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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.

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.
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