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Santa Rosa County recognizes PIO’s Sarah Whitfield as Employee of the Year


rah Whitfield has been awarded Santa Rosa County’s Employee of the Year for 2017. Sarah was selected from the four employees of the quarter for 2017 including Nancy Dungan of Public Works, Erica Grancagnolo of Grants and Special Projects and John Haynes of Emergency Communications. All four employees will be recognized by the board of […]

Pace and Patterson Lane construction begins Mar. 12

Construction for the Pace Lane and Patterson Lane drainage improvement project in Pace will begin on Mon., Mar. 12. Portions of Pace Lane will be open to local traffic only during the installation of stormwater piping. Barricades with “Pace Lane closed, local traffic only” signs will be in place during construction. The project, by contract, […]

Pics from Jay Community STEAM Event


On February 27  Jay High School along with Jay Elementary welcomed in over 900 members of the Jay community and school district leaders for their first ever Jay Community STEAM Event. STEAM is an educational acronym that all Santa Rosa District Schools implement. S=Science, T= Technology, E=Engineering,A=Arts, M=Mathematics. The purpose of the night was to […]

Florida-friendly lawn care classes from UF/IFAS Extension Services


It’s possible to have a great lawn using Florida-friendly methods. Learn about the right timing and methods for fertilizing and weed control, proper irrigation, and other practices for your lawn from Mary Salinas, residential horticulture agent in the UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension Office. This free class will be offered on two different days in […]


The Milton Parks and Recreation Department is on a mission to find the “BEST CUPCAKE” around! On March 10th, the first ever Milton Cupcake Bake Off will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at the Guy Thompson Community Center.  Bakers can compete in one of four different categories – novice, professional, youth/teen for ages 10-16, […]

JHS/JES Host Family STEAM Night


Please join Jay High School and Jay Elementary School for our Family INNOVATE STEAM Night on February 27th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  Parents and students will learn about Santa Rosa County’s STEAM initiative and see many STEAM activities.  Hands on Activities will be displayed by the Pensacola MessHall.  Jay High School and Jay […]

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 […]

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 […]