Milton Resident

Milton girl saves mom from stroke

Milton girl saves mom from stroke

A 7-year-old is credited with saving her mother’s life after noticing that she wasn’t talking and appeared dazed. Fortunately, the young girl called her father to say that her mom needed urgent help. Kelsey Cole, 27, of Milton, didn’t even know she had suffered a stroke until she woke up after receiving a life-saving procedure […]

Life sentence for Milton man

Life sentence for Milton man

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that Sonny Lee Scallion was sentenced by Circuit Judge John F. Simon, Jr. to life sentences on all three counts of which he was convicted. The judge ran the sentences concurrent and the defendant was also designated as Sexual Predator. Scallion was convicted on October 6, 2015 by a […]

Milton nudist gets higher fence approved by county

Milton nudist gets higher fence approved by county

Privacy fences are designed for exactly that, privacy, and Santa Rosa County says 6 feet is privacy enough. In fact, county ordinance limits all residential fences to 6 feet or lower with possible penalty of citation and required removal of the fence for even an inch higher. But when property is built on a hill, […]

Code complaint shuts down small business

Code complaint shuts down small business

Violating the Santa Rosa County zoning code can come back to bite you. No one knows that better than Milton resident Joshua Pittman, who as of Thursday night, June 23, had to shut down his business and sole source of income. Some 20 years ago when the Pittman’s first moved to the 4 acre plat […]

26 guns stolen in Pace home burglary

26 guns stolen in Pace home burglary

Two home security cameras identified a Milton man, Roy Pike, as the principal in a Pace home robbery involving the theft of 26 guns. The burglary was reported on Nov. 4 by the homeowner. The homeowner reported to the responding deputy that when he arrived home at around 4:30 p.m. he found his front door […]