Coin & Currency Show returns in August

Friday, July 19, 2019

The annual Coin & Currency Show presented by the Pensacola Numismatic Society will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 3 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Santa Rosa County Auditorium, 4530 Spikes Way in Milton. Admission is free. Buy, sell or trade. Fr…

Zoning change denied for animal clinic

Friday, July 19, 2019

ALLENTOWN — A HOPE founder and president Brandi Winkleman was feeling positive and hoping there would be a memorable outcome at the July 11 zoning board meeting. The outcome was memorable, but not what Winkleman had hoped for.Most in attendance had positive comments about the group, however, the Allentown neighbors that spoke said they did not want A HOPE in their neighborhood.”I didn’t think they would deny our request,” Winkleman said.A HOPE was at the zoning […]

Thompson sentencing postponed to August

Friday, July 19, 2019

MILTON — Former Milton Mayor and United Way of Santa Rosa Director Guy Thompson’s fate will remain unknown for another month as it has been decided that his sentencing has been moved from 1 p.m. July 29 to 2 p.m. Aug. 30. The move in dates was made, according to court documents, to allow Thompson’s defense team to provide the courts additional information into Thompson’s “physical and mental health.”Thompson’s attorney, Ryan Cardoso, said that they had retained a doctor to […]

Neighborhood against proposed RV park

Friday, July 19, 2019

MILTON — Santa Rosa County’s latest Zoning Board meeting had an epic turnout as nearly the entire neighborhood of Windsor Villas attended the meeting, sporting bright green shirts in protest of a proposed rezoning of 2.42 acres for a planned RV park.The proposed rezoning of the land from residential to commercial would add it to 5.71 acres that property owner Ed Dunn plans to create an RV park on with entrances on Garcon Pointe Road and Henzelman Drive. Dunn was represented by […]

Been there, done that? Why NASA wants to go back to the Moon

Friday, July 19, 2019

Fifty years ago, NASA’s Apollo 11 crossed a vast chasm of empty space en route to the moon, and on July 20, 1969, at exactly 8:56 p.m. Central Time, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the lunar surface. The last time humans visited th…

Florida city named No. 1 pet-friendly vacation spot

Friday, July 19, 2019

Traveling to Florida? Bring your favorite furry pal on your getaway to this no. 1 pet-friendly destination.

Florida dog wouldn’t leave side of canine pal for days after fatal car incident

Friday, July 19, 2019

A Florida dog stuck by the side of his furry friend, a pit bull mix, for four days after he was struck and killed by a car.

Santa Rosa schools’ budget includes no impact fees

Thursday, July 18, 2019

MILTON — The Santa Rosa County School District budget for the upcoming school year will include no impact fees to help build new schools in one of the fastest growing counties in Florida.Instead, the Santa Rosa County School District must continue to rely on the half-cent sales tax that took effect Oct. 1, 1998 for the same purpose — to help build schools amid declining state dollars.Santa Rosa has benefited from $131.1 million total in half-cent sales tax revenue […]

Florida’s connection to ‘Chance the Snapper’, the Chicago alligator

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Frank Robb, the trapper who brought in ‘Chance’, is not from St. Augustine (he’s from Cocoa), but a St. Augustine connection got the ball rolling for him.

Florida’s connection to ‘Chance the Snapper’, the Chicago alligator

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Frank Robb, the trapper who brought in ‘Chance’, is not from St. Augustine (he’s from Cocoa), but a St. Augustine connection got the ball rolling for him.