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Nov 21, 2022

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.

Apr 17, 2020

LETTER: Age protects no one from coronavirus

On behalf of the families who are grieving from the loss of a child due to the coronavirus, I would like to personally respond to Governor Ron DeSantis’ recent irresponsible comments. At a meeting…

Mar 24, 2020

LETTER: Class of 2020 will miss milestones

To the class of 2020, I wish we had known when our “last” would be our last. The last late night trip…

Dec 10, 2019

LETTER: We don’t need no education

It’s been a sorry week in Washington, my hometown. While the world is in high-stakes turmoil almost everywhere, a political civil war is underway with the Democratic party bent on taking control of t…

Oct 29, 2019

LETTER: Breaking down an editorial

Just a quick reaction to the “Our View” (“Allowing ’open carry’ of guns a bad idea,” Sunday, Oct. 20) edition. “Sabatini’s idea isn’t new.” Correct. It goes back to the founding of this country an…

Oct 4, 2019


God-given rights should apply Things my nineteen years of age son is able to do: He can live on his own. He can buy a house. He can get married. He can have a child. He can run a day care and care …

Jul 10, 2019

On heroism – an open letter to Jennifer King

The definition of “heroism” varies from culture to culture and person to person, but the one constant seems to hold a few key components: Virtue in the face of adversity. Courage in the face of a…

Jul 6, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: About those kids entering the U.S. illegally

While we all feel badly about these immigrant children it is not Congress’s job, nor ICE’s job, nor border patrol’s job, to babysit children. The parents put these children in this position, and it i…

Jul 6, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Electricity surcharge

Gulf Power is raising the cost of power to its customers by $8 per 1,000 Kilowatts to offset Hurricane Michael recovery costs. Shouldn’t customers be allowed to bill Gulf Power to cover the costs …

Jun 23, 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Fathers are important

Time has shown that the degradation of men and the role of fathers has had a hugely negative impact on the health of our society. Fathers, and men in general, are the ones who teach us how to push bo…
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