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5 hrs ago | MLive.com

Bay County man pleads guilty to life offense in connection with camper break-in

One of two men accused of burglarizing a camper and threatening its Portsmouth Township owner at gunpoint has pleaded guilty to a life offense.

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17 hrs ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

Callaway and Bay Co. Work Toward AWT Solution

Bay County and the City of Callaway are still at odds over repairs to an Advanced Wastewater Treatment lift station.

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Related Topix: Callaway, FL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Water Boil Advisory Still in Affect for Bay County

"I'm still young, kinda healthy, I want to know that when I drink the water here I'm not gonna end up in the hospital somewhere and possibly dead, because of my lack of knowledge of a boil notice.," said Lake Merial resident Scott Schneider.

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WJHG-TV Panama City

County Commissioners Tentatively Vote to Raise Property Tax

"If my taxes go up, I would expect more services or a service such as tree limb and debris pickup," said Ken Thorndyke, Panama City Beach Resident.

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Related Topix: Panama City Beach, FL, Fire

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Local Law Enforcement Officials Speak Out On Recent Murders

Local Rainbow Push Coalition member Gregory Dossie says several social media alerts and phone calls he received, prompted him to go looking for bodies this weekend.

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Related Topix: Panama City, FL

WJHG-TV Panama City

FDOH in Bay Co. Celebrates World Hepatitis Day

Monday the Florida Department of Health in Bay County will celebrate World Hepatitis Day by helping to raise awareness about the disease.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

FDOH in Bay Co. Celebrates World Hepatitis Day

Monday the Florida Department of Health in Bay County will celebrate World Hepatitis Day by helping to raise awareness about the disease.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Panama City Police Investigation St. Andrews Shooting

Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen confirmed Saturday morning that Panama City Police are investigating a shooting that took place Friday night in St. Andrews.

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Related Topix: Panama City, FL

WJHG-TV Panama City

Two Clinics To Open On Naval Base

The Department of Veterans Affairs is partnering with the U.S. Navy to build two new medical clinics at Naval Support Activity Panama City.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Life, Veteran Affairs, Panama City, FL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

"Stop The Violence" Rally Canceled

Identification or not, this week's murder has scuttled plans for an anti-violence rally that was supposed to take place Saturday.

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Related Topix: Panama City, FL

Washington County News

County submits 'rollback' millage

The Washington County Board of County Commissioners tentatively approved a proposed property tax "rollback" rate of 9.252 when they met in regular session Thursday.

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Related Topix: Washington County, FL, Panama City, FL, Chipley, FL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WCTV Tallahassee

Two Inmates Back in Panhandle Jail after Brief Escape

Holmes County law enforcement officials say Jeffery Morrill and David Challender escaped from the county jail early Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Boil Water Advisory After Busted Pipe

Wednesday, Bay County officials got word water was seeping up through the ground on the east side of Deer Point Bridge.

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Related Topix: Panama City Beach, FL

RickeyStokesNews.com

Escape From Holmes County Jail

The escapee that is still at large is David Chandler, age 28. He was being held for Bay County Florida on charges to include murder, home invasion, burglary of a dwelling, burglary with intent to commit a theft, and a state fugitive from Gwinnett Georgia.

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The Times

12-year-old bus thief nabbed in Eastpoint

The same 12-year-old Bay County boy who stole a school bus last month did it again last week.

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Related Topix: Eastpoint, FL, Carrabelle, FL

WJHG-TV Panama City

Multi Agency Manhunt for Escaped Inmate

One inmate is still on the loose after authorities say two escaped from the Holmes County jail just before 1am Wednesday morning.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Florida League of Cities and Panama City Commission Honors Representative Jimmy Patronis

After eight years he has to step down because of term limits, although he's still receiving recognition for finishing strong.

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Related Topix: Panama City, FL

WJHG-TV Panama City

Water Main Break Leaves Panama City Residents High and Dry

"My son works at Angelo's and he is very sweaty and dirty when he gets in, so he came home at midnight and wasn't able to shower," said Panama City resident Cici Farner.

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Related Topix: Panama City, FL

Capital Soup

First Lady Ann Scott Makes a Splash in Panama City Beach for Third Stop on Summer Literacy Tour

With Lake Powell and the Gulf of Mexico nearby and birds soaring overhead, Florida First Lady Ann Scott read The Rainbow Fish to 40 students today at Camp Helen State Park in Bay County for the third stop in her Summer Literacy Adventure.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Panama City Beach, FL, Walton County, FL

Northwest Florida Daily News

Suspect in 3 homicides captured in Alabama

Derrick Ray Thompson, 41, was captured without incident in Troy, Ala., early Tuesday, according to the Bay County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Milton, FL, Santa Rosa County, FL, Pensacola, FL

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