• Driver hits two pedestrians on road connecting Pensacola and Navarre Beaches

    Traffic congestion was reported last night after the driver of a sports utility vehicle struck two pedestrians on State Road 399, which connects Pensacola and Navarre Beaches. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 39-year-old male driver from Winnsboro, Louisiana was traveling east on S.R. 399, and a second vehicle was parked on the south … read more

  • Santa Rosa County’s unemployment rate more than doubles to 10.5 percent

    The United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics on Friday released unemployment numbers for April 2020, and Santa Rosa County’s unemployment rate hit 10.5 percent, climbing from 4.0 in March. Other local unemployment rates for April 2020 include: Escambia at 12.8 percent and Okaloosa at 13.3 percent. Statewide the unemployment rate is 12.9 — compared … read more

  • Downtown Milton lamppost banners honor veterans

    A local member of the Daughters of the American Revolution brought forth an idea to create and display banners to honor the area’s veterans. It’s an idea Rita Takeuchi, regent of the Milton-based Three Rivers Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, brought back after visiting her home state of Ohio and seeing a … read more