1. Cold Weather Shelter opens Thursday and Friday night

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    Special to MiltonLocal.com A cold weather shelter for the homeless or heatless will open Thursday, Dec. 8 and Friday, Dec. 9,  at Ferris Hill Baptist Church, 6848 Chaffin St. in Milton. Those who would like to…

  2. Whiting Field sailors wear new ranks

    Naval Air Station Whiting Field Commanding Officer Captain Todd Bahlau presents a frocking letter to PO2 Bryan Nutter during a ceremony Friday, Dec. 2.  The frocking enables Nutter to wear the uniform of a Petty Officer First Class before his formal advancement date.

    Special to MiltonLocal.com Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field recognized the accomplishments of soon-to-be-advanced Sailors during a frocking ceremony Friday, Dec. 2. Eleven Sailors were all smiles as they were able to wear the new…

  3. Whiting Field celebrates 25 years as a Tree City USA

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    Special to MiltonLocal.com The National Arbor Day Foundation will once again recognize Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field as a Tree City USA for its dedication to conservation and urban renewal. This is the 25th…

  4. Fine Things on Dogwood Drive takes pride in customer service

    Rutledge said having a relationship with her clientel is a must in small business.

    Kim Rutledge said small business makes up the fabric of a community and it is apparent in the City of Milton in how its residents support their local marketplace. The bridal registry sign at Fine Things…

  5. Chief of Police reminds residents to lock their cars during holiday season

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    Milton Police Chief Tony Tindell wants Milton residents to be diligent about their safety during the holiday season, especially while out shopping and enjoying holiday festivities.   The chief said though the holidays is a time of…

  6. After 39 years of service, Nixon’s is still fabulous

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    Local women’s boutique and formal wear store owner Brenda Nixon said she was 21 years old when she and her husband, then fiancé Ed Nixon, opened their first store, Jeans for Guys and Gals, in…

  7. Natural Gas of Milton and Milton Rotary donate books to Pea Ridge Elementary

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    Natural Gas of Milton and Milton Rotary donated $750 to Pea Ridge Elementary for their accelerated reading program. Michelle Barlow, school media specialist said she is sure the books will be put to good use.…

  8. Trust for Public Land announces acquisition of 626 acres in Wolfe Creek Forest

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    Special to MiltonLocal.com Santa Rosa County, FL—The Trust for Public Land today announced that 626 acres of Wolfe Creek Forest has been acquired and added to the Blackwater River State Forest. The acquired property includes…

  9. Big Screen on the Blackwater and Light up Milton plan for holiday fun

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    The City of Milton and Santa Rosa Arts and Culture Foundation are working together to create three weeks of holiday joy in downtown Milton. Foundation members Cindea Booth and Vice President Sharon Holley said this is the first time…

  10. Store owner needed a lifestyle change; turned hobby into Truly Spokin’ Bicycle Company

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    Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride. ~John F. Kennedy Truly Spokin’ Bicycle Company, happily situated next to the Blackwater Heritage Trail in Milton offers more than just great bicycles. Owner Mark…