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Panama City, Florida is located in Bay County. Zip codes in Panama City, FL include 32417, 32406, and 32401. The median home price in Panama City is $129,900 which is roughly $77/per square foot. More Panama City information.

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1 hr ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

Local Man Begins Teaching Stress Reduction Class

Peter Snyder is a teacher of an MBSR class in Panama City. He says, "It was actually first developed for patients with chronic pain, then they started finding all these other effects that happened from the program which was depression, lower anxiety, better sleep, reduced chronic fatigue.

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3 hrs ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

Panama City #4 in Most Dangerous FL Cities

Panama City now ranked in the top five for most dangerous cities in Florida. Now locals are reacting after HomeSecurity Shield released the study naming Panama City number four in the state for dangerous cities.

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5 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Anniversary of Eloise is coming up

It was my first major hurricane, striking the Panhandle between Destin and Panama City with winds of 135 mph on the morning of Sept.

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10 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Bousquet column: Panhandle key to Rick Scott's re-election bid

The country song Where I Come From, an anthem of small-town pride, was blaring from speakers outside a Panama City Beach landmark on Friday morning. "I don't even know my natural father," he said.

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12 hrs ago | Mass Transit

FL: Reporter's 6-Mile Trip Takes 96 Minutes

Sept. 15--PANAMA CITY -- With the Bay Town Trolley recently under new management, I decided to take the trolley to work to experience the ride and talk to passengers. I learned many of the regular riders count on the service and are grateful it is here, but they also said the system has a long way to go to improve.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Community Members Take Strides For Cystic Fibrosis

Saturday morning community members gathered together at St. Andrews State Park for the Annual Great Strides Walk in support for cystic fibrosis. The event was brought to Panama City by Lori Bort, whose son, Gaven, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at just 10 days old.

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NJ.com

Miss America 2015: Florida and Delaware, the contestants who almost weren't

Brittany Lewis, at left, is Miss Delaware, but only after the first state winner was disqualified following her crowning. Victoria Cowen, at right, is Miss Florida, but only after a recount.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Gamedayr.com

FSU's Victoria Cowen Has Sights Set On Miss America Crown

Victoria Crown is a 21-year old Panama City, FL native pursing her master's in marketing at Florida State University. Crown is also pursing the title of Miss America in the upcoming pageant on Sunday, Sept.

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WJHG-TV Panama City

Port Panama City Prepares to Move For US-98 Flyover Project

The Port Authority administrative offices will soon have to move.It's one of several organizations affected by the new US-98 Flyover project. This move has two major parts, the expansion of the Sherman building, which is led by Kolmetz construction, and rerouting parking and other side work managed by Roberts and Roberts.

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St. Petersburg Times

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie catches Gov. Rick Scott's campaign bus, slams Charlie Crist

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie boarded Gov. Rick Scott's bus tour Friday and blasted Democrat Charlie Crist as a job-hopping, tax-raising career politician who can't be trusted. Teasing Floridians as "very polite people," Christie offered a morning crowd of Panhandle Republicans a taste of his and New Jersey's in-your-face style.

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Alabama Live

Berg Pipe's Gulf Coast steel mills land contract for Texas company's natural gas pipeline...

Two pipe manufacturing companies on the Gulf Coast have been contracted to make several tons of large diameter pipe for a natural gas pipeline project in Texas. Mobile's Berg Spiral Pipe and its sister company Berg Steel Pipe in Panama City, Fla., subsidiaries of Germany's Europipe Gmbh, will jointly produce some 480,000 net tons of pipe for Energy Transfer Partners.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

PCB Council's Salary Doubles

Panama City Beach City Council members voted Thursday night to give themselves a significant pay increase. Council members will now make more than double their current salary.

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Examiner.com

Miss Florida wins Tuesday night's preliminary Miss America swimsuit competition

Sporting a Catalina swimsuit, Miss Florida Victoria Cowen won Tuesday night's preliminary swimsuit competition at the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City. Her victory earned her a $1,000 scholarship.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Locals Protest Southerland's PC Office

People lined the street outside Southerland's Panama City campaign office on Highway 77 holding signs and waving to supporters. Organizers have concerns with Southerland's vote against a paycheck fairness act which is currently in the senate.

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WTVY Dothan

Florida Department of Health in Bay County Recognizes Dr. Neal Dunn,...

Dr. Neal P. Dunn, MD, FACS, has been named Bay County's Public Health Hero and will be recognized at the next Bay County Board of County Commissioner's meeting on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. As Bay County's Public Health Hero, Dr. Dunn has greatly contributed to the overall improvements for public health issues in Bay County. The public is encouraged to attend this meeting and show support for Dr. Dunn.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Two Arrested on Drug Charges

Panama City Police arrested 33-year-old William Brandon Woodard and 31-year-old Jacqueline Renee Harvison after a traffic stop revealed the car was stolen. Law enforcement says Woodard also gave them a fake name.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Body of swimmer found in Panhandle lake

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla.- Authorities have recovered the body of a man who went missing when he swam after a boat that became untethered from an anchor on Lake Powell near Panama City Beach. Search teams found the body of 47-year-old Mark Digesu on Monday.

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Marine News

Eastern Holds another Double Event for Hornbeck Offshore

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. announced another "double event" in Panama City, Florida. On Friday, August 8, 2014, the christening and subsequent launching of the HOS Brass Ring , was followed with the same day delivery of the HOS Black Rock for Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC. The launch event was held at Eastern's Allanton facility with hundreds of Eastern employees and guests in attendance with an afternoon of perfect weather and launch conditions.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Future of Old Marie Hotel Unknown

Local developers Royal American are looking to turn the hotel into a five-story affordable housing complex for senior citizens. However, some local officials are saying a low income facility doesn't fit in with the redevelopment of the Downtown area.

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WJHG-TV Panama City

LEAD Coalition and Police Report Seeing Less Violence on the Streets

Since the LEAD Coalition formed earlier this summer, the Panama City Police Department says they're seeing less violence on the streets. But numbers still show gang violence in the city ranks near the highest in the state.

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