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Baptist Health Care Selects Keith Strickling to Serve as Jay Hospital Administrator

Baptist Health Care Selects Keith Strickling to Serve as Jay Hospital Administrator PENSACOLA, FLA. (March 1, 2023) – Keith Strickling has been selected to serve as the Administrator of Jay Hospital. Keith has over 27 years of experience in the health care field. All those years have been spent working for Baptist Health Care.Keith has […]

EREC Lineworkers Commit to Career 

EREC Lineworkers Commit to Career  (Jay, FL)  Lineworkers often work non-traditional hours, outdoors in difficult conditions.  While the job does not require a college degree, it does require technical skills, years of training and hands-on learning.  Becoming a journeyman lineworker can take more than 7,000 hours of training because working with high-voltage equipment requires specialized […]

Santa Rosa’s 1st Place High School Essay…

Abriana McMath Pace High School How the Magna Carta Lit Liberty’s Torch: An Examination of the Magna Carta’s Influence on Our Founding Fathers and Current Policies “A republic, if you can keep it.” This was Dr. Benjamin Frankin’s response to a query about what type of government the United States would have. After the failure […]

JHS Alum Takes Position with FSU Softball

Mattie Cochran, 2022 Jay High graduate, will be working with and assisting the Florida State Softball Team this season. While serving as a softball team manager, Mattie will be able to be around the sport she loves so much and one that she has been so successful at. Cochran was the starting pitcher for the […]

Jay Elementary Teacher of the Year

Amanda deGraaf was selected by the faculty at Jay Elementary as this year’s teacher of the year. Amanda teaches 4th grade. Congratulations Mrs. deGraaf!

Jay High Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Alicia Clark for being selected as JHS’ Employee of the Year by the faculty and staff.

Williamson picks Rudman

The very popular Jayer Williamson, former District 3 State House Representative has made his decision on who will is supporting to fill his seat. Williamson has publicly endorsed Dr. Joel Rudman over Mariya Calkins. The primary vote, which will almost certainly decide the winner of the race ultimately, is on August 23rd. Below is his […]

Brian Watson Named Royals Head Football Coach

Jay High School didn’t have to look far to find their new head football coach. 1992 JHS graduate Brian Watson was named to his “dream” job on Tuesday to an auditorium full of young football players. Watson is currently the head softball coach  (17th year) and head girls basketball coach(4th year) at Jay. “To be […]

Jay’s Alayna Lowery Signs With UWF

JHS- On Monday, Jay High’s Alayna Lowery signed a letter of intent to play softball for the University of West Florida. “It is always a great day when a player from our programs signs a college scholarship, but it’s extra special when it’s to our local powerhouse college!” stated head coach Brian Watson. Lowery, who […]

Thank a Lineman on April 12 – and Always

We honor our linemen and all lineworkers for their hard work, dedication and sacrifice  America’s electric cooperatives designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day. Today, Escambia River Electric Cooperative honors the dedicated men and women who often work in challenging and dangerous conditions to keep the lights on. We proudly recognize […]