WEEK 13 Thursday, Dec. 1 Bills at Patriots, 7:15 p.m., Amazon Sunday, Dec. 4 Steelers at Falcons, Noon, CBS Broncos at Ravens, Noon, CBS Packers at Bears, Noon, Fox Jaguars at Lions, Noon, Fox Browns at Texans, Noon, CBS Jets at Vikings, Noon, CBS Commanders at Giants, Noon, Fox Titans at Eagles, Noon, Fox Seahawks at Rams, 3:05 p.m., Fox Dolphins at...
By Doug Stauffer Sept. 11, 2001: the first enemy attack upon American soil since Pearl Harbor. World attention immediately focused on the innocent victims of the attack and the first responders who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Until recently, another heroic part of the story remained classified and hidden from public...
Caring for Those that Cared for Us The holidays are here and once again, we are most thankful to live, work and play along the Emerald Coast. It is also time to remember to spend time with those that have cared for us. The holidays can be a depressing time...
Then the Baytowne Countdown!  Twinkling lights, skating on ice, magical tunes and streets filled with sparkle, tinsel, holly and jolly beckon your inner child to “believe” in the magic of the holidays all over again. Kids know it and we know it, too! The wonder of Santa and the holiday...
Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) is pleased to announce that 16 Raider athletes have been named as members of the Florida College System Activities Association’s (FCSAA) 2021-2022 All-Academic Team. The FCSAA is a statewide non-profit corporation that regulates, coordinates, and promotes intercollegiate activities in athletics, brain bowls, forensics, model united...
By Gueary Clendening Many years ago, My wife, Linda, and I lived in Illinois. Memories of driving to southern Illinois to spend Christmas with her family are truly cherished! On one particular Christmas, we left on Christmas Eve, driving down on Interstate 57. We traveled at night and had the...
By Kim Schneider Do you ever feel like your room is too small or your furniture is crammed in your space? When your footprint is small, everything in the room matters. With a few cleverly placed items and good design choices, you can actually fool the eye and make your...
Area resident, Amelia Cooley, is age 4 and currently battling Leukemia. But, her love of animals helps her to keep going. So, her wish to be a zookeeper was granted this summer as the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Zoo Miami teamed up to make Amelia’s dream come true. Amelia, along with...

ECCAC Toy Room

Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center is creating a toy room for their families and agency partners to “shop” for children from newborn up to 18 years old. Bring unwrapped gifts, and Christmas wrapping paper for the gifts, by Nov. 30. Check out gift ideas to purchase for all age...

Thankful Travel

By JoDell Haverfield, Have Travel Memories One of my favorite quotes is “TRAVELING leaves you SPEECHLESS, then turns you into a STORYTELLER.” By Ibn Battuta. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and you’re already counting your blessings. It can be so easy to get consumed by life’s daily demands, but it’s...