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Fish Taco & Tequila Fest Rescheduled

Fish Taco & Tequila Fest Rescheduled

Panama City Beach, FL – The weather forecast does not mesh well with the four hours of fun we had planned for this Saturday, April 7, so we have decided to postpone the Grand Lagoon Tacos & Tequila Fest until Saturday, May 12.  It will still be at The Grand Marlin from 11-3 and it will […]

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Do You Know Ethel McCarson

Do You Know Ethel McCarson

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has requested assistance from the public in the Florida Panhandle in hopes of solving a cold case homicide. In 2016, a body was found in the wooded area of Old Winter Road, near the intersection of Cottage Hill Road, in Orange County, Florida. The body was of a partially dismembered […]

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Are You One Of This Guys Victims

Are You One Of This Guys Victims

An enterprising drug dealer reached out online to the wrong person on April 4, 2018, when he tried to set up a spontaneous drug transaction with a man he did not know was a Bay County Sheriff’s Office  investigator. Sean Belosic offered to sell the investigator an “eight ball” of Methamphetamine. The investigator, realizing that Belosic […]

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Deputy Saves Michigan Boy

Deputy Saves Michigan Boy

Bay County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a drowning call yesterday on Panama City beach, saving the life of a six year old boy from Michigan. Deputy Mike Clancy arrived at the Regency Towers Condominium at about 5pm in response to the drowning call. He found that a bystander had pulled a six year old […]

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Business News

Fish Taco & Tequila Fest Rescheduled

Fish Taco & Tequila Fest Rescheduled

Panama City Beach, FL – The weather forecast does not mesh well with the four hours of fun we had planned for this Saturday, April 7, so we have decided to postpone the Grand Lagoon Tacos & Tequila Fest until Saturday, May 12.  It will still be at The Grand Marlin from 11-3 and it will […]

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By April 6, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Conman Claims To Be A BCSO Employee

Conman Claims To Be A BCSO Employee

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office issued a Scam Alert today, warning citizens of a scam sweeping through Bay County. The scam originates on the phone and comes from a person claiming to be an employee of the Bay County Sheriff’s Office. The scam then unfolds in one of two ways. The conman either tells his […]

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By February 16, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Unlicensed Contractor Busted

Unlicensed Contractor Busted

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office announced today the arrest of a Baker man for charges relating to doing contracting work without a license. In August of 2017, a report was made to the BCSO pertaining to a couple who purchased a house in Callaway, and paid Timothy Simpler to complete renovations to the home. Simpler […]

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By November 2, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Don’t Be SquHair Now Open

Don’t Be SquHair Now Open

Panama City – Don’t Be SquHair, Panama City’s newest Hair Salon is now open in their newly remodeled location. Located on Hwy 2301, in Bayou George, Don’t Be SquHair is conveniently located for those residing in the Northern part of Bay County. Morgan Isenberg, the proprietress is a Panama City native. She recently returned to […]

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By October 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

School News

Beware of New Fund Raising Scam

Beware of New Fund Raising Scam

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office issued a scam alert this morning, February 23, 2018. In the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, there has been an increase in fraudulent “fundraising” calls soliciting money “to make our kids safer.” Sheriff Tommy Ford warns citizens to be cautious donating money over the phone to organizations […]

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Track Athlete Arrested At Bozeman School

Track Athlete Arrested At Bozeman School

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Freeport student this morning at Bozeman School for having weapons on campus. The student was at Bozeman for a track meet today, February 23, 2018. Administration at Freeport High School contacted their track team coach this morning after being made aware of a picture posted on Snapchat by […]

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Arnold Student Arrested After Threat

Arnold Student Arrested After Threat

Investigators with the Criminal Investigations Division made an arrest today of a student at Arnold High School after several students reported him making threatening statements about killing  his teacher and students. This morning about 8 am, several students were gathered together talking when one of them stated he was going to ” shoot up the school” […]

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By February 23, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Students Working Against Tobacco Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

Students Working Against Tobacco Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

PANAMA CITY, Fla.- The Florida Department of Health in Bay County and Bay County’s Tobacco Free Partnership are recognizing Students Working Against Tobacco, SWAT, this week as they celebrate Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week is October 23 – 31 annually. It is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation. Red Ribbon Week […]

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By October 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Outdoor News

BCSO Rifle Range Open To Hunters

BCSO Rifle Range Open To Hunters

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office will open their rifle range on Saturday, November 4th from 9 am until 1pm. This is to offer hunters the opportunity to sight-in their rifles. The range is located on South Campflowers Road and JD Nolin Road in Bayou George. 11,861 total views, 136 views today Share Us Tweet

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Event CANCELLED  Free Rabies Vaccinations For World Rabies Day

Event CANCELLED Free Rabies Vaccinations For World Rabies Day

NOTE:  This event has been CANCELLED.    PANAMA CITY, Fla.- Today, on World Rabies Day, the Florida Department of Health in Bay County and Bay County Animal Control announces a free rabies vaccination event planned for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at Frank Brown Park, located at 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, […]

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FWC Rescues Texans Stranded In Storm

FWC Rescues Texans Stranded In Storm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers are continuing to actively assist with disaster response efforts in the Houston area. FWC officers have rescued more than 200 Texans since arriving in the area after being deployed by Governor Scott in response to Texas’ request for emergency assistance. Nearly 125 FWC […]

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Making Kids First Hunting Trip Great

Making Kids First Hunting Trip Great

As sure as I eat black-eyed peas and collard greens with hog jowls every New Year’s Day, we Americans love our traditions. Whether it’s our taste in music, what we wear, what and how we celebrate, or what we like to eat, our culture is centered on tradition. For hunters, our passion for the outdoors […]

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Other Recent Posts

Unlicensed Roofer Arrested On Multiple Charges

Unlicensed Roofer Arrested On Multiple Charges

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office arrested three individuals today closing a case of fraud that also included multiple drug charges. The BCSO was contacted by a victim of John Tolbert. She stated she had searched the local yellow pages and found AKC Contracting and decided to call them to replace her roof and windows. She […]

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“House of Ill Repute” Closed On PCB

“House of Ill Repute” Closed On PCB

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office had received several complaints concerning a massage parlor on Panama City Beach that was engaging in the practice of performing sexual acts for money. As a result, an investigation was opened into activities at the Aquarius Day Spa on Panama City Beach by the BCSO Special Investigations Division (SID). On […]

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Stolen Items Recovered, Local Man Arrested

Stolen Items Recovered, Local Man Arrested

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of a local man February 10, 2018, for multiple armed burglaries and associated crimes. On February 1, 2018, the BCSO responded to a residential burglary on Howard Road in Panama City with numerous items stolen to include firearms. Later the same day, a credit card stolen during […]

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