The municipality of Sta. Cruz was an active participant in the making of Mindanao's and Philippines' histories. From the Spanish rule, to American regime, to Japanese occupation, to independence, to Martial Law, to EDSA Revolution, Sta. Cruz' story was intricately interwoven into the country's saga.More than a century-old municipality, Sta. Cruz was legally created last October 5, 1884 and it is the third oldest town in Mindanao. This gulf was originally called LABO, a Bagobo word meaning marshland. The Bagobo-Tagabawa tribe ruled by Datu Ali w

Sta. Cruz has new set of LGU Leadership
Posted On: 2016-06-30

The municipality of Sta. Cruz will have new set of LGU leadership starting July 1, 2016. It will be headed by new Mayor Alexis C. Almendras and Vice Mayor Jaime Lao, Jr. Almendras was serving as vice mayor since 2007 up to June 30 2016, while Lao was a 1-termer municipal councilor. The complete...

Sta. Cruz pushes for singing of Municipal Hymn
Posted On: 2016-06-16

Authorities of the Municipality of Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur push for strict compliance for the singing of “Sta. Cruz nga Pinalangga,” the official municipal hymn of the town by virtue of Sangguniang Bayan Resolution No. 046-16, Municipal Ordinance No. 04 series of 2016. The adoption of ...

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