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Royal’s Running News

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Royal’s Running News (9/18/2018): The Boy’s and Girl’s race at Northview High School started with the sound of a horn. Northview, Flomaton, and Jay took off from the start competing in a blistering hot afternoon. The boy’s and girl’s race were led by the Royals. First place overall went to Jay High first-year runner Jonathan Ratliff […]

Prep Football: Week 5


Hard to believe that it’s already week 5 of the high school football season. Jay and Pace both won in week 4, while Milton lost a close one for their homecoming game. Week 5 is full of interesting matchups as well. Escambia Academy (3-1) @ Jay (3-1)—Game time 7:00pm Jay dug themselves quite the hole last […]

Living with Purpose


    The things of this world and our physical bodies are temporary and uncertain. Most of us are already taking medicine to patch up the holes in the temporary house in which we live. Despite all the patching we can do, our house (our body) will steadily grow old and become more and more […]

Escambia River Electric Cooperative Sends Crews to Help Brunswick Electric Membership Cooperative Recover from Florence


Jay, Florida, September 15, 2018 – Escambia River Electric Cooperative lineworkers are heading north to assist Brunswick Electric Membership Cooperative in Whiteville, North Carolina, restore power and repair damage caused by Hurricane Florence. Brunswick EMC is the second largest electric cooperative in North Carolina and serves nearly 97,000 members. About 87% of their membership is […]

Royals Win


The Jay Royals are 3-1 after defeating Wewa on the road, 30-22. Jay found itself down 14-0 in the first half. After intercepting a pass on defense, the Royals fumbled the ball on the play, giving the ball right back to the Gators.  Wewa scored on the very next play. After fumbling the first play […]



Seniors, do you have a computer you don’t know how to use that well?What about that new phone your children gave you to stay in touch? Well the Guy Thompson Community Center will be hosting a workshop to help you on Sept. 22nd. The AARP Mentor Up Workshop will feature University of West Florida student […]

UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension presents “Backyard Chickens


Experts from the UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County will offer a class on having your own backyard chickens Friday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. at the UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension Office, 6263 Dogwood Dr. in Milton. This class is free to attend without pre-registration. Prudence Caskey, UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County 4-H agent, will […]

Prep Football: Week 4


Prep games in week three for Milton, Pace, and Jay were all one-sided games. It was a good night for Milton and Jay, not so much for Pace. Week four appears to be full of much better match-ups. Jay (2-1) @ Wewa (2-1)—Gametime 7:00pm Last week Jay traveled to Meigs Middle School to face an […]

Prep Football: Week 3


Jay(1-1) @ Rocky Bayou (2-0) (Game being played at Meigs Middle School)—Gametime 7:00pm Last week Jay bounced back in a big-time way by defeating Cottondale 40-0. It has been a few years since Jay went to Cottondale and came back with a win. As discussed last week, Jay lost a heart-breaker of a game last […]

Jay’s Mike Adams for Electrician of the Year

– Klein Tools today announced it has selected six regional winners for its 5th annual Electrician of the Year award. The finalists, who represent the Northwest, Southwest, Central North, Central South, Southeast and Northeast regions, were chosen for their commitment to the electrical industry. In recognition of their professional achievements, safety excellence and community dedication, […]