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COVID Vaccine Update 

COVID Vaccine Update Santa Rosa County Public Safety officials continue to work with the Santa Rosa County Department of Health and area healthcare providers including Ascension/Sacred Heart and Baptist Health Care to schedule residents 65 and older for COVID vaccines.  Since Mon., Jan. 4, call takers including employees from other constitutional offices and volunteers, have […]

Jay Christmas Parade (with pics)


Jay Christmas Parade On Saturday, December 5th, the Town of Jay will be hosting their annual Christmas parade. Immediately following the parade, Commerce Street in Downtown Jay will be open for a Christmas festival known as “Joy in Jay.” This is the town’s second year of hosting the festival event. On display will be Santa’s […]

Cold weather shelter open nights, Mon., Nov. 30 and Tues., Dec. 1

A cold weather shelter for the homeless and/or heatless will open nights Mon., Nov. 30 and Tues., Dec. 1 at Ferris Hill Baptist Church, 6848 Chaffin St. in Milton. Those who would like to stay at the shelter must arrive between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. No one will be admitted after 8:30 p.m. unless brought […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Roast Turkey and Stuffing

From our family to yours, we hope you have a very happy Thanksgiving!

Santa Rosa County Sample Ballot


SANTA ROSA COUNTY SAMPLE BALLOT August 18, 2020 | Primary Election Official Primary Election Ballot, August 18, 2020 Superintendent of Schools Karen Barber REP David Gunter REP Michael Alan Thorpe REP   Commissioner-District 5 Randal Lane LynchardREP Colten Wright REP School Board- District 2 Elizabeth Hewey   Clifton Buddy Hinote   School Board-District 4 Charles […]

Celebrate Freedom 5K and 1 Mile Run


Where? Bray Hendricks Park When? Saturday, July 4th-8am Cost? $25 day of race

Town of Jay Fireworks


The Town of Jay will be celebrating Independence Day with fireworks on July 3rd at Bray Hendricks Park.

JHS Graduation


Tuesday-To finish a school year like no other, the JHS Class of 2020 got to have a graduation like no other. Traditionally, graduation has been in the gymnasium at JHS. However, due to Coronavirus guidelines, this year’s graduation was held at Merle V. North. Congrats graduates and good luck!

City of Jay Hosts Food Drive


Jay-On Thursday, the City of Jay passed out 10,000 pounds of food to people in the area. Residents from Santa Rosa and Escambia counties received free food at Bray Hendricks Park in Jay. City Manager of Jay, Eric Seib, setup the event. Coaches from JHS also helped as well as a few students. “The Jay […]

Woodlawn Beach boat ramp open


 The Woodlawn Beach pier replacement is substantially complete. Minor maintenance activities may be ongoing for a short period but the boat ramp is fully open. The project, which began Apr.6, was completed by Dale’s Marine Construction and included demolition and removal of the existing pier and reconstruction of the pier with catwalks and terminal platform […]