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Sep 12, 2023

Out and About

I was out and about at Juana’s Good Time Regatta this weekend. Kaitie Kiger covered the event on Saturday in a chase boat and I went out on a chase boat Sunday to take pictures.
This was the team at Juana’s/Sailors Grill’s 33rd year organizing and running this event, which is a tremendous asset for our community.

Aug 29, 2023

Meet Elijah Nall, the student behind the camera at Pace

Elijah Nall got involved with the Pace High yearbook as a freshman. It just seemed like a logical move. His sister was on the staff there and he figured it would be a good way to get into something where he already knew someone.

Aug 28, 2023

Brian Out Loud

In my days as a Boy Scout, our go-to fundraiser was selling candy bars. And unlike a bad team’s plans to win a championship, it never failed us.

Aug 22, 2023

Out and About

I was sad to hear of the passing of Don Salter. He was on the Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners for twenty years and would be there now if he was re-elected in 2020. He has contributed to the betterment of our county during his time on the commission.

Aug 3, 2023

Skanska loses appeal in barge fight

A federal appeals court Wednesday rejected a construction company’s attempt to limit liability after barges broke loose and damaged the Pensacola Bay Bridge during Hurricane Sally in 2020.

Jul 31, 2023

For God’s Sake: God deserves our best

Guest preachers have an advantage over the resident preacher. A guest preacher can drop in, speak boldly to a congregation on some controversial issue, then go home leaving the resident preacher to deal with a brewing firestorm.

Jul 31, 2023

Can we please get down to business?

If you think a “Housewives of (insert county name here)” show is entertaining, you haven’t been to a Santa Rosa County board of commissioners meeting or a Milton City Council meeting lately. In fact, we think TV producers are missing a huge opportunity here in our county. It wouldn’t be difficult to make a series out of the theatrics; they would just have to pal around with Commissioner James Calkins for all the drama they could ever want.

Jul 25, 2023

Could an alternate wastewater treatment plant site be in store for Milton?

The City of Milton said “yes” to spending the money to do environmental studies on two properties that may be suitable for effluent disposal.

Jul 25, 2023

DeSantis is in a car accident on his way to Tennessee presidential campaign events but isn’t injured

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in Chattanooga, Tennessee, say a car accident involving Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis happened when traffic slowed down and caused four cars in his motorcade to hit each other. DeSantis’ 2024 Republican presidential campaign confirms he was involved in the accident on Tuesday while traveling to Tennessee campaign events and says he […]

Jul 24, 2023

For God’s Sake: Lessons in importance of prayer

“You do not have because you do not ask,” says the New Testament letter of James as it chides its readers for their prayerlessness, “You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly to spend it on your passions. You adulterous people!”

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