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Water Table Full & Local State of Emergency Extended in Jackson County

Water Table Full & Local State of Emergency Extended in Jackson County Video included

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In some areas of Jackson County up to six feet of water sits on top of county roads. many others have massive washouts and exposed pipes as a result of last week's rain event.Last week Jackson County declared a Local State of Emergency, and the emergency has been extended through this week. This allows the county access to more supplies, money and manpower; all of which are greatly needed now. Fairview Road at the Panhandle cutoff in Marianna is under 5-6 feet of water and is one of 59 count... More>>

Joseph Moody Takes The Stand in Bay County Murder Trial Video included

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Joseph Moody gives emotional testimony during his first degree murder trial.  More>>

Panama City Beach Stays Strange, What's Next for the Ward 3 Incumbent?

Panama City Beach Stays Strange, What's Next for the Ward 3 Incumbent? Video included

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Panama City Beach decided to follow Josie Strange's campaign and "Stay Strange...", but what's next for the Ward 3 Incumbent?  More>>

Florida Crime at a 43-Year Low

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Governor Rick Scott was joined by Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey, Florida sheriffs and police chiefs to announce Florida’s crime rate dropped 4.7 percent compared to 2012, putting Florida at a 43-year crime low. More>>

Mexico Beach Super Tuesday Results Video included

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Bay County's three city elections are over and the unofficial results are in from the Bay County Supervisor of Elections Office. In Mexico Beach, there were three very close races. More>>

QF-4 Drone Leaves Runway at Tyndall Air Force Base Video included

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An Air Force QF-4 Phantom departed the runway shortly after landing on Tyndall Air Force Base at 3:40 p.m. today following a routine training mission. More>>

Panama City Beach Police Investigating Traffic Accident on Back Beach Road Video included

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The Panama City Beach Police Department is investigating a traffic crash that occurred on Tuesday evening. According to the Beach PD, the accident happened on Back Beach Road and the intersection of Lullwater Drive. More>>

Panhandle Residents Can Apply for SBA Loans from January Freeze

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The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Florida as a result of freeze and frost on Jan. 7 - 31, 2014. More>>

Updated Road Closures For Panhandle Area

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Here is a list of updated road closures for area counties More>>

Does a Mistake Equal Crime? Opening Statements for Coastal Community Bank Trial

Does a Mistake Equal Crime? Opening Statements for Coastal Community Bank Trial Video included

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Tuesday morning at the Federal Courthouse in Panama City opening statements kicked off in the trial against three former Panhandle bankers.The men are accused of defrauding the United States Government and defaulting on a 3.8 million dollar federal loan and this case will all boil down to down to intent.   More>>

Callaway Candidates React to Super Tuesday Election Results

Callaway Candidates React to Super Tuesday Election Results Video included

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In the City of Callaway, the Mayor and two Council seats were up for grabs during Tuesday's election. More>>

Panama City Beach Super Tuesday Results Video included

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Bay County's three city elections are over and the unofficial results are in. From the Bay County Supervisor of Elections Office. We start with Panama City Beach in Ward Three City Council, incumbent Josie Strange beat challenger Skip Alford 686-546. Also on Panama City Beach, all of the 12 referendums passed. Both incumbent Strange and her challenger reacted to the election results tonight... Challenger Skip Alford said he was disappointed but it was a good eexperience whileincumbent Strange... More>>

Court Overturns Ruling in Lewd and Lascivious Case

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The First District Court of Appeal cleared the way Tuesday for prosecutors to use video and photographs from a cell phone in a lewd and lascivious case in Bay County. The three-judge panel overturned Circuit Judge Elijah Smiley’s ruling suppressingimages recovered from a cell phone showing Kayla Nichole Fosmire and Nicholas Evans, both23 of 3518 Eagle Lane, having sex with each other with a 2-year-old girl on the bed with them. Police discovered images on Evans’ cell phone and a tablet when F... More>>

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  • Florida Crime at a 43-Year Low

    Florida Crime at a 43-Year Low

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:39:57 GMT
    Governor Rick Scott was joined by Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey, Florida sheriffs and police chiefs to announce Florida’s crime rate dropped 4.7 percent compared to 2012, putting Florida at a 43-year crime low. The findings were based on the Uniform Crime Report. Governor Scott said, “Today we have more good news for families. Even while Florida’s population grows, the total number of crimes continues to drop, which is a testament to our brave men and wom...More >>
    Governor Rick Scott was joined by Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey, Florida sheriffs and police chiefs to announce Florida’s crime rate dropped 4.7 percent compared to 2012, putting Florida at a 43-year crime low. More >>
  • Panama City Beach Police Investigating Traffic Accident on Back Beach Road

    Panama City Beach Police Investigating Traffic Accident on Back Beach Road

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:44:39 GMT
    The Panama City Beach Police Department is investigating a traffic crash that occurred on Tuesday evening. According to the Beach PD, the accident happened on Back Beach Road and the intersection of Lullwater Drive.More >>
    The Panama City Beach Police Department is investigating a traffic crash that occurred on Tuesday evening. According to the Beach PD, the accident happened on Back Beach Road and the intersection of Lullwater Drive.More >>
  • Panhandle Residents Can Apply for SBA Loans from January Freeze

    Panhandle Residents Can Apply for SBA Loans from January Freeze

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:43:52 GMT
    The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Florida as a result of freeze and frost on Jan. 7 - 31, 2014. The disaster declaration includes the following counties: Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Broward, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Gilchrist, Glades, Hendry, Holmes, Lev...More >>
    The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Florida as a result of freeze and frost on Jan. 7 - 31, 2014.More >>
  • Study Addresses Parking Needs in South Walton

    Study Addresses Parking Needs in South Walton

    Study Addresses Parking Needs in South Walton

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:40:24 GMT
    Dozens of Walton County residents and county leaders turned out in Sandestin Wednesday Night to hear the initial findings of a parking needs study in South Walton. The County Commission requested the assessment as it works to address limited public parking along Scenic Gulf Drive and Scenic Highway 30-A.More >>
    Dozens of Walton County residents and county leaders turned out in Sandestin Wednesday Night to hear the initial findings of a parking needs study in South Walton. The County Commission requested the assessment as it works to address limited public parking along Scenic Gulf Drive and Scenic Highway 30-A.More >>

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