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Sep 19, 2017

'A modern-day Good Samaritan program'

“TIP is a simple grass roots program of neighbors helping neighbors. I often refer to it as a modern-day Good Samaritan program,” Wayne Fortin, CEO and founder of TIP, said.

Sep 8, 2017

'Get ready to ride it out'

In the wake of a possible hurricane, local agencies prepare and inform the public of the steps they need to take to protect themselves, their families and their homes.

Sep 5, 2017

Pace CERT serves community in times of need

Editor’s Note: This continues our Celebrate Community series on nonprofit organizations that improve Santa Rosa County residents’ quality of life. PACE — When disaster strikes, Pace Community Emerg…

Mar 2, 2017

She's a hero

PACE — It’s official: Peyton Jones is a hero. She received an award that says so, along with a helicopter ride, for making a 9-1-1 call that saved her brother’s life. Holton Jones, 5, has ROHHAD, w…

Dec 16, 2016

Cisco’s Restaurant closed indefinitely following fire

MILTON — Cisco’s Restaurant owner Betty Ingram is dealing with the aftermath of a devastating fire at her Caroline Street business. “I am still trying to comprehend it,” she said. “Cisco’s has been…

Dec 9, 2016

'I had to do something'

MILTON — A Berryhill Elementary School third-grader is the force behind a campus-wide toy drive to benefit Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tenn., fire victims. A 3-acre fire started Nov. 23 in the Chi…

Nov 19, 2016

'They represented us well'

NAVARRE — Santa Rosa Leadership Class 29, a Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce program, has revealed the memorial that honors 11 victims of the March 10, 2015 crash of Black Hawk UH-60 helicopter,…

May 26, 2016

UPDATE – "Conditions have improved" at the blaze in Milton between Avalon Boulevard and Garcon Point Road

MILTON –  S ix tractor plow units and multiple local fire departments are battling the Dickerson City fire between Avalon Boulevard and Garçon Point Road south of Mary Kitchens Road a ccording to Jo…

Feb 16, 2016

Milton pedestrian seriously injured in Baker traffic accident

A Milton man is receiving treatment at North Okaloosa Medical Center for serious injuries after a traffic accident Monday morning. Raymond Penton, 50, of Milton, walked toward Baker Auto Parts Stor…

Feb 13, 2016

FHP: Pedestrian fatality on Highway 90 Friday evening

Ronald Larry Jennings, 66, Milton was killed Friday night around 6:50 p.m. close to Bushnell Road. Florida Highway Patrol reports Jennings was trying to cross Highway 90's eastbound lane and walked…

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