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Inmates Escape from Holmes County Jail, One Still At Large

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The Holmes County Sheriff's Office is searching for an escaped inmate, after capturing another one following an escape early Wednesday morning. More>>

Photo Shoots Underway for Alaqua’s “Hunks and Hounds” Calendar

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It may not be February yet, but on Tuesday evening it was for one South Walton native and a lucky pup. It was the fourth photo shoot for Alaqua Animal Refuge and their 2015 “Hunks and Hounds” calendar. More>>

Bay District School Board Approves Bonuses, Guidelines for Booster Clubs

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Three principals in Bay County will get a $10,000 bonus in the upcoming school year. Plus, all Bay County principals now have more oversight over the "team behind the teams." The School Board adopted stricter fund raising guidelines for booster and parent-teacher clubs. More>>

Murder Suspect Captured in Alabama, More Details Released Video included

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Sheriff Frank McKeithen held a press conference this afternoon at the Bay County Sheriff’s Office to release details in the Allen Johnson homicide case and the arrest of the man believed responsible for Johnson’s death. More>>

Walton County Commission Discusses 2015 Budget

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In Walton County, the Commission is now in the process of figuring out its budget for the next fiscal year.Commissioner Cindy Meadows said, "so it was kind of a real positive budget session. We were all talking about it's been so long since we've been able to do these things now we have the funds. Let's go ahead and get it done."Commissioner Meadows said the most important thing for her when it comes to the 2015 budget is to be smart with the money they have. She'd like to see the commission ... More>>

Jackson County Public Library Budgets for Efficiency Video included

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Jackson County Commissioners are visiting the financial needs of each department at this years budget meetings and the public library is bringing up improvements they need most. More>>

Changes to Highway 331 Widening Project Video included

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The Highway 331 widening project is in progress, with a long road ahead. The Florida Department of Transportation presented an update to the county commission Tuesday morning. FDOT Secretary Tommy Barfield explained the progress made on the 331 project but described how plans may be changing. The project is split into four sections, the Clyde B Wells bridge being one and the road north of the bridge split into the other three sections, all in different phases of completion. For some sections,... More>>

Bay County Absentee Ballots Are Mailed Out Video included

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Absentee voters in Bay County will soon have ballots sitting in their mailboxes. The envelopes went out Monday afternoon from the Bay County Supervisor of Elections Office.  More>>

Panama City Separates Churches, Schools, and Restaurants in St. Andrews Entertainment District Video included

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Some restaurants in St. Andrews will be serving up a new item on their menus. More>>

Jeff Brown Named Panama City City Manager Video included

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The city of Panama City announces a new city manager.  More>>

UPDATE: Boil Water Notice Remains in Effect West of Frankford Avenue

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UPDATE: The boil water notice issued by the City of Panama City this morning will remain in effect through the evening. More>>

Man Held on Drug, Battery on Law Enforcement Officer Charges

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On July 21, 2014, Investigators with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) began an investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine at 190 Moll Drive, Santa Rosa Beach, FL. More>>

Two People Killed in Early Morning Traffic Accident in Washington County

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The Florida Highway Patrol says that two people died in an early morning traffic accident on State Road 77 in Washington County. More>>

Man Dies After Being Struck by Car Over Weekend

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The Florida Highway Patrol has announced that the victim of a traffic accident on Friday night on Panama City Beach has died. More>>

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  • Local Swimmer Ready For Junior Nationals

    Local Swimmer Ready For Junior Nationals

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:46:22 GMT
    Over the past few years, former Mosley Dolphin swimmer Jonathan Ratliff has created quite the resume, from a State Championship, to competing in the US Open last summer, and now, Ratliff is looking to add some more hardware as he heads to California this weekend for Junior Nationals.After making his qualifying times, Ratliff will head to California on Sunday and start competing next week. There, the swimmer, who will compete at Florida State next year, will swim in three events- the 100 Fly, ...More >>
    Over the past few years, former Mosley Dolphin swimmer Jonathan Ratliff has created quite the resume, from a State Championship, to competing in the US Open last summer, and now, Ratliff is looking to add some more hardware as he heads to California this weekend for Junior Nationals.After making his qualifying times, Ratliff will head to California on Sunday and start competing next week. There, the swimmer, who will compete at Florida State next year, will swim in three events- the 100 Fly, ...More >>
  • Defuniak Springs Wins Senior League State Championship

    Defuniak Springs Wins Senior League State Championship

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-07-21 03:44:45 GMT
    Baseball teams aren't the only ones beginning their journeys for World Series Crowns this week! More >>
    Baseball teams aren't the only ones beginning their journeys for World Series Crowns this week! More >>
  • Grand Slam Baseball Kicks Off World Series Session IV

    Grand Slam Baseball Kicks Off World Series Session IV

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-07-21 03:43:57 GMT
    This week is the final hoorah for Grand Slam Sports of the summer, as World Series Session IV kicks off on Monday. Before things get too serious, the teams, having a little bit of fun on Sunday. Mother Nature forced things inside, but Grand Slam's participants, not letting it rain on their parade, literally. Close to a dozen states are represented by 106 teams from 9U-18U, and all are looking to take home the title of World Series Champions by the end of the week. For the first time this summ...More >>
    This week is the final hoorah for Grand Slam Sports of the summer, as World Series Session IV kicks off on Monday. Before things get too serious, the teams, having a little bit of fun on Sunday. Mother Nature forced things inside, but Grand Slam's participants, not letting it rain on their parade, literally. Close to a dozen states are represented by 106 teams from 9U-18U, and all are looking to take home the title of World Series Champions by the end of the week. For the first time this summ...More >>

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