| Dec 25, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Buddy DeFranco, one of the most virtuosic and musically accomplished clarinetists in the history of jazz, died Wednesday night in Panama City, Fla., said his wife of 44 years, Joyce DeFranco. He was 91.
DeFranco, more than anyone, brought the clarinet...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:06 AM
When the Great Recession pummeled the yachting industry in the U.S., South Florida's Nautical Ventures Group got creative and began exporting repossessed boats, capitalizing on a manager's knowledge of the marine scene in French-speaking nations.
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:01 PM
The 67-foot-long, steel Oceans of Hope looked like just another sailboat with an ordinary crew in matching grey T-shirts as it launched from Dock F at Bahia Mar on Monday morning.
What wasn't ordinary about it, though, was that most of the crew...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 2:42 PM
A Panama City Beach man has been sentenced to more than a year in prison after stealing golf carts from his neighbors, the Panama City News Herald reports.
Nathan Michael Huston, 38, was charged with three counts of grand theft auto, dealing in...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Here are the prospective U.S. starters for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil:
TIM HOWARD Goalkeeper
Age: 35. Club team: Everton (England).
Caps: 100. Goals: 0.
On his second World Cup team ... Tied for second in national team history with 100 caps...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:08 PM
A few years ago, Richard Larison was leading efforts for Johns Hopkins Medicine International to expand health care access at a local hospital in Panama City, Panama, when a thought popped into his head.
"You know, there are still people in my own...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Spirit Airlines ranked among the world's most profitable airlines in 2013, according to an Airline Weekly profitability ranking released Monday.
The Miramar-based low-cost carrier was No. 2 with a 17 percent operating profit margin, following Panama's...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
PANAMA CITY - Fresh off a Sundance World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for "To Kill a Man," Chilean writer-director Alejandro Fernandez Almendras has signed a two-pic deal with top Chilean production house Jirafa Films.
Jirafa's Augusto Matte will produce both...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
PANAMA CITY - One of the U.S.'s major specialists in Spanish-language film distribution, Paul Hudson's Outsider Pictures will release David Trueba's Goya winner "Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed" in the U.S..
Deal was closed between 6 Sales CEO Marina...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The Panama Canal will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its opening on Aug. 15, but there’s much more to see in this often overlooked country than the impressive waterway.
Travelers on Collette’s nine-day Discover Panama tour will begin...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Here's a recipe for disaster: Posing as a cop to get stuff to cook meth.
John Travis Clark, of Santa Rosa Beach, posed as a fake undercover cop to make it easier to buy a chemical used in making meth, according to real Walton County law enforcement...