• A twisted ‘love story’ in the cemetery

    Numerous business leaders, educators, police officers and other community heroes are buried at Milton Benevolent Cemetery. They spent their lives improving Milton. But one gravestone holds a much darker story. Martha Seabrook Beck was born…

  • Cemetery is a vital part of the community

    It was 8:30 on a chilly Saturday morning, when many teenagers were home in bed. But more than 60 volunteers were busy raking, mowing and trimming Milton Benevolent Cemetery. The volunteers, mostly from Milton High…

  • Milton is on the move – marina, tourism, signage

    The city has made major improvements to River Run Marina on Blackwater River and has more upgrades in the works — additional boat slips, a dumping station and a fuel pump where boaters can fill…

  • Milton Community Center Recreation League Standings

    Standings as of Feb. 18, 2012 (Finals standings with first day of post season tourney’s) K-2 grade standings Team                                     W           L SLACK                                   8              0 SAMUELS                            6              2 WILLIAMS                           5              3 HOLLIS                                  4              4 ROBERTSON                       3             …

  • New tools to help revive two areas of Milton

    Imagine new homes and businesses blossoming in two neighborhoods now struggling with blight, unoccupied buildings and vacant lots.

  • Five football hopefuls get signing day blessings

    Every high school football player dreams of getting to sign a letter of intent to play college football on National Signing Day. Wednesday five young men from Santa Rosa County got to be a part…

  • A Plan for Riverfront’s Future

    As the City of Milton’s population increases, the importance of protecting the natural beauty of the area becomes ever more important. It’s practically impossible to ignore the natural beauty encompassing the City of Milton. The…

  • History in your own backyard

    Explore all of the facets of Santa Rosa’s rich history at a series of events ranging from lectures and tours to live demonstrations, reenactments of past events and hands-on family activities.

  • Down on the farm: Agritourism events in Santa Rosa County

    Many of the family-friendly farm events coming taking place in Santa Rosa County this October are as much about growing tips and appreciation for the work of farmers as they are about hayrides, pumpkin patches and petting a cow or two.

  • Stroll the Blackwater on Milton’s Riverwalk

    The lifestyle in Milton is more “old Florida” — steeped in nature and shaped by water, especially the Blackwater River, which, from the beginning, has wended its way through both the town of Milton and the lives of everyone who resides here.