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Santa Rosa County – The Santa Rosa Education Foundation has announced the five semifinalists selected from 33 school nominees for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to Jennifer Confusione, Bagdad Elementary; Kristen White, Each Milton Elementary; Amanda Hutchins, Jay Elementary; Tracy Fischetti, Navarre High; Trish Johnson, Russell Elementary.  The SREF Teacher of the Year […]

Letita Kim Grenier

Letitia “Kim” Grenier, age 55 of Milton,FL . passed away January 8, 2017 in Pensacola,FL. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and friend to those that knew her She was preceded in death by parents Jackie and Ollie Joan Oconnor. She is survived by her sons, Cody and Jeremy Grenier sister, Tina Brake. And […]

State Champions Return


On Thursday, 1/12, several members of the Lady Royals’ back to back state championship basketball teams returned to JHS to be honored during pre-game festivities of the Jay vs. Flomaton basketball game. Jay won back to back state championships in 1995 and 1996. The former players and coaches were recognized in front of a good crowd at […]

Second and Third Fridays with UF/IFAS Extension”Microplastics” Jan. 13 and 20 at 10 a.m.


UF/IFAS Extension presents monthly topics of interest to residents on the second and third Friday of each month. This month’s topic will be “Microplastics: Tiny pieces causing big problems in our waters.” Join Chris Verlinde, UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County Sea Grant Extension agent, to learn about the impacts associated with microplastics pollution in our […]

Living With Purpose


  While attending an arts festival several years ago I noticed two paintings on large canvases. They were impressive due to their size and intricate details. But it was the contrasting elements that caught my eye the most. They were both sheep pictures. The first one was a summer scene with a beautiful landscape that […]

Santa Rosa BOCC Commission Regular Meeting

The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners will hold a commission regular meeting in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, on Thurs., Jan. 12 at 9 a.m. Please see the interactive agenda with backup supporting documents. This meeting will also be streamed live and archived at that same link.

George W. Palmer


George William Palmer, Jr. George Palmer, Jr. passed away Friday, January 6, 2017 due to recent health complications. George, also known by his many friends and family as Dinky or Hotwheels, was 63. He was born in Century, FL on October 10, 1953 to Ola and George Palmer, Sr. He was preceded in death by […]

JHS to Honor Back-to-Back State Champions


On Thursday, 1/12, Jay High School will be honoring the members and coaches of the 1995 and 1996 Lady Royal State Champions. The former players and coaches will be honored pre-game of the varsity girls game against Flomaton. Over the two seasons, the Lady Royals were 47-19. Schedule for Thursday is as follows: 5:30 JV […]

Prep Scores

Girls Jay (7-6) 41 Northview 30 Ponce De Leon 66 Central 28 Boys PHS 47 Pace 42 Jay 72 Northview 51 Washington 61 Milton 21 Central 62 Ponce De Leon 46

Jay Cheerleaders Perform in Sugar Bowl!


  While other students were relaxing during the holidays, the Jay High School Varsity Cheerleaders were in New Orleans practicing for their Sugar Bowl performance. The squad, coaches, and parents spent five days and four nights in the city practicing for the half time performance, participating in the Sugar Bowl parade, touring the Mardi Gras […]