1. November Senior Spotlight is Muriel Jones

    Social activity is an important part of life for senior citizens, said Muriel Jones, 79, who regularly attends the senior program at Guy Thompson Community Center on Byrom Street in the city of Milton. Jones…

  2. Milton store wins Outstanding Performance Award

    It was 1974 when John Wood of Greenville, Florida drove over the Blackwater River Bridge and entered downtown Milton for the first time. Wood said, “I knew when I crossed the bridge this was the…

  3. Councilwoman Ashley Lay resigns from chair; city seeks applicants

    Ashley Lay took her Milton City Council seat in 2014 and said being on the council has given her a greater perspective. However, Lay said it’s time to step down. Her term will end Monday,…

  4. October Senior Spotlight Michelle Ferguson

    Michelle Ferguson said she loves to take part in the senior program at the Guy Thompson Community Center every week. She said it comes naturally as it is both enjoyable and rewarding. She said volunteering…

  5. Domestic Violence Awareness declaration for the month of October

    Naval Air Station Whiting Field Commanding Officer Todd Balau, Milton Police Chief Tony Tindell, Santa Rosa County Sheriff Bob Johnson, members of FavorHouse, Milton City Councilman Jeff Snow, Councilwoman Sharon Holley and Mayor Wesley Meiss…

  6. It’s fall, let the festivals begin

    Let the festivals begin! Autumn has arrived in Milton, although we may not feel the changing temps quite yet, the calendar announced it’s arrival last week. While many are cheering for their favorite teams this…

  7. Domestic Violence Awareness event at city fountain on October 4

    Naval Air Station Whiting Field and the City of Milton will partner again on October 4 at 4 p.m. to display purple water in the city fountain, establishing October as Domestic Violence Awareness month. This…

  8. Col. Morris to Assume Command of Training Air Wing FIVE

    Special to MiltonLocal.com Capt. Mark Murray will turn over command of Training Air Wing FIVE Friday, Sept.15 during a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station Pensacola’s Naval Aviation Museum at 2 p.m. Col…

  9. City receives budget award presented to Diane Ebentheuer for second year

    For the second year, the city received the Government Finance Officer’s Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award (GFOA) and presented to Diane Ebentheuer, budget coordinator. The award represents a significant achievement by the entity. It reflects…

  10. Preparing for the news of Irma’s track

      Currently, residents within the city are waiting for news of the massive Hurricane Irma, whether she will dare to tread into the Gulf of Mexico or stay the course predicted earlier by officials, which…