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Win or lose, this U.S. men’s soccer team deserves our support

We! We believe! We believe that we can win! (At least, we hope we did….) We’re writing this the day before the United States’ men’s team plays Iran with a berth in the knockout round of the World Cup at stake.

We are thankful

We at Sandpaper Publishing have much to be thankful for, beginning with our members and readers. You fuel the passion we have for publishing three newspapers each week for three communities.

Voters choose change for Milton and Santa Rosa County

Election season is over – for a minute – and the politicians, politicos, media and social media savants are busy weighing the results. Locally – where people and their government most often interact – the 2022 election results could usher in dramatic change on both the Santa Rosa County Commission and the Milton City Council.

Dear People, who want a sewage treatment plant on Cooper’s Basin:

My name is Peggy Allen Tripp Turman, I am 83 years old and in the autumn of my life. God has blessed me with a good mind as to date. I have a concern about the Blackwater River I have resided on since 1966.

Out and About

Sandi Kemp
November 21, 2022
Sometimes we focus on what we don’t have, or situations we aren’t in, and we lose sight of what we do have and where we are. I know I have a lot to be thankful for – at all times – even when I’m wrapped up in the day-to-day busy-ness of life.

Brian Out Loud

Brian Lester
November 29, 2022
Cold rain and chilly air made things less than ideal for the first ever NCAA Division II playoff game at Pen Air Field on the University of West Florida campus two weeks ago. But the result the Argos were able to get here a on miserable mid-November afternoon more than made up for the weather.

For God’s Sake: Jesus is the reason for the season

Guest Columnist
November 29, 2022
I knew it was inevitable, the culture has long been drifting in that direction, and it is just a slogan, but I still cringed when I heard it used in this way. “This is the reason for the season,” a commercial for who-knows-what cheerily declared.

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