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May 28, 2024

New terrapin nest found in Santa Rosa County

Since 2005, Florida Sea Grant has worked with conservation partners in the Florida Panhandle to look for a rarely seen animal known as the diamondback terrapin. These creatures are a type of aquatic turtle which lives in brackish water and can be found in the salt marshes of bays and estuaries.

May 28, 2024

Santa Rosa County Animal Services to host Community Cats Day on Thursday, May 30

Santa Rosa County Animal Services is hosting a Community Cats Day for Santa Rosa County residents on Thursday, May 30 at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter, 4451 Pine Forest Road in Milton. Through community cats program funding, 50 stray/feral cats will be accepted for free spay and neutering.

May 24, 2024

Memorial Day Events in Santa Rosa County

The Veterans Memorial Plaza’s annual Memorial Day ceremony will be held Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m., at 5191 Willing Street in Milton, in remembrance of the brave men and women who gave their lives while serving our country.

May 24, 2024

‘Luckiest man alive’ thanks real estate agent, says she saved his life

Al Gliniecki was once billed as the luckiest man alive by a national TV show.

This week he’s counting his lucky stars for a friend, and local realtor, Claire Montgomery, who he is crediting with saving his life.

May 24, 2024

Senior Chill Out returning June 7

The annual Pete Moore Automotive Team Senior Chill Out, a one-day donation drive for new air conditioners, fans and funds to help seniors beat the heat, will be held by Council on Aging of West Florida, WEAR ABC Channel 3, WFGX 35, Cat Country 98.7, NewsRadio 92.3, and Lowe’s Home Improvement Friday, June 7.

May 23, 2024

A possible $5 toll to pay for new Navarre bridge? Majority of commission says no thanks

The majority of the Santa Rosa County Board of Commission made it clear Thursday that it was not in favor of using tolls to pay for a replacement bridge for the Navarre Beach Causeway.

May 22, 2024

Pastor Christina Shaver leaving St. Paul UMC after eight years

After eight years at St. Paul United Methodist Church, the Rev. Christina Shaver is transferring churches. Later this year, Shaver will take over as lead pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church in Fort Walton Beach. Shaver has been in ministry since 2010. 

May 22, 2024

National Safe Boating Week held ahead of summer

From May 18 to 24, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and other entities across the state of Florida observed ‘National Safe Boating Week’ ahead of the summer, which unofficially starts with Memorial Day.

May 21, 2024

Santa Rosa County commissioners undecided on renewing Juana’s lease through 2055

Four Santa Rosa Board of Commissioners were split Monday about whether or not to renew Juana’s Pagodas management agreement through 2055. 

May 21, 2024

Pensacola theater hosts world premiere of ‘The Blue Angels’ documentary

Lights, camera, high flying action!

“The Blue Angels,” a new documentary about the legendary U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Team, had its world premiere Thursday, May 16 at the AMC Bayou 15 theater in Pensacola. The new film offers an inside look at the Blue Angels. From their history to their training to their work-life balance, the documentary gives viewers a front row seat to the flight demonstration team’s 2022 season.

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