We would like to update our school and town community about the upcoming transition for telephone numbers in the Milton Town School District, Grades PK-12. In order to better the communication in contacting school staff members and in the hope … Read more
MHS Project Grad 2014 would like to thank all the businesses and individuals who generously donated to make our Project Grad event a smashing success! We had 115 graduates participate in our overnight event, enjoying magic, a hypnotist, inflatable activities, … Read more
The Milton Youth Hockey Association would like to thank the Arrowhead Eagles Club in Milton for their donation to purchase game jerseys for one of our teams this year. The Club’s continued generosity to MYHA is greatly appreciated. MYHA Board … Read more
The Milton Artists’ Guild wishes to extend a big thank you to everyone who came out for the inaugural Milton Festival of the Arts on June 21 in Bombardier Park. Guests enjoyed amazing food and live music while they visited … Read more
By CAROLYN BRANAGAN Franklin-1, Georgia Officials at the governor’s office are putting the best spin possible on end of the year FY 2014 revenue numbers. But let’s look a little deeper at what has really happened. Readers will remember that … Read more
This was the first year that Kylene Flowers and myself, Jenn Cummings, decided to hold the Math Poster Contest. Each grade focused on a different math concept. The goal for third-graders was to draw a poster of their interpretation of … Read more
The Town of Milton Recreation Department would like to thank everyone who attended our Let’s Go Fishing event on June 2. Thank you to Subway of Milton and Mike Boisjoli for the generous donation of lunch to all participants and … Read more
The Milton Firefighters Association members and their families are pleased to host the Milton Independence Day Celebration each year, with a goal to grow and improve it annually. Our parade, filled with Milton organizations, kicked off the day, the chicken … Read more
Dear Milton community members, I just wanted to share my sincere gratitude with all of you for making our third annual Summer Food Kick-Off Carnival a huge success! On top of the food, fun and fitness of the day, we … Read more
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