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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 by following the link below. https://www.fhsaa.org/sites/default/files/attachments/2020/04/20/node-48906/fhsaa_coronavirus_update_-_4-20-20_final_final.pdf

Living With Purpose

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    There is an old cemetery where there’s a grave which has inscribed upon its headstone just one word— “Forgiven”. There’s no name, date of birth or death. There’s no epitaph, no eulogy—just that one word, “Forgive”. I have discovered, this is the biggest thing that can be said of any person, or written […]

Seniors Recognized

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JHS-To bring attention to the class of 2020, JHS placed signs out in their seniors’ yards. The signs read, “We are proud of our seniors.” With the conclusion of their senior year, the class of 2020 is in limbo due to the Coronavirus.With the federal government rolling out plans to reopen states back up, there […]

Jennifer Arn selected as Santa Rosa Countyemployee of the quarter

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Jennifer Arn, kennel tech III and lead liaison for the animal shelter’s foster program, was selected as employee of the quarter for Santa Rosa County. Jennifer has been instrumental in helping create new programs for the animal shelter such as Doggy Day Out, Puptails at Ollie’s, Bark at Brew Angels and Pack Walks. She also […]

The State of Florida Issues COVID-19 Updates

ALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The State of Florida is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware regarding the status of the virus, the Florida Department of Health will issue this update every day, seven days per week.Governor Ron DeSantis is in constant communication with Florida Division of Emergency […]

National Lineman Appreciation Day

April 13, 2020 – Today is National Lineman Appreciation Day and a time to honor all the brave men and women who work hard to keep power flowing to our communities.  Line crews work around the clock, sometimes in difficult and dangerous conditions, to keep the lights on. Whether they’re restoring power after a major […]

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 most memorable moment was in front of a packed home […]

Living With Purpose

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    Impossible is a word by the average person for things they cannot do. It really has no meaning for a dreamer or doer. Many of the things that are accomplished, important, and meaningful today, were by yesterdays standards marked as “impossible”. To the person without faith and ambition, “impossible” is an insurmountable wall. […]

The State of Florida Issues COVID-19 Updates

The State of Florida is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware regarding the status of the virus, the Florida Department of Health will issue this update every day, seven days per week.Governor Ron DeSantis is in constant communication with Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared […]

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 footprint. A handicap-accessible parking space will also be included. Construction is expected to last four to six weeks; the […]