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Monday, July 17th, 2017

By Charles Morgan III

A year later, we moved again. My father had finished his book, and we set off for Atlanta and a new job. We knew nothing about Atlanta except that while it was geographically close to Birmingham, it was a far different political and racial climate than what we were used to...
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Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

By Chris Leavenworth

This past Monday, Judge Roger Vinson, with the District Court for the Northern District of Florida, ruled against a 34-foot, 70-year-old cross that stands in the middle of a public park in Pensacola. The cross, a glaring violation of the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause, was ruled unconstitutional and ordered to be removed within thirty days...
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Thursday, July 27th, 2017

By Joni Williams

“(It) was just what I needed to make the move down here,” says Bockler, who became a local resident once again as of April 1. McKay stayed true to his word, and the current and former 99Rock jocks wasted no time getting a band together that includes Habitual Offender’s former bass player Marcus Byrd and electric guitarist Michal Scott...
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Monday, July 24th, 2017

Appearing at Club LA in Destin July 27

Usually, when I write an interview, I try to erase my voice so whomever I’m talking to has the spotlight. Whether it is a household name or local hero, I want readers to feel like it isn’t about me on the other side of the phone, but the artist that has generously shared his or her time with Beachcomber...
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Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Parker Willingham Celebrates Album Release at Al's Beach Club July 26

Submitted by Jordan Hicks:Niceville native and country singer Parker Willingham takes the stage at Al's Beach Club on Okaloosa Island to celebrate the release of his debut album You Get Me Every Ti
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Friday, July 14th, 2017

Joni Williams Reports from Niceville

We showed up around 7 on a Saturday to find the regular and overflow parking lots already packed. Likewise, a good-sized crowd was taking over the front decks, and we had to move fast to find available seating inside the small pub. You’d expect flustered, but...