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12 hrs ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

Springfield Mom Upset About Selective Bus Routes

A Springfield mother says she's fed up with the Bay District School Transportation Department.

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Related Topix: Springfield, FL

13 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

GOP Candidates Square Off in Panhandle Stronghold

With state Rep. Jimmy Patronis, R-Panama City, leaving office this fall due to term limits, six candidates have lined up to represent his Northwest Florida district.

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Related Topix: US News, Panama City, FL, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, US Military, US Air Force, Tyndall Air Force Base

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Star

Insurance claim filed in Mexico Beach retirement payout

During the Mexico Beach City Council's regular meeting in July, city attorney Paul Komarek reported that in 2008, former city clerk Patricia Hutchinson received retirement payments of more than $70,000, money intended to be paid to 19 different retired employees.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mexico Beach, FL, Retirement

The Star

Kent receives lifetime award

He just didn't receive it the night it was awarded since he was not in attendance at the annual dinner for the Florida Environmental Health Association.

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Related Topix: Gulf County, FL

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Triple homicide suspect may face death penalty

A decision in Bay County's 14th Judicial Circuit, where Thompson is accused of the July 21 killing of businessman Allen Johnson, is expected "very soon," said spokesman David Angier.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Death Penalty, Milton, FL

Capital Soup

Bay County Doctors Endorse Southerland, Take Graham to Task For Supporting Obamacare

U.S. Rep Steve Southerland and Bay County doctors hosted a press conference at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City today to announce the endorsement of the Bays Medical Society and the support of the Florida Medical Association for his reelection campaign.

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Related Topix: Panama City, FL, Medicine, Nursing

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Back to School Traffic Tips

Back to school season means back to school traffic. And Tuesday the roads were lined with buses and carpools, and law enforcement.

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Related Topix: Panama City Beach, FL

WJHG-TV Panama City

Prosecutors Plan to Seek Death Penalty on Santa Rosa County Man

Prosecutors say they're going after the death penalty against a Santa Rosa County man accused of murdering a local businessman.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa County, FL, Lynn Haven, FL

Washington County News

Fatal stabbing suspect to face trial

A Chipley woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend in an American Legion parking lot and deemed incompetent to stand trial will proceed toward a court date following a judge's order Monday.

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Related Topix: Chipley, FL, Panama City, FL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Local Charter School Moves In To New Home

Students went back to school for the first day of classes Monday in every school district in our viewing area except one, Bay County.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

WJHG-TV Panama City

Group Wants EpiPens in Bay Co. Schools

A local mother and nurse is working to make emergency epinephrine pens more accessible in Bay County schools.

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Related Topix: Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Medicine, Education Etc.

WJHG-TV Panama City

Springfield Commissioners Continue Discussing Budget

"We need to be as efficient as possible, when we're spending our citizen's money," said Jack Kennington, Springfield Commissioner.

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Related Topix: Springfield, FL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

GOP: Charlie Crist used jet owned by 'serial polluter'

Pictured is Guy Harvey artwork on an athletic clothing line. Artist Guy Harvey has developed his brand into a business empire.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, Painting, Arts

WJHG-TV Panama City

Local Coaches Stress Football Safety

Football season is right around the corner, and schools across Bay County are gearing up for game day.

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Related Topix: Panama City, FL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Flyover Project Start Becomes Definite with Governor's Funds Announcement

Governor Rick Scott has bumped-up the Highway 98/ 23rd Street flyover project on the state's priority list.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Scott

Financial News & Daily Record

Interstate 295 project moved up to start next year

Six large road projects throughout Florida, at a combined cost of $806.7 million, have been formally moved to the front of the state's Five Year Work Program.

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Related Topix: Charlotte County, FL, Volusia County, FL, Miami Dade County, FL

WCTV Tallahassee

Man Wanted in 3 Slayings Charged With Murder

Florida Panhandle authorities have filed first-degree murder charges against a man who allegedly killed a former sheriff's deputy and a couple who had hired him to do electrical work.

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

WJHG-TV Panama City

Foster Parenting Helps Save More Animals

With more and more pets being left on the streets, the need for foster families continues to rise.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Locals Gearing up for Breast Cancer Month

Bay County's American Cancer Society held its annual making Strides Against Breast Cancer event Thursday night at Dave and Busters in Panama City Beach.

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Related Topix: Panama City Beach, FL

WJHG-TV Panama City

Bay County Students Face Changes This Fall

"The campus is just abuzz with excitement, teachers are getting their rooms ready, and we've got some things that we've done over the summer that the kids are going to be very excited about," said Army Harvey, Northside Elementary Principal.

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Related Topix: Springfield, FL

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