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Multi Agency Drug Operation Nets 39 Locals

Multi Agency Drug Operation Nets 39 Locals

Bay County area law enforcement agencies announced today the successful conclusion of a three-month, multi-agency operation intended to target heroin dealers and those involved in the trafficking, possession, and use of heroin in Bay County. This operation has resulted in the arrest of 39 individuals, 24 will be prosecuted in state court and 15 have […]

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By September 29, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Unusual Bay County Traffic Accidents 2016 – A Reporter’s Review of Four Creepy, Humorous, Enlightening and Sadly Tragic Traffic Accidents in 2016

Unusual Bay County Traffic Accidents 2016 – A Reporter’s Review of Four Creepy, Humorous, Enlightening and Sadly Tragic Traffic Accidents in 2016

Bay Community News Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter allunited@bellsouth.net January 12, 2017  (Type Ctrl + or Ctrl – on Your MS Windows Computer Keyboard for Easier Reading) (Updated  January 26, 2017) Since 1978 this reporter has lived in a rural community known as Bayou George that is about 10 miles north of Panama City, Bay County, […]

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The Destructive Brain Disease CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) Now Found in College Football Players – Not Just the NFL.  Florida Officials, Particularly the FHSAA, Still Refuse to “FULLY” Inform Parents of the Dangers of CTE to Their Children/Youth/Young Adults in Football

The Destructive Brain Disease CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) Now Found in College Football Players – Not Just the NFL. Florida Officials, Particularly the FHSAA, Still Refuse to “FULLY” Inform Parents of the Dangers of CTE to Their Children/Youth/Young Adults in Football

By Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter, Bay Community News EMAIL: allunited@bellsouth.net Published October 20, 2016 Update October 22, 2016 ESPN: CTE Found in MMA Fighter Jordan Parsons (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.) A joint research study […]

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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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By September 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Stabbing Suspect Charged

Stabbing Suspect Charged

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office responded to a business at 6908 Thomas Drive on September 11, 2016, at 4:51 am, in response to a 911 call reporting a stabbing at the drinking establishment. Deputies arrived to find the victim stabbed in the abdomen. The bartender reported the suspect was Andrew Olson and that he had […]

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By September 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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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By September 8, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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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Get Ready For Hurricane Season

Get Ready For Hurricane Season

Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, Fla. — With the 2016 Hurricane Season just around the corner, the Florida Department of Health urges Floridians to take action now to protect their family and property as part of National Hurricane Preparedness Week, celebrated May 15-21. Florida has not had a hurricane in 10 years, and National Hurricane […]

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By May 18, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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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