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SANTA ROSA’S STUDENTS WORKING AGAINST TOBACCO (SWAT) RECRUITING NEW MEMBERS

Milton, FLA. – The Santa Rosa County Chapter of Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT), Florida’s statewide youth organization, is recruiting new members, grades 6-12.  SWAT is a united movement of empowered youth working towards a tobacco free future. The mission of SWAT is to mobilize, educate, and equip Florida youth to revolt against and de-glamorize […]

Have a safe and fun Independence Dayin Santa Rosa County

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The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office will present an Independence Day fireworks show at 9 p.m. on July 4, soundside at Navarre Beach Marine Park’s east end. The pyrotechnic demonstration will be held rain or shine. Residents are reminded to allow plenty of time to find parking and remember to leave pets at home. […]

Texting and Driving a Primary Offense Starting July 1

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) is leading Florida’s Put It Down: Focus on Driving campaign to ensure all motorists are aware of the state’s new regulations regarding wireless communications while driving and reminding everyone to never drive distracted. In conjunction with the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida […]

Tri-County Softball Needs Support 

The Tri-County Little League Minor 10U Softball All-Star team coached by Jeff Hawthorne & Lisa Smarr claimed the District 1 Championship this past week with a 4-0 & 11-1 win over Defuniak. This win also clinched the Sectional Championship, advancing them straight to the state tournament beginning July 5 near Ft. Myers.The team is looking […]

Magic and Origami at Public Library

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On Tuesday, Yasu Ishida entertained Jay youth with his hilarious magic tricks, storytelling, and origami. Come out on Tuesdays at 1pm at Jay Public Library to join the fun this summer!

NASA Astronaut Comes to Jay Public Library

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Dr. Don Thomas NASA Astronaut came to the Jay Public Library on Tuesday to share his experiences with kids. Dr. Thomas was turned down three times by NASA but worked hard and never gave up on his dreams. Dr. Thomas flew on the Columbia and Discovery missions. Students were able to get to know Dr. […]

Fun At Your Local Library

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Come out to the Jay Public Library at 1:00 on Tuesdays this summer for a space adventure for kids grades K-5.  This Tuesday kids enjoyed a blast off celebrating the moon landing with different hands on stations including balloon races, moon phases, and moon imprints.  Preschoolers 3yr to 5yr can enjoy story time on Mondays […]

Santa Rosa Animal Services reduces adoption rates for the summer

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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 the shelter, adoption fees are reduced through August 31. A $10 adoption fee for kittens and cats includes spay […]

Santa Rosa Animal Services launches barn cat program

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Santa Rosa County Animal Services is launching a barn cat program to place hard-to-adopt animals in a safe and comfortable habitat. A barn cat program places fully vetted healthy cats into safe, independent living spaces such as a barns, warehouses or factories – at no cost to county residents – to help fill important jobs […]

End of Watch Memorial Ruck Honors Fallen Officers

MILTON, Fla.- On Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 4:00pm the End of Watch Memorial Ruck will conclude its 150 mile ruck in honor of the officers who lost their lives in 2018 at the Santa Rosa County Fairgrounds Arena. The finish line event and memorial ceremony is open to the public. The event will feature […]