1. Do yellow butterflies migrate? Some say they indicate the change of season

    We see them all around town, the dancing yellow butterfly floating through the air. Their official name is Phoebis sennae (Linnaeus) or cloudless sulphurs.  You can see them crossing the road, the bike trail, hiking…

  2. JoAnn Giles, Senior Spotlight for September finds new life in Milton

    JoAnn Giles came to Milton around 4 years ago and found the new life she was seeking. “I came for a vacation and decided after retirement I wanted to live here,” she said. Having an…

  3. Milton Police Department help seniors to fight fraud at Lunch and Learn

    Fraud is a huge problem across America. According to LifeLock, there were 16.7 million identity theft victims across America that accounted for $16.8-billion stolen in 2017. Identity theft is just one form of fraud we…

  4. Bands on the Blackwater Fall Series 2018

    Bands on the Blackwater

    The Fall 2018 Bands on the Blackwater schedule:   September 7  Oliver’s Twist  Blues and Rock September 14  Clear Motive  Classic Rock and variety September 21  Bad JuJu   Blues and Rock September 28  Still Standing  …

  5. NAS Whiting Field earns Department of Energy Award

    The Department of Energy recognized NAS Whiting Field, Milton, Fla., this week for its contributions to energy efficiency, conservation and renewable energy technologies. Selected earlier this month as the Department of the Navy’s small shore…

  6. NAS Whiting Field recognized for Energy Excellence

    Special to MiltonLocal.com In an announcement Aug. 3, the Secretary of the Navy named NAS Whiting Field the recipient of the Department of the Navy Energy Excellence Award for 2018 in the Navy Small Shore…

  7. Milton City Council honors Bishop Cecil Downing of Shepherd’s House Ministries

    At the August 6 Executive Committee meeting, the Milton City Council honored Bishop Cecil Downing of Shepherd’s House Ministries, located at 5739 Stewart Street. Bishop Downing successfully operated the ministry for 20 years, helping the…

  8. August Historic Presentations at the Imogene Theatre

    In celebration, the Santa Rosa Historical Society invites the public to a series of free historical presentations throughout the month. All presentations are free and open to the public. All will be presented at the…

  9. Complaints about nuisance alligators prompt new signage at Carpenter’s Park

    Two 4 foot nuisance alligators were spotted at the bayou, south of boat launch at Carpenter’s Park. New caution signage is posted prominently in the park. Please watch children while in the park and do…

  10. City in discussion regarding new prominent act program

    Currently, the city of Milton is in discussion about a proposed program to assist in bringing prominent performing artists to perform in downtown Milton at the Imogene Theatre.  The program will provide a pool of…