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  1. Women Learn How to Defend Themselves at Free Self Defense ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

    The American Medical Association estimates that every nine seconds a woman is assaulted, that's why women from across the Panhandle came to Panama City Beach today to learn how to protect themselves. Escaping a choke hold and building self confidence are just some of the skills women learn when they take their protection into their own hands.

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  2. Panama City Beach Local Creates Spring Break AppRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WJHG-TV Panama City

    "College students like to save money they're on a budget they come down here on a budget not wanting to bury their pockets when they get back," said creator of Cheap Skate Savings app, Blake West. Users then pay $5 a month to have access to coupons.

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  3. Locals Audition for National Commercials to be shot in Panama City BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Have you always dreamed of seeing your name in lights? You may have the chance to get your start right here in Panama City Beach. People looking to get their big break in television went to the open casting call at the Sterling Reef Resort in Panama City Beach.

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  4. Bay County Sheriff's Office Prepares for Spring Break 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    The Bay County Sheriff's Office is ready to take on spring break and the activity that comes with it. "We set up a jail booking facility out on the beach on some county owned property, and we have jail personnel that man that location," Major Tommy Ford said.

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  5. Settlement Reached in Parasailing Accident CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Nearly two years after a terrifying parasailing incident in Panama City Beach severely injured two Indiana teenagers, a settlement has been reached. Wes Pittman first broke the news about the parasailing lawsuit to NewsChannel 7 in a recent segment of "What Ever Happened."

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  6. The FRLA Hosts 10th Annual Spring Break Hospitality ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Spring break has always been a hot topic here in Panama City Beach. On one hand its critical to our local economy.

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  7. Police are Preparing for Spring Break 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    "The sandy Gulf Beach is largely an unsecured and somewhat unregulated venue which attracts underage drinking," Panama City Beach Deputy Chief of Police Chad Lindsey said. So how are Panama City Beach Police preparing for this year's spring break season? Especially with new rules in place.

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  8. What Ever Happened to Pamela RayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    It's a case that's still stumping police officers 23 years later. When Pamela Ray left her kids in the car on August 12, 1992, to check into a motel for a family vacation, no one expected her to disappear without a trace, leaving only her kids in the backseat and thousands of unanswered questions.

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  9. "Hawgs with Hearts" Rides Through Panama City BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    The Thunder Beach Spring Rally may be a couple months away, but some rumbles of thunder could be heard in Panama City Beach Saturday. "Hawgs with Hearts" benefits the American Heart Association and this is one of the first fundraising events of the year.

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  10. Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce Hosts Annual Award DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    "The annual dinner is traditionally a time that we celebrate our membership," Panama City Beach Chamber President Lance Allison said. "We like to look back on the previous year, look forward to the new year coming up and just kind of get together, network together, celebrate, do some awards, recognize some people that are outstanding in our community."

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  11. Randy Jackson Sentenced to 45 Years Behind BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    A Bay County man will spend 45 years behind bars in connection with the death of another man, and his sentence may not end there. Judge James Fensom sentenced 24-year-old Randy Jackson on Thursday for attempted robbery and manslaughter.

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  12. Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau Looking to Boost Sports TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Vice President of Sports & Events Richard Sanders says adding more venues will help bring even more business into Panama City Beach. "They've gotta eat somewhere, they've gotta sleep somewhere," said Sanders.

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  13. Panama City Beach Makes Top TenRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Panama City Beach is again listed among the best in the nation. This time, it was ranked #10 out of the Top Ten beaches in the U.S., published by TripAdvisor.

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  14. Bay County is Ramping Up Beach Clean-Ups This SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    The start of spring break is just a few weeks away and as Panama City Beach gears up for the rush of guests and the mess they leave behind, the county is making plans too. Tuesday morning the Bay County Commission approved a plan that will increase the frequency of beach grooming and trash pick up during the busy season.

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  15. KemperSports Coming In To Manage Bay Point GolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    KemperSports, one of the nation's premier golf management companies, announcing Tuesday it is taking over management of the golf and clubhouse operations at Bay Point Resort in Panama City Beach. That's home to 36 holes, the 6,900 yard Meadows course, built in 1973, and the 7,000 yard Nicklaus course, which opened in 2005.

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  16. State Sets Record for Tourism Four Years in a RowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    "This is a great day, 97.3 million tourists. I'll look forward to passing one hundred million tourists," said Governor Rick Scott.

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  17. City Council Approves Third Calypso Tower ConstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    After hearing an appeal from concerned residents and property owners, the Panama City Beach City Council decided the future of a third Calypso Tower on Front Beach Road. They voted voted four-to-one at Thursday's meeting to uphold the Panama City Beach Planning Board's December decision to allow the 250-unit tower to go up. 1 comment

  18. Teacher Arrested for Drug Possession Returns to SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    A teacher found with drugs back in November is set to return to the classroom later this month. Police found Vernon Middle School teacher James Tyre with marijuana and cocaine in his car.

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  19. Panama City Bars Stay Open Until 4 A.M.Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Spring breakers will only have to cross over the bridge during the month of March if they want to drink after 2 a.m. Panama City commissioners voted to continue the sale of alcohol until 4 a.m. during spring break after a 3 to 2 vote Tuesday morning. Panama City Beach voted to stop the sale after 2 a.m. in March as part an effort to curb spring break rowdiness.

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  20. Qualifying Opens for Super TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Local elections are quickly approaching for Panama City, Lynn Haven, Parker, Springfield, and Mexico Beach. Panama City Beach and Callaway don't fall in this election cycle.

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