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Nov 12, 2021

Patriotic parade through Milton honors veterans

Red, white and blue beads, candy and even pocket-sized copies of the Constitution were handed out to spectators seated in lawn chairs at the Milton Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11.

Nov 10, 2021

New Milton council member appointed

The Milton City Council met Nov. 9 to appoint a replacement to fill the unexpired term of David Richardson, who resigned last month due to health issues. Under the requirements of the City Charter, the Council had 60 days to complete the appointment process.

Nov 4, 2021

Milton out-collects Pace in annual canned food drive

Milton High School was the winner in this year’s canned food drive, with students collecting 43,840 pounds of food. Pace High School students collected 20,980 pounds.

Sep 30, 2021

Divided commission approves development of Milton school

The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners approved a conditional use to allow the development of a school at the 6000 Block of Tanglewood Drive in Milton at a meeting Sept. 23.

Sep 15, 2021

Milton man shoots another man three times in domestic dispute

Christopher Slack, a 25-year-old Milton man, has been charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after shooting another man, Devin Johns, three times during a dispute in the middle of a residential street on Sept. 13.

Sep 13, 2021

School security mode lifted, no arrests yet in Milton shooting

District officials said schools in the vicinity of Julia Drive and Stewart Street in Milton were only in “security” mode briefly Monday morning following a shooting.

The Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office responded to that area, according to a 12:19 p.m. press release. The victim was sent to a local hospital and suspects were in custody at the time of that release. Spokesman Rich Aloy said as of late Monday afternoon, no one had been charged.

Sep 9, 2021

Raider Game Day: Navarre hits road for battle with Milton

After an unplanned bye week, Navarre’s football team is set to return to the field Friday night when it takes on county rival Milton on the road in a 7:30 p.m. game.

The Raiders (1-0) were off last week after Warren Easton out of New Orleans was forced to cancel its trip over to Navarre due to Hurricane Ida.

Sep 3, 2021

Milton Riverwalk Park discussions continue

With the Board of County Commissioners and Santa Rosa Tourist Development Council behind the City of Milton’s vision, a new Milton Riverwalk Park may begin.

Aug 23, 2021

Man found dead in Blackwater River

Detectives with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office are currently working a death investigation. At this time, the death is believed to have been an accidental drowning.

Aug 20, 2021

Milton woman, children injured in Interstate 10 rollover wreck

A Milton women and three children were injured Thursday afternoon when she swerved to avoid someone who cut her off and lost control of her minivan.

The vehicle rolled several times in the median, seriously injuring two of the children. The driver and one of the other children sustained minor injuries. The accident happened at about 5 p.m. near mile marker 25, according to the Florida HIghway Patrol media release.

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