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Treasure Island marina reopens
The weather is getting warmer and that means people will be at the beach. But you don't want your fun day to turn into something tragic. That's one reason why the South Walton Fire District is holding its junior lifeguard program. Free skin cancer screenings. Updated: 5 hours ago. As...
Panama City man sentenced in fatal Walton Co. crash
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — A Panama City man was sentenced Thursday for his role in a fatal crash. Lawrence Brenton Cowart entered a plea agreement with the State Attorney’s Office in the 1st Judicial Circuit under Ginger Bowden Madden. The accident happened on February 12, 2021. Records state Cowart was driving his Porsche at […]
Bay County Sheriff’s Office hosts summer Kids Academy
BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — Bay County kids are enjoying the great outdoors this summer, courtesy of the Bay County Sheriff’s Office Kids Academy. The free camp gets them out of the house and into unique experiences most summer camps don’t offer. It’s the first summer Kids Academy since Hurricane Michael and the Covid-19 pandemic. […]
Long-time mentor honored with ‘Big of the Year’ award
Editor’s Note: The headline was changed to reflect the correct organization who gave the award. The name of the award winner has been corrected. PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida presented George Gilman with the annual Virginia Thomas ‘Big of the Year’ award. The organization’s board gives out the […]
PCPD: Four arrested in theft that led to SUV house crash
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Officers said that four people are in jail following an altercation that led to a man crashing a vehicle into a home Tuesday afternoon. According to a news release by the Panama City Police Department, officers were called to the 1100 block of Mack Lewis Drive where an SUV crashed […]
Parker city clerk resigns
PARKER, Fla. (WMBB) — Parker is looking for a new city clerk. Jami Andrews Hinrichs has turned in her letter of resignation, effective the end of June. This is the second time she’s resigned. Hinrichs quit five days after she got the job in September 2021, then changed her mind and withdrew it. She’s agreed […]
'Backbone of this country': Panama City Beach launches another Veteran Hero Banner Program
PANAMA CITY BEACH − In an effort to "never forget" the sacrifices made by veterans, Panama City Beach is in the second year of its popular Veteran Hero Banner Program. The program allows people to purchase banners dedicated to family members or friends who have served in the military.
Update: Panama City ordered drag performers out of Pride event
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — News 13 has new information about drag performers being excluded from this weekend’s pride event. In a previous story, we reported that a group of drag queens cannot perform at the Pride Fest event this Saturday in McKenzie Park. The exclusion obviously comes in the wake of a new Florida […]
Drag queens banned from Bay-Pride event
ED. Note: We originally described the event incorrectly. It is a festival. Also, the name of the organizers of the event is Bay-Pride of Panama City. We regret the errors. PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) — The Bay-Pride Fest this weekend is usually an event to celebrate unity in the LGBTQ community, but not everyone […]
Men Spotted Trying To Ride 6-Foot Shark on Panama City Beach
The internet was torn over pictures and videos of men sitting on a shark on a Florida beach.
Bay-Pride of Panama City to host Pride Fest 2023
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Bay-Pride of Panama City, Florida officials are throwing their annual Pride Fest this Saturday, June 10th. The event starts at 2 p.m. and is free to attend, but there will be plenty to shop for. More than 50 vendors will be at McKenzie Park in Panama City selling pride gear, […]
Washington County, Florida Sheriff’s Office Arrests Hazel May Weathers, Joshua Jay Watford and Seth Scott Chambers on Burglary Charges
Washington County Sheriff’s Office is alerting residents to be vigilant in protecting their personal property following a rash of car burglaries that were reported over the weekend. Following reports of vehicle burglaries in Washington County on June 2nd, Patrol deputies and Investigators with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office developed...
Bay County Sheriff’s Office introduces new K-9
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Bay County Sheriff’s Office officials welcomed their newest addition Monday, an 8-week-old chocolate lab named Buckshot. He may be cute now but a year from now he will be a disciplined 4-legged asset of the BCSO. David Mochtaderi the Sergeant Training Coordinator says the K-9’s training has already begun. “Sleep […]
Back Beach Road expansion coming soon
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) —Panama City Beach council members are closer to their goal of 6-laning Panama City Beach Parkway, also known as Back Beach Road. They announced tonight that motorists can expect the widening project to be underway sometime later this year. The widening will be broken up into three sections. The first […]
Spud White of White’s Wrecker Service retires
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Spud White has been a fixture on roadways across the Panhandle for six decades. When Richard White started ‘White’s Wrecker Service’ in 1949, his young son ‘Spud’ was by his side and eventually inherited the family business. Spud White helped thousands of people stranded in breakdowns or traffic crashes. For years, […]
10 weeks straight of concerts in Panama City Beach
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) — One of Aaron Bessant Park’s most popular events begins Thursday night, June 8th. Panama City Beach Parks and Rec is kicking off the 17th Annual Summer Concert Series with one of the hottest acts out of New Orleans. Dave Jordan and the NIA will take the stage at 7 […]
Panama City Dive Center offering two unique programs for Veterans
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - If the waters of the Emerald Coast are calling your name, the Panama City Dive Center has everything from beginner-level certification courses to instructor courses and even two unique programs for Veterans. The dive center located at 4823 Thomas Drive near St. Andrews State Park,...
One dead after Panama City man drives SUV into home
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — One man is dead after a traffic crash in an Oakland Terrace neighborhood Tuesday evening. Shortly after 5 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of an SUV driving into a home on Mack Lewis Drive. According to Panama City Police Department officials, they believe a man driving the SUV […]
Scam alert in Bay County
BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Bay County Sheriff’s Office issued an alert on Tuesday regarding a phone scam in the area. According to deputies, this scam revolves around a caller claiming to be from the US Marshal’s Service. The caller allegedly will tell the victim there is a...
Thursday Evening Forecast
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Panhandle saw some very isolated storms today and will continue to see some rain but more concentrated to along the coast tomorrow as a cold front lingers around out area. Showers will start to move out on Saturday. Hot and humid conditions are present and will continue to be present for the remainder of the week. High temperatures will be in the upper 80′s to low 90′s with our over night low temperatures falling into the low to mid 70′s. Tropics are calm currently but our next named storm will be Bret.
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