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Jul 7, 2016

A prescribed burn is going on in Milton

MILTON — A prescribed burn is taking place east of the Moors, according to Santa Rosa County Public Information Officer Brandi Whitehurst. Westervelt Ecological Services is handling the burn, whic…

Jul 5, 2016

Sea turtle conservation gets chamber’s support

Navarre Chamber Foundation President Mike Sandler presented a charitable distribution check for $1,000 to the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center board of directors members Yvonne Harper and…

Jul 1, 2016

Wildlife officials, residents seek solutions for human-bear encounters (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

NAVARRE — While one goal behind this week’s  bear workshop in Navarre was to educate and offer solutions to Santa Rosa County residents who encounter black bears, event organizers also wanted to enco…

May 13, 2016

Blackwater Pyrates remove 4,000 pounds of trash from river

MILTON — If the Blackwater River seems different, it probably has something to do with the Blackwater Pyrates. The group pulled an estimated 4,000 pounds of trash — including heavy decking and floa…

Apr 25, 2016

VIDEO: Kaitlin Goode with the FWC discusses bears in Santa Rosa County

Kaitlin Goode is a biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. She said six percent of the calls the FWC receives on bears come from Santa Rosa County.

Apr 7, 2016

(VIDEO) Beekeeper Bill Blankenship talks swarm season

Local beekeeper Bill Blankenship said swarming season is upon Santa Rosa County. As important as bees are to the environment, Blankenship advised everyone to contact a local beekeeper to safely remov…

Mar 7, 2016

Santa Rosa County Hosts HHW Amnesty Day

Santa Rosa County will host Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Amnesty Day on Saturday, Mar. 19 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Santa Rosa County South Service Center, 5819 Gulf Breeze Parkway in Midway. Thi…

Dec 30, 2015


The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County has issued a rabies alert for Bell Lane in Pace.

Aug 7, 2015

Pyrates seek safer waterway along Blackwater River in Milton

Following the Fourth of July activities in downtown Milton and particularly along the BlackwaterRiver, members of the Blackwater Pyrates, a local social civic organization, shared their concerns with…
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