| Feb 11, 2015
| 5:27 AM
Commissioners in Panama City have endorsed a 4 a.m. closing time for bars during spring break even though bars in Bay County and nearby Panama City Beach shut down at 2 a.m.
The ordinance passed 3-2 on Tuesday.
The News-Herald of Panama City reports...
| 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 28, 2015
| 7:10 AM
ALONG THE PANAMA CANAL — Nina and Fred Fenton have gone on 40 cruises, including five times through the Panama Canal since 1998, but they keep coming back.
While aboard the Norwegian Sun on their latest journey into the storied waterway linking...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:18 AM
WEST BAY, Fla. (AP) — Silver Airways will begin offering daily flights from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport to Tampa and Orlando.
The airlines announced Monday that it will offer twice-daily flights to Orlando International Airport...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 2:43 PM
MIAMI - Las autoridades estadounidenses capturaron hoy en Florida a una pareja de novios adolescentes buscada durante las últimas dos semanas en varios estados del sur del país, donde presuntamente se dedicaron al robo de vehículos y al uso fraudulento de...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Two teenage sweethearts suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks across the South have been taken into custody in Florida, Kentucky authorities said Sunday.
Grayson County sheriff's officials say in a statement that 18-year-...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:15 AM
Today there is much astonishment being expressed on television and radio about our president's lack of attendance at Sunday's solidarity march in France. Not just the president, but no high profile official of our government was present. It seems to me...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 4:36 PM
NEWPORTNEWS — The James River Reserve Fleet will soon lose a unique vessel: A former World War II Liberty Ship that made the transition into the nuclear age.
The USS Sturgis was essentially a nuclear barge, its WW II-era engines swapped out for...