Tag - 10-24-2019 Issue

In Memoriam: Franko “Washboard” Jackson

We have lost a giant. I met Franko “Washboard” Jackson somewhere around 1987 when a mutual friend introduced us at Docie’s Dock at the former Staff’s Restaurant in Fort Walton Beach. I had a regular Friday and Saturday gig there. Franko started coming and jamming with me. We have been playing...

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PAWS and Effect

By Samantha Lambert   The first sound you hear when you step out of your car at Panhandle Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is that of many barking dogs. Step inside, and the sound continues as you head into the back of the building where the dogs are kept. All types of dogs come up to the front of...

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Baby Princess Shih Tzu Sloan

Submitted by Amanda Sloan, Shalimar Amanda tells Beachcomber she raised the Shih Tzu’s father and rescued her mother in Oklahoma. Princess was the runt of the litter, and her parents live with Amanda’s ex-husband in Oklahoma. “One unique thing about Baby is that her tongue is always hanging out,”...

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Art Galleries

Your guide to Art Galleries in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, Niceville, and Watersound.

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It’s happy hour in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Rosemary Beach, and Shalimar!


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