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BCSO Seeking Female Who Used A Stolen Credit Card

BCSO Seeking Female Who Used A Stolen Credit Card

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the fraudulent use of credit card information. On Tuesday, September 6, 2016, a local man discovered that someone had used his debit card information to conduct some fraudulent transactions at different businesses throughout Northwest Florida including Panama City, Florida without his knowledge or permission. Because the man still […]

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Last Sunday In September Is Gold Star Family Day

Last Sunday In September Is Gold Star Family Day

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –Today, Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet issued the following resolution recognizing Gold Star families. Governor Rick Scott said, “Today, I am honored to recognize the gold star families whose loved ones made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our country and our freedoms. We can never fully express our gratitude for the […]

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National Voter Registration Day It Tuesday, Sep. 27th

National Voter Registration Day It Tuesday, Sep. 27th

What: The Supervisor of Elections office will hold Mega Voter Registration Drives at 11 locations throughout the county to give residents an opportunity to register to vote for the November 8th Presidential Election before it’s too late. When: Tuesday September 27th Where: § Dunkin Donuts (2230 S Hwy 77) 7:00 am -10:00 am § Sonny’s […]

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4 Men Arrested On Heroin Charges

4 Men Arrested On Heroin Charges

On Wednesday September 21, 2016 the Bay County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigative Division served a search warrant at a condominium on Panama City Beach. During the search a stolen hand gun was recovered and some Heroin was discovered and seized. Through further investigation that day additional quantities of Heroin and prescription pills were seized. With […]

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Business News

Panama City Kmart to Close

Panama City Kmart to Close

The Panama City Kmart on 15th & Lisenby is closing.  The store will begin liquidating on Thursday, with their final days of operation in December. Kmart is the latest victim of purchasing habits brought on by the internet and its wider array of offerings and pricing. 117 total views, no views today

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BCSO Issues New Scam Alert

BCSO Issues New Scam Alert

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office issued a Scam Alert today, September 8, 2016, after receiving complaints from residents of Bay County that they are being called by someone claiming to represent a business or government agency but are really scammers. Victims state they got a phone call and that the appropriate business or government agency’s […]

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Football Moms (And Dads):  FHSAA Board of Directors Meeting Today and Tomorrow (June 13-14) Will Continue to Ignore the Threat of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Brain Damage to Public School Youth Who Play Tackle Football —  Will Florida Be Sued for Millions for Intentionally Hiding the Truth From Parents?

Football Moms (And Dads): FHSAA Board of Directors Meeting Today and Tomorrow (June 13-14) Will Continue to Ignore the Threat of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Brain Damage to Public School Youth Who Play Tackle Football — Will Florida Be Sued for Millions for Intentionally Hiding the Truth From Parents?

By Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter, Bay Community News EMAIL: allunited@bellsouth.net Published June 13, 2016 (Note to Readers:  Try pressing CTRL + or CTRL – on your keyboard in your Web browser to increase or decrease story text size for better readability.)     FHSAA – Failing Miserably at “Fully” Warning Moms and Dads That There is a Real Danger […]

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Additional Speakers Announced For Degrees To Jobs Summit

Additional Speakers Announced For Degrees To Jobs Summit

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott released the official schedule of the 2016 Degrees to Jobs Summit. In addition to an exciting lineup of keynote and featured speakers, the Degrees to Jobs Summit will include a wide array of breakout sessions focused on important higher education topics including college affordability, leadership accountability and how […]

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Outdoor News

National Hunting and Fishing Day Sep. 24th

National Hunting and Fishing Day Sep. 24th

Next time you head outdoors, take a look around you: many of the fish and wildlife species you see, as well as their habitats, are healthy because of hunters and anglers. Additionally, from boat ramps to shooting ranges, artificial reefs to educational programs, Florida’s more than 7 million hunters and anglers fund and support access […]

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Football MOMS Versus the NFL – Silence of the Lambs No More – Skinning the NFL

Football MOMS Versus the NFL – Silence of the Lambs No More – Skinning the NFL

By Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter Bay Community News Panama City, Florida allunited@bellsouth.net Published February 5, 2016 The movie “Concussion“, starring superstar Will Smith, has created a storm of controversy following its Christmas Day release in U.S. theaters. Mothers and others across the nation are slowly learning how playing high-impact contact sports, particularly the extremely violent game […]

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Safe Boating Saves Lives

Safe Boating Saves Lives

FLORIDA FISH & WILDLIFE COMMISSION – Although Florida’s boating season never really ends, the traditional start is marked by National Safe Boating Week, May 21–27. The week is a time for boaters to focus on simple and effective steps that make boating safer. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants all boaters to […]

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Football Brain Damage Threat to Children- FHSAA Meeting Today to Discuss Problems and Solutions

Football Brain Damage Threat to Children- FHSAA Meeting Today to Discuss Problems and Solutions

By Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter Bay Community News Panama City, Florida allunited@bellsouth.net Published January 19, 2015, 3:00 pm CST The  Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) of the Florida High School Athletics Association (FHSAA) will be meeting today in Gainesville to address the serious threat of brain damage to high school athletes who participate in high-impact […]

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School News

Football Moms (And Dads):  FHSAA Board of Directors Meeting Today and Tomorrow (June 13-14) Will Continue to Ignore the Threat of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Brain Damage to Public School Youth Who Play Tackle Football —  Will Florida Be Sued for Millions for Intentionally Hiding the Truth From Parents?

Football Moms (And Dads): FHSAA Board of Directors Meeting Today and Tomorrow (June 13-14) Will Continue to Ignore the Threat of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Brain Damage to Public School Youth Who Play Tackle Football — Will Florida Be Sued for Millions for Intentionally Hiding the Truth From Parents?

By Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter, Bay Community News EMAIL: allunited@bellsouth.net Published June 13, 2016 (Note to Readers:  Try pressing CTRL + or CTRL – on your keyboard in your Web browser to increase or decrease story text size for better readability.)     FHSAA – Failing Miserably at “Fully” Warning Moms and Dads That There is a Real Danger […]

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Football MOMS Versus the NFL – Silence of the Lambs No More – Skinning the NFL

Football MOMS Versus the NFL – Silence of the Lambs No More – Skinning the NFL

By Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter Bay Community News Panama City, Florida allunited@bellsouth.net Published February 5, 2016 The movie “Concussion“, starring superstar Will Smith, has created a storm of controversy following its Christmas Day release in U.S. theaters. Mothers and others across the nation are slowly learning how playing high-impact contact sports, particularly the extremely violent game […]

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FOOTBALL MOMS, BLACK AND WHITE: Florida Officials Fail to “FULLY” Inform Parents of the Real Threat of Brain Damage to Their Children and Youth — $Billion Dollar Settlement Against NFL For Failing to Inform Black and White Professional Football Players of the Threat of Brain Damage Upheld on Appeal

FOOTBALL MOMS, BLACK AND WHITE: Florida Officials Fail to “FULLY” Inform Parents of the Real Threat of Brain Damage to Their Children and Youth — $Billion Dollar Settlement Against NFL For Failing to Inform Black and White Professional Football Players of the Threat of Brain Damage Upheld on Appeal

By Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter, Bay Community News EMAIL: allunited@bellsouth.net Sunday, May 21, 2016 [NOTE TO READERS:  This Reporter researched and wrote the following story to hopefully communicate to the average mom, dad, school employee or state or federal legislator about the serious subject of (1) Symptomatic Concussions and (2) A-Symptomatic SUB-Concussions that are unavoidable evils […]

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Football Brain Damage Threat to Children- FHSAA Meeting Today to Discuss Problems and Solutions

Football Brain Damage Threat to Children- FHSAA Meeting Today to Discuss Problems and Solutions

By Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter Bay Community News Panama City, Florida allunited@bellsouth.net Published January 19, 2015, 3:00 pm CST The  Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) of the Florida High School Athletics Association (FHSAA) will be meeting today in Gainesville to address the serious threat of brain damage to high school athletes who participate in high-impact […]

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Other Recent Posts

Traffic Stop Yields Drugs And Firearms

Traffic Stop Yields Drugs And Firearms

On Thursday, September 22, 2016, Deputy Anita Ward stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on HWY 77 in Southport. During the traffic investigation the driver Paul Shannon Rhodes gave Deputy Ward permission to search the vehicle. During the search Deputy Ward found a gray colored bag that contained plastic baggies containing methamphetamine. In the […]

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Southport Man Arrested On Multiple Theft Charges

Southport Man Arrested On Multiple Theft Charges

Investigators from the Bay County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested John Charles Agro, (DOB 10/11/1981) on multiple charges stemming from several thefts in the area.  During his crime spree, he stole a pressure washer out of a pick up truck at the paper mill, a weed-eater and a lawn mower from the back of a pick […]

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2 Panama City Men Arrested On Child Porn Charges

2 Panama City Men Arrested On Child Porn Charges

Early Wednesday morning, 21 Sep., police executed 2 separate search warrants after kiddie porn images were uploaded to the internet. The images depicted were the sexual exploitation of children. One of the children was younger than 5 years old. The first warrant was served by the Bay County Sheriff’s Office and Homeland Security at 7335 […]

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