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Living With Purpose


Except for communities like Jay, we live in a generation that knows little about farming and agriculture, though we’re heavily dependent upon those who work the land. I read a story about two young farm kids who were sent out to sow corn in the family garden behind their shed. Their father had already prepared […]

Jay Tennis Tourney Winners(Pics Added!)


Women’s Doubles: Savanah Kersey and Emily Russell Men’s Doubles: Benji Russell snd Toby Russell Mixed Doubles: John David Reeder and Emily Russell Men’s Singles: David Bradley Women’s Singles: Savanah Kersey CHECK BACK FOR PICS OF THE WINNERS!!!!

Fireworks and Your Pet

associate the noise, flashes and burning smell of fireworks with celebration. As a result, fireworks can cause a great deal of stress for some pets. Be sensitive to their situation and use caution as unexpected behavior may be displayed by your pet while trying to escape from the loud noises including jumping a fence to […]

Jay’s Schedule for the 4th of July

JAY INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION ACTIVITIES: Saturday, July 4th, 2015 Jay City Park 16th Annual 5k Run & One Mile Run hosted by Matt Dobson 8am at Jay City Park Click here to register:…/16th-annual-celebrate-freedom-5k-ru… Softball Tournament hosted by Mike Adams 8am – until at Jay City Park Call 850-336-1818 to sign up My Father’s Arrows […]

July Events @ Your Library ®

Library Closures Libraries will be closed on Friday & Saturday, July 3 & 4 in observance of Independence Day. Libraries will resume normal business hours on Monday, July 6. Libraries will also be closed on Thursday, July 16 for staff training. No items will be due on this day. Summer Reading Program through July 17 […]


The Guy Thompson Community Center, formerly known as the Milton Community Center, has a number of events taking place for older active adults. The Milton Parks and Recreation Department has recently added even more activities for active senior adults. Tai Chi classes begin at 5:30 p.m. every Friday evening. This is an opportunity for anyone […]

Northwest Florida Water Management District Adds 58 Campsites to Its Online Reservation System

HAVANA – The Northwest Florida Water Management District has added 58 campsites to its online camping reservation system. These campsites are located along the Apalachicola, Escambia, and Choctawhatchee rivers. With these new additions, there are now 88 campsites within 28 areas available to reserve online for free. “One of the District’s priorities is making the […]


After a very successful 12 concerts to start the Bands on the Blackwater concert series, the City of Milton Parks Department is excited to announce another seven concerts this fall to round out a very successful season. The series will take a brief hiatus while we wait for the weather to cool before things heat […]

16th Annual Celebrate Freedom 5K Run/Walk and One Mile FunRun


16th Annual Celebrate Freedom 5K Run/Walk and One Mile Fun Run “A Hometown race with Hometown Hospitality” Course: The race starts and finishes at the Jay City Park. The course is scenic running through the neighboring countryside and looping around the local Jay Elementary and Jay High School campus. The last half of the course […]

Independence Day Office Closures

The following offices and departments are closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours of operation resume Monday, July 6. · Santa Rosa County Board of Commissioners with the following exceptions: o The Santa Rosa Library System and Animal Shelter are also closed Saturday, July 4 o The Central Landfill is open […]

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