| Jun 28, 2010
| 4:32 PM
By Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel PENSACOLA BEACH â Looking from a distance like the notch on a gun sight, St. Andrews Pass is the 1,500-foot-wide gap that enables boats, fish and tidal currents to slip back and forth in a straight shot between the Gulf....
| Oct 4, 2010
| 2:50 PM
You CAN go home again. Starliner, the wooden roller coaster transplanted to the now-defunct Cypress Gardens park in Winter Haven, will be reassembled in its birthplace, Panama City Beach, according to a report in the News Herald of Panama City.
| May 7, 2010
Confederate-flag bikinis. An entire festival focused on a fish-tossing contest. Countless nights ended at bars on beaches of pure white sand, the strains of local boy
Jimmy Buffett's odes to drinking and sailing mixing with the surf.
It's easy to see...
| May 31, 2010
It's every sweet tooth's dream. A steady stream of studies has linked chocolate to a variety of health benefits, including decreased blood pressure, lower cholesterol, reduced risk of heart disease, even effects on mood.
But the evidence, all of it, is...
| Jun 8, 2010
In sensitive marshes on the
Louisiana coast, oil thick as pancake batter suffocates grasses and traps pelicans. Blobs of tar the size of dimes or dinner plates dot the white sands of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. Little seems amiss in Mississippi...
| Mar 25, 2011
Chicks in bikinis fighting for "meat" -- no it's not a new girls gone wild -- it actually happened in panama city beach at a Burger King.
The bikini brawl erupted after one hot tempered mama "didn't have it her way". a customer captured the see to...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:03 PM
The bikini-clad woman who became a YouTube hit after destroying a Panama City, Fla. Burger King, is now facing felony charges.
The Smoking Gun reported Monday that, Nekiva Vonte Hardy, of Montgomery Ala., is now charged with "felony criminal mischief,...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 3:21 PM
PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- The burly, bipolar man who held a Florida school board at gunpoint was frustrated and broke.
He was a troubled ex-con with an interest in anarchy, and when his wife was fired from her teaching job and their benefits ran out, he...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 3:32 PM
After a gunman opened fire at a Panama City school board meeting, there are concerns all over the country about what safety measures are in place to prevent violence at public meetings.
Indianapolis Public Schools Police Chief Steve Garner spoke with...
| Jul 6, 2010
The beach towns of the Panhandle have more to offer than crystal blue waters and white sands. From great deals at the outlet mall to local finds in small seaside towns, this is a shopper and beach lover's dream area.
Cordova Mall Cordova Mall is the...
| Aug 14, 2010
The first family dashed to the Florida Panhandle on Saturday so President Barack Obama could play pitchman - Gulf Coast beaches are clean and open for business - and assure residents his government won't abandon them now that the busted well has stopped...