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FCA Challenger Banquet

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On Monday night, football teams in Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties were welcomed to Pensacola First Baptist Church were the annual FCA Challenger Banquet was held. Recipients from each football team were recognized and received an award. The keynote speaker was Patrick Nix, former Auburn quarterback and father of current Auburn quarterback Bo Nix. Jay’s […]

Joy in Jay and Jay Christmas Parade Photo Gallery

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Cold weather shelter open Mon., Dec. 2

A cold weather shelter for the homeless and/or heatless will open Mon., Dec. 2 at Ferris Hill Baptist Church, 6848 Chaffin St. in Milton. Those who would like to stay at the shelter must arrive between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. No one will be admitted after 8:30 p.m. unless brought in by law enforcement. The […]

Living With Purpose

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    What started as a simple children’s lesson about the struggle between right and wrong, quickly turned into a child’s testimony of faith. While serving as pastor in a small country church I asked one of my deacons to provide a rope for the children to participate in a tug-of-war match simulating the struggle […]

JHS Hosts College and Career Day

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On  Wednesday, Jay High School hosted it’s fourth annual College and Career Expo. Jay 9th-12th grade students were able to speak with representatives from 24 colleges, all four branches of the military, and businesses. Additionally, JHS welcomed Central’s juniors and seniors to the event. Included in the list of participants were: Colleges: FSU, UWF, UF, […]

Santa Rosa County Animal Services launches Doggy Day Out

Santa Rosa County Animal Services is launching the Doggy Day Out program to pair members of the community with shelter dogs for daytime field trips. Outings can last from one hour to all day and can include a hike, puppuccino from a local coffee shop, or even lunch at a pet-friendly restaurant. “We’re excited to […]

Jay High Competition Squad Places First

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The Jay High School Competition Cheer Squad placed first this weekend in the Cheer Up for Charity Competition held at Tate High School.      Many schools, recreation teams, and gym teams competed in the event. Members of Jay’s team include front row;  Emerson Walters, Briana Dunsford, Hannah Diamond, Peighton Cobb, Catrina Crandall, Carly Willis, […]

Waste tire amnesty day to be held at Central Landfill

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The Santa Rosa County Environmental Department is partnering with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to hold a Waste Tire Amnesty Day Nov. 30, 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Central Landfill, 6337 DaLisa Road in Milton. A maximum of eight tires per Santa Rosa County resident will be accepted free of charge with a […]

Cold weather shelter open Nov. 12 and 13

A cold weather shelter for the homeless or heatless will be open Tues. night, Nov. 12 and Wed. night, Nov. 13 at Ferris Hill Baptist Church, 6848 Chaffin St. in Milton. Those who would like to stay at the shelter must arrive between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. No one will be admitted after 8:30 p.m. […]

Railroad crossing closed for repair at East Milton Rd

The railroad crossing at East Milton Road will be closed for repairs starting Wed., Nov. 13 at approximately 12 p.m. The crossing is expected to be repaired and back in service by mid-afternoon Fri., Nov. 14. The detour will be Opportunity Dr. to Industrial Blvd.