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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Milton to repair Russell Harber Roada little boardwalk,” Watkins said. “That project has been submitted with the RE
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
a little boardwalk,” Watkins said. “That project has been submitted with the RESTORE projects to get funding for that.” Santa Rosa County has $4.3 million in RESTORE Act funds; the city has submitted projects to the county to apply for RESTORE... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Gulf Breeze man convicted of sexually abusing teen boySANTA ROSA COUNTY — State Attorney Bill Eddins announced Monday that a Santa Ro
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
SANTA ROSA COUNTY — State Attorney Bill Eddins announced Monday that a Santa Rosa County jury found Christopher Jason Traffanstead, 41, of Gulf Breeze, guilty of two counts of engaging in an act which constitutes sexual battery upon or with a child... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Gulf Breeze man convicted of sexually abusing teen boySANTA ROSA COUNTY — State Attorney Bill Eddins announced Monday that a Santa Ro
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 17 hours ago
SANTA ROSA COUNTY — State Attorney Bill Eddins announced Monday that a Santa Rosa County jury found Christopher Jason Traffanstead, 41, of Gulf Breeze, guilty of two counts of engaging in an act which constitutes sexual battery upon or with a child... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
What's Happening in Santa Rosa CountyMILTON — Upcoming Santa Rosa County events and activities are as follows. UPCO
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 18 hours ago
MILTON — Upcoming Santa Rosa County events and activities are as follows. UPCOMING SANTA ROSA COUNTY 4-H QUILTING WORKSHOPS: Santa Rosa County 4-H will offer a "Past, Present & Future 4-H Quilting Class" workshop series for current, former or... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Santa Rosa County library eventsMILTON — These library events are scheduled throughout Santa Rosa County. UPCO
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
MILTON — These library events are scheduled throughout Santa Rosa County. UPCOMING TODDLER TIME: This program is for children ages 18 to 36 months who attend with a caregiver. One child and one adult register together for songs, stories, rhymes and... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Santa Rosa sheriff's arrests for Jan. 19-22The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office provided these felony arrest reports for
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office provided these felony arrest reports for Jan. 19-24. Defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Kirkland Lamar Adams, 54, Milton, cocaine possession, destroying evidence Rikki Lea Blocker... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
SCAM: Criminals impersonating law enforcement officersThe Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office is warning residents that a scam involvi
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
The Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office is warning residents that a scam involving criminals impersonating law enforcement officers is operating in the area. Lawmen say complaints have been filed in neighboring counties and could be happening in... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
How shifting temperatures affect Santa Rosa County residentsAlicia Adams Santa Rosa Press Gazette @aliciaadamsSRPG MILTON — Santa Rosa Cou
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
Alicia Adams Santa Rosa Press Gazette @aliciaadamsSRPG MILTON — Santa Rosa County has experienced a fluctuation in temperatures — from below freezing to mid-60s — in recent months, which could have a negative effect on the health of... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
SCAM: Criminals impersonating law enforcement officersThe Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office is warning residents that a scam involvi
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
The Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office is warning residents that a scam involving criminals impersonating law enforcement officers is operating in the area. Lawmen say complaints have been filed in neighboring counties and could be happening in... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Year-round cold weather shelter developing in Milton6848 Chaffin St. has provided a roof, a cot and food for those in need when tem
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
6848 Chaffin St. has provided a roof, a cot and food for those in need when temperatures dip below 40 degrees Fahrenheit in Santa Rosa County. However, with a colder winter than usual and greater recognition, the shelter has had to care for... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Early Learning Coalition, Santa Rosa libraries boost child literacy awarenessBy Press Gazette contributor MILTON — During January, libraries in the Santa R
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
By Press Gazette contributor MILTON — During January, libraries in the Santa Rosa County Library System will host "hand-making" stations in partnership with the Early Learning Coalition of Santa Rosa County. This event is presented in conjunction... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Santa Rosa tax collector touts no more mail feeBy Press Gazette contributor MILTON — The Santa Rosa County Tax Collector's of
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
By Press Gazette contributor MILTON — The Santa Rosa County Tax Collector's office has removed the mail fee charged for online or mailed transactions, particularly for tag renewals. "We have removed the fees previously charged for mailing... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Children's Week events set in Santa Rosa CountyAlicia Adams Santa Rosa Press Gazette @aliciaadamsSRPG MILTON — The Early Lear
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Alicia Adams Santa Rosa Press Gazette @aliciaadamsSRPG MILTON — The Early Learning Coalition of Santa Rosa County has scheduled a series of reading events at schools within the county. The schedule is as follows: Jan. 22 Santa Rosa Creek Indians... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Santa Rosa School Board appoints new assistant principalsAlicia Adams Santa Rosa Press Gazette @aliciaadamsSRPG MILTON — The Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Alicia Adams Santa Rosa Press Gazette @aliciaadamsSRPG MILTON — The Santa Rosa County School Board has appointed two new assistant principals. Roselyn Curtis, former dean at Milton High School, was named assistant principal of Avalon Middle... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Baha'is of Santa Rosa County to observe World Religion DayBy Press Gazette contributor MILTON — The Baha'is of Santa Rosa County will ob
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
By Press Gazette contributor MILTON — The Baha'is of Santa Rosa County will observe World Religion Day on Jan. 21. World Religion Day was initiated in 1950 by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States in Wilmette, Ill. It... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Destin moves to loosen Sunday alcohol salesregularly serve full meals are allowed to sell alcoholic beverages from 10 a.m.
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
regularly serve full meals are allowed to sell alcoholic beverages from 10 a.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday. In unincorporated Santa Rosa County, alcoholic beverages may be sold from 7 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. every day. Longtime Destin resident Curtis Gwin... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Man pleads not guilty to death threats against Volusia judgeof not guilty on Wednesday to charges of threatening a judge. Alan McCarty Jr.
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
of not guilty on Wednesday to charges of threatening a judge. Alan McCarty Jr., 36, of Milton, was arrested on Oct. 6 in Santa Rosa County after threatening Circuit Judge Stasia Warren, according to reports. McCarty is charged with corruption by... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Man pleads not guilty to profanity-laced threats againt judgeof not guilty on Wednesday to charges of threatening a judge. Alan McCarty Jr.
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
of not guilty on Wednesday to charges of threatening a judge. Alan McCarty Jr., 35, of Milton, was arrested September in Santa Rosa County after threatening Circuit Judge Stasia Warren, according to reports. McCarty is charged with corruption by... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Extreme ice conditions across Emerald Coastarea BRIDGE CLOSURE UPDATE: 8:30 A.M. All lanes of travel are now open on the
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
area BRIDGE CLOSURE UPDATE: 8:30 A.M. All lanes of travel are now open on the U.S. 331 Bridge in Walton County. Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office is reporting these bridge closures/openings Garcon Point Bridge Navarre Beach... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Reward issued for info on Navarre manRafal Madys should be considered dangerous. If you see him, DO NOT APPROACH. S
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Rafal Madys should be considered dangerous. If you see him, DO NOT APPROACH. Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office is currently looking for Rafal Madys. He is wanted on multiple charges including aggravated stalking, burglary-occupied dwelling,... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Reward issued for info on Navarre manRafal Madys should be considered dangerous. If you see him, DO NOT APPROACH. S
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Rafal Madys should be considered dangerous. If you see him, DO NOT APPROACH. Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office is currently looking for Rafal Madys. He is wanted on multiple charges including aggravated stalking, burglary-occupied dwelling,... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Extreme ice conditions across Emerald Coastarea BRIDGE CLOSURE UPDATE: 8:30 A.M. All lanes of travel are now open on the
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
area BRIDGE CLOSURE UPDATE: 8:30 A.M. All lanes of travel are now open on the U.S. 331 Bridge in Walton County. Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office is reporting these bridge closures/openings Garcon Point Bridge Navarre Beach... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Gulf Breeze man to receive Carnegie Medalaid, death benefits and continuing assistance. Hammond is one of 18 people thr
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
aid, death benefits and continuing assistance. Hammond is one of 18 people throughout the United States and Canada who will receive the award. He will receive the medal at the Santa Rosa County Commission meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Gulf Breeze man to receive Carnegie Medalaid, death benefits and continuing assistance. Hammond is one of 18 people thr
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
aid, death benefits and continuing assistance. Hammond is one of 18 people throughout the United States and Canada who will receive the award. He will receive the medal at the Santa Rosa County Commission meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Winter weather closuresthis list throughout the afternoon and night: SCHOOLS Okaloosa County public
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
this list throughout the afternoon and night: SCHOOLS Okaloosa County public schools Walton County public schools Santa Rosa County public schools Escambia County public schools Rocky Bayou Christian School Northwest Florida State... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Vendors sought for Milton senior expo, health fairBy Press Gazette contributor MILTON — RSVP of Santa Rosa County and Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
By Press Gazette contributor MILTON — RSVP of Santa Rosa County and Santa Rosa Medical Center seek vendors for the 2018 Senior Expo and Health Fair. Businesses and community service groups can now reserve space for the event, which is set 8 a.m. to... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
UPDATES: Panhandle braces for deep freezeHughes confirmed that Walton County schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 d
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Hughes confirmed that Walton County schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to wintry weather. UPDATE 12:12 P.M.: Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to the weather situation, officials... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Santa Rosa County library eventsMILTON — These library events are scheduled throughout Santa Rosa County. UPCO
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
MILTON — These library events are scheduled throughout Santa Rosa County. UPCOMING TODDLER TIME: This program is for children ages 18 to 36 months who attend with a caregiver. One child and one adult register together for songs, stories, rhymes and... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Open Gaetz Day Milton returns to Miltonhistory class. Also at each school, Gaetz will recognize the school’s teacher o
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
history class. Also at each school, Gaetz will recognize the school’s teacher of the year. The day will conclude at the Santa Rosa County Commission Chambers for mobile office hours with constituents. The next Open Gaetz Day schedule is as... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
UPDATES: Panhandle braces for deep freezeHughes confirmed that Walton County schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 d
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Hughes confirmed that Walton County schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to wintry weather. UPDATE 12:12 P.M.: Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to the weather situation, officials... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
UPDATES: Panhandle braces for deep freezeHughes confirmed that Walton County schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 d
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Hughes confirmed that Walton County schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to wintry weather. UPDATE 12:12 P.M.: Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to the weather situation, officials... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Santa Rosa garden clubs set tree give-awayBy Press Gazette contributor MILTON — In Santa Rosa County, the Florida Forest
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
By Press Gazette contributor MILTON — In Santa Rosa County, the Florida Forest Service will give away a variety of tree species in 1-gallon containers to celebrate Florida’s Arbor Day. National Arbor Day is the last Friday in April, but in Florida,... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Santa Rosa Community BriefsMILTON — Here's a look at upcoming events in Santa Rosa County and surrounding
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
MILTON — Here's a look at upcoming events in Santa Rosa County and surrounding areas. Event to feature free legal, social and government services PENSACOLA — The One Stop Life Shop will feature more than 20 organizations that provide free legal,... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Santa Rosa commissioner eyes environmental, economic projects and courthouse's completionof Milton is running for reelection as as a Republican in the race for county c
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
of Milton is running for reelection as as a Republican in the race for county commissioner of District 2. Cole moved to Santa Rosa County in 1970 to work on NAS Whiting Field as a member of the United States Navy. He has been married to his... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
All area schools close in anticipation of winter stormHughes confirmed that Walton County schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 d
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Hughes confirmed that Walton County schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to wintry weather. UPDATE 12:12 P.M.: Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to the weather situation, officials... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Boat theft, drug possession among Fish and Wildlife incidents— The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission filed these cases betwe
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
— The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission filed these cases between Dec. 29, 2017 and Jan. 5, 2018 in Santa Rosa County: Officer Cushing observed a vehicle being operated without any lights on and initiated a traffic stop to... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
All area schools close in anticipation of winter stormHughes confirmed that Walton County schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 d
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Hughes confirmed that Walton County schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to wintry weather. UPDATE 12:12 P.M.: Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to the weather situation, officials... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
All area schools close in anticipation of winter stormHughes confirmed that Walton County schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 d
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Hughes confirmed that Walton County schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to wintry weather. UPDATE 12:12 P.M.: Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to the weather situation, officials... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Santa Rosa sheriff's arrests for Jan. 12-15The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office provided these felony arrest reports for
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office provided these felony arrest reports for Jan. 12-15. Defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Sarah Elizabeth Baham, 25, Pensacola, cocaine possession John Michael Bowers, 32, Milton,... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
What's Happening in Santa Rosa CountyMILTON — Upcoming Santa Rosa County events and activities are as follows. UPCO
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
MILTON — Upcoming Santa Rosa County events and activities are as follows. UPCOMING SANTA ROSA COUNTY 4-H QUILTING WORKSHOPS: Santa Rosa County 4-H will offer a "Past, Present & Future 4-H Quilting Class" workshop series for current, former or... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Schools close in anticipation of approaching winter stormUPDATE 12:12 P.M.: Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County schools will be closed
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
UPDATE 12:12 P.M.: Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to the weather situation, officials said. Santa Rosa County Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick said in a noon press release that based on the 10 a.m.... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Schools close in anticipation of approaching winter stormUPDATE 12:12 P.M.: Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County schools will be closed
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
UPDATE 12:12 P.M.: Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to the weather situation, officials said. Santa Rosa County Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick said in a noon press release that based on the 10 a.m.... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
New Year's baby born at Santa Rosa Medical CenterAdams Santa Rosa Press Gazette @aliciaadamsSRPG Editor's Note: The couple wish
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Adams Santa Rosa Press Gazette @aliciaadamsSRPG Editor's Note: The couple wished to exclude their last names. MILTON — A Santa Rosa County couple's newborn was the first baby delivered this year at Santa Rosa Medical Center. Fletcher Michael was... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Schools close in anticipation of approaching winter stormUPDATE 12:12 P.M.: Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County schools will be closed
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
UPDATE 12:12 P.M.: Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to the weather situation, officials said. Santa Rosa County Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick said in a noon press release that based on the 10 a.m.... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Destin rule on Sunday alcohol sales 'stupid'; council to reviewto sell alcoholic beverages from 10 a.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday, according to
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
to sell alcoholic beverages from 10 a.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday, according to the county ordinance. In unincorporated Santa Rosa County, alcoholic beverages may be sold from 7 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. every day and in unincorporated Walton County,... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Santa Rosa side hustle idea: deliver groceriesin San Francisco. Publix began implementing the service on July 6, 2016, starti
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
in San Francisco. Publix began implementing the service on July 6, 2016, starting in Miami and expanding last year into Santa Rosa County. In the 32570 zipcode, app users currently can shop from Publix and CVS Pharmacy, according to... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Flu cases spike locallya spike in our flu reports, much like most of the nation, including Florida," s
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
a spike in our flu reports, much like most of the nation, including Florida," said Erik Rappa, epidemiologist for the Santa Rosa County Health Department. Numbers provided to county health departments are dramatically higher in recent weeks... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Flu cases spike locallya spike in our flu reports, much like most of the nation, including Florida," s
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
a spike in our flu reports, much like most of the nation, including Florida," said Erik Rappa, epidemiologist for the Santa Rosa County Health Department. Numbers provided to county health departments are dramatically higher in recent weeks... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Destin ban on Sunday alcohol sales 'stupid'; council to reviewto sell alcoholic beverages from 10 a.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday, according to
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
to sell alcoholic beverages from 10 a.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday, according to the county ordinance. In unincorporated Santa Rosa County, alcoholic beverages may be sold from 7 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. every day and in unincorporated Walton County,... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Local officials report sharp increase in flu casesa spike in our flu reports, much like most of the nation, including Florida," s
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
a spike in our flu reports, much like most of the nation, including Florida," said Erik Rappa, epidemiologist for the Santa Rosa County Health Department. Numbers provided to county health departments are dramatically higher in recent weeks... Read more
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