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2017 WFLF Escambia County Student Poetry Contest Winners »

  West Florida Literary Federation, Inc. has announced the winners of the 2017 Escambia County Student Poetry Contest. A near record number 611 entries in this year’s contest garnered the…

Apr 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Bands on the Blackwater »

Get ready to kick your weekend off this Friday; Bands on the Blackwater presented by McKenzie Motors will feature Modern Eldorados on May 5th. South Willing St. will come alive…

Apr 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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Santa Rosa Library System opens Genealogy LibraryOpen House to be held May 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. »

You can now trace your ancestors’ history at the Santa Rosa County Library System’s Genealogy Library located at 6275 Dogwood Drive in Milton, next to the county’s Extension Office. The…

Apr 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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Updates From Regional Track Meet »

Carissa Mulford (JHS) won 1st place in discus at the Region 1A track meet in Jacksonville. She  threw 102’7″. She will be advancing to the state track meet in Brandenton,…

Apr 25 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…

Apr 25 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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Living With Purpose  »

    I once read the story about a preacher who was traveling across the countryside with a friend that was in the business field. At one of their many…

Apr 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Great American Clean-up »

Santa Rosa County, FL – April 17, 2017 – The Santa Rosa Clean Community System, Inc. will be joining the rest of the Keep America Beautiful Affiliates and volunteers across…

Apr 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

FLOMATON HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY FAIR »

FLOMATON HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY FAIRApril 26, 2017 8:00am-2:00pm Open to the Public from 8:00-11:00am The major focus of the Flomaton High School History Fair  highlights the research of the students,…

Apr 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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Get involved in Santa Rosa County 4-H! New member meeting April 29 from 11 to 2 »

Santa Rosa County 4-H will hold a meeting for new and prospective members at the Santa Rosa County Extension Office, April 29, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is…

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SANTA ROSA WIC PRESENTS THE 2017 WALK FOR MOMMY & ME »

Milton, FL – The 2017 “Walk for Mommy & Me” will take place on Saturday, April 22, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon at Carpenter’s Park on Munson Highway in Milton.…

Apr 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Schools

2017 WFLF Escambia County Student Poetry Contest Winners »

  West Florida Literary Federation, Inc. has announced the winners of the 2017 Escambia County Student Poetry Contest. A near…

Apr 28 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…

Apr 25 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

FLOMATON HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY FAIR »

FLOMATON HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY FAIRApril 26, 2017 8:00am-2:00pm Open to the Public from 8:00-11:00am The major focus of the Flomaton…

Apr 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Sports

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 »

Subway All-Star Basketball »

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@ PSC-The most talented high school senior basketball players could be found at Pensacola State College on Friday night. The annual all-star basketball game features the best seniors from Santa Rosa, Escambia, and Okaloosa counties. Pictured are JHS’ senior girls Jorja Agrait and Carissa Mulford.…

Mar 10 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Above The Rim FCA Recipients »

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Jorja Agrait and Blayne Miller both represented the Lady Royals and the men’s basketball teams for Jay, respectively.  The FCA event is held annually at the First Baptist Church in Pensacola. The event, which celebrated its 20th year on Monday, fed every boys and girls basketball…

Feb 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Mother Nature shortens Winter Nationals »

Racing action at the South’s Finest Dirt Track ended abruptly Saturday night as fog limited the drivers visibility.Due to the unforeseen weather, racing for the remainder of the night had to be cancelled and the top qualifiers in the NeSmith Crate Late Model and NeSmith…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Watson places 3rd at State »

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Jay High School’s Haylee Watson placed 3rd with a total weight of 320 at State Weightlifting Competition.Haylee is the first girl from Jay High to place at the state level.  Way to go!!…

Feb 4 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Obits

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 »

Elizabeth Smith »

Elizabeth G. Smith age 67 of Jay, FL passed away March 28, 2017 at home surrounded by her family.  She was born November 17, 1949…

Mar 31 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Elizabeth Smith »

Elizabeth Smith age 67 of Jay FL passed away Tuesday March 28. 2017 in Jay FL. A visitation will be held from 6-8 pm Friday…

Mar 30 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Addie Ruth Gomillion »

Addie Ruth Gomillion, 84, a native of Jay, Florida died March 25, 2017 in Century, Florida. Mrs. Gomillion was preceded in death by her parents,…

Mar 25 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 

    I once read the story about a preacher who was traveling across the countryside with a friend that was in the business field. At one of their many stops the businessman took out a…

Apr 23 2017 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose 

    I once had the humbling opportunity to lead a worship service (chapel) for a group of military service member’s just weeks before they were to deploy to a foreign country. I had served as…

Apr 11 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 »
Business

Santa Rosa Education FoundationAnnounces Nominees forSanta Rosa Rookie of the Year 2017

The Santa Rosa Education Foundation invited every school in the Santa Rosa School District to nominate one teacher for the Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year award. All full-time teachers in their third year or less…

Apr 10 2017 / Read More »

Council considers permanent slow speed, minimum wake for Riverwalk area

MILTON, FL March 7, 2017 During the March 6, 2017 Executive Committee meeting the Milton City Council voted to consider permanently activating the slow speed, minimum wake zones for boater restricted zones 2 C and 2…

Mar 7 2017 / Read More »
Events

Bands on the Blackwater

Get ready to kick your weekend off this Friday; Bands on the Blackwater presented by McKenzie Motors will feature Modern Eldorados on May 5th. South Willing St. will come alive at 7 p.m. with out of…

Apr 26 2017 / Read More »
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Santa Rosa Library System opens Genealogy LibraryOpen House to be held May 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

You can now trace your ancestors’ history at the Santa Rosa County Library System’s Genealogy Library located at 6275 Dogwood Drive in Milton, next to the county’s Extension Office. The Genealogy Library has its own dedicated…

Apr 26 2017 / Read More »
Events

Bands on the Blackwater

Get ready to kick your weekend off this Friday; Bands on the Blackwater presented by McKenzie Motors will feature Modern Eldorados on May 5th. South Willing St. will come alive at 7 p.m. with out of…

Apr 26 2017 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose 

    I once read the story about a preacher who was traveling across the countryside with a friend that was in the business field. At one of their many stops the businessman took out a…

Apr 23 2017 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose 

    I once had the humbling opportunity to lead a worship service (chapel) for a group of military service member’s just weeks before they were to deploy to a foreign country. I had served as…

Apr 11 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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