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County Commissioners Voted to Raise Property Tax

Bay county commissioners say they've held the line on tax increases as long as they can. Today they tentatively voted to raise the property tax millage rate.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:40:15 GMT

Callaway and Bay Co. Work Toward AWT Solution

Bay County staff members presented the county's proposal for a solution to the Cherry Street Advanced Wastewater Treatment lift station Tuesday. The next step: Callaway's response.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:33:27 GMT

Lightning Strike Hits Man in Jackson County

Florida is known as the lightening capital of the US. Lightning strikes in Jackson County Monday night helped prove that true.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:33:43 GMT

Remains Found in Vacant Lot

Panama City Beach Police say they have found human skeletal remains in a lot on Back Beach Road and Fernwood.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:33:55 GMT

Washington County School District Officials Propose Sales Tax

Washington County School District officials are proposing the county's first ever half cent sales tax to improve facilities and upgrade technology.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:12:48 GMT

Governor Rick Scott Is Visiting Panama City

Governor Rick Scott continues his statewide "Jobs for the Next Generation" tour Tuesday in Panama City.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:59:59 GMT

An Inside Look into NSA-PC

The US Navy has maintained a base in Panama City Beach since 1945. It's currently named Naval Support Activity Panama City and is most famous for housing the department of defense's only dive school but there's much more going on behind the scenes on this 657 acre base.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:26:43 GMT

Bay County Health Department Getting Locals Aware and Tested for Hepatitis

The Bay County Health Department is doing its part to make locals aware and get tested.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:32:35 GMT

Sand to be Replaced with Turf at School Playgrounds

Sand at local playgrounds may soon be a thing of the past. Bay District School officials are replacing the sand to make the playgrounds usable for more people. The sand playgrounds don't meet the guidelines set-out by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:03:14 GMT

Primary Election Voter Registration Closes at Midnight

The Bay Co. Supervisor of Elections office is open until midnight Monday so you can update your information, change parties or register to vote in the August 26 primary election.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:49:30 GMT