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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

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 […]



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 […]

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 […]