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Stories by Gail Acosta

Stories by Gail Acosta

Veterans Treatment Court coming to Santa Rosa

November 20, 2023
According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, their study on the state of Florida veteran population (2020) shows that Santa Rosa County has 22,295 veterans. In 2020, the state total population of veterans was 1.5 million.

‘One pill can kill’

November 6, 2023
The numbers are staggering. The number of overdoses in northwest Florida, the number of calls to first responders for overdoses, the number of pills laced with fentanyl continues to grow.

Andrade accused of unprofessional communication

July 25, 2023
In a special meeting of the Milton City Council Tuesday night, Mayor Heather Lindsay called out city attorney and State Representative Alex Andrade for what she called unprofessional communications in 54 pages of emails and text messages between the two.

Could an alternate wastewater treatment plant site be in store for Milton?

July 25, 2023
The City of Milton said “yes” to spending the money to do environmental studies on two properties that may be suitable for effluent disposal.

Baptist Foundation fights breast cancer with early screenings

October 18, 2022

One in eight women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime, according to breastcancer.org. One in 10 women in the U.S. are uninsured.

In 2020, Florida was among the states reporting the highest percentages of uninsured nonelderly women at 12%-22%, as stated by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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