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Jay High Graduation Photo Gallery


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 at the state FFA competition in Orlando in June.

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.

Biggest Jay Pro Rodeo Ever!


Ted May Arena-The Jay Pro Rodeo celebrated its 20th anniversary this year and did so with a record turnout. The rodeo, which is a nonprofit organization that gives 100% of proceeds back to the community, is a two night event. On Saturday, the 20 year sponsors and the charter members of the event were recognized […]

82nd EREC Annual Meeting is Virtual

EREC’s 82nd annual meeting will be held virtually on April 24 at 10 a.m. as a safety precaution due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A link will be provided on, and information will be posted on Facebook prior to the start time for members to access the meeting.“Safety for our members and employees is top […]



Don’t miss out of JHS’ Drama Department’s latest production, “Grease.” There are four showings left at the historic JHS auditorium. Saturday, 4/10 at 7pm Sunday 4/11 at 3pm Saturday 4/17 at 7pm Sunday 4/18 at 3pm

Florida Forest Service urges caution if residents choose to burn outdoors

MILTON, Fla. – As northwest Florida is starting to reach the peak of its year-round wildfire season, officials with the Florida Forest Service are asking residents to be careful if they choose to burn yard debris. Burning Setbacks Piles greater than 8 feet in diameter require an authorization. You may call (850) 957-5700. Piles less […]


Milton, Fla.- The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County has issued a rabies alert for Pace area. The alert is in response to a report of a positive test result for rabies in a raccoon on April 2, 2021. The rabies alert will be in effect for the next 60 days.An animal with […]

Coon Hill 5k a Huge Success (Photo Gallery)


The first day of spring brought a spirit of renewal at the Coon Hill Day 5K on Saturday. The event set several records for participants and finish times. Overall winner, Leonardo Cornelius of Tallahassee, set a course record of 17:42. This was 14 seconds faster than the previous record set by Dr. Craig Henry in […]

Coon Hill 5 K

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            Here’s the online registration link:   Why support this event? Read below.   Below information compiled by Matthew Dobson – Coon Hill Board Trustee & Jay Historical Society President Like the page à Facebook page:   We want you to know a bit of the history of Coon Hill, the cemetery, and […]