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  • Couples married in Mexico Beach invited to renew vows

    Couples married in Mexico Beach invited to renew vows
    If you got married in Mexico Beach, you are invited to renew your vows. But there's a catch. The first wedding vow renewal ceremony is Saturday afternoon. The News Herald of Panama City reports the idea for a mass wedding came from "Marrying Jack"...
  • Easy money: Man gets wrong tax return check, spends money, cops say

    Easy money: Man gets wrong tax return check, spends money, cops say
    Good news: you got a tax refund windfall. Bad news: it's a flap that blows an ill wind for birds of prey. It was a taxing situation: After a mix-up at a Panhandle check cashing store, Dominique Alexander Johnson spent most of somebody else's tax...
  • Law enforcement ready for Panama City Beach spring break

    Law enforcement ready for Panama City Beach spring break
    Panama City Beach is gearing up for the annual onslaught of spring breakers. The Bay County Sheriff's Office and the Panama City Beach Police Department have extra money in their budgets to cover anticipated over-time costs of additional spring break...
  • CONCACAF unveils Gold Cup group pairings and complete match schedule

    CONCACAF unveils Gold Cup group pairings and complete match schedule
    World Cup quarterfinalist Costa Rica will face Jamaica in its CONCACAF Gold Cup opener July 8 at StubHub Center in Carson. That Group B game will begin at 5 p.m., to be followed by Canada-El Salvador at 7:30. The defending champion United States,...
  • Small world: Man tried to sell stolen ring to victim, deputies say

    Small world: Man tried to sell stolen ring to victim, deputies say
    Guess his sales pitch had a familiar ring to it. Clifton Tyler Johnson allegedly approached a woman whose home had been recently burglarized at a Panhandle store and asked if she'd like to buy some jewelry, reports the Panama City News Herald. The...
  • Obama, Castro exchange greetings ahead of Saturday's meeting at summit

    Obama, Castro exchange greetings ahead of Saturday's meeting at summit
    With a cordial evening handshake, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved Friday toward a groundbreaking meeting on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in what would be a remarkable display of reconciliation between two...
  • Venezuela may chill drama of Cuba-U.S. relations at Summit of Americas

    Venezuela may chill drama of Cuba-U.S. relations at Summit of Americas
    The White House expected to bask in good wishes at the two-day Summit of the Americas for its historic opening to Cuba, but President Obama will face a problem: Venezuela. Angered by a White House order that identified his country as a threat to U.S....
  • Stage being set for historic Obama-Castro meeting Saturday

    Stage being set for historic Obama-Castro meeting Saturday
    President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved toward a groundbreaking meeting on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas Friday in what would be a remarkable display of reconciliation between two nations with the leadership of the...
  • Historic encounter with Cuba's Castro awaits Obama in Panama

    Historic encounter with Cuba's Castro awaits Obama in Panama
    Turning the page on a half-century of hostility, President Barack Obama signaled Thursday he will soon remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, boosting hopes for improved ties as he prepared for a historic encounter with Cuban...
  • Officers in Northwest Florida use fake checkpoint to curtail drugs

    Officers in Northwest Florida use fake checkpoint to curtail drugs
    Inundated by spring break chaos and short on patrol officers, the Bay County Sheriff's office hopes to curtail the flow of drugs to area beaches by using a fake checkpoint. The Panama City News Herald reports that a sign for a drug checkpoint on a...
  • Panama City Beach bans drinking on beach through spring break

    Panama City Beach bans drinking on beach through spring break
    The Panama City Beach council has approved an emergency ordinance banning drinking on the beach and in parking lots through the end of spring break. The action was taken Tuesday, shortly after the Bay County Commission took a similar action. The bans...