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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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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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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Nov. 7, 2016

Banks get another bite at the apple.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Nov. 4, 2016 – A Florida Supreme Court ruling announced yesterday threatens more homeowners with foreclosure actions.

In general, lenders have five years to foreclose on a home thanks to the state's statute of limitations. In some cases, however, the courts have dismissed a foreclosure action ...

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Oct. 26, 2016

Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac

WASHINGTON – Oct. 25, 2016 – Both government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) – Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – announced plans to simplify and speed up the mortgage underwriting process. Together the GSEs back more than half the mortgages in the U.S.

While Fannie and Freddie don't loan directly to ...

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Oct. 26, 2016

Home Prices Up In August

WASHINGTON (AP) – Oct. 25, 2016 – U.S. home prices climbed at a solid pace in August as more homebuyers competed for fewer available properties.

The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5.1 percent in August, after a 5 percent gain in July ...

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Oct. 23, 2016

Supreme Court limits Insurance Benefits

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Oct. 21, 2016 – The Florida Insurance Guaranty Association (FIGA) protects homeowners if their property insurer suddenly goes under. Funded by all insurance companies in the state, FIGA does not necessarily have to pay the same level of benefits stated in the homeowner's now-defunct policy.

"When ...

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Oct. 20, 2016

Apartments down Single Family up

WASHINGTON (AP) – Oct. 19, 2016 – Homebuilders pulled back on construction for a second straight month in September, with a plunge in apartments offsetting gains in single-family homes. Building activity was weak in all parts of the country except the Midwest.

Construction tumbled 9 percent in September to a ...

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