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Paul Grover Passes Away

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The Jay community mourns this week with the news that Paul Grover lost his battle with cancer on Wednesday night. Grover had been battling cancer for several years. Before having to leave work due to illness, he was serving as the head girls basketball coach at Jay High School. He had also served 2 seasons […]

Freedom 5K run in Jay


Celebrate Independence Day this year by running or walking in the 17th Annual Celebrate Freedom 5K and one mile Fun Run on Monday, July 4, 2016. The 5K starts at 8:00am and the one mile will start immediately after the 5K; approximately 9:15am. The race starts and ends in the Jay City Park. Patriotic awards […]

Mishoe Receives Terrace Scholar Athlete Award


Victor Mishoe was selected as the first recipient of the Terrace Scholar Athlete Award. The awards includes a proclamation, a medal, a plaque displayed inside The Terrace in Jay, and a $2,000 scholarship. The Terrace Athlete Award will be an annual award presented to a Jay High School student who excels in academics, athletics, leadership, […]

Jay FFA Rank in the Top at State Competition


The Jay High FFA traveled to Orlando recently to compete at the state level.  The middle school team competed several times to make it to the finals.  The group ended up 4th in the state!   Congratulations to our very own, Madelyn Godwin, for being elected as District 1 President! Madelyn Godwin, daughter of Gary and […]

Prevent heat-related illnesses


High pressure combined with a very moist atmosphere will result in high afternoon heat indices in the 108 to 110 range for Friday afternoon. Slightly cooler temperatures return on Saturday as a weak cold front moves in from the south. Summer heat waves can be dangerous, and Santa Rosa Emergency Management urges residents to take […]

Jay-Fidelis Rookie League All-Stars to play in State Tournament in Athens, AL


The Jay-Fidelis Rookie League All-Star Team recently won the AL District 7 Cal Ripken 8U District Tournament at Tom Byrne Park in Atmore, AL, and will represent the district at the 2016 Alabama 8U Cal Ripken State Tournament in Athens, AL from June 24-28.  Donations are being accepted to offset costs including travel expenses, such […]

Town of Jay 4th of July Tennis Tournament


When- July 1st, starting at 4pm July 2nd, starting at 9am July 3rd, starting at 9am Where- Jay City Park Registration Deadlin- Friday, June 24th *$25 per person for first event, $5.00 per additional event * Each person must provide one can of new tennis balls for initial match *Application form can be found at […]

Living With Purpose


    In a rural town where most people know everyone’s business (at least most of it), there’s a real sense that it’s your duty to help people. I don’t have the research to prove it, but based on my experiences, small town America possess this character trait more than big city dwellers. That’s not […]

Weekend Happenings…and beyond!


Friday June 3 Bands on the Blackwater-7pm-9pm Below is the schedule of free movies at the Ridge Cinema 8 in Pace. This can be found also on their Facebook page.



Wednesday, June 1st is the last day of school for students in Santa Rosa County. Teachers’ last day is Friday, June 3. Time for some fun in the sun, a summer job, or maybe a vacation or two. Check the site for free summer activities and events in Santa Rosa all summer long.