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Gulf Breeze, Milton account for more than half Santa Rosa new cases

As we reported yesterday, there had been a spike in COVID cases in Gulf Breezes that is believed to be tied to graduation celebrations among…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

COVID-19 mutation: more contagious

The COVID-19 virus appears to be mutating and has become more contagious. The more contagious the virus, the greater need for face masks. Since early…

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Update on Five Mile Swamp Fire

Five Mile Swamp Fire Re-Entry: Previously Closed Evacuation Zone Now Open to Residents Only (See larger map: https://www.santarosa.fl.gov/…/Five-Mile-Swamp-Fire-Re-Entr…) Open to residents only: Everything on Garcon…

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Another COVID-19 death

The Florida Department of Health has been slow to update its dashboard. The county surveillance report shows Escambia County now has 616 positive cases, up…

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Home Builders challenge Santa Rosa County’s school impact fee

The Home Builders Association of West Florida (HBA) has filed a lawsuit in the First Judicial Circuit Court against the Board of County Commissioners and…

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Santa Rosa County has another COVID-19 death

Santa Rosa County had another COVID-19 related death and now matches Escambia’s total of 3.  Santa Rosa had 105 cases as of 6  p.m. Friday…

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COVID-19: Santa Rosa County

Yesterday afternoon, Santa Rosa County held a televised press conference. Reporters were allowed to ask questions without any restrictions. “I cannot state the importance of…

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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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