It’s no secret that nobody knows you better than your family and friends.
As Panama City Beach City Manager, Richard Jackson retires, two familiar faces aren’t afraid to dish out a few jabs on his expense.
News 13 sat down with former Panama City Beach Mayor, Philip Griffitts, and current Mayor, Gayle Oberst, for a trip down memory lane.
It was quite the trip; filled with years of stories, smiles, and lots of laughs.
“Each morning I go in Richard’s office and I say, “Is everything ok? Is there anything I need to know?” And he’ll look you straight in the face and say, “no.” I told him that I intended to go home one day and find out the whole city had burned and he just didn’t think I need to know it,” laughed Oberst.
That’s how the interview started. Jackson sat patiently with a smirk on his face while his friends poked a little fun.
Next, it was Griffitts’ turn.
“I was going to tell you about the time that he and I were in…No, I can’t tell you about that one…Or where we were…No, I can’t tell you about that one either” evaded Griffitts.
While Griffitts edited himself for the press, he
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