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Aug 19, 2021

Milton bus driver injured in fatal wreck

A Milton woman driving an Okaloosa County School bus Wednesday was injured when an 18-year-old girl rear-ended the bus on U.S. Highway 90. The teen, who was from DeFuniak Springs, did not survive the collision.

Aug 19, 2021

Zoning Board gives green light to Milton school

Despite concerns from nearby residents, the Santa Rosa County Zoning Board approved a request to allow an educational institution at the 6000 Block of Tanglewood Drive in Milton.

Aug 16, 2021

Milton man happy to reel in big red drum off beach

Using his lucky vintage 45-year-old fishing rod, Navarre resident Jim Streacker reeled in a 45-inch, 40-plus pound red drum fish while surf fishing last week.

Aug 11, 2021

Permit for new Milton school to come before board

The Santa Rosa County School District has requested a conditional use permit to build a school on a portion of a 130-acre parcel at the corner of Tanglewood Drive and Willard Norris Drive in Milton.

Jul 30, 2021

Milton man cited after backing into patrol car

A 57-year-old Milton man was cited for improper backing after hitting a marked Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office patrol car in a parking lot.

Jul 7, 2021

Milton launches new interactive map

The City of Milton Department of Planning & Development is implementing a new interactive online zoning map that improves user functions and includes a host of new features.

Jun 9, 2021

Alcohol to flow at July 2 Milton concert

On Wednesday, Board of County Commissioners approved without objection a variance for Feed Lemon LLC to serve alcoholic beverages at a Feed Lemon concert in Milton.

Jun 8, 2021

Milton man charged with possession of child sexual abuse photos

FDLE agents arrested Joseph Sanderson, 67, of Milton, today on 15 counts of possession of child sexual abuse material, in violation of Florida Statute 827.071(5)(a), a third-degree felony. Due to the number of videos/images and the sexual battery of children depicted in the videos, each count qualifies to be enhanced to second-degree felonies based on F.S. 775.0847(2)(a)(b).

May 12, 2021

New church may come to East Milton

The first bridge to span Pensacola Bay between Pensacola and Gulf Breeze was opened June 13, 1931.

An account of it appeared in the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway’s company magazine “The Frisco Employees’ Magazine,” dated July 1931. 

May 11, 2021

UPDATE: Body found in Milton backyard that of missing woman

A body found buried in a Milton backyard Sunday is that of 60-year-old Cynthia Hoover, who was reported missing March 15.

Johnny Malisham has been charged with homicide and possession of ammo by a convicted felon. Her body was found in his yard, according to his Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office arrest report.

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