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Covid 19 Updates »

Santa Rosa County Probation is closed until Aug. 17. Individuals who are supposed to report to probation during these two weeks will report next month and will not incur any…

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Santa Rosa County Sample Ballot »

SANTA ROSA COUNTY SAMPLE BALLOT August 18, 2020 | Primary Election Official Primary Election Ballot, August 18, 2020 Superintendent of Schools Karen Barber REP David Gunter REP Michael Alan Thorpe…

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Investments in Internet in Rural Areas »

Trump Administration Invests More Than $13 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Maryland CARES Act ReConnect Funding to Connect 3,447 Rural Households to High-Speed Broadband CORDOVA, MD, July 31, 2020…

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FHSAA Changes its Mind… »

Gainesville-Three days after the Board of Directors voted 10-5 to keep the fall sports start date at July 27, a new vote was taken and a new date of August…

Jul 24 2020 / No Comment / Read More »
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Santa Rosa pushes back start date »

7/21-Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick held a press conference today that was broadcast over Facebook Live and answered questions as well. The biggest news was that the school start date…

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FHSAA votes to keep July 27 start date… »

Gainesville-On Monday, the FHSAA Board of Directors held an emergency meeting to discuss what changes, if any, would be made to the date that fall sports could get started practicing.…

Jul 21 2020 / No Comment / Read More »
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Living With Purpose  »

    A couple was devasted when they both lost their jobs and were left with a mountain of debt. Just when they were coming to terms with it all,…

Jul 19 2020 / No Comment / Read More »
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FHSAA Holding Meeting on Monday »

Gainesville-The FHSAA Board of Directors will be holding an emergency meeting on Monday, July 20 at 4pm cst to discuss fall high school sports. The FHSAA earlier released a time…

Jul 15 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

More employment and capital investment coming to Santa Rosa County Industrial Park »

Santa Rosa County’s Industrial Park East (SRIP East) is filling with tenants who will soon be filling new high-paying jobs in the county. Economic development officials today announced three new…

Jul 10 2020 / No Comment / Read More »
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Santa Rosa pushes back start date »

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7/21-Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick held a press conference today that was broadcast over Facebook Live and answered questions as…

Jul 21 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

JHS Graduation »

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Tuesday-To finish a school year like no other, the JHS Class of 2020 got to have a graduation like no…

Jun 24 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

JES Drive-Thru Awards Night »

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JES- On Friday evening Jay Elementary School held their annual awards day like they’ve never held it before. Due to…

May 30 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

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FHSAA Changes its Mind… »

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Gainesville-Three days after the Board of Directors voted 10-5 to keep the fall sports start date at July 27, a new vote was taken and a new date of August 24th was agreed upon as the new fall sports starting date. It passed by a…

Jul 24 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

FHSAA votes to keep July 27 start date… »

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Gainesville-On Monday, the FHSAA Board of Directors held an emergency meeting to discuss what changes, if any, would be made to the date that fall sports could get started practicing. The date originally set was July 27 and the board voted, 10-5 to keep that…

Jul 21 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

FHSAA Holding Meeting on Monday »

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Gainesville-The FHSAA Board of Directors will be holding an emergency meeting on Monday, July 20 at 4pm cst to discuss fall high school sports. The FHSAA earlier released a time frame for each sport. That can be found by following the link below. Check back…

Jul 15 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

Spring School and Sports Cancelled »

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On Saturday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the 2019-2020 school year would continue with distance learning only. Two days later, the FHSAA announced what many feared, that spring sports would be cancelled as well. The full press release by the FHSAA can be found…

Apr 20 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

Seib Receives 2nd Team Honors »

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Carsyn Seib for the Jay Lady Royals, was named to the Pensacola News Journal 2nd Team honors. Seib, a junior, played forward for the Royals but really served as a utility player, playing the post and handling the ball down the court as well. Seib’s…

Apr 12 2020 / No Comment / Read More »
Obits

Debbie Killam »

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Deborah Carr Killam (Debbie), age 65, of Jay, Florida went to be with the Lord on May 9, 2020. She was a loving mother, grandmother,…

Jun 2 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

Lanace Turner Carden »

Mrs. Lanace Turner Carden, age 94 of Century, FL passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Century Health and Rehabilitation Center in Century, FL.Mrs.…

Jul 4 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Roger Glen Rowell »

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Roger Glen Rowell, 64, of Berrydale, FL, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Roger was a lifelong native of Berrydale and was the youngest…

Apr 6 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Mr. Edward Dwayne “Ed” Hymel »

Edward Hymel was a loving and devoted husband and father. He spent his life tinkering and fixing anything that needed repair and spent hours in…

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Eva Pearl McBride »

Mrs. Eva Pearl McBride, age 74 of the Pollard Community, died December 9, 2018. Mrs. McBride was born in Brewton and was a life-long resident…

Dec 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
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October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog

October is National Adopt A Shelter Dog Month and the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter is celebrating by giving free Home Again microchips to every dog adopted through October 31.  “A nominal fee for a lifetime…

Oct 2 2019 / Read More »
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Santa Rosa Animal Services reduces adoption rates for the summer

he Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter has historically seen high intake during the summer months due to “kitten season” and an annual increase in lost and stray pets. To encourage adoptions and make necessary space in…

May 24 2019 / Read More »
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Gulf Cable hiring event tomorrow – Friday, Feb. 24 Information sessions, tours and interviews at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Gulf Cable, located in the Santa Rosa County Industrial Park, is currently seeking applicants to fill multiple full-time (12-hour shift) positions at their new manufacturing facility. A recruiting event will be held onsite Fri., Feb. 24,…

Feb 23 2017 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose 

    A couple was devasted when they both lost their jobs and were left with a mountain of debt. Just when they were coming to terms with it all, their septic tank collapsed and the…

Jul 19 2020 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose 

    My parents taught me at an early age to help others. In fact, the church we attended, had a children’s mission program where mission-education turned into mission-action. Our youthful, energetic group frequently performed community…

Jun 14 2020 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Woodlawn Beach boat ramp closes for pier replacement

Replacement of the Woodlawn Beach boarding dock pier will begin Mon., Apr. 6. The project includes demolition and removal of the existing pier, and reconstruction of the pier with catwalks and terminal platform in the same…

Apr 3 2020 / Read More »
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Talking turkey about Thanksgiving fire safety

Thanksgiving is a day set aside for expressing gratitude, sharing with others and spending time with loved ones. However, Thanksgiving is also an exceptionally dangerous time of the year for house fires. According to U.S. Fire…

Nov 19 2018 / Read More »
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JHS Graduation

Tuesday-To finish a school year like no other, the JHS Class of 2020 got to have a graduation like no other. Traditionally, graduation has been in the gymnasium at JHS. However, due to Coronavirus guidelines, this…

Jun 24 2020 / Read More »

Tax Collector Offers Saturday Hours for Driver License Transactions ONLY

Scott Lunsford, Escambia County Tax Collector, announces that Saturday driver license transactions will be available by appointment only on June 13, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at our Marcus Pointe location, 6451 North “W”…

Jun 11 2020 / Read More »
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Santa Rosa County Sample Ballot

SANTA ROSA COUNTY SAMPLE BALLOT August 18, 2020 | Primary Election Official Primary Election Ballot, August 18, 2020 Superintendent of Schools Karen Barber REP David Gunter REP Michael Alan Thorpe REP   Commissioner-District 5 Randal Lane…

Aug 3 2020 / Read More »
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Celebrate Freedom 5K and 1 Mile Run

Where? Bray Hendricks Park When? Saturday, July 4th-8am Cost? $25 day of race https://dobsonduo.weebly.com/21st-annual-celebrate-freedom-5k-runwalk.html…

Jul 2 2020 / Read More »
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Santa Rosa County Sample Ballot

SANTA ROSA COUNTY SAMPLE BALLOT August 18, 2020 | Primary Election Official Primary Election Ballot, August 18, 2020 Superintendent of Schools Karen Barber REP David Gunter REP Michael Alan Thorpe REP   Commissioner-District 5 Randal Lane…

Aug 3 2020 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose 

    A couple was devasted when they both lost their jobs and were left with a mountain of debt. Just when they were coming to terms with it all, their septic tank collapsed and the…

Jul 19 2020 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose 

    My parents taught me at an early age to help others. In fact, the church we attended, had a children’s mission program where mission-education turned into mission-action. Our youthful, energetic group frequently performed community…

Jun 14 2020 / Read More »
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Wreaths Across America In Jay

Wreaths Across America is a national program that provides wreaths to civic organizations to place on Veterans’ gravesites all across America. Each December, in communities just like ours, citizens get together to honor veterans by placing…

Dec 28 2018 / Read More »

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