Michael Bannon Headshot
Jun 22, 2021

For God’s Sake: When a person comes to faith in Christ, God begins to change their appetite

Have you ever sat down in a restaurant, begun to read the menu and then realized you can’t afford to eat there?

My wife and I went shopping and, having a gift card, decided to eat dinner out. We were handed menus and I realized, “I can’t afford to eat here!”


Brian Lester Headshot
Jun 22, 2021

Brian Out Loud

There are a lot of reasons you are reading this column today. My interest in the once-great Chicago Tribune at a young age is one of them.

I say once-great because the Tribune is in the midst of being gutted. Its foundation is crumbling.


Jun 22, 2021

Tested mentally, Seward makes best of not-so-normal season

Jennifer Seward and her Samford teammates poured everything they had into each workout last fall.

They hoped the season would start on time amid the COVID-19 pandemic but also understood the reality that it might not happen.


Jun 22, 2021

Fort Pickens remains closed as rain floods park

The Fort Pickens Area of Gulf Islands National Seashore will remain closed through Thursday, June 24, for severe weather recovery operations.

Jun 22, 2021

Golfers gather to raise funds for A HOPE

The Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office and A HOPE held a Puttin Fore Paws charity golf tournament June 18 at the Club at Hidden Creek to raise money for a new spay/neuter clinic.

Jun 22, 2021

Photo of the Day

Robbie Sellers took today’s Photo of the Day of his son Landon enjoying the beautiful water of Navarre Beach. Have you ever tried stand up paddle boarding?

Jun 21, 2021

Bridge toll hearing called off

After the state Department of Transportation reinstated tolls Sunday, a hearing has been called off in a long-running legal battle about a Northwest Florida bridge.

Jun 21, 2021

Report: Crime drops again in Santa Rosa County

In a county that grew by more than 5,000 residents, the total crime index for Santa Rosa decreased by just over 8%, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement 2020 Annual Uniform Crime Report.

Jun 21, 2021

Hockey is a passion for Regan Rudzki

Wearing a heavy jersey and holding a hockey stick, Regan Rudzki stands out in the crowd on a steamy June afternoon on Navarre Beach.

There isn’t a sheet of ice in sight — only water, sand and sunshine — but Rudzki isn’t here to play hockey.


Jun 21, 2021

Brahms on Athlon’s All-SEC preseason team

Nick Brahms was named to the third-team All-SEC preseason team by Athlon Sports in late May.

Brahms is entering his fourth season of playing for Auburn after a redshirt year in 2017 and will be the team’s starting center.



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