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Bay County starts work on $37-million sports park (Mayor Hayward, please read footnote)

Yesterday, Bay County broke ground on a $37-million sports park that will include an outdoor field complex, athletic fields, walking and biking trails. It is…

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Posted in Newpoint Investigation

Newpoint in trouble in Bay County

The company that runs three charter schools in Escambia County had its grant applications for two new schools in Bay County denied. The Florida Department…

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Bay County cracks down on Spring Break

After seven people were shot and numerous arrests over the past week, the Bay County Commission passed an ordinance Tuesday to ban drinking in the…

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Posted in BP Disaster Escambia County Politics

SRIA misuses beautification funds

The Santa Rosa Island Authority has a beautification fund. Has the SRIA used that fund to buy equipment to get the tar balls and oil…

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News: Bay County has its turn

Panama City News Herald: Cleanup crews were stretched out along western Bay County beaches Saturday, picking up the first coined-sized tar balls and smaller tar…

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LA Times buys into BP outreach here

I’ve been highly critical of the British Petroleum local community outreach because the BP reps here have no knowledge, no technical expertise and no authority….

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BP contacts can’t answer many questions, no surprise

State Senator Don Gaetz emailed last week to the media and his constituents the list of BP Contacts in Florida. I had reporter Ryne Ziemba…

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Posted in Escambia County

Commissioners can’t cut pay

The Bay County Commissioners are finding that they can’t cut their salaries. The News Herald reports that the Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to take a…

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PCB rethinks Spring Break

The Bay County Tourist Development Council is rethinking its partnership with mtvU’s, the gold standard for marketing to college students. The Panama City Beach City…

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