teams for this tournament! Sign up now!  Santa Rosa Kids' House5643 Stewart StreetMilton, FL 32570
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    Tuesday, March 30, 2021
       UWWF Statement Condemning Violence Against Asian American and Pacific Islander Community United Way of West Florida stands resolutely committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. As such, we condemn, in the strongest terms, the heightened levels of hate, discrimination, and violence targeted at the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.  Full statement. Anti-Asian ...read more
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    Monday, March 29, 2021
    The bill is a Republican prioirty. A bill that would establish COVID-19 liability protections for businesses and healthcare providers is on its way to the Gov. Ron DeSantis‘ desk.
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    Monday, March 29, 2021
    Help Us Spread the Word!      Help Us Spread the Word!Please spread the word to any pregnant women or new mothers who have had a baby after January of 2020. This is a FREE online event where attendees can win prizes, earn an event bag, watch videos, and interact with exhibitors! ...read more
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    Monday, March 29, 2021
    Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR605 Suwannee Street Tallahassee, FL  32399-0450KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY        For Immediate ReleaseMarch 29, 2021Contact: Ian Satterian.satter@dot.state.fl.us FDOT’s March 29 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts  PENSACOLA, Fla. – Upon additional analysis of pier 70, and to safely re-open the ...read more
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    Monday, March 29, 2021
     Op-Ed/Letter to the Editor 2021  Delivering medical care during a global pandemic has required teamwork at the highest level, and doctors are fundamental to this effort. As the country celebrates Doctors’ Day on March 30, I invite you to join me in recognizing the heroic work of all physicians.The COVID-19 pandemic has called upon the expertise and skills of our local physicians and many more in ...read more
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    Monday, March 29, 2021
    For Immediate ReleaseMarch 29, 2021Contact: Jackalyn Kovacjackalyn_kovac@srmcfl.com  Santa Rosa Medical Center Recognized for Higher Quality and Cost-Efficiency in Maternity Care  MILTON, Fla., – Santa Rosa Medical Center (SRMC) is proud to be recognized by Florida Blue with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care ...read more
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    Sunday, March 28, 2021
       Representative Matt Gaetz U.S. Representative for the First District of Florida 1721 Longworth House Office Building | Washington, DC 20515(202) 225-4136 Hello, Friends — This week, the House was not in session. Sadly, this has been a vast improvement compared to the dangerous and misguided legislation that Democrats have brought to the floor in recent weeks. Even though the House was not ...read more
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    Sunday, March 28, 2021
    Joy in the form of a backpack filled with goodies arrived at Children In Crisis and the CIC Neighborhood thanks to our friends at SETCO.  Inside each brand-new backpack was a friendly face from a new stuffed animal, a fresh dental pack to keep the kids’ pearly whites gleaming, a hair styling kit with shampoo, conditioner, and bubble bath. In addition, the Children living at the ...read more
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    Friday, March 26, 2021
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    Friday, March 26, 2021
      April events in Santa Rosa CountyBands on the Blackwater Spring Series 5158 Willing St., Milton. Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor spring and fall concert series held Friday nights in downtown Milton. Pull up your boat or bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great live music! For more information, visit www.facebook.com/BandsOnTheBlackwater or ...read more
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    Friday, March 26, 2021
       April 2021 Public Meetings All Santa Rosa County Board of County Commission meetings and other county department meetings are held in the County Administrative Center boardroom, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, unless otherwise indicated.Tourist Development Council - Apr. 1, 8:30 a.m.Library Advisory Board Meeting - Apr. 1, 11 a.m. Library Administration, 6275 Dogwood Dr., ...read more
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    Friday, March 26, 2021
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                              CONTACT: Belinda Todd23 MARCH 2021                                                                                                    (850) 607-8751                                                                                               btodd@careersourceescarosa.com     “CareerSource Escarosa Announces ...read more
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    Friday, March 26, 2021
      COVID Update #67 Vaccines available for age 40+ beginning Mon., Mar. 29Updates are highlighted.  Per Governor Ron DeSantis, beginning Mon., Mar. 29, all Floridians age 40 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Beginning the following Mon., Apr. 5, all Floridians age 18 and older will be eligible. All previously eligible populations may still ...read more
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    Friday, March 26, 2021
         Please note corrected email address for appointments: MGVPlantSale2021@gmail.com  Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners host spring plant sale Join Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners for a spring plant sale beginning Thurs., Apr. 1 through Sat., Apr. 3 at the UF/IFAS Extension Office, 6263 Dogwood Dr. in Milton from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each ...read more
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    Thursday, March 25, 2021
      PUBLIC INFORMATION: March 25, 2021Media Contact:  Lewis Garvin850-480-3764lgarvin@cityofpensacola.com  Pensacola International Airport and United Airlines Invite You to #FlyEasy with Four New Destinations United Airlines will offer expanded service to Pensacola, Gateway to the Gulf Coast, with four new nonstop destinations beginning in May 2021: ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 23, 2021
      BBB® - Tuesday Tips Additional Monies  Could Mean More Scams A new round of stimulus checks are on the way. Direct deposit payments have already made their way to Americans' bank accounts and checks will be mailed out in the coming weeks. Previously, BBB Scam Tracker received numerous reports from people who were contacted by scammers through text message, email, and phone calls about their ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 23, 2021
    Thankful for the opportunity to honor two incredible Santa Rosa County leaders. Today (3/22/2021), HB1629 passed the Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee that will designate the portion of U.S. 90 between Canal St. and Stewart St. as "Reverend Murray Hamilton, Sr., Highway" and the portion of U.S. 98 between S.R. 399 and S.R. 87 as "Ira Mae Bruce Memorial Highway." #FLHD3
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    Friday, March 19, 2021
     COVID vaccine schedule for week beginning Mar. 22Governor lowers eligibility requirements to persons 50+ starting Mon. The Santa Rosa County Department of Health will be administering COVID vaccinations at the county's vaccination station, 6209 Hwy. 90 in Milton (at the former Bealls) for residents 50 and older as follows:  Mon., Mar. 22 Walk-ins from 9 a.m. to ...read more
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    Friday, March 19, 2021
            Business Plan Essentials              Scholarships are available through the Studer Foundation.      Contact: Quint@quintstuder.com     Register Here      Center for Entrepreneurship efforts are made possible by generous donations. We are so ...read more
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    Friday, March 19, 2021
        Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners host spring plant sale Join Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners for a spring plant sale beginning Thurs., Apr. 1 through Sat., Apr. 3 at the UF/IFAS Extension Office, 6263 Dogwood Dr. in Milton from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Appointments are available in half-hour increments on a first come, first served basis. Attendance is limited ...read more
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    Friday, March 19, 2021
          RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY    For Immediate ReleaseMarch 19, 2021Contact: Tanya Brantontanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us(888) 638-0250, ext. 1599 Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads ...read more
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    Friday, March 19, 2021
       April 2021 Public Meetings All Santa Rosa County Board of County Commission meetings and other county department meetings are held in the County Administrative Center boardroom, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, unless otherwise indicated.Tourist Development Council - Apr. 1, 8:30 a.m.Library Advisory Board Meeting - Apr. 1, 11 a.m. Library Administration, 6275 Dogwood Dr., ...read more
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    Thursday, March 18, 2021
     Walk-in COVID vaccines today until noon The Santa Rosa County Department of Health is administering the Moderna COVID vaccine today at the county's vaccination station, 6209 Hwy. 90 in Milton (former Bealls), until noon with no appointment needed for state residents 60 and older. Residents may still make an appointment during those hours to bypass any wait time.This clinic is for those ...read more
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    Thursday, March 18, 2021
    Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.            FREE Webinar for Florida Employers and Employees    Work Care: Harnessing Mental Wellness in the Workplace               Dr. Aaron WeinerNationally-recognized mental health ...read more
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    Thursday, March 18, 2021
    Facts Not Fear    One Year COVID-19 Update: March 2, 2021         DAYS SINCE 1st CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID-19 IN FLORIDA:365 DAYS SINCE 1st VACCINE IN FLORIDA:79     A Message from Chamber President & CEO Mark ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 17, 2021
      Dear Industry Partner,Yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that he is recommending $50 million in federal stimulus funding for VISIT FLORIDA, bringing his total budget recommendation for our organization to $100 million.  This is fantastic news for Florida’s tourism industry and economy as we continue our recovery efforts. The travel ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 17, 2021
                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Baptist Health Care COVID-19 Update #35 – Video Update from BHC President and CEO Mark Faulkner on COVID-19, New Health CampusMarch 17, 2021   In a video released this week, Baptist Health Care (BHC) President and CEO Mark Faulkner recognizes the efforts of the entire BHC ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 16, 2021
     BBB Scam Alert: Preparing to Travel Again? Don't Fall for Lookalike Websites  Pensacola, Fla. (March 16, 2021) – With the COVID-19 vaccine effort ramping up, people are starting to plan future vacations and work travel. For many, this preparation involves renewing their enrollment in Trusted Traveler programs, such as TSA PreCheck or Global Entry in the United States. Scammers are on to this ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    Florida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization to Hold Virtual Project Priorities Workshop on March 22View this email in your browserFlorida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization to Hold Virtual Project Priorities Workshop on March 22 The Florida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) will hold a Project Priorities Workshop with the TPO, Technical ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
    Medicaid Transportation for COVID-19 Vaccinations Schedule your vaccine. • Schedule a vaccine appointment. Make this appointment several days in advance. • If you have any special needs (i.e. you use a wheelchair), tell the transportation service when you schedule your ride. • If you know when and where you will receive the second dose, share that with the transportation provider and they ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
    Shop now and find what you need for spring cleaning projects.View email as a webpage.   BATHROOMSALEDAILY DEALAPPLIANCES                           FIND A STORE NEAR YOUGET OUR APP            
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
    Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR605 Suwannee Street Tallahassee, FL  32399-0450KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY        For Immediate ReleaseMarch 12, 2021Contact: Ian Satterian.satter@dot.state.fl.us Garcon Point Bridge Toll Suspension Further Extended  TALLAHASSEE, Fla.– Pursuant to Executive Orders 20-224, 20-225 and the extension of those orders in ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
    You don't want to miss this.    March 11-17, 2021             ‘Idiot’ drivers who pass on Garcon Point Bridge will be arrested, car ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
    As many of you know, we have begun preparing the State of Florida budget for fiscal year 2022.   As Chair of the Senate Transportation, Tourism, Economic Development Appropriations Committee, Senator Gainer has been tasked with overseeing member project funding, as well as, the budgets for the following agencies:          Department of Transportation       Department of Economic ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
        Air Force Enlisted Village News from Grateful ResidentsMarch 11, 2021         What A Year It's Been: A Recap of Life During the Pandemicbecause of you, residents continue to enjoy life  News of the coronavirus pandemic broke in early 2020, and life changed by March. ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
            Business Plan Essentials         Register Here        Veterans FloridaEntrepreneurship Program         The Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program is a live series of courses that also includes ten workshops and five networking ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
    The FEMA National Advisory Council seeks qualified individuals to lend their expertise and serve on this standing federal committee. FEMA is now accepting applications for discipline-specific and Administrator-selected positions that will advise the FEMA Administrator on all aspects of emergency management. Individuals appointed to the council provide the Administrator consensus recommendations on ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Baptist Health Care COVID-19 Update #33 – Vaccination Appointments Available Friday, March 12March 10, 2021  Vaccination Appointments Available at Baptist Health CareBaptist Health Care has vaccine appointments available Friday, March 12, while supplies last. Vaccinations ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
       Sent on behalf of USDA NRCS  USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Announces Signup for Funding to Remove Cogongrass Infestations in FloridaGAINESVILLE, Fla., March 9 - Florida forest landowners in parts of Okaloosa and Santa Rosa counties can apply for financial assistance to manage invasive Cogongrass until March 26 from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
    The 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Detachment 3, provided support to U.S. Air Forces in Europe's Advanced Battle Management System demonstration to find new ways to share and operate data between U.S. military services and multiple countries. Utilizing the Common Mission Control Center – Integration Lab at Beale Air Force Base, California, the 605th TES, Det 3, directly supported the USAFE ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
    United Way of West Florida (UWWF) has distributed $338,509 of Hurricane Sally Relief Funding to nonprofit agencies providing direct assistance to clients and to assist with repairs to agency facilities in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.   Please see below and attached for more information. As always, feel free to reach out for any questions that you may have. My contact information is included ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
      Pensacola, Fla. (February 18, 2021) – For parents of high school students, SAT scores are a huge deal. With college admissions and scholarships on the line, paying for tutors and test prep materials may be the worth the price. But watch out for con artists eager to take advantage of this. Scammers – with access to kids’ names and school information – are tricking parents into paying for bogus ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
    Requirements: Completion of an enrollment application with required documentation Class Dates: April 9, April 14, April 30, May 7, May 13, May 18 Classes are ONLY ONE DAY to complete certification Time & Location: 9am- 2:30 p.m. Held at NWFSC, Niceville Campus, Building 520 To enroll call: 850-517-6542 or email: Brenda.smith@hbi.org Seating is limited – 4 students per class This ...read more
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    Friday, March 12, 2021
     Santa Rosa County holds household hazardous waste Amnesty Day - Sat., Mar. 27 at South Service Center    Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Amnesty Day will be held Sat., Mar. 27 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Santa Rosa County South Service Center, 5841 Gulf Breeze Parkway in Gulf Breeze. This event offers residents the opportunity to dispose of HHW at no charge ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 03, 2021
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    Monday, March 01, 2021
      COVID Update #64 Governor expands vaccine eligibility County opens mass vaccination center in MiltonUpdates are highlighted.Today, Mar. 1, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 21-47 to expand COVID-19 vaccinations to include the following new populations:K-12 school employees 50 years of age and older;Sworn law enforcement officers 50 years of age and older; ...read more
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    Sunday, February 21, 2021
    Everyone wants to know the secret to business success. You know the one that happens overnight with  very little work? The one business secret that can be doing its thing while you enjoy a much-deserved  day on the greens or the open water? Success that happens automatically, like the rubbing of a genie’s  bottle? But guess what? There’s no such thing. Even for those rare businesses that do ...read more
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    Friday, February 05, 2021
    Join us for the first monthly Marketing Professionals Roundtable on Monday, February 22 at The Navarre Chamber Information Center at 2 pm for an hour of meeting, networking and learning with area Marketing Professionals in a comfortable roundtable environment.PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for this meeting, because there is limited space available. The goal and purpose of The Navarre Chamber ...read more
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    Monday, February 01, 2021
    Register Now for this OUTDOOR event         Download Document     It's that time again!!! Sign up now! Click on these links to see the registration form, rules, and a sponsorship form if you would like to sponsor the event. Main sponsor deadline is Feb. 8th. We are looking forward to this outdoor ...read more
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    Friday, January 15, 2021
    Don't just do it yourself, do it FOR yourself.View email as a webpage.   BATHROOMSALEDAILY DEALAPPLIANCES                         FIND A STORE NEAR YOUGET OUR APP            
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    Friday, January 15, 2021
    Dear Friends, SAFER Santa Rosa is currently working on Long Term Recovery from Hurricane Sally. The challenges we face are the same ones we have seen before. WE NEED FUNDING. Following the 2014 floods we proposed a system to generate funds by simply asking for local organizations to commit a monthly amount for the SAFER Disaster relief fund. We know that if 2,000 organizations contribute $10 a ...read more
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    Friday, January 15, 2021
    View in browser        Registration is now open for two Gulf Power Symposium 2021 events  Gulf Power is excited to host a virtual Economic Symposium half-day session on Feb. 25, prior to our signature event which is planned to be held Sept. 14-15, 2021 at the beautiful Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.The ...read more
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    Saturday, January 09, 2021
    Santa Rosa County's Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report is now available online. The document is designed to communicate a detailed report of each county department and its fiscal year 2020 accomplishments. For more information, contact the Santa Rosa County Office of Management and Budget, 850-983-1953. CLICK HERE for the full report
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    Tuesday, January 05, 2021
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       Your BBB®spends a lot of time investigating scams, exposing unethical behavior and helping businesses and consumers come to a resolution in their disputes. The annual recognition program — Torch Award for Ethics and Student Ethics Scholarship — is our chance to celebrate those who incorporate excellence and ethics into every aspect of their roles in the marketplace.As ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 30, 2020
    A ribbon cutting is the ceremonial event at a New Navarre Chamber Member's business or at the Navarre Chamber office. It can inaugurate an organization’s first day of business or it can take place weeks after the business’ opening. Because the ribbon cutting marks a very significant moment in the business’ history, this is also a great photo opportunity. The ceremony gives the business owner or ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 14, 2020
    The Florida Department of Transportation has outlined key milestones in the established schedule for repairs. Repairs will take approximately six months to complete with a targeted opening date of early March 2021.        For more updates, go to FDOT’s website here.  
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    Friday, April 17, 2020
    White House Logo Opening Up America Again President Trump has unveiled Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts. These steps will help state and local officials when reopening their economies, getting people back to work, and continuing to protect American lives.CRITERIAPHASE ONEPHASE TWOPHASE THREEProposed Phased ...read more
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