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Santa Rosa Beaches and restaurants to close at midnight tonight

Santa Rosa County has enacted an emergency measure to close Navarre Beach and the pier, and to limit restaurants to take out and delivery only, effective as of midnight tonight, Fri., Mar. 20. This closure includes all of Navarre Beach from the Santa Rosa County line to the east and Gulf Islands National Seashore border […]

Santa Rosa County suspending intake of animals by owner surrender

Santa Rosa County Animal Services is suspending intake of animals by owner surrender until further notice. Residents are asked not to pick up stray animals unless they intend to foster them. If a stray is seen, call the animal shelter at (850) 983-4680 to give the animal’s description and location. Strays brought in by residents […]

Coronavirus Update…


Thursday- As of  3/19, by order of Govenor DeSantis, all Florida schools are closed through April 15. Originally, Santa Rosa County’s Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick had announced that March 30 would be the start date, giving students an extra week of spring break. On the sports side of things, the FHSAA’s last Cornonavirus update […]

Santa Rosa County Libraries changing hours and operations

Normal operating hours for all Santa Rosa County Libraries will continue through 5 p.m. on Fri., Mar. 20. Beginning Sat., Mar. 21, libraries will be closed to the public until further notice. To minimize potential exposure to patrons and staff, the libraries are implementing the following procedures beginning Mon., Mar. 23: Returning items When returning […]

Living With Purpose


    In the first quarter of 2020 a virus called COVID-19 or Coronavirus began a global outbreak. It started in China and spread to other parts of the world as people traveled internationally. It has become pandemic for many countries, including the United States. The Governor of Florida has directed the Florida Division of […]

Baker Wins Soggy Track Meet


@ Jay-Jay hosted its second track meet of the year on Tuesday and both the boys and girls teams finished second to Baker. Central placed third in both meets.

JHS’ Boys and Girls BBall Teams Rank 1st in State


Monday-Jay High School has much to be proud of following the 2019-2020 basketball seasons for both the boys’ and ladies’ teams. The Lady Royals, lead by 2nd year coach Brian Watson won the district title, his second in a row and the boys basketball team, lead by head coach Hank Hullet, defeated Central to make […]

Royals Track @ Baker (3/3)


Royals stifle Canes


@ Jay- On Friday night, in the cold, the Jay Royals (2-0) came back and outlasted their rivals from Alabama, the Flomaton Hurricanes (3-2), 7-4. A big 5th inning helped the Royals seal the deal. Next up for the Royals is March 6, at Flomaton High School. First pitch scheduled for 6:30pm. Flomaton 1 1 […]

Living With Purpose 


    One of the reasons we do not admit or confess our sins is we don’t believe God is as gracious as the Bible says He is. Some people either say or think to themselves, “God will never forgive me for what I’ve done”. There is nothing in this modern, high-tech world that prepares […]