PC mall is showing love to moms!

The PC mall is showing love to moms! According to reports from our content sponsors at the NewsHerald, the Panama City Mall is hosting some fun giveaways and events on Saturday (May 12) as a way to honor moms for Mother’s Day.

Bay County is considering implementing the Guardian Program

Bay County is considering implementing the Guardian Program, which would allow some school employees to carry a concealed firearm on campus, and that has some Northwest Florida counties divided. All three school districts will have at least one law enforcement officer on each campus, but several have decided against arming teachers.

CBD Regulations

State regulators say Michigan’s market for oil-based products made from marijuana will now be covered under medical marijuana laws.

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs on Thursday issued its first classification of what’s known as CBD oil. It can be derived from marijuana or hemp plants, but it doesn’t give users the “high” feeling associated with smoking pot. Advocates say it can help people with seizures. It can be sold to people with a Michigan medical marijuana card.

Bay Parkway Extension Project

The second phase of a project meant to reduce traffic will move forward. The Panama City Beach City Council yesterday approved the next step in the Bay Parkway extension project. The goal of the project is to reduce congestion between Highway 79 and Nautilus Street. Also at yesterday’s meeting, the “Panama City News Herald” reports ‘Ironman Florida’ donated four thousand dollars to the police department’s Cops n’ Kids program.

Mom Arrested After Locking Kids In Hot Car

A Bay County mother is facing charges of neglect after witnesses became concerned about the wellbeing of two unattended children locked in a hot car for about 30 minutes. Jennifer Stone, was arrested at the Wal-Mart, in Callaway. Officials say, she’s done this before and was being investigated for an incident that occured back in February.

More Trouble For Right Way

Official agencies are distancing themselves from Right Way Ministries. Last month the halfway house, on E 11th Street, came under fire for code enforcement violations. And, even though the code enforcement violations have been rectified, the Florida Department of Corrections says offenders under their supervision are “no longer” being sent to the organization. The BCSO’s investigation into complaints from residents and families continues.

Panama City noise ordinance personalized

Panama City, Fla., – The Panama City noise ordinance topped talks at Tuesdays meeting. Commissioners said they are looking at chagnes to the current ordinance that will be a better fit for panama city.

Panama City cut-off facelift

MARIANNA, Fla. – A roadway commonly referred to as the Panama City cut-off will soon be safter. Fairview Road in Marianna, also is known for flooding each year, but officials said a federally funded mitigation project to build up a portion of the road to about five feet should help solve the issue. The project starts May 14 and is expected to be finished this summer.

Waller Elementary School was locked down

Youngstown, Fla. – Waller Elementary School was locked down Wednesday afternoon. Bay County Sheriff’s deputies placed the campus on high alert as they searched for a masked gunman who reportedly robbed the Dollar General store nearby on Highway 231.

Republican Debate

And, they’re off!! Republican running for Governor hold a debate…

Republicans running for Michigan governor have made their cases to voters in their first debate. Attorney General Bill Schuette emphasized his endorsement from President Donald Trump and his plan to cut taxes during a Wednesday night debate in Grand Rapids. Rival Brian Calley touts Michigan’s economic gains during his time as lieutenant governor. State Sen. Patrick Colbeck says he’d bring his problem-solving prowess to office, while Dr. Jim Hines says he’s the only non-politician running.