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Update on ECUA cans

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Residents in north Santa Rosa are still seeing ECUA trash cans on the side of the road. Most of which are still full of trash, going back to Christmas time. Most residents are aware that ECUA no longer has a contract with Santa Rosa, but some have been asking, “When will the cans be picked […]

Living With Purpose

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    It wasn’t until November 1983 President Ronald Reagan signed a bill making Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday. I can remember growing up reading about him in history books and news articles. In one sermon given by MLK, he states: “Before I was a civil rights leader, I was a preacher […]

Kersey steps down as Royals’ Football Coach

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Jay-Jay head football coach Melvin Kersey has stepped down as Jay’s football coach. Kersey has lead the Royals for the past 5 years and had a 19-32 record. Kersey, a JHS alumni, took the job in 2016 when then JHS head coach Kent Smith took the head coaching  job at Pace High School. After his […]

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A headline on a world news website read: “Rare Star of Bethlehem to Appear December 21st. It hasn’t been seen in almost 8 centuries”. Supposedly, the two largest planets in our solar system, SaturnandJupiter will align to create what’s sometimes referred to as the “Christmas Star” or the “Star of Bethlehem.” When the planets line […]

Changes to Florida/Alabama Shootout

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Due to Covid 19, there have been some changes to the basketball games on Thursday and Friday night. The new schedule is below. Thursday-12/17  5:30- Jay/ Pop Springs-Girls  7:00- Jay/WFB- Boys Friday-12/18  5:00- Jay/Flomaton- Girls  6:30- Jay/Flomaton-Boys

Royals/Bobcats Split

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@ Jay-The Royals hosted the Paxton Bobcats on Tuesday night. The Lady Royals struggled, while the boys got a very important early district win. Next up for the Royals is a trip to rival Northview on Thursday. Girls Paxton 53 Jay 33 Boys Jay 62 Paxton 41

Living With Purpose

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    What is the meaning of Christmas? It’s a time of happiness and family fun. It’s a time for Christmas trees, the wide-eyed looks of children as they contemplate the visit of Santa Claus, the pleasant aroma of home-baked cookies from Grandmaw’s kitchen, the towering stack of glittering Christmas cards that fill our mailboxes, […]

Living with Purpose

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    What is the meaning of Christmas? It’s a time of happiness and family fun. It’s a time for Christmas trees, the wide-eyed looks of children as they contemplate the visit of Santa Claus, the pleasant aroma of home-baked cookies from Grandmaw’s kitchen, the towering stack of glittering Christmas cards that fill our mailboxes, […]

54th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour goes virtual

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The 54th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour will be held virtually this year. While a typical farm tour sees around 200 attendees each year, the virtual tour is open for everyone to view from the comfort of their own home. The video tour is available for free on the UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County […]

Jay Christmas Parade (with pics)

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Jay Christmas Parade On Saturday, December 5th, the Town of Jay will be hosting their annual Christmas parade. Immediately following the parade, Commerce Street in Downtown Jay will be open for a Christmas festival known as “Joy in Jay.” This is the town’s second year of hosting the festival event. On display will be Santa’s […]