Aug. 23, 2018

A Fresh Start after the death of a loved one

How to Get a Fresh Start After a Loved One’s Passing


When a loved one passes, it can be incredibly difficult to remain inside the home you once shared. The house is full of memories, and you are constantly reminded that your loved one is no longer there. If ...

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July 17, 2018

Florida's Economy

Fla. GDP hits $1 trillion mark


ORLANDO, Fla. – July 16, 2018 – Florida's gross domestic product topped $1 trillion Friday, an economic output that would make the Sunshine State the world's 17th largest economy if it were an independent country, the state chamber said.

The milestone ...

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March 3, 2018

Anne Graham

Billy Graham's daughter was interviewed on the Early Show and Jane Clayson asked her "How could God let something like this happen?" (regarding the attacks on Sept, 11, hurricanes and earth quakes. Anne Graham gave an extremely profound and insightful response. She said "I believe God is deeply saddened ...

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Feb. 13, 2018

Not The FBI I Love and Admire

Perhaps one of greatest milestones in my 37 year Law Enforcement career came on December 6, 1973 when I graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA and received the J Edgar Hoover Award for Scholastic Excellence.


I had the honor of meeting Clarence Kelley the Director of ...

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Nov. 29, 2017

Tyndall Gets MQ-9 Reaper Wing

“This will mean an increase of our footprint, not only on our economic impact, but also in the Bay County and Panama City community,” Tyndall spokesman Don Arias said.


TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE — Tyndall Air Force Base’s workforce will increase by more than a third after the Air ...

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Nov. 17, 2017

New Sports Park

The Triumph application states that the sports park is expected to create 1,074 additional full-time jobs.

PANAMA CITY BEACH — A proposed new sports park could have a profound positive impact on ...

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Aug. 29, 2017

Infant Saved From Surf


News Herald Reporter


 “To have an infant on my board not breathing is gut-wrenching,” Beach Patrol Deputy Ray Maulbeck said. “We were fortunate to be there.”

PANAMA CITY BEACH — Ask Ray Maulbeck what happened Sunday around 3:30 p.m., and he’ll ...

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Aug. 25, 2017

PCB Blast Crime Report


News Herald Reporter



Posted Aug 24, 2017 at 5:34 PM

Updated Aug 24, 2017 at 5:45 PM

We live in a safe community,” Beach Police Chief Drew Whitman said in an interview with The News Herald. “There’s not a place in this city I wouldn’t walk down the street alone ...

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Aug. 23, 2017



Floats keep the cages suspended at the top, but beneath the water’s surface, they hold thousands of growing oysters. Floating in the water column, they largely are protected from predators.


PANAMA CITY BEACH — Put two oysters on a plate, and J. Michael Stewart can tell you which ...

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Aug. 15, 2017

Couple Lost $1.5 Million inScam

WASHINGTON – Aug. 14, 2017 – A couple lost $1.5 million in the purchase of their dream home in Washington, D.C., because of a real estate scam that is nabbing more victims across the country.

The couple put down $200,000 on the home and waited for closing ...

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