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Gregory Taylor found guilty of murdering Milton realtor Frances Cooley
A man accused of shooting a Milton real estate agent and abandoning her at a Pensacola hospital has been found guilty of her murder. Gregory Taylor, 42, was convicted of first-degree murder Friday in the death of 46-year-old Frances Cooley.
Milton man convicted of meeting minor for sex in Walton County
WALTON COUNTY — State Attorney Bill Eddins announced that a Milton man was convicted Thursday on multiple charges after traveling to meet who he believed was a minor for sex.
This Amazing Seafood Festival In Florida Is The Best Way To Start The New Year
It’s never too early to start planning for the unique events that take place throughout Florida. In fact, just a mere month away is one of the most spectacular seafood festivals that our great state has to offer. We’re talking fresh seafood, nautical vendors, live music, a boat show, and so much mor
Democrat Nikki Fried will move to pardon Groveland Four, victims of Florida’s racist past
Incoming Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried says she'll move to pardon members of the Groveland Four during the first meeting of Florida's Cabinet next year, correcting one of the worst abuses of the state's racist past.
Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter
My name is Baby Cakes (A103217). I am a female, calico domestic shorthair. The shelter staff think I am about 2 years and 1 month old. I have been at the shelter since Nov. 16.
Pensacola city employees applauded for saving man in wheelchair stuck to train tracks
Pensacola FL (WKRG) - Two employees with the City of Pensacola are being credited with helping save a man whose wheelchair was stuck on train tracks. The post on the Pensacola Police Department's Facebook Page says a man in a wheelchair, identified as "Mr. Parker", had his motorized wheelchair stuck
Quality of life in Santa Rosa in jeopardy | Guestview
A non-native species has invaded our area, leaving a wake of destruction that threatens our homes, our property values, and our quality of life. This pervasive threat is responsible for massive tree and wetlands destruction in several other states. That damage has left homeowners dealing with the ne
Pace father and his 2-year-old son left homeless after house fire Wednesday night
PACE, Fla. (WEAR-TV) — A father and his 2-year-old son from Pace are now homeless less than two weeks before Christmas. Dusten Cumbie was Christmas shopping Wednesday, when he got a call from his roommate saying their house was on fire.
No one injured in Pace mobile home fire
PACE — There were no injuries in a Thursday afternoon fire that damaged a mobile home. Pace Fire Rescue District responded to the fire at 4:24 p.m. on the 4700 block of Fowler Drive, according to the Santa Rosa County public information office. Avalon, Escambia and Skyline fire departments also resp
Gulf Breeze's Taylor grateful for All-Star finale
A smile stayed on Carl Taylor's face tighter than the chin strap he had just unbuckled following Friday night's Subway High School All-Star Football game at Blue Wahoos Stadium.
Milton man convicted of traveling to Walton County for sex with minor
A Milton man was convicted in Walton County of traveling to meet a minor for sex, according to a news release from the state attorney's office. Trenton Patrick Hooks, 48, was identified by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office during an undercover operation known as “Paladin Shield,” which occurred in
Massive Milton light display a finalist on 'Great Christmas Light Fight' TV show
A Christmas light display that's dazzled Milton residents for more than a decade will be under a national spotlight next year as one of only 24 light shows in the country to grace ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight."
Zinc, SRSO bloodhound named during social media contest, catches first suspect
One of the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office bloodhounds, named by the public in last summer's popular social media competition, caught his first suspect Thursday. Not bad for a 7-month-old rookie.
Judge Sets Trial Date For Florida Parking Lot Shooting Of Unarmed Black Father, Markeis McGlockton
The high-profile Florida parking lot shooting case of Black father Markeis McGlockton will be heading to trial in August 2019. According to the Associated Press, a judge set the date, August 19 of next year, during a hearing on Friday.
Santa Rosa County Faith Calendar
MILTON — Here is a list of scheduled faith-based services and events. The community is invited to join local Olivet Baptist Church, 5240 Dogwood Drive in Milton, this Christmas season as Pastor William Milam leads the church through Advent.
Washington child rape suspect could be hiding in Pensacola, police say
Federal authorities are seeking an accused child rapist from Washington state who may be hiding in the Pensacola area. According to the Algona Police Department in Washington, Allan Robert Clarke, 35, has outstanding warrants for rape of a child and child molestation.
Milton mail issues reach Congressman Matt Gaetz's office
MILTON, FLA. (WEAR-TV) — Milton mail complaintshave made their way all the way up to Congressman Matt Gaetz's office. Gaetz is the representative for Florida's 1st Congressional district.
What's up this weekend: Christmas events in the Pensacola area for you and your family
Various times, Friday to Sunday, through Dec. 16, Old Escambia County Courthouse, 223 Palafox Place. Pensacola Winterfest turns downtown Pensacola into a multi-stage theater for holiday music and theatrical performances. The trolley tour features 17 performances along a 60-minute trip, with singing
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CONCRETE MASONRY CRUSHING CONTRACT | Legal #3325
Notice is given that the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners is calling for and requesting proposals from qualified contractors to perform clean concrete and masonry crushing services within an approximate 4-acre area located within Central Landfill in Milton FL.
New Milton Mayor Heather Lindsay talks about city's future
Heather Lindsay sits in a conference room at her law office in downtown Milton, just around the corner from the county courthouse, on a chilly Wednesday morning. Behind her on a wall-sized mahogany bookshelf are rows and rows of Florida law books. Just up the stairs is her office, where she's practi