Fiery crash kills one in Jackson County; FHP
JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WDHN) — One person is dead after a fatal crash in Jackson County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the victim’s vehicle was traveling eastbound on Interstate 10 in the inside left lane and then traveled off the paved portion of the roadway which resulted in the driver crashing into County Road 195 overpass.
Youngstown man charged with luring, molesting 13-year-old
BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) – The Bay County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man they say enticed a 13-year-old via a social network and then molested her. The suspect was identified as 38-year-old, Jonathan Allen Mixon of Youngstown. In August of 2023, during an interview with the victim, she stated she was touched inappropriately when she […]
Jackson County Commissioners to Discuss Compass Lake in the Hills at Special Meeting
The Jackson County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 4:00 PM CST. The meeting will be at 2864 Madison Street in Marianna, FL. The main topic is Compass Lake in the Hills, but other issues may also be discussed.
Dozier School for Boys victims may finally receive reparations
A proposal to grant reparations to victims of abuse at several former Florida reform schools is moving through the legislature. Hundreds of children who attended the Dozier School for Boys in Marianna and the Okeechobee School were mentally, physically, and sexually abused between 1940 and 1975. Dozens were killed. A bipartisan bill going through the legislature would establish the Dozier School for Boys and Okeechobee School Victim Compensation Program, which would provide financial support to living victims.
Calhoun County man facing charges after shooting at deputies vehicle
CALHOUN, Fla. (WMBB) – On Friday, a man is facing five charges after reportedly shooting a firearm toward a Calhoun Sheriff’s Office vehicle. At about 10 p.m., two deputies were patrolling Coley Road in Kinard Florida. Authorities said the area is the subject of numerous resident complaints many of which mention drug dealing in the […]
Florida man sustained serious injuries in crash on Interstate 10
JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) – On Friday, a Tallahassee man is facing serious injuries after a rear-end crash in Jackson County. At around 1 p.m. on Interstate 10 near marker 148, a pickup truck was driving closely behind an SUV towing a trailer. After failing to observe the trailer in front of him, the truck […]
Seeing more coyotes in Northwest Florida lately? It's winter mating season
PACE, Fla. -- If you've seen more coyotes than usual lately, don't be alarmed. The animals tend to be more active right now as it's their winter mating season, which typically peaks in February and March. As the animals search for mates and territories, it can be concerning for people...
Chill Out in Marianna: Unforgettable Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Experiences at 4 Top Locations
In this article, we'll be exploring four delightful Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt spots in Marianna. Have you had the chance to taste their sweet, frosty offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Florida State Hospital: Landis Hall – Chattahoochee FL
Education and Health, Hospitals and Clinics, Dormitories. Public Works Administration (PWA), Public Works Funding. Landis Hall was completed in 1938 as a 202-room dormitory for student nurses and other employees working at the Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee, Florida. It replaced the old nurses home which was destroyed in February 1937. The construction contract was financed in part by the PWA and awarded to Batson and Cook of West Point, Georgia. The building was named for the late Florida Attorney-General, Cary D. Landis. PWA Docket No. Fla 1372-DS.
Clearing up misinformation surrounding Chiefs parade shooting
We know there's been a lot of information circulating online since the shooting at the Chiefs Super Bowl victory rally. We also know many of you have questions about the suspects, perhaps wondering why we, members of the media, aren't telling you more. The simple answer to that? We can't...
Wanted Jackson County man shoves deputy, flees scene
JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) – On Thursday, a traffic stop ends in the arrest of a wanted man. At about 11:30 a.m., JCSO deputies were patrolling the area of Magnolia Road in Marianna. The suspect identified during the traffic stop was James Anthony Christmas who they knew to have active warrants, according to JCSO. Deputies […]
Scholar Athlete of the Week — Anna Sellers
MARIANNA, Fla. (WMBB) — This week’s Scholar Athlete of the Week sponsored by Perry and Young P.A. is Marianna’s Anna Sellers. Sellers grew up in Chipley but moved to Marianna before the start of high school. She tried out for the cheer team to meet people in her new town. “I told my mom I […]
Navigating the Road: Advisory for Bay and Jackson Counties
Chipley, FL – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Bay and Jackson counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities. · State Road (S.R.) 390 Widening from 23rd Street to Baldwin Road –S.R. 390 north and southbound traffic will be shifted to the newly constructed travel lanes from Island View Drive to Fairland Avenue, Tuesday, Feb. 20 between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Northwest Florida police emphasize risk in domestic violence calls after Minnesota deaths
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Two officers and one firefighter were killed in Minnesota over the weekend while handling a domestic situation. Some Northwest Florida law enforcement officers say domestic violence calls are among the most dangerous to answer. Officers get the calls every day and they can be unpredictable. They have...
The ‘Dale mentality: Hornets return to region finals
COTTONDALE, Fla. (WMBB) – Despite earning the lowest seed in their playoff bracket the past two seasons, the Cottondale boys basketball has reached the Elite Eight two years in a row. The Hornets (18-7) pride themselves on having a hard-working, blue-collar locker room, which is something head coach Chris Obert said works to their advantage. […]
Jackson County, FL High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 19
High school basketball action in Jackson County, Florida is on the schedule today, and info on these matchups is available here, if you're looking for how to stream them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!
Today the gas price is close to $4.19 in Grand Ridge as of 2024-02-20. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.276, a week ago the price is $3.225 , according to AAA.
Chipley Garden Club
On behalf of the City of Chipley, Chipley Garden Club is pleased to announce the January Yard of the Month for 2024 was awarded to Sidney & Suzanne Johnson at 1369 Forrest Avenue in Chipley. The Johnson home is a new construction and our new residents are off to a great start with their landscaping.
Blountstown head football coach Jordan resigns
BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. (WMBB) – Blountstown head football coach, Greg Jordan resigned from his position this week, ending his second stint at his high school alma mater. Jordan returned to Blountstown in the spring of 2022 after a four-year hiatus, previously coaching the Tigers from 2006-2017. In his final two seasons at Blountstown, Jordan led the […]
1st APPEARANCE For February 16, 2024
Wilkerson Gilbert: Violation of probation- probation reinstated. Rachel Routt: Two counts of battery on law enforcement officer, resisting arrest with violence, organized scheme to defraud, seven counts of petit theft: $75,000 bond, no contact with business. Winston Goodson: Trespassing- not structure or conveyance, trespassing- structure or conveyance: $10,000 bond, previous...