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Santa Rosa County


Santa Rosa approves RESTORE projects

February 10, 2016

After a 45-day public review and comment period, the Santa Rosa County Commissioners approved submittal of the Santa Rosa County Multi-Year Implementation Plan (MYIP) to the U.S. Treasury. The plan includes 15 projects representing a range…


UWF warns of Zika fever, Santa Rosa case confirmed

February 5, 2016

Mission sent out by UWF to facility and students: Due to a case of Zika fever recently confirmed in Santa Rosa County, the University of West Florida has been closely monitoring potential effects of the illness.…


Santa Rosa finalist catching heat at current job

October 29, 2015

Jackson County Administrator Ted Lakey, one of the finalist for the Santa Rosa county administrator job, is in a fight to keep his current job. On Tuesday night, Jackson County Commissioner Eric Hill made a motion…


Bob Cole pleads no contest to Sunshine violation

October 13, 2015

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that on October 12, 2015 Santa Rosa County Commissioner Robert A. “Bob” Cole entered a plea of no contest to one count of a non-criminal violation of the Florida Sunshine…


Jayer Williamson and his political future

October 7, 2015

Santa Rosa County Jayer Williamson talks about his political future on “Pensacola Speaks.” He has announced that he will forego another term. He will not run in 2016 for his commission seat. Instead, he will run…


Escambia County teachers grade below state average

December 12, 2014

Escambia teacher has fewer classroom teachers and school administrators evaluated as highly effective than the state averages, according to a report issued this week by Florida Department of Education. Across the state, 42.4 percent of the…