Archives for October 2017

Environmental Spending Increases Proposed

Governor Rick Scott is calling for more state spending to preserve and restore Florida beaches, springs and state parks. Scott announced the new spending recommendations today. The funding he’s asking for would be an extra 220-million dollars in environmental spending, and will be considered by lawmakers when they meet for the new session starting in January.

Gas Prices Falling

Gas prices keep falling in Florida. Triple-A reports the statewide average for a gallon of regular is two-dollars 42-cents, down five cents over the past week. Still, Triple-A says the state average remains 18 cents higher than pre-Hurricane Harvey levels, so motorists can expect another round of discounts at the pump this week. According to Gas Buddy Dot Com uel can be found for an avergae of 2.36 a gallon this morning.

Lucky’s Open For Business

Rough weather and strong winds are being blamed for some damage in the Panhandle. Three businesses and a house in the same part of Gulf Breeze were affected, but no one was hurt. Gulf Technical Services off US 98 had part of its roof taken off, while a hair salon, Breeze Mini Warehouses and a house behind the businesses sustained less serious damage.

Winds Damage Businesses and Homes

Rough weather and strong winds are being blamed for some damage in the Panhandle. Three businesses and a house in the same part of Gulf Breeze were affected, but no one was hurt. Gulf Technical Services off US 98 had part of its roof taken off, while a hair salon, Breeze Mini Warehouses and a house behind the businesses sustained less serious damage.

Winds Damage Businesses and Homes

Rough weather and strong winds are being blamed for some damage in the Panhandle. Three businesses and a house in the same part of Gulf Breeze were affected, but no one was hurt. Gulf Technical Services off US 98 had part of its roof taken off, while a hair salon, Breeze Mini Warehouses and a house behind the businesses sustained less serious damage.

HIgh Winds Damage Panhandle Businesss And Homes

Rough weather and strong winds are being blamed for some damage in the Panhandle. Three businesses and a house in the same part of Gulf Breeze were affected, but no one was hurt. Gulf Technical Services off US 98 had part of its roof taken off, while a hair salon, Breeze Mini Warehouses and a house behind the businesses sustained less serious damage.

Bay County police got quite a surprise when they did a welfare

FOUNTAIN – Bay County police got quite a surprise when they did a welfare check at a home on Timercrest Rd. Deputies were responding to a report of child neglect and say they found the tenants had illegally routed electrical lines directly to their trailer to get free power. A 32 year old man appeared in court Thursday on several charges.
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Panama City man with shotgun didn’t intend to use it

PANAMA CITY – Reports of a man with a shotgun at a 23rd Street business Thursday afternoon turned out to be innocent. Police say the man did have a shotgun but told officers he brought it to his friend – an “experienced hunter” and employee at the Pain Clinic on Harrison Ave., to see if they could repair the gun.
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A man was found dead inside a room at Coconut Grove Motor Inn

Panama City Beach, Fla. – A man was found dead inside a room at Coconut Grove Motor Inn Thursday afternoon. Bay County Sheriff’s deputies said it appears the badly decomposed body had been in the motel room for several days, as reported by our content sponsors at the News Herald. The investigation is ongoing.
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8th annual Bay County Hayride

BAY COUNTY, Fla. – The 8th annual Bay County Hayride at Harder’s Park is running this weekend. Organizers say new scary features and technology has been added, making this years event better than ever!
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