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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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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 →
Mia Burton, Local Educator Recognized With Shine Award

Mia Burton, Local Educator Recognized With Shine Award

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized eight outstanding educators with the Governor’s Shine Award. The Shine Award is presented to teachers and administrators in Florida who make significant contributions to the field of education. In recognition of Blindness Awareness Month, five of the educators honored today teach visually […]

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By October 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Bay Booster Club Treasurer Arrested

Bay Booster Club Treasurer Arrested

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday the arrest of Rebecca Kominczak on Friday, October 13, 2017. Kominczak is the treasurer of the Bay High Booster Club and allegedly made personal purchases using a debit/credit card given to her by the Booster Club. The BCSO was contacted last week by the Bay County School Board […]

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By October 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Student Who Pointed Gun At Local School Arrested

Student Who Pointed Gun At Local School Arrested

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office arrested a juvenile in connection with an altercation in which the juvenile allegedly pointed a gun at victims. The incident took place outside the gym at a high school basketball game on January 6, 2017. The evening of January 6, the BCSO had two School Resource Deputies working a basketball […]

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By January 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
3 Arrested at Bozeman Basketball Game

3 Arrested at Bozeman Basketball Game

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of three individuals at a local high school basketball game on December 30, 2016. A uniformed BCSO deputy attending the game observed two women in a physical altercation in the stands of the gym at Bozeman School during a basketball game. The women were identified as Montoyia […]

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By January 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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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Merritt Brown Student Who Posted Crazy Clown Threat Arrested

Merritt Brown Student Who Posted Crazy Clown Threat Arrested

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office was contacted on October 18, 2016, at about 9:30 pm, by a concerned parent of a Merritt Brown Middle School student. The parent reported a threat that appeared on social media against students at Merritt Brown Middle School. The parent stated to deputies that the threat was posted on Instagram […]

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