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SWAT Youth to Host Event

Milton, Fla. – Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT), the Tobacco Free Santa Rosa Coalition and the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida Program are raising awareness about the dangers of smokeless tobacco – like chew and dip, during Through with Chew Week. This public awareness campaign was created to reduce the use of smokeless […]

Teaching Spots and Flip Flops

Milton, Florida: Santa Rosa Schools is hosting a teacher recruitment event, “Teaching Spots & Flip Flops”. Those interested in securing a teaching position for the 2018-2019 school year are invited to attend. The event will provide an opportunity to learn more about Santa Rosa Schools, meet teachers, administrators, and even have a screening interview that […]

John Haynes selected as Santa Rosa County Employee of the Quarter

Emergency Communications Center Shift Supervisor John Haynes has been awarded Santa Rosa County’s Employee of the Quarter. Haynes is well-known for displaying a great attitude toward his daily job requirements as well as when the center is busy with emergencies and challenges.  Haynes was recently promoted to the role of shift supervisor in the county’s […]

Students Visit State Capital


Youth Tour program gives teens an opportunity to learn about state government and electric cooperatives  Escambia River Electric Cooperative took 10 juniors from its service area to Tallahassee, Florida, on February 7 – 8 to learn more about their state legislature and electric cooperatives. ​Participants included Gabby Chavers, Lane Hoffman and Logan Hoffman from Central […]

UF’s Florida Youth Institute science summer camp seeks high school applicants


GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida high school students have the opportunity to experience college life at the University of Florida while learning how the agricultural, natural and life sciences impact their families and communities around the world.  Rising high school juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply for the Florida Youth Institute (FYI), a week-long summer […]

Living With Purpose


    Of all the treasured possessions we have here on earth, friendship is one of the things that rise above all others. I don’t know of anyone who has not at some point in their life, depended on someone to help them successfully navigate through a difficult circumstance. A true-blue friend will be sincere […]

Milton’s Senior Activities

  WEEKLY SENIOR ADULT ACTIVITIES AT THE GUY THOMPSON COMMUNITY CENTER  Join the fun at bingo every Thursday at 1 p.m.    The City of Milton’s Senior Program wants to remind you every Thursday at 1 p.m. they gather for a fun time play bingo at the Guy Thompson Community Center!  Bingo will last until […]

Coon Hill 5K – Get Registered!


Local Jay resident, runner, and Coon Hill Cemetery Trustee Matthew Dobson, will coordinate the Coon Hill Day 5K and Half Mile Fun Run as a fundraiser for the preservation and restoration of the Coon Hill cemetery located south of Jay. The Coon Hill Community came into existence around 1820 near a big spring of fresh […]

Lady Royals face Tigers in First Round


On Tuesday the Lady Royals (14-9) will travel to Frerport to face Chipley in the first round of the district tournament. The Lady Royals are the 3rd seed which pits them against the #2 seeded Chipley Tigers . The Lady Royals have lost twice to Chipley this season, however both games were within reach. The […]

State Weightlifting Results


Panama City- Jay High School was well represented by Haley Watson on Friday at the FHSAA State Weightlifting meet. Haley placed 2nd in her weight division in the entire state. Congratulations Haley on this tremendous accomplishment!