1. Poetry by Delo Simmons

    I got to the Center and hung with my friends. Later today, I have football practice and the bad things is I had to walk here.

  2. Song of the Marsh by Marc Livanos, Milton poet laureate

    Song of the Marsh   The marsh percolates, while tidal pools swill below pesky insects.   Banks of alligators motionlessly salute the sun, till their death hatch opens to feed.   Great Egret trombone sounds…

  3. Quittin’ Time by Marc Livanos, Milton poet laureate

    Quittin’ Time On my “Baywalker,” gliding through Blackwater River, civilization turns to solitude. Nearby cypress knees, intertwining with weathered trees, reach back decades in time. Haunted by shrieks from laughing gulls, the bow pierces the…

  4. Shoving Off by Marc Livanos, Milton poet laureate

    Shoving Off   The bay is calm, pink blue, then green blue, as the sun rises and illuminates dark folds lapping over the bow.   Rising ever more, the sun paints nearby mangroves with every…

  5. NAS Whiting Field selects Sailors of the Quarter

    Special to MiltonLocal.com Naval Air Station Whiting Field recently selected the Sailor of the Quarter, Junior Sailor of the Quarter and Blue Jacket of the Quarter for the third quarter of Fiscal Year of 2017.…

  6. Bands on the Blackwater’s Fall 2017 Line-Up released

    Bands on the Blackwater Schedule Fall Schedule Sept. 8 – Bay Bridge Band – Spanning the generations of music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s; the Bay Bridge Band features a full horn section, as…

  7. City meetings are live streamed at miltonfl.org

    Milton City Council meetings are available for live streaming at miltonfl.org. City Manager Brian Watkins said the website will hold up to 6 past meetings to watch online. Anything older than two months will need…

  8. Customer service a first priority at Milton Carpet Center

    Ashley Preston, manager of Milton Carpet Center (MCC) takes her job seriously. She said she has a vested interest. Her boss, Lamar Evers, happens to be her dad. “It’s a family business. My dad began…

  9. Milton Poet Laureate sets meeting calendar

    Milton’s new Poet Laureate Marc Livanos has never studied either classic or modern poetry but sees an opportunity to touch the lives of Milton’s students by teaching them the value of prose. “I began writing poetry…

  10. Brew Angels Café is ready to serve

    Located at 6821 Caroline St, Milton, inside the Old Post Office is Brew Angels Café, an old world pub and soon to be brewery. Owner Sean McCool said he is finally seeing his dream come…