Washington County, Florida Sheriff’s Office Arrests Dy’Quarios Dy’Quan Smith, 22 for 105MPH, Cocaine, Illegal Prescriptions, etc.
If you are allegedly in possession of allegedly illegal drugs, it may not be the wisest course of action to allegedly drive 105 miles per hour. A Jackson County man is behind bars and facing drug-related charges after a traffic stop in Washington County. At approximately 10:45 a.m., this morning,...
Wildfire breaks out in Grand Ridge
GRAND RIDGE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A wildfire broke out in Grand Ridge on Monday evening. Officials say flames are currently being fought near Ocheesee Landing Road and are quickly moving toward Shady Grove Road. Homes are reportedly being evacuated in the area of Strong Lane. According to the Florida Forest...
Wewahitchka Schools holds active shooting training
PANAMA CITY, FL. (WMBB) — On Wednesday, Gulf County Sheriff’s deputies roamed the halls of the Wewahitchka school campuses simulating real gunfire during an active shooter training. Teachers were locked in their rooms and would listen for that gunfire and they would use an app called the Raptor App which allows them to notify law […]
Today the gas price is close to $3.49 in Blountstown as of 2024-02-29. 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 Thursday is $3.319, a week ago the price is $3.270 , according to AAA.
Find some hidden gems at Pioneer Settlement Rummage Sale
BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. (WMBB) – The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement Rummage Sale is back for another year beginning this Saturday, March 2nd. This is the settlement’s largest fundraiser of the year and they will be open on Saturday, March 2nd, Tuesday, March 5th, Thursday, March 7th, Friday, March 8th, and Saturday, March 9th from 8 a.m. to […]
One Gadsden County restaurant gets perfect score; 1 fails inspection
You can use the database to search by county or by restaurant name. Florida's restaurant owners are not required to post restaurant inspection results where guests can see them. So every week, we provide that information for you. For a complete list of local restaurant inspections, including violations not requiring...
VIDEO: Wildfire burning near I-10 in Jackson County; officials evacuating homes
A wildfire is threatening homes in Jackson County. The fire is also sending smoke across Interstate 10.
Recap: Highlights from the Jackson County BOCC Regular Meeting on 2/27/24
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dylan Bass / Public Communications Officer (850 )573-1327 firstname.lastname@example.org Jackson County BOCC Regular Meeting Highlights Jackson County, FL. – On February 27, 2024, at 6:00 pm, the Jackson County Board of County Commissioners held a Regular Meeting. This is a recap of some of the reports and requests included in that meeting.Visit here for more details.
Gadsden County Commissioners can serve unlimited terms; why that could change
Voters could possibly decide how long their county commissioners can serve. State leaders are in the process of determining term limits for county commissioners.
River Fest raises money for Calhoun County’s growth, Hurricane Michael recovery
CALHOUN COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A panhandle community now has thousands of dollars to help with growth and Hurricane Michael recovery. The Calhoun County Community Foundation’s River Fest was held Saturday. NewsChannel 7′s Jessica Foster emceed the event, which included a daytime festival with local musicians and activities for the family. The event ended with an evening Rock the River concert featuring country star Colt Ford.
Ormond Beach resident is Little Miss North Florida 2024
An Ormond Beach girl won the Little Miss North Florida title at the Feb. 17 pageant in Marianna. Gianna Capri, 10, was representing Volusia County in the pageant as Little Miss Volusia County, according to a press release. Gianna plans on using this year to continue helping those who live with in her community while honoring her.
Florida senators back compensating Dozier School for Boys victims
Decades later, survivors known as “The White House Boys” still struggle when recalling the mental, physical, and sexual abuse they endured while in the state’s care at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna. The men and their allies have trekked to Tallahassee for 16...
Waterfront Rescue Mission, Feeding the Gulf Coast among Rooted in Giving recipients
Farm Credit of Northwest Florida recently announced a total of $18,500 awarded to five organizations working to improve rural communities within the Florida Panhandle through their Rooted in Giving community campaign. One recipient was Pensacola’s Waterfront Rescue Mission, which started in 1949 as a refuge for wayward fishermen and has...
SUSCC College Bowl Team is National Runner Up
ROSEMONT, ILLINOIS – The college bowl team from Southern Union State Community College finished second in the nation this past weekend at the NAQT Community College Quiz Bowl Championship. Chipola A of Marianna, Florida, took first place defeating SUSCC in an advantaged final. Southern Union delivered Chipola their only loss of the tournament in the […] The post SUSCC College Bowl Team is National Runner Up appeared first on Valley Times-News.
What’s Brewing - Dusty’s All Star Circus
QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) - Here’s what’s brewing!. Dusty’s All Star Circus is set to take place in Quincy on Tuesday at the Ferolito Recreation Center. It will feature an international cast of circus artists that will captivate the whole family. Show times are at 4:30 p.m. and...
Rising measles cases ignite concern in Northwest Florida
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Measles cases are rising, and many fear it's just a matter of time before we see it in Northwest Florida. There were 58 reported cases nationwide for all of 2023. It's now up to 35 in 2024 already, with a large outbreak in our own state. "Measles...
Understanding the signs and dangers of a rip current
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - With temperatures climbing, the beaches are getting more crowded. What many folks do not think about when hitting the water is the dangers that come with the Gulf Coast. The Alabama and Florida Gulf Coast is one of the most beautiful stretches of beach in the...
Two Gadsden County women paving the way for the next generation of black women
Two Gadsden County women paving the way for next generation of black women encouraging to follow their dreams and aspirations.
Female great white shark found dead on Florida Panhandle beach
A massive great white shark washed up on a Florida Panhandle beach over the weekend, according to local fire rescue officials.