Posted in Politics

Viewpoint: The Penny

From Ed Carson, Moving Santa Rosa Forward: The Penny We residents of Santa Rosa enjoy a great quality of life and live in a wonderful…

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Santa Rosa commissioners complain about opposition to half-cent tax

MILTON: On Monday, the Santa Rosa County Commissioners aired their complaints about the opposition to their referendum to increase the county’s local option sales tax…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola

Scott awards grants to protect future of military bases, including those in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties

Today, Governor Scott announced nearly $3.5 million will be awarded to support community projects at military installations across the state. Governor Scott said, “Florida is…

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Posted in Escambia County

Santa Rosa County sheriff refuses to do business with Escambia County

Santa Rosa Sheriff Bob Johnson’s detention contract with Escambia County had a 30-day notice of termination clause. However, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners gave…

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Santa Rosa Tourism has new slogan

“Florida’s Most Relaxing Place” Campaign Beckons Visitors to Enjoy the Beach and other Refreshing Outdoor Pursuits SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FL — As most visitors to…

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Posted in Education Escambia County

Educators sound alarm on education funding

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY Florida lawmakers are considering a cut in funding per public school student, known as the Basic Student Allocation, by about $25.97…

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Podcast: Wyrosdick on International STEM Symposium

Santa Rosa School Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick discusses the International STEM Symposium that his school district and Discovery Education are hosting next week During the invite-only professional development…

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Santa Rosa receives $46,050 Defense Reinvestment Grant

The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners received a $46,050 Defense Reinvestment Grant for protecting and enhancing military missions and a $300,000 Defense Infrastructure…

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Santa Rosa County DROP report

Another very simple report on the Deferred Retirement Option Plan. Elected officials are allowed to enter DROP but can not collect until after they leave…

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