A look back at 2017
By Congressman Bradley Byrne As we head into 2018, I want to take a minute to look back at some of the highlights from a very busy and productive 2017. 2017 marked the start of a new era in Washington, D.C. as President Donald Trump was sworn in. With the House and the Senate both in Republican hands, this led to the rare occurrence of a totally unified federal government.…
What ever happened to … ?
What I’m about to write could be said about almost any restaurant anywhere; I happened to be in a Pensacola restaurant when the idea for this column took hold. As I looked around the room, I noticed a couple of men with caps on. In the restaurant. At the table. As they were eating. Now, this is not the first time I’ve seen this and not just in Pensacola. It’s…
Mother made holidays special
By Nina Keenam My mother went to her heavenly home in 2005, but Christmas holidays especially bring her to mind. For years after my daddy passed away, she loaded her car with gifts and goodies and headed to our house to spend Christmas with my family. Those visits lasted about two weeks. When we saw her packing up to return home, we always protested, but to no avail. She said…