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Bird Scooters coming to Pensacola starting July 19

The City of Pensacola is partnering with shared electric scooter company, Bird Rides, to bring e-scooters to the city beginning Monday, July 19, offering residents and visitors a new way to explore Pensacola. “We are excited to welcome Bird to the City of Pensacola, and we look forward to offering e-scooters as an environmentally conscious mode of transportation for residents […]

Animal Services offers a free community cat spay/neuter program

Santa Rosa County Animal Services received a $15,000 grant from Petco to purchase medical equipment for the new surgery suite and to spay/neuter 200 community cats. Citizens can register up to three community cats for this program. Citizens must be a Santa Rosa County resident with valid ID, shown at the time of registration. Cats must weigh at least three […]

Nighttime lane restrictions continue on Pensacola Bay Bridge

The Pensacola Bay Bridge will be reduced to one lane in each direction from the bridge approach in Gulf Breeze extending for approximately 3,500-feet from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Saturday, July 17. Crews will be pouring concrete decks for the westbound (Gulf Breeze to Pensacola) structure that remains under construction. The planned activities are weather-dependent and may be […]

Rabid raccoon found in East Milton

The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County has issued a rabies alert for the East Milton area. The alert is in response to a report of a positive test result for rabies in a raccoon on July 9. The rabies alert will be in effect for the next 60 days. An animal with rabies may appear sick or […]

Zoning board approves Comm. Cole’s two rezoning requests




County Commissioner Bob Cole addressed the Zoning Board last week as a private citizen, asking the board for a rezoning on two separate one-acre parcels. Both requests to change zoning were approved, but only after opposition from two people who live on the same road in East Milton. They complained about possible ramifications of building seven new homes on that […]

Environmental panel meets tonight

State Representative Alex Andrade will be holding an Environmental Panel Discussion focusing on water quality, oyster restoration, and preserving Northwest Florida’s natural habitat on Thursday, July 15 at 5:30 PM. Representative Andrade will be joined by industry experts Donald Killorn from the Pensacola/ Perdido Bay Estuary Program, Matt Posner from Escambia County Natural Resources, and Donny McMahon, founder and owner […]

US Highway 98 Widening Project

Santa Rosa County Animal Services offers a free community cat spay/neuter program

Santa Rosa County Animal Services has received a $15,000 grant from Petco to purchase medical equipment for the new surgery suite and to spay/neuter 200 community cats! Beginning Mon., July 12, citizens can register up to three community cats for this program. Citizens must be a Santa Rosa County resident with valid ID, shown at the time of registration. Cats […]

Visit your library

July Events @ Gulf Breeze Library

Preschool Storytime & Toddler Time Online Through July 31 New Storytime and Toddler Time videos will be posted each Monday to their respective pages on the library system’s website and will be available for viewing through July 31, when the summer session ends. Summer Reading Programs: Tails and Tales Through July 31 All online challenges must be complete, and paper […]

Nestled in sticks

Two baby osprey that in the Tiger Point nest that the Eagle Scout Caleb Sampson built when Gulf Power donated and installed the pole.


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