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Jay FFA Places Third at State »

Orlando-Jay High’s FFA was well represented last week at the state convention held at Caribe Resort. The middle school chapter placed 3rd in the Opening and Closing  Ceremony competition. The…

Jun 20 2021 / No Comment / Read More »
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JHS Senior Carson Walters becomes school’s first… »

JAY HIGH SENIOR CARSON WALTERS IS FIRST NATIONAL MERIT FINALIST IN SCHOOL’S HISTORY   Jay High School Senior, Carson Walters, is the winner of the National Merit Auburn University Scholarship.…

Jun 14 2021 / No Comment / Read More »
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Living With Purpose »

As circumstances would have it, I was approached by two different people concerning personal requests. One asked if I would perform a small wedding ceremony on the beach in Destin.…

Jun 11 2021 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sidney Nowling named Santa Rosa’s Rookie Teacher of the Year »

Sidney Nowling, a Jay High School alumni, was surprised by Karen Barber, Santa Rosa County Superintendent, to find that she was selected as Rookie of the Year. Nowling, who teaches…

Jun 2 2021 / No Comment / Read More »
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Benjie West named principal at JHS »

On Wednesday afternoon, Dr. Karen Barber, Santa Rosa County Superintendent of Schools, introduced Benjie West as the new principal at Jay High School, pending school board approval. West, who is…

May 26 2021 / No Comment / Read More »
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JHS FFA Banquet »

South 22-On Thursday, Jay High’s FFA held their annual award banquet. A meal was provided, awards were given, and seniors were recognized. Sponsor Kaylen Findley expressed her pride in this…

May 20 2021 / No Comment / Read More »
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JHS Sports Banquet »

This year’s sports’ banquet will be held in the JHS Auditorium at 6pm on Friday, 5/21. There will be no food served.…

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Lady Royals fall short in Championship »

Clermont-The Jay High School Lady Royals have much to be proud of. Reaching the state championship game is an unrealistic goal for most teams. Winning a regional or even a…

May 20 2021 / No Comment / Read More »
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Lady Royals Advance!!! »

@ Clermont-On Tuesday the Lady Royals left no doubt who the better team was in the state semi-finals game by dispatching the Gators from Wewa, 7-2. Jay(24-5) had three home…

May 18 2021 / No Comment / Read More »
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Jay FFA Places Third at State »

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Orlando-Jay High’s FFA was well represented last week at the state convention held at Caribe Resort. The middle school chapter…

Jun 20 2021 / No Comment / Read More »

JHS Senior Carson Walters becomes school’s first… »

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JAY HIGH SENIOR CARSON WALTERS IS FIRST NATIONAL MERIT FINALIST IN SCHOOL’S HISTORY   Jay High School Senior, Carson Walters,…

Jun 14 2021 / No Comment / Read More »

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JHS Sports Banquet »

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This year’s sports’ banquet will be held in the JHS Auditorium at 6pm on Friday, 5/21. There will be no food served.…

May 20 2021 / No Comment / Read More »

Lady Royals fall short in Championship »

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Clermont-The Jay High School Lady Royals have much to be proud of. Reaching the state championship game is an unrealistic goal for most teams. Winning a regional or even a district championship would be satisfactory for most softball programs and coaches…but JHS Softball isn’t most…

May 20 2021 / No Comment / Read More »

Lady Royals Advance!!! »

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@ Clermont-On Tuesday the Lady Royals left no doubt who the better team was in the state semi-finals game by dispatching the Gators from Wewa, 7-2. Jay(24-5) had three home runs and exploded into the FHSAA State Championship game on Wednesday at Legends Field in…

May 18 2021 / No Comment / Read More »

Softball Bracket »

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Royals Softball headed to Final Four »

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Thursday-Well, it took two days longer than anyone expected, but the Lady Royals softball team finally punched their tickets to the final four. The Lady Royals’ regional championship against Holmes County was scheduled for Tuesday night but due to inclement weather for two straight days,…

May 14 2021 / 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 friend from my childhood and teen years came to me years later as a broken and humble man. He had lived what many called, “life in the fast lane” and he had run…

Apr 18 2021 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose

    If you’ve ever had the flu, you know the symptoms well—fever, muscle aches, runny nose, and more. For the flu and other physical disorders, symptoms do not differ much from person to person. With…

Mar 14 2021 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Thank a Lineman on April 12 – and Always

We honor our linemen and all lineworkers for their hard work, dedication and sacrifice  America’s electric cooperatives designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day. Today, Escambia River Electric Cooperative honors the dedicated…

Apr 12 2021 / Read More »

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 »
Business

Thank a Lineman on April 12 – and Always

We honor our linemen and all lineworkers for their hard work, dedication and sacrifice  America’s electric cooperatives designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day. Today, Escambia River Electric Cooperative honors the dedicated…

Apr 12 2021 / Read More »
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Jay Alum Hired as Head Football/AD at Chipley

Jay High School class of 2002 graduate Marcus Buchanan was named head football coach and athletic director at Chipley High School. Buchanan has been coaching at Milton for the last 4 years and had coached at…

Feb 18 2021 / Read More »
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JHS FFA Banquet

South 22-On Thursday, Jay High’s FFA held their annual award banquet. A meal was provided, awards were given, and seniors were recognized. Sponsor Kaylen Findley expressed her pride in this year’s group as many are competing…

May 20 2021 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose

    A friend from my childhood and teen years came to me years later as a broken and humble man. He had lived what many called, “life in the fast lane” and he had run…

Apr 18 2021 / Read More »
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Living With Purpose

    If you’ve ever had the flu, you know the symptoms well—fever, muscle aches, runny nose, and more. For the flu and other physical disorders, symptoms do not differ much from person to person. With…

Mar 14 2021 / 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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