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Lady Royals Shine at District Weightlifting

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@ Baker-On Friday, Baker hosted the district girls weightlifting meet and Jay was well-represented. 10 ladies will be advancing to regionals next Friday and two won district in their weight class, Ella Nelson and Raven Fretwell. 

Living With Purpose

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    If the kind of Christian life you are living is grinding you down because of its pace, perhaps you’ve been relying on your own strength. It might seem the rope that holds you together is about to break. Maybe you’ve neglected your prayer life and dependence on God? It’s time to end the […]

Recycling program resumes Feb. 3 in Santa Rosa County

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Santa Rosa County will resume its recycling program the first week of February and to help ensure it is successful, county staff will be taking extra steps to ensure collected recyclables are not contaminated with non-recyclable garbage. Due to the high volume of contaminants collected when the county previously participated in recycling, staff will visually […]

Lady Royals down Bulldogs

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@Jay-The Lady Royals held on to avenge an earlier-in-the season loss to Freeport on Thursday night, 44-38.

First Judicial Circuit to hold Driver’s License Clinic to Assist Participants in Restoring Driving Privileges

The First Judicial Circuit will host a Driver’s License Clinic on Friday, March 6 to assist individuals whose licenses have been revoked, suspended, or cancelled. The event will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building in Pensacola.    ​ Staff from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and […]

ESCAMBIA COUNTY VETERANS COURT IN NEED OF MENTORS

Escambia County Veterans Treatment Court, January 10, 2020: Escambia County Veterans Treatment Court Judge and veteran of military service, the Honorable Gary Bergosh, resolves to build on previous program success by bolstering the Veteran Mentor program with a kick-off event at the Artel Gallery of Pensacola on January 29, 2020 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. […]

SEMIFINALISTS for SANTA ROSA TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Santa Rosa County, FL – Santa Rosa Education Foundation has announced the five semifinalists selected from 33 school nominees for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to Ginni Rushing, Holley-Navarre Intermediate; Elizabeth Mann, Oriole Beach Elementary; Tish Boozer, Santa Rosa Online; Ashley Carter, Sims Middle; Courtney English, West Navarre Intermediate. The SREF Teacher of […]

UF/IFAS 2019 Peanut Butter Challenge a success

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With 1,296 jars of peanut butter for a total weight of 2,431 pounds, the 2019 Peanut Butter Challenge was a success thanks to the partnership between UF/IFAS Extension, the Florida Peanut Producers Association, the Florida Peanut Federation and local support. The Florida Peanut Producers Association and Florida Peanut Federation contributed an additional 1,776 one-pound jars […]

Living With Purpose

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    From the beginning of time up to this modern day, there are some who choose to make a living off the land. These fine people call themselves farmers. They are a risk-taking kind of folk, because they plant seeds and find themselves trusting the Good Lord will send an abundance of rain and […]

FLORIDA, IT’S THE LAW

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – January is Move Over month and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) urges all motorists to move over for emergency and service vehicles stopped along the roadway. Preliminarily in 2019, there were 182 crashes and over 20,000 citations issued for motorists failing to move over. FLHSMV and the […]