State Attorney Bill Eddins announced Donzell Kevin Nuckles was sentenced today to 330 years in prison by Santa Rosa Circuit Judge John L. Miller. A Santa Rosa County Jury convicted Nuckl
An intense argument leads to an arrest Wednesday when a Milton man was charged with aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability and battery touch or strike. Casey Scott Mapoles, 44, Youpon
On April 21 the City of Milton Fire Department will celebrate 100 years of service to the community. Established by a group of prominent local citizens on April 21, 1914, following a series of
Archeology may popularly conjure images of dusty bones, clay pot fragments, and ancient crypts. However, the Blackwater Pyrates are assisting two University of West Florida (UWF) graduate students,
Pace Fire Rescue District (PFRD) held a pinning ceremony, April 5th, welcoming aboard the new firefighters hired under the Support Alliance for Emergency Readiness (SAFER) grant, along with PFRD’s n
The Bible said a star led wise men to a Savior in a stable and centuries earlier, God made a promise to Noah through a rainbow. A lesser known natural event has mixed reactions from the Chr
TC’s Coastal Porch, the new managers of the restaurant and bar on the Navarre Pier have had their doors closed because they were only operating as a bar, said
Santa Rosa County Attorney Angie Jone
According to Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office reports, deputies arrested Bryant Nichols Watson, 17, for sexual assault of a victim 12 years of age or older with special conditions, and hi
Father Matthew Dollhausen of St. Mary's Episcopal Church discusses his point of view with the Press Gazette in Saturday's edition. Don't miss it.
Superintendant Dan Brown of the Gulf Islands National Seashore is shown receiving the Milton Pride tag holder from President Elect John Stone of the Santa Rosa Sunrise Kiwanis club. The knowle
Milton Rotarians Georgieanna Bryant and Joann Sisson are pictured with Cynthia Spiller, Administrative Assistant for the Milton Office of Favor House.
Milton Rotary members donated over 15 bags of
Social Santa Rosa has come to the Santa Rosa Press Gazette website for Instagram users. Check out what’s happening in the neighborhood with Instagram photos by clicking on the Social Santa Rosa tab
No one was injured Thursday in an accident at the corner of Glover Lane and Highway 90, although traffic was temporarily congested.
A Pensacola man was arrested Friday in Milton for pushing and threatening his cousin after his relative told him to not smoke a joint in his house, Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office reports.
Information on the Santa Rosa County Commission’s process to construct a new judicial center is now available online at www.santarosa.fl.gov. The webpage includes a timeline and answers to frequentl
The Three Rivers Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, meeting will be on Saturday, April 12 at the Bagdad United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 4540 Forsyth Street, Bagdad. Ref
Etched into stone are names of heroes in our nation's history at the Veteran's Memorial Plaza overlooking Blackwater River. Bricks bear the names of servicemen and veterans along the "walk of h
A Milton man was arrested for battery Thursday after pushing his father into a closet after an argument, reports said. Charles Edward Bradshaw Jr., 40, Sycamore Street, Milton pushed his father afte
"The Boys and Girls Club," Cassie Blanton in marketing said, "is a place where people can drop their kids off after school." She said, "The focus is on academic success, hea
Mickey Diamond's farm covers well over 1,700 acres according to the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Science. Diamond said the only thing he's planted so far is wheat, but ar
Skateboarders practicing at the Milton Skateboard Park on Monday were benefitting from the temperatures reaching the mid seventies.
Springtime brings about baby chicks; soft, cute and peeping. However, baby chicks grow into a hen or a rooster and within just a few weeks will grow into a regular sized bird, said Brian Lea of Mann
Santa Rosa County on behalf of the Williamson family sadly announces the passing of Commissioner Jim Williamson at his home with his family by his side April 2. Williamson, 67, was a life-long resid
On Dec. 7, Florida Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, and Rep. Larry Metz, R-Yalaha, attended the Mt. Vernon Assembly in Mt. Vernon, Va., where 100 lawmakers from 32 different states gathered in M
Ruth Dupont Esser, former co-owner of Avalon Landing and Santa Rosa County Commission candidate for district 4, said "We have to do things differently in the county. We have to work with what w
A Pace woman was arrested Sunday for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon for stabbing a man after an argument about what to make for lunch, officials report. Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Of
As of 9 a.m. east bound I -10 is now open. West bound I-10 is still closed because of the accident close to mile marker 39.
Florida Highway Patrol reports a wreck at mile marker 39 on I-10. One overturned pick-up truck is involved. FHP is still en route and could not add any more information at this time. Reports indicat
On 3-21-14, Deputies from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested a pharmacist from the Gulf Breeze Walmart. Raine Webb Roberts was arrested and charged with grand theft, possession of a con
Underwater cameras will be used in creating the upcoming Blackwater Maritime Heritage Trail according to Doug Lasater, president of Bagdad Waterfronts Florida Partnership Inc., who spoke before Milt
In conclusion of a longstanding legal battle, Navarre Beach residents now will pay property taxes on their land, according to the Supreme Court of the State of Florida. Greg Brown, Santa Rosa County
This year is the second year the Tourist Development Council of Santa Rosa County received a grant from the Deepwater Horizon fund of British Petroleum (BP) according to Santa Rosa County Commission
The November general election ballot will not only include a sales tax to pay for rebuilding the Santa Rosa County courthouse for residents to decide upon, but also its location. Two controversial p
According to reports from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office, deputies charged Jeremiah Thomas, 23, with obstruction of justice (resisting arrest without violence) after officers arrested him at
State Attorney Bill Eddins announced yesterday Timothy Jordan was sentenced by Judge
Linda Nobles to Life in state prison for Violation of Probation.
In 1989, Jordan was convicted of Sexual Batt
State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today, after a two day trial in Milton, a Santa Rosa County Jury determined Mark Preston Bohner to be a sexually violent predator under Florida’s Jimmy Ryce Law.
According to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office, Efrain Parra Hernandez, 26, Navarre, was charged with one count of battery, one count of kidnapping, and one count of obstructing justice. Report
Anytime Fitness, the world’s largest and fastest-growing 24-hour co-ed fitness club, is celebrating its first anniversary at 6568 Caroline St in Milton. An anniversary celebration will take place on
Pace Rotarian, Lillian McLucas was recently awarded her fifth Paul Harris award by Connie Cushing, President of the Rotary Club of Pace. This designation is given to a person whose li
Margarita Vasquez presented to the Milton Rotary Club for an organization called 'The Compassionate Friends" and the great work they do in assisting families that have lost loved ones. The purp
The Jay Area Chamber of Commerce met on Monday, March 3 in the social hall of the Jay Community Center at noon. Lunch was served.
Before lunch, all stood for the Ple
A Pace woman, Kayle Georgialene McCormick, 52, according to Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office, was charged with third degree marijuana producing on Tuesday. Reports said it was a fire that eventual
John Adams received a plaque and recognition from Mayor Guy Thompson March 11 at the Milton City Council meeting on behalf of his wife, Martha Adams. Thompson said Martha Adams was the first female,
Tuesday night the public heard discussion and offered comments on the first reading of a city ordinance differentiating, according to Mayor Thompson, what defines a restaurant and what defines a bar
The Florida Highway Patrol reported an accident involving a pedestrian March 8. Reports said the driver, Jennifer Campbell, 27, Milton, struck Larry Mckinley, 36, Milton, while driving southbound on
The Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office and the Division of State Fire Marshal's Office requests help from the public to solve an arson investigation beginning on October 5, 2013. The Sheriff's Offic
Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office reports a Cantonment man was arrested in Pace for aggravated assault with a weapon on Saturday for pointing a gun at someone. Reports say Leonard Bradshaw Southerland, 54
Pace Fire Department worked diligently to help remove the vehicle from its dangerous location after it collided with a utility pole and gas line on Highway 90 on Friday. The accident caused tr
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At the February meeting of the Morning Glory Circle, we were delighted to have Merna Roberts as our guest speaker. Merna is president of the Rose Society of Northwest Florida and a lo