Work on new Bay County airport begins

While we celebrate a SuperFund Clean up, News Herald reports:

Celebrating what they called a major milestone in economic development and land conservation, officials with the Panama City-Bay County Airport on Thursday morning broke ground on the long-awaited relocation project.

Cheered by a crowd of about 1,000 political leaders, business executives and county residents gathered at the site, Airport Authority board members led by Chairman Joe Tannehill joined Florida Transportation Secretary Stephanie Kopelousos in launching construction of the $330 million effort. Kopelousos appeared on behalf of Gov. Charlie Crist, who had to forgo the ceremony for an emergency summit meeting of governors in Washington, D.C., to discuss the ongoing drought.
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…we take baby steps while the rest of Northwest Florida takes giant leaps