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  • Need some hurricane relief? Blue Angels on the way
    PENSACOLA — The Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron — known better as the Blue Angels — will close the 2018 season with its annual Homecoming Air Show at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Nov. 2-3.Tentatively scheduled for both days will be aerobatics by performers such as the Stearman Flight Team and Doc Serrato in his T-28C Trojan. Adam Baker will fly his Extra 330 to thrill the crowd, and Skip Stewart will pilot his Prometheus Biplane.The [...]
  • Texas Roadhouse announces the first ever Battle of the Badges
    MILTON — Texas Roadhouse, Milton FL., announce the first ever Battle of the Badges, a rib eating relay contest between the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office and Pace Fire and Rescue. The battle takes place this Saturday Oct. 20, at 11 a.m., at the Texas Roadhouse in Milton. Ten percent of the restaurant's profits for the day will go directly to the Santa Rosa Kids’ House. The event is part of Texas Roadhouse Milton, FL., increased community involvement efforts for Santa [...]
  • Bagdad house receives historic landmark
    BAGDAD —The Florida Heritage Landmark dedication for the Forcade House took place Saturday Oct. 13. During her remarks at the dedication Luci Bailly, co-owner of the home, said she wanted to thank God for giving her a vision 20 years ago for a tearoom."Next year sometime we will open a tea room," Bailly said. "It's going to be called Ms. Luci's Tea Room & More."The "more" part, Bailly said, was her idea to turn the home into an event/entertainment venue. In addition [...]
  • Jimmy Messick for Milton City Council
    MILTON - Jimmy Messick is currently running for City Council Ward I.Messick has been a resident of Milton since 2003. Since moving to Milton, Messick said he has volunteered in numerous activities. While previously on the city council, he took a leading role in the development and implementation of a plan for the systematic repaving of the streets of Milton.He is a Christian, conservative, a certified public accountant, has been a small-business owner for 43 years, and has [...]
  • What's Happening in Santa Rosa County
    MILTON — Upcoming Santa Rosa County events and activities are as follows. ANNOUNCEMENTSHURRICANE RELIEF:PACE — The Pace Chamber is collecting supplies and donations for the town of Malone, devastated by Hurricane Michael. Citizens are in need of tarps, food, juice, juice boxes for children, diapers, baby food, wipes, hand sanitizer, toiletries, paper plates, forks, pet food and more. Chamber members will be [...]
  • Stephanie Hall Carrington
    Stephanie Hall Carrington has gone to be with the Lord after a long battle with COPD.  She passed peacefully in her sleep at her home in Chumuckla, Florida, on Sunday, September 21, 2018.She was born July 6, 1948, in Kentucky.  Stephanie was a Navy wife for 21 years.  She loved model trains and going to train shows to watch them run the tracks.She is preceded in death by her parents, Irven and Mary Lou Shudlick.Stephanie is survived by her husband of 49 [...]
  • Santa Rosa Community Briefs
    MILTON — Here's a look at upcoming events in Santa Rosa County and surrounding areas.UPCOMING Health and Wellness expoMILTON — Main Street Milton’s Health and Wellness Expo takes place 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Main Street Milton Event Center, 5256 Alabama St. in Milton. [...]
  • SRC sends public works crews and equipment to Washington County
    WASHINGTON COUNTY — On Oct. 12, Santa Rosa County sent 23 public works employees consisting of three loader crews and one Bobcat crew to Washington County to help with recovery efforts after Hurricane Michael.The public works employees joined Brad Baker, public safety director, Tom Lloyd, operations chief, Brandi Whitehurst, public information officer, and Tammy Simmons, administrative services manager, who were already on site in Washington County assisting with coordination [...]
  • Hurricane Michael affects Press Gazette delivery
    PANAMA CITY — The Santa Rosa Press Gazette is printed by our sister paper in Panama City, the site of widespread damage from Hurricane Michael. Parts of the building there were destroyed and the press was damaged during the hurricane rendering it inoperable in the short run. For Press Gazette customers, this resulted in many papers not reaching them Saturday by mail or deliveryWe’ve signed an agreement with a press in [...]
  • Motorist dies making illegal U-turn on I-10
    OKALOOSA COUNTY — A 56-year-old Indiana man is dead following a two-car accident Tuesday on Interstate 10.The accident happened just before 9 p.m.The man's identify was not released pending next of kin, according to a Florida Highway Patrol media release.The victim was stopped in the emergency lane facing east near Mile Marker 60.Ahmed Zeb Khan, a 56-year-old Georgia man, was also traveling east. He tried to move over to give the other vehicle some space, [...]