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Monday, August 13th, 2018

Dispatches from the Local Wrestling Scene

The spot follows Frost to a chain link cage where he tosses his shades and black jacket to the referee. As he climbs into the ring, the cage is secured after him. The 6’1”, 260-pounder bounces from foot to foot, shaking out his neck and shoulders; eyeballing the opposite corner for “Scarface” Waylon Barley to appear...
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Sunday, July 15th, 2018

By Samantha Lambert

Stearns came to Fort Walton Beach with his parents when he was just three months old. He grew up on Middle Drive in the Garniers Beach area. He visited his childhood home on the day of this interview and relished in the nostalgia the house brought back...
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Monday, July 2nd, 2018

By Samantha Lambert

Arnold started teaching at Walton Middle School in 2015. There was not an art program in place, so she was able to create one. That first year, she had five classes of 6th grade Visual Arts. The next year, she was able to add...
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Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Running to "Fight for the People of Northwest Florida"

This is the first in a series of profiles on the candidates running for Matt Gaetz’s seat in Florida’s 1st Congressional District. Phil Ehr, a retired U.S. Navy Commander and former Republican, has his eye on the Democratic nomination...
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Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

By Samantha Lambert

The RV industry began to grow after World War II, and many in today’s RV industry began producing their products in the 1950s and ‘60s. According to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), more than nine million households now own an RV...
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Friday, December 8th, 2017

More - Much More - at Claytoonz.com

Most cartoonists are still clinging to life where they draw the cartoons and someone else takes care of the rest. They don’t create websites or even know how to correctly share their work on social media...
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Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

"One of the Friendliest Communities I Have Ever Been In"

Chief Ryan was sworn in as Fort Walton Beach’s Police Chief on July 5, 2016. “I knew as young as 12 or 13 that I wanted to be a police officer,” he says. “I grew up in Norfolk, Virginia, and my Dad worked with Norfolk police officers, so I was around them a lot..."
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Thursday, October 19th, 2017

On the Recent Blue Marlin - Pelican Merger and More

Jerry jumped right in with insightful and honest answers to help buyers, sellers and vacationers in their search for the perfect property in our area...
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Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Jean Celebrates 90 Years in a Big, Big Way

Jean met her husband John during high school, while he was attending the University of Florida. John was living with a family who were moving to Williston, and he stopped by to ask Jean out. They dated for a year and were married in September 1947...
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Monday, September 11th, 2017

U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

Ken and his wife bought the Reveille II Charter Boat and the iconic Reveille Motel from Destin fishing legend Captain Trammel in 1977. For two years, Ken was both a major in the Air Force and a Captain in the Destin Charter Fleet until he opted to give up his life as a pilot of planes and go full time into piloting fishing trips...