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Jay Softball Named Academic Champions by FHSAA »

Big News for Jay High School. The 2017 Softball Team was named the FHSAA 2017 Academic Team Champions in Class 1A with a TEAM GPA of 3.496. Best Win of…

May 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Roy Simmons »

Roy Simmons age 87 of Jay,FL passed away May 19, 2017 in Century. He was preceded in death by Parents. Steve and Jessie Simmons Sisters. Candice PickensMerel Allen Brothers. Charlie…

May 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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Living With Purpose »

    American Country music singer and songwriter Joey Feek was a loving, faithful, Christian woman with many talents. She passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer. I heard…

May 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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Disaster preparedness guide available online »

Santa Rosa County Emergency Management’s latest all-hazards disaster guide is now available online and starting the week of May 29 at county offices and libraries, local chambers of commerce and…

May 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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18th Annual Celebrate Freedom 5K Run/Walk – Jay, FL »

“A Hometown race with Hometown Hospitality”Course: The race starts and finishes at the Jay City Park. The course is scenic running through the neighboring countryside and looping around the local…

May 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Jay Seniors Net 1.7 Million in Scholarships »

Jay High Senior Awards day was incredible with the amount of scholarship monies earned.  Many students were honored with scholarships and awards.  Volunteer service medals were awarded to numerous seniors.…

May 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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Special Election Information »

Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections Tappie Villane announces important information regarding the Town of Jay special election to amend the town charter on May 23. Vote-by-mail (Absentee) A vote-by-mail…

May 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

4-H Tropicana Public Speaking Contest Winners »

The Santa Rosa County 4-H Program in conjunction with Tropicana provided local youth a chance to demonstrate their speaking proficiency before a group with the Annual 4-H Tropicana Public Speaking…

May 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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Larry J Cooley »

Larry J. Cooley age 67 of Berrydale, FL. went home to be with the Lord on May 10, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Berrydale, FL. He loved to…

May 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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Santa Rosa County Federal Credit Union raises $2,500 for local charity, Vision of Hope. »

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Steve German, the Credit Union president, presented Jane Simmons, the founder of Vision of Hope, with a giant check for $2,500. The funds were raised by…

May 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Schools

Jay Softball Named Academic Champions by FHSAA »

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Big News for Jay High School. The 2017 Softball Team was named the FHSAA 2017 Academic Team Champions in Class…

May 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Jay Seniors Net 1.7 Million in Scholarships »

Jay High Senior Awards day was incredible with the amount of scholarship monies earned.  Many students were honored with scholarships…

May 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

4-H Tropicana Public Speaking Contest Winners »

The Santa Rosa County 4-H Program in conjunction with Tropicana provided local youth a chance to demonstrate their speaking proficiency…

May 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Sports

Jay Softball Named Academic Champions by FHSAA »

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Big News for Jay High School. The 2017 Softball Team was named the FHSAA 2017 Academic Team Champions in Class 1A with a TEAM GPA of 3.496. Best Win of the Season.   Each team in the state submits  GPAs (Grade Point Average) for each…

May 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Herring and Agrait win at PSA Banquet »

- Last night at the Pensacola Scholar Athlete  Banquet, Destiny Herring and Jorja Agrait, were the winners in Softball and Track. This is an award that is “Special” in that they are competing with some of the best Student- Athletes in Escambia and Santa Rosa…

May 10 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Thornton and Mulford at State »

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Jillian Thornton and Carissa Mulford are representing JHS today at the IMG Academy, host of this year’s FHSAA State Track and Field Championships. Carissa was the Region 1 champion in discuss last week. Jillian finished 4th in high jump. Check back today for results. Carissa…

May 5 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

YOUTH FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING REGISTRATION UNDERWAY »

The City of Milton Youth Football and Cheerleading Program is ready to start its third year as a member of the Northwest Florida Youth Sports Alliance. Youth Cheerleading Registration for Youth Cheerleading is now through May 19 and the cost is $95 per person. This…

May 4 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Jay Hosts District Track Meet »

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4/11 @JHS-  Jay High School hosted their district track meet on Tuesday. Eight schools were represented  (Freeport, Paxton, Rocky Bayou, Baker, Central, P.C.A., Northview, and Jay). Both boys and girls competed in the all day event that began at 10:00am. Baker won both the girls…

Apr 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Obits

Roy Simmons »

Roy Simmons age 87 of Jay,FL passed away May 19, 2017 in Century. He was preceded in death by Parents. Steve and Jessie Simmons Sisters.…

May 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Larry J Cooley »

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Larry J. Cooley age 67 of Berrydale, FL. went home to be with the Lord on May 10, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of…

May 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Peggy Smith »

Peggy Joice Smith Porter age, 74 of Jay, Florida passed away May 2, 2017. She was born December 12, 1942 Fort Payne, Alabama to William…

May 4 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Sherwin Barlow »

U.S. VeteranSherwin Barlow age 60 of Jay FL passed away Monday April 10, 2017. He was a long time resident of Jay,FL and served in…

Apr 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Eula Mae Forbes »

Eula Mae Forbes age 75 of Jay.FL passed away April 6, 2017 She was preceded in death by her parents, James Paul and Wilma White,…

Apr 11 2017 / No Comment / 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 »

New business starting 

Meredith Wolfe notice of new business. I am running a photography business as Meredith Wolfe photography…

Oct 28 2016 / Read More »

Annual Neighborhood Yard Sale

Annual Neighborhood Yard Sale Saturday November 7th 7-2 Nowling Rd & Marvin Reaves Rd in Jay FL just past the Jay Fire Dept.…

Nov 3 2015 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose

    American Country music singer and songwriter Joey Feek was a loving, faithful, Christian woman with many talents. She passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer. I heard her in an interview four months…

May 21 2017 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose

    Our nation recognized the 66th National Day of Prayer on May 4, 2017. The faithful who ardently believe in the power of prayer took to community and local gatherings as a way to give…

May 7 2017 / Read More »
Lifestyle

FLORIDA HEALTH IN SANTA ROSA COUNTYRECOGNIZES CERVICAL HEALTHAWARENESS MONTH

MILTON, Fla.— The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County recognizes January as Cervical Health Awareness Month, a time to educate, encourage and empower women to visit their health care provider for information and screening…

Jan 18 2017 / Read More »

COON HILL CEMETERYVisitation Day

November 19.      9-3  • The Coon Hill Settlement consisted of a general merchandise store, stable, blacksmith shop, Pony Express Station, U.S. Post Office and a Church that alternated between Methodist and Baptist. • Coon…

Nov 17 2016 / Read More »
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Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year 2017!

  Congratulations to  Jennifer Hendricks   Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year 2017!   The Santa Rosa Education Foundation announced Jennifer Hendricks, a fourth grade teacher at Jay Elementary School, as the 2017 Santa Rosa Rookie…

May 11 2017 / Read More »
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Madelynn Holt Selected as State Finalist

Madelynn Holt, JHS’ 2016 Homecoming Queen, has been selected and will be competing in Florida’s Homecoming Queen State Finals. Homecoming queen’s from around the state will be competing against each other for scholarships and other awards.…

May 1 2017 / Read More »
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Disaster preparedness guide available online

Santa Rosa County Emergency Management’s latest all-hazards disaster guide is now available online and starting the week of May 29 at county offices and libraries, local chambers of commerce and local retailers including Walmart, Winn Dixie…

May 20 2017 / Read More »
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18th Annual Celebrate Freedom 5K Run/Walk – Jay, FL

“A Hometown race with Hometown Hospitality”Course: The race starts and finishes at the Jay City Park. The course is scenic running through the neighboring countryside and looping around the local Jay Elementary and Jay High School…

May 19 2017 / Read More »
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Disaster preparedness guide available online

Santa Rosa County Emergency Management’s latest all-hazards disaster guide is now available online and starting the week of May 29 at county offices and libraries, local chambers of commerce and local retailers including Walmart, Winn Dixie…

May 20 2017 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose

    American Country music singer and songwriter Joey Feek was a loving, faithful, Christian woman with many talents. She passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer. I heard her in an interview four months…

May 21 2017 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose

    Our nation recognized the 66th National Day of Prayer on May 4, 2017. The faithful who ardently believe in the power of prayer took to community and local gatherings as a way to give…

May 7 2017 / Read More »
Military

NAS Whiting Field Receives Award

 Congratulations to our very own Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field as the Fiscal Year 2015 winner of the USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25) award for overall excellence in community service.  This award recognizes a Navy command…

Mar 1 2016 / Read More »

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