1. Milton in May will have something for everyone

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    A new festival is coming to downtown Milton. Milton in May will be held on May 19th and 20th on South Willing Street. This festival salutes the citizens of Milton by featuring a car show, WaterFest,…

  2. Bands on the Blackwater to kick off April 14

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      The City of Milton Parks and Recreation Department released the Spring 2017 schedule for Bands on the Blackwater all-star lineup! This year’s spring schedule will feature 12 awesome concerts for the ever growing concert series.…

  3. Spots still open for Scratch Ankle on April 14

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    Booth space is still available for the annual Scratch Ankle Festival to be held Friday, April 14, 2017. Known by locals as Milton’s founder’s day celebration, Scratch Ankle, which was first held in 1971 on N.…

  4. Change of command: Aperauch to assume the reins of VT-2

    Special to MiltonLocal.com Cmdr. Joseph McGilley, USCG, will turn over command of Training Squadron TWO (VT-2) to Cmdr. Zachariah Aperauch, USN during a Change of Command ceremony Friday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m. in the…

  5. Blackwater Trail Antiques and More has much in store

    In August, 2014, Phillip and Monica Palmer opened Blackwater Trail Antiques and More, located at the corner of Stewart and Berryhill Street in Milton, realizing a dream of owning their own gift shop and antique…

  6. Milton Police Department promotes 2

    Milton Police Chief Tony Tindell promoted two of his own Thursday, March 16 at city hall in council chambers. Don Ferguson was promoted to sergeant and Michael Cline was promoted to captain. Each officer was…

  7. The plight of elder orphans and how to help

    Special to MiltonLocal.com Though the golden years are full of travel, philanthropy and fun for many older adults, this era of life can present a challenge for those who either did not plan appropriately for…

  8. Florida Master Naturalist Program Conservation Science Training in April

    Want to get a firsthand look at biodiversity in northwest Florida? Join Escambia and Santa Rosa County Extension agents to learn more about Florida’s natural resources. The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is a hands-on…

  9. Fruit tree classes for homeowners

    Experts from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Santa Rosa County Extension Office will offer a free class on fruit trees for the homeowner on two days at two locations: March 10…

  10. Small practices bring peace of mind when it comes to a flood

    With spring just around the corner, heavy rains and flooding can be a possibility. Take these small steps to protect yourself and your city: Keep your yard clear of debris Inventory your belongings and keep important…