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Royals over Jags 4-1

The Central Jags traveled to Jay for baseball Monday night.  The Royals came out on top 4-1.    D. Peek (Central) , J. Smith (Jay), and T. Pierce (Jay) each had two hits.  Peadon (C), Miller & Burgess (J) had and RBI each. Pitching highlights: J. Majors (J) 5.0 innings with four strike-outs, D. Peek […]

Living With Purpose


    One of my most memorable activities of childhood was fishing with my grandfather. He passed away, but not before we made some fishing memories that are sure to appeal to the most avid angler. There’s a fishing story found in a passage from John 21 that always intrigued me as a child and […]

Santa Rosa County recognizes PIO’s Sarah Whitfield as Employee of the Year


rah Whitfield has been awarded Santa Rosa County’s Employee of the Year for 2017. Sarah was selected from the four employees of the quarter for 2017 including Nancy Dungan of Public Works, Erica Grancagnolo of Grants and Special Projects and John Haynes of Emergency Communications. All four employees will be recognized by the board of […]

Jay High Art Students Win Big

CONGRATULATIONS!!!   JHS Art Department had a great showing this weekend at the All County Arts Festival at Riverwalk in Downtown Milton. The following students placed in the show: Katelyn Starosta – 1st place for Beginning Art (Drawing of Haiti portrait) & PSC Outstanding Achievement Award Kimmy Small – 2nd place for Digital Art & PSC Honorable Mention […]

Pace and Patterson Lane construction begins Mar. 12

Construction for the Pace Lane and Patterson Lane drainage improvement project in Pace will begin on Mon., Mar. 12. Portions of Pace Lane will be open to local traffic only during the installation of stormwater piping. Barricades with “Pace Lane closed, local traffic only” signs will be in place during construction. The project, by contract, […]

Royals Baseball Falls to Canes

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E FLMT 4 0 0 2 3 0 2 11 9 1 JAY 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 5 11 4   Royals lost to the Flomaton Canes last night in Jay.  Flomaton started the game with four runs to jump start their team.   Stats […]

Pics from Jay Community STEAM Event


On February 27  Jay High School along with Jay Elementary welcomed in over 900 members of the Jay community and school district leaders for their first ever Jay Community STEAM Event. STEAM is an educational acronym that all Santa Rosa District Schools implement. S=Science, T= Technology, E=Engineering,A=Arts, M=Mathematics. The purpose of the night was to […]

Florida-friendly lawn care classes from UF/IFAS Extension Services


It’s possible to have a great lawn using Florida-friendly methods. Learn about the right timing and methods for fertilizing and weed control, proper irrigation, and other practices for your lawn from Mary Salinas, residential horticulture agent in the UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension Office. This free class will be offered on two different days in […]


The Milton Parks and Recreation Department is on a mission to find the “BEST CUPCAKE” around! On March 10th, the first ever Milton Cupcake Bake Off will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at the Guy Thompson Community Center.  Bakers can compete in one of four different categories – novice, professional, youth/teen for ages 10-16, […]

JHS/JES Host Family STEAM Night


Please join Jay High School and Jay Elementary School for our Family INNOVATE STEAM Night on February 27th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  Parents and students will learn about Santa Rosa County’s STEAM initiative and see many STEAM activities.  Hands on Activities will be displayed by the Pensacola MessHall.  Jay High School and Jay […]