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Cold weather shelter open nights through Fri., Nov. 16


In addition to Wednesday and Thursday night, a cold weather shelter for the homeless or heatless will be open Friday night, Nov. 16 at Ferris Hill Baptist Church, 6848 Chaffin St. in Milton. Those who would like to stay at the shelter must arrive between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. No one will be admitted after […]

Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissionersholds Oath of Office ceremony – Nov. 20

The annual reorganization meeting for the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners will be held Tues., Nov. 20 at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the County Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline Street in Milton.  Each November the board holds a reorganization meeting, during which the newly elected or re-elected commissioners are sworn into office […]

JHS Homecoming Parade Pics



The Milton Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with the Milton High School Lacrosse program to hold a free lacrosse camp for girls and boys in sixth through eighth grade.The camp will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Nov. 17th at the Guy Thompson Community Center football field, located at 6552 Chuck Prince […]



The City of Milton is currently accepting signups for basketball covering seven different age groups for boys and girls in grades kindergarten through eighth grade.The seven different divisions are as follows: Kindergarten (coed) First and second grades (coed) Boys grades 3 – 4 Boys grades 5 – 6 Boys grades 7 – 8 Girls grades […]


Santa Rosa County, FL – Santa Rosa Education Foundation is pleased to announce the thirty-three nominees for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year. Nominees were selected by their peers at each school throughout the district.  Molly Keene, Avalon Middle; Allison Mullins, Bagdad Elementary; Shadow Joiner, Berryhill Elementary; Amy Hagler, Central; Kelly Ketterer, Chumuckla Elementary; Cindy […]

EREC Sends Line Crews for Hurricane Michael Restoration


October 12, 2018 — EREC has sent line crews to our sister cooperative Gulf Coast Electric Co-op in Wewahitchka, Florida. Gulf Coast EC’s entire power system is down following Hurricane Michael. Both Gulf Coast EC and EREC are part of the PowerSouth Energy Cooperative family headquartered in Andalusia, AL.​“These power restoration efforts hit close to […]

Hurricane Michael Update Updated information is highlighted


Storm Information as Forecasted by the National Weather ServiceSanta Rosa County remains under a hurricane warning and storm surge watch.  At 5pm EDT Tuesday, Hurricane Michael was located about 295 miles south of Panama City, FL, and moving north at 12mph. Maximum sustained winds have increased to 120 mph, a Category 3 on the Saffir-Simpson […]

View EREC’s outage map for up to date information


Escambia River Electric Cooperative is monitoring Hurricane Michael closely and urges members to do the same. EREC activated its emergency response plan earlier this week, alerting employees and contract crews to be on standby in case of widespread outages.View the EREC outage map via for up to date power outage information. Escambia River Electric […]

EREC is prepared for Hurricane Michael

Jay, Florida, October 9, 2018 – With Hurricane Michael bearing down, EREC is making final preparations to deal with potential impacts in our area. According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Michael is forecast to make landfall along the Florida panhandleon Wednesday afternoon. Michael will produce very heavy rain, strong wind, and storm surge.   EREC […]