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Nov 29, 2022

King Middle academic team earns bid to national championship

It takes a strong team to win a championship. King Middle School feels like they have that with their academic team. In its sixth year, the academic team at King Middle recently earned a bid to the national championship in Chicago, which runs from May 12 to 14 next year.

Nov 29, 2022

Light Up Milton scheduled Friday

The City of Milton officially kicks of the holiday season beginning at 5 p.m. Friday with a tree-lighting ceremony, lighted boat parade, fireworks and a visit from Santa Claus.

Nov 21, 2022

Teacher of the Year: Julianne Robbins, Bagdad Elementary School

A stubborn strand of long, black hair kept falling across Julianne Robbins’ face, but she didn’t seem to notice. “Who can tell me what this is?” she asks, holding up a tiny toy chair. Most of the first graders kneeling around her raise their hands, but not one blurts the answer.

Nov 14, 2022

Creek Fest in Milton this weekend

The Santa Rosa Band of the Lower Muscogee will host Creek Fest, presented by Eglin Federal Credit Union, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 4750 Willard Norris Road in Milton.

Nov 14, 2022

Men Empowered: Group provides direction, support

One notices the eye contact first, then the handshake and the posture. Men Empowered members meeting Nov. 5 at the Clyde L. Gracey Community Center in Milton displayed confidence and poise not expected from high school students.

Nov 10, 2022

County honors Piech

Santa Rosa County Commission Chairman Bob Cole, center, presents a plaque to Commissioner Dave Piech this morning commemorating his service on the Board of County Commissioners.

Nov 2, 2022

Coffee connection: Central School library offers more than books

Every morning before school at Central, students file into the library. Some are there for books, but most are there for a fresh brew to start off their day. Coffee has become an important part of societal norms around the globe. Coffee houses and cafes are gathering spots for the young, the old, and everyone in between. And at Central School, coffee plays an important role in bringing the school together.

Oct 28, 2022

No reply: Search for Milton WWTP project manager continues

The deadline to submit qualifications to manage the City of Milton’s almost $70-million wastewater reclamation project passed last month without response.

“This is a big project; a huge project,” Interim Public Information Officer Jay Conrad said Friday. “Our expectation has been that anyone with the qualifications to do this job already is employed; we knew it might take some time to attract the kind of expertise we need for a project of this magnitude.”

Oct 26, 2022

Acreman Massacre, Wyman murders highlight true crime tales

It may be coincidence, but Richard Wood couldn’t have timed the release of his first book – Mayhem in the Florida Panhandle – much better.

Tales of murder and mayhem take center stage during the Halloween season and Wood’s 13 tales have the added attraction of being true – and happened in places readers will recognize.

Oct 25, 2022

Video to promote Milton and its businesses

The City of Milton soon will star in its own promotional video series.

According to the National League of Cities, its Community Showcase Video Program – produced by CGI Digital – helps municipalities promote themselves “through the power of video and digital media tools.”

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