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Calhoun County crash leaves man in critical condition

CALHOUN COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - One man is in critical condition after a single-car crash in Calhoun County around 6 p.m. Tuesday night. Florida Highway Patrol officials say a Marianna man, 27, was driving north on County Road 167 when they say the car left the road. The driver over-corrected...
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JAIL Report for June 25-26, 2022

Morgan Robinson, 24, Marianna, Florida: Battery: Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Tristan Robinson, 23, Marianna, Florida: Battery: Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Jantz Johnson, 37, Marianna, Florida: No valid driver’s license, fleeing and eluding: Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Kadeen Whitmore-Green, 37, West Palm Beach, Florida: Aggravated battery with...

Fast and fiery cars coming to N. F. Motorplex this weekend

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) -it is going to be a very big weekend ahead for the folks at the North Florida Motorplex in Fountain. They are calling Saturday’s schedule “Night of Fire”. And that’s because they will be bringing in half a dozen Nostalgia Nitro Funny Cars to...

Local volleyball players competing at USVA Nationals

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) – High school volleyball players from Blountstown and Liberty County are competing at the USVA Nationals in Indianapolis this week. Blountstown’s Alyssa Carey and Ella Grace Parramore, as well as Liberty County’s Kara Conyers and Aubrie Arnold, are competing with two separate Tallahassee Volleyball Academy squads. Parramore and Conyers won their […]

Wallace Roland

Wallace Roland, 84, of Cottondale, Florida passed from this life on June 27, 2022 at Southeast Health in Dothan, Alabama surrounded by his loving family. Wallace was born on February 28, 1938 in Geneva County, Alabama to C.L. and Essie Roland. Wallace was a lifelong resident of the Florida Panhandle and was a member of the Masonic Lodge 206 in Cottondale, Florida. He enjoyed spending his time outdoors fishing at Kennedy Creek. Most of all, he loved his family dearly, and will be sorely missed by those who knew and loved him.

Mr. Gary Lee Cox

Mr. Gary Lee Cox, age 66, of Marianna went home to be with the LORD on Sunday June 26, 2022. A Homegoing Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday June 30th, 2022, at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church Marianna located at 2897 Green Street in Marianna with Reverends DeRon Johnson and Cody Clark officiating.

Taking a Walk With 35 Cats

Occurred on June 6, 2022 / Youngstown, Florida, USA Info from Licensor: "Myself and my two dogs (Annie and Molly) went for a short walk from my house at the end of a workday last week. I run a rescue and everywhere I go the kitties follow. About 35 or so of the kitties followed with us and really loved going for a short stroll. It's a quiet country road and everyone there knows us well. A little relaxation time with my critters and they love it!!"

JAIL Report for June 23, 2022

Shaniqua Murray, 28, Marianna, Florida: Grand theft, fugitive from justice- Montgomery County, Tennessee: Marianna Police Department. Melissa Crockett, 37, Graceville, Florida: Violation of state probation: Graceville Police Department. Dashawna Collins, 24, Malone, Florida: Hold for Bay County: Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. CB Miller, 54, Marianna, Florida: Sentenced to 36...

Sneads, Florida man wanted on charges in Tri-State area arrested

SNEADS, Fla. (WTVY) - A Florida man wanted on numerous felony warrants in the Tri-State area was arrested Friday. At 9:27 a.m. on June 24, officers on patrol in the area of Gloster Avenue and Highway 90 in Sneads, Florida observed Todd Will Herring seating in a vehicle in front of a local business.

Hit-and-run crash slows traffic on Highway 231

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — A hit-and-run motorcycle crash is slowing traffic on Highway 231 in Fountain Friday morning. First responders were on scene at about 10 a.m. investigating the crash. It happened shortly after 9 a.m. near the Highway 20 intersection. Florida Highway Patrol troopers said the motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital. They […]

One dead, multiple injured in multi-vehicle crash in Fountain

FOUNTAIN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A California woman is dead and multiple others injured after a multi-vehicle crash in Fountain. Florida Highway Patrol troopers said a vehicle was traveling north on U.S. 231 at Owenwood Road and tried to turn and cross southbound traffic. That’s when another vehicle hit the front side of the turning vehicle.