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Bay County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Bay County, FL.

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  1. FWC Commissioners elect new chairman, vice chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Capital Soup

    ... numerous local governments and state agencies. Rivard is actively engaged in his community. He was chairman of Bay County Chamber of Commerce (2011) and has served on many other local boards. He and his wife, Nicole, have three children and live in ...

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  2. Ringing in the holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | The Star

    ... Burkett did note two factors in the quest for two: first, collections at the WalMart, one of the busiest spots in Bay County all year round, are not going to be topped. Two, that Rotary Club started a week before things rolled out in Port St. Joe, ...

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  3. Michael Dewitt PateRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | County Record

    Michael was born December 11, 1961 in Panama City Florida, Bay County. He was a long-time resident of Clarksville, Florida.

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  4. Lawmakers request dollars for regional estuary programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | Walton Sun

    Determined to find the money needed to stand up a Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Program, the coalition established to run such an entity has solicited support from local legislators in seeking a state appropriation. In fact, the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition is not only requesting $2 million in state funds for itself, it has also asked for an additional $2 million that would allow its neighbors to the east to set up a St. Andrews Bay Estuary Program in Bay County.

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  5. Parent wants book about book bans bannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... are we making them read a book that's full of profanity?" "Fahrenheit 451" was removed from classroom use in Bay County in 1987 because of vulgarity, according to an article by the New York Times. The book's banning resulted in a class-action ...

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  6. Shoplifters help themselves to Black Friday dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... up to try and take advantage of the five-finger discount not advertised in the weekly flyer. According to the Bay County Clerk of Court records, at least five individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor retail theft after skipping the ...

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  7. NW Florida couple garner human trafficking, prostitution chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Two Bay County residents remain behind bars on human trafficking and prostitution charges after being swept up in a police sting operation, according to arrest reports.

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  8. Report: unchecked prescribing rates, link to opiate deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Washington County News

    ... national rate was 66.5, the lowest it had been in 10 years. In response to the epidemic, City of Panama City in Bay County will file a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors, with the intent to use the money from the suit to deal with ...

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  9. October unemployment lowest in 17 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | The Star

    A winning streak continued with the county unemployment rate, which slipped under 3 percent in October, the lowest level in 17 years. Gulf County unemployment was 2.8 percent in October, tied with Franklin County for the lowest in the CareerSource Gulf Coast region which also includes Bay County.

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  10. WCSO recovers stolen gun; Two arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Washington County News

    ... marijuana in Sims' front pants pocket. Deputies received information that the gun was reported stolen out of Bay County. Roulhac stated the gun did belong to him, and he was aware that it was stolen. Roulhac was taken into custody and transported to ...

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  11. Two from NW Fla. seriously injured in S.R. 77 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... 77, of Youngstown, initiated the 4:55 p.m. crash Friday while pulling onto State Road 77 from Crooked Lane in Bay County. As Rygula entered onto S.R. 77, he drove his 2005 Honda CR-V into the path of a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup driven by Douglas Reese ...

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  12. PSJ Garden Club newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | The Star

    ... December 14th at the Garden Center wherein a program will be presented by Jody Wood-Putnam, co-president of the Bay County Florida Native Plant Society, on highlighting of native plants in the home landscape. And on Dec. 2 “Christmas in the ...

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  13. The VFW Companies Group, Inc. Launches Corporate Website Providing...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 13 | PRWeb

    ... invested significantly in real estate in Florida's Panhandle, focusing initially on Panama City Beach and greater Bay County. The Company is now expanding its project focus to encompass additional opportunities throughout Northwest Florida. Real ...

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  14. Florida Parents Accused Of Neglecting Girl's Rotten TeethRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... Panhandle on Monday and were ordered not to have contact with the girl, whose age wasn't available. Bay County Sheriff's officials started investigating in January. Several times, school officials went to the home to offer transportation ...

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  15. Caregiver charged with stealing $43K from disabled woman Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    After a wheelchair-bound woman found more than $40,000 in cash and jewelry missing, she has filed charges against a Bay County woman she hired as a caregiver, according to court records.

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  16. "Avoiding Fraud" class held for the elderlyRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The holidays are coming and that doesn't just mean a season of giving it also means a season of scam artists. Bay County, Florida Sheriff's Office held a class for those who are often the target of scam calls and emails on today.

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  17. Parents Face Child Abuse Charges Over Child's Rotting TeethRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | MSN Living

    ... on Monday and were ordered not to have contact with the girl, whose age wasn't available. The News Herald reports Bay County Sheriff's officials started investigating in January. Several times, school officials went to the home to offer ...

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  18. Florida parents accused of neglecting girl's rotten teethRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... on Monday and were ordered not to have contact with the girl, whose age wasn't available. The News Herald reports Bay County Sheriff's officials started investigating in January. Several times, school officials went to the home to offer ...

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  19. In briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... in Florida's Panhandle on Monday and were ordered not to have contact with the girl, whose age wasn't available. Bay County Sheriff's officials started investigating in January. Several times, school officials went to the home to offer ...

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  20. The Parents of a Girl With Painful and 'Severely Decayed' Teeth Are Facing Child Abuse ChargesRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | Time

    ... on Monday and were ordered not to have contact with the girl, whose age wasn't available. The News Herald reports Bay County Sheriff's officials started investigating in January. Several times, school officials went to the home to offer ...

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