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First day of school is Tuesday, August 10.

Celebrate Freedom 5K Event in Jay

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Celebrate Freedom 5K Event in Jay June 24, 2021  Jay Celebrate Freedom 5K Run/Walk Set for July 3rd   Contact:  Matthew Dobson, Race Director                   217-2603  Jay, FL – In its 22nd year the annual Celebrate Freedom 5K Road Race will once again commence in the small town of Jay, Florida on Saturday, July 3, […]

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 […]

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 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 […]



Jay, Fla. — It’s time to celebrate the diversity of Florida’s museums all month long! This year the Department of State has partnered with 160 museums in Florida and the Jay Historical Society and Museum are one of them. March of Museums is an initiative led by the Florida Department of State and celebrates the […]

Let’s Work Together to Save Money During Upcoming Hard Freeze

February 15, 2021 — Temperatures in the low 20s are predicted across our service area tomorrow morning. Frigid cold snaps like this put excess demand on power systems. To keep future power bills in check, remember this simple fact: when you use electricity can be as important as how much electricity you consume.Electricity use fluctuates […]



 Santa Rosa County, FL – Santa Rosa Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Barber, Santa Rosa School Board Members, and members of the Santa Rosa Education Foundation announced Annie Scott as the Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year 2022 during a surprise visit to her classroom this morning. Annie is a fifth-grade classroom inclusion teacher at […]

Benny Russell Park closed in February for improvements


Benny Russell Park, 5417 W. Spencer Field Road in Pace, will be closed in February for parking lot and sidewalk improvements. The playground will also receive annual maintenance, including repairs and painting. For information on alternative park locations, visit the county’s GIS web application. For questions, contact facilities management, 850-983-1940.