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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 […]



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 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 […]

Council on Aging services suspended Wednesday

PENSACOLA, Fla. (October 8, 2018) – As part of precautions for Hurricane Michael, Council on Aging of West Florida will suspend all services Wednesday, Oct. 10. The following programs will be impacted:All senior dining sites in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties will be closed Wednesday. The Retreat adult day care will be closed Wednesday. Foster […]

52nd Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour


The 52nd Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour will be held Tuesday, Oct. 23, beginning at the Santa Rosa County Extension office located at 6263 Dogwood Drive in Milton. The longest standing agriculture and natural resources tour in northwest Florida will feature technology for this year’s tour. Technological advancements in farming will be highlighted with […]

Klein Tools® Announces 2018 Electrician of the Year Winner

Sept. 21, 2018 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools today announced Mike Adams as the winner of its annual Electrician of the Year award. As the 2018 grand prize winner, yesterday Adams was presented with tickets to the Big Game in February 2019, which includes a special VIP experience for him and a guest. He will […]

UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension presents “Backyard Chickens


Experts from the UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County will offer a class on having your own backyard chickens Friday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. at the UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension Office, 6263 Dogwood Dr. in Milton. This class is free to attend without pre-registration. Prudence Caskey, UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County 4-H agent, will […]

Jay’s Mike Adams for Electrician of the Year

– Klein Tools today announced it has selected six regional winners for its 5th annual Electrician of the Year award. The finalists, who represent the Northwest, Southwest, Central North, Central South, Southeast and Northeast regions, were chosen for their commitment to the electrical industry. In recognition of their professional achievements, safety excellence and community dedication, […]