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Council considers permanent slow speed, minimum wake for Riverwalk area

MILTON, FL March 7, 2017 During the March 6, 2017 Executive Committee meeting the Milton City Council voted to consider permanently activating the slow speed, minimum wake zones for boater restricted zones 2 C and 2 D. This area encompasses the portion of the Blackwater River 500’ from the north end of the Riverwalk board […]

Coon Hill Day 


Local Jay resident and runner, Matthew Dobson, decided to be creative and coordinate a fundraiser for the preservation and restoration of the Coon Hill cemetery located south of Jay. The Coon Hill Community came into existence around 1820 near a big spring of fresh water and had a general merchandise store, stable, blacksmith shop, Pony […]

Gulf Cable hiring event tomorrow – Friday, Feb. 24 Information sessions, tours and interviews at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.


Gulf Cable, located in the Santa Rosa County Industrial Park, is currently seeking applicants to fill multiple full-time (12-hour shift) positions at their new manufacturing facility. A recruiting event will be held onsite Fri., Feb. 24, at Gulf Cable, 5700 Industrial Blvd. in Milton. Individuals should pre-register to attend one of the information sessions held […]

Special Election Information

Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections Tappie Villane announces important information regarding the special election on March 28 to extend the current half cent school infrastructure surtax. Books Close Registration books will close on Monday, February 27 at 5 p.m. It is the last day to register to vote for the special election. Florida law […]


The City of Milton Parks and Recreation Department is releasing 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. On April 14th the season will kick off with The Astronauts returning to the South Willing St. concert area. Other […]

Boater restricted area designated for March 4 and 5, 2017

MILTON, FL February 8, 2017 The City of Milton will activate boater restricted Area2C and 2D; they encompass that portion of the Blackwater River 500’ from the north end of the Riverwalk board walk to 300’ south of the CSX train trestle during the Riverwalk Arts Festival on March 4 and 5, 2017.  A boating-restricted […]

Guy Thompson Community Center Activities 

WEEKLY ACTIVE ADULT ACTIVITIES AT THE GUY THOMPSON COMMUNITY CENTER Center now offers a Tuesday matinee each week   The Guy Thompson Community Center has a number of events taking place for older active adults. The Milton Parks and Recreation Department is looking to add more activities for active senior adults very soon. With the […]

Text-to-911 now available in Santa Rosa County


Santa Rosa County’s emergency communications center now has the ability to accept 9-1-1 text messages. The technology expands critical access for the deaf and hard of hearing and provides a safer option for individuals in dangerous situations such as domestic disputes, home invasions or kidnappings. Dispatchers can receive emergency texts from all five area service […]

MHS Band Annual Crawfish Festival—Vendors Needed

Vendors are invited to participate in the second annual Milton High School (MHS) Band Crawfish Festival on Sat., April 8 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the school located at 5445 Stewart Street in Milton, Fla. The event will include a crawfish boil, entertainment by the MHS Band and other local musicians, a children’s […]