Panama City, FLWJHG-TV

Allergies or COVID-19? How to tell the difference

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - You’re suddenly reaching for tissues and your head feels heavier than a bowling ball. Is it just seasonal allergies or is it early signs of COVID-19? Spotting the differences can be tough. With pollen in the air and allergy season in full bloom, having itchy...
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Lynn Haven,

Roadway closure in Lynn Haven

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (WMBB) — A heads up for those driving on Highway 390 in Lynn Haven. Part of the roadway will be closed for a few hours overnight starting tomorrow. The Florida Department of Transportation officials said Highway 390 will be closed in both directions between Maine Avenue and Mowat School to allow crews to work on the new pedestrian overpass at Mowat Middle School.
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Panama City Beach, FLNews Herald

Too many medians? Shuckums owner says Panama City Beach plan will hurt his business, create traffic

PANAMA CITY BEACH — A local business owner says the Front Beach Road Community Redevelopment Plan could be counterproductive for some areas. In a Panama City Beach City Council meeting on Thursday, Mack Carter, owner of Shuckums Oyster Pub & Seafood Grill at 15614 Front Beach Road, told officials he believes the medians slated to be installed near his business as part of the current plan not only will create more traffic problems, but limit access to his long-standing business.
Bay County, FLNews Herald

Don't get trapped by a hurricane! Here are Bay County's evacuation zones

PANAMA CITY BEACH — In the wake of an above-average hurricane season, local officials say it's important for residents to know their evacuation zones. Designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, zones range alphabetically from A to D and determine which areas are most likely to flood from storm surges during severe weather.
Panama City Beach,

Surveyors on CRA Segment 4.3 project may be on property

The City has contracted with Volkert, Inc., an engineering, design and planning company with an office in Panama City Beach, and their consultant partners to design improvements to Front Beach Road from Hutchison Boulevard to Richard Jackson Boulevard. The improvements designed in this contract will enhance safety and improve mobility through the project area.
Bay County,

Bay High School breaks ground for new state of the art facility

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Because of the Nelson family’s generosity, Bay High School broke ground on a project they had been working on for almost seven years. “Our whole family has always been big public school supporters. If you do not have first-class facilities to give the students as much choice as they can, the community gets hurt,” said Bubba Nelson, sponsor.
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Panama City events calendar

1. DOWNTOWN AFTER DARK featuring JJ Grey & Mofro; 2. OCB Fire and Ice Classic; 3. Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Review & Exam; 4. CEU Class for License Renewal - Landscape Pest Management; 5. All American Games All Star Showcase;
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Daily Weather Forecast For Panama City

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Panama City: Tuesday, July 27: Showers And Thunderstorms Likely; Wednesday, July 28: Showers And Thunderstorms Likely; Thursday, July 29: Showers And Thunderstorms Likely; Friday, July 30: Chance of Showers And Thunderstorms;
Bay County, FLWJHG-TV

Bay County COVID cases double in a week

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - In Bay County for the week of July 16 through the 22, there were 1,007 cases of COVID-19. That is twice as many as the week before. For our local hospitals, that also means more patients walking through their doors. We reached out to both...
Panama City, FLNews Herald

An erasure of history? Black Mason lodge with roots older than Panama City to be razed

PANAMA CITY — A local Masonic lodge of a group with roots deeper than the founding of Panama City is set to be demolished by the city. Code enforcement took over a project to demolish Labor System Lodge No. 324 on Thursday, canceling the permit pulled by a demo company selected by the Black Masons group. According to the case file, the group failed to address critical repairs after going before a magistrate in October last year. The neglect of the building, which came after damages caused by Hurricane Michael, resulted in the destabilization of the gable and in May this year, the roof caving in.