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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Bay County Business Owner Gunned Down

He graduated from Florida State University with a Criminology Degree and became an Undercover Narcotics Officer with the state in the 1960's.

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Related Topix: Florida State University, Panama City Beach, FL, Panama City, FL

WJHG-TV Panama City

Springfield Wants to Remain Neutral in AWT Debate

Attorneys are asking Springfield leaders to weigh in on the Advanced Wastewater Treatment conflict between Bay County and the City of Callaway.

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Related Topix: Springfield, FL, Callaway, FL

94.5 The Fox

Florida Ocean Week Kicks Off Today

Today marks the start of Ocean Week in Florida, a time to help raise public awareness of the importance of Florida's coastal bodies of water.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Alabama Live

Person of interest sought in double homicide in Northwest Florida

Investigators have named a "person of interest" in a Sunday double homicide in the Northwest Florida community of Milton, according to a story in the Pensacola News Journal.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Miami Herald

Man faces death penalty for torture, robbery

An Alabama man is facing a possible death sentence after being convicted of torturing an elderly Florida Panhandle man to death.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Lynn Haven, FL

WJHG-TV Panama City

Habitat For Humanity Dedicates Its Latest Home

Blood, sweat, and tears. It takes a lot of each to build a Habitat for Humanity home.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

More Information on Panama City Beach Police Officer Standoff

We're learning more information about Wednesday night's stand-off between a Panama City Beach Police Officer and Bay County Sheriff's deputies.

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Related Topix: Panama City Beach, FL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

12-Year-Old Allegedly Takes Another School Bus Joyride

The same 12-year-old boy who stole a school bus and took it for a joy ride last month has allegedly done it again.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, FL, Carrabelle, FL, Eastpoint, FL, Parker, FL

WJHG-TV Panama City

Advanced Wastewater Treatment Meeting

How contentious is the dispute between Bay County and Callaway officials over the leak at the Cherry Street lift station? It's so contentious that Bay County commissioners refused to show up at a Callaway meting Tuesday night to discuss the problem.

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Related Topix: Callaway, FL

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Florida Lt. Gov. Visits Bay County

Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera made his first officials visit to Bay County tonight, for an event with the local Republican faithful.

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WJHG-TV Panama City

Panama City Voters To Decide on Bed Tax

The ballot will ask voters if they want to require lodgers within the panama city limits to collect an additional 5% bed tax which will be used to promote tourism.

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Related Topix: Panama City, FL

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Bay Co. School Officials Disappointed With School Grades

But as Newschannel 7's Sanika Dange tells us, they're most concerned about the 4 schools that received F's and the impact on the entire district.

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WJHG-TV Panama City

Jury Seated For Murder Trial

Testimony is set to begin tomorrow at the Bay County Courthouse in the trial of an Atlanta man charged with first degree murder.

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Related Topix: Lynn Haven, FL

WJHG-TV Panama City

Bay Co. Considers Eliminating Fire Tax Cap

County Commissioners may remove a one-mill cap on the MSTU Fire Tax which pays for fire services for unincorporated areas of Bay County, but they may run into some legal problems.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

TDC Members Move Forward with Universal Garbage Collections

Beach House Bar and Grill owner Thomas Cunningham says he's seen more and more people throwing their trash in his business dumpster.

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Related Topix: Panama City Beach, FL

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Redpine Update

Last year the county gave $350,000 to Wheeler's small medical software company to expand and relocate from Spokane, Washington to Bay County.

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