Previewed by Jack Smith This is a preview of a yet unwritten book about niece, Ida, who has a mental health disability. The doctors never quite said what went wrong or made a proper diagnosis, suffice it to say that Ida is a perpetually happy seven-year-old. Although she has limitations,...
Provided by the Bay County Sheriff’s Office The Florida Department of Law Enforcement recently released the 2021 Uniform Crime Report (UCR). The UCR report is a system that provides standardized reports on crime statistics based on data gathered from across the state. These compiled records provide summary and detailed information...
By Bill Husfelt, Superintendent, Bay District Schools January is a time for new beginnings, resolution, and goal setting. Like many of you, there are lots of things that come to my mind when I think about those concepts personally but professionally, I have really just one. I wish every student in...
By Ed Offley There is good news and bad news coming for Panama City Beach motorists in 2023. The good news is that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Panama City Beach are all moving forward with major projects to alleviate the severe traffic congestion that has plagued the PCB...
From the Bay County Sheriff’s Office The Bay Real Time Operations Center, or BAYROC, is one year old. BAYROC is a county-wide law enforcement project established to make use of the latest technology to enhance law enforcement response to incidents and solve crimes-- sometimes within hours. The same technology is...
By Clint Whitfield, Principal, Breakfast Point Academy It is hard to believe that we are almost at the midpoint of the 22-23 school year! However, we have much to celebrate at Breakfast Point Academy. The last article I wrote highlighted our middle school students at BPA, and while we are...
By Julie McConnell, UF/IFAS Extension Just because I have a degree in Horticulture and have made a career in the field doesn’t mean I have a green thumb. I have killed my fair share of plants over the years, and the most frequent victims have been houseplants. My Master Gardener...
The Stowe Wedding took place April 23, 2022 It was wedding bells for Jaqueline Munoz and Brandon Stowe on April 23, 2022. The ceremony took place on the lawn at The Pointe Hotel where they said their “I Dos” surrounded by friends and family. Champagne flowed during the following cocktail hour, with...
By Mayor Mark Sheldon No truer message was ever written than these from former President Calvin Coolidge, who was the first American president to issue a Christmas message to the American people from the White House. The short message was published on Christmas day in 1927 in every major newspaper...
The Drip Coffee Company is hosting “Cookies with Mrs. Claus” on Saturday, December 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. This event will include activities, treats, storytelling by Mrs.Claus, and more! Don’t miss the opportunity to meet Mrs. Claus while she is visiting us from the North Pole. She...