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Living With Purpose


    Once a long time ago, a concert pianist entered the concert hall through a lighted marquee that bore his name. As he prepared for his rehearsal, an insignificant-looking man stepped up to him and said excitedly, “Tonight, we’re going to give a concert.”    “What did you say? No, I’m going to give […]

Magical Fun at Public Library


This last Tuesday Lee Botts a magician, performed  hilarious magic tricks while encouraging kids to read. Join the library every Tuesday for summer fun.

Lanace Turner Carden

Mrs. Lanace Turner Carden, age 94 of Century, FL passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Century Health and Rehabilitation Center in Century, FL.Mrs. Carden was born in Clarke County, AL, and had been a member of the Century community her lifetime. During her working years she worked as a nurse at Century Hospital. […]


Milton, FLA. – The Santa Rosa County Chapter of Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT), Florida’s statewide youth organization, is recruiting new members, grades 6-12.  SWAT is a united movement of empowered youth working towards a tobacco free future. The mission of SWAT is to mobilize, educate, and equip Florida youth to revolt against and de-glamorize […]

Have a safe and fun Independence Dayin Santa Rosa County


The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office will present an Independence Day fireworks show at 9 p.m. on July 4, soundside at Navarre Beach Marine Park’s east end. The pyrotechnic demonstration will be held rain or shine. Residents are reminded to allow plenty of time to find parking and remember to leave pets at home. […]

Texting and Driving a Primary Offense Starting July 1


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) is leading Florida’s Put It Down: Focus on Driving campaign to ensure all motorists are aware of the state’s new regulations regarding wireless communications while driving and reminding everyone to never drive distracted. In conjunction with the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida […]

Living With Purpose


    Is our country, the United States of America, still worth trying to save? Despite all the mistrust, godlessness, disrespect of individual liberties, and total disregard for authority during these days, I believe that our country is worth trying to save. It is not only worth saving, but the Christian, as citizen, has the […]

Tri-County Softball Needs Support 

The Tri-County Little League Minor 10U Softball All-Star team coached by Jeff Hawthorne & Lisa Smarr claimed the District 1 Championship this past week with a 4-0 & 11-1 win over Defuniak. This win also clinched the Sectional Championship, advancing them straight to the state tournament beginning July 5 near Ft. Myers.The team is looking […]

Magic and Origami at Public Library


On Tuesday, Yasu Ishida entertained Jay youth with his hilarious magic tricks, storytelling, and origami. Come out on Tuesdays at 1pm at Jay Public Library to join the fun this summer!

NASA Astronaut Comes to Jay Public Library


Dr. Don Thomas NASA Astronaut came to the Jay Public Library on Tuesday to share his experiences with kids. Dr. Thomas was turned down three times by NASA but worked hard and never gave up on his dreams. Dr. Thomas flew on the Columbia and Discovery missions. Students were able to get to know Dr. […]