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Gentlemen's club manager back in jail on new charges

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - In July, the manager of Show-N-Tail in Panama City Beach and five dancers were arrested. Now that manager is back in jail on unrelated charges. According to court documents, Arie Prozer was in court Wednesday for a pretrial hearing. He is facing multiple charges, incl

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-21 17:47:00

Woman arrested in connect with Summit Bank robbery

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A woman has been arrested in connection with a bank robbery in Panama City. According to Panama City police, they have arrested a woman for allegedly helping the suspect after the robbery. On September 14, a man robbed the Summit Bank on 23rd Street. The suspect then

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-21 18:51:00

License-free fishing and state park fees waived for first responders

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Thursday, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida's law enforcement officers and first responders will be able to enjoy license-free freshwater and saltwater fishing beginning Thursday through June 30, 2018. This is in recognition of their lifesaving work preparin

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-21 23:10:00

Bay County Animal Control Adoptions

Will Rose from Bay County Animal Control stopped by the NewsChannel 7 studio with an adorable dog that needs a home. If you would like to adopt this dog or any other pets in need, you can call Bay County Animal Control at (850) 767-3333

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-22 01:16:00

This week's Golden Apple goes to Lynn Stockton

GULF COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG) - This week's Golden Apple winner strives to give her students a solid foundation to their academic careers. "My mother was a teacher," explained Stockton, "so the whole lifelong learning thing was taught to me at an early age and so I kinda feel like I was born with the gen

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-22 05:56:00

Gulf Power provides self-serve kiosks to customers

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Gulf Power is shining a new light on how their customers pay their bills. The utility company has implemented self-serve kiosks to make their monthly bill payment easier and more accessible. The kiosks have been slowly implemented over the past few months. While some

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-22 04:45:00

'Homeless Veterans Stand Down' event gives vets a hand up

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Adam Kilgore's current address is not a number. "I'm currently homeless, I'm a vet living under a bridge, and I'm having some problems getting housing," Kilgore said. The Army veteran served six years, but Thursday, it was volunteers who were serving him. He, alongs

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-22 01:22:00

Gulf County bay scallop season set to open

GULF COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Gulf County bay scallop season will soon open. It will run from September 23rd until October 9th. Thanks to a naturally occurring algae bloom, it seemed like this day would never arrive. After the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission received two cle

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-22 01:13:00

Bank robbery suspect arrested in Hernando County

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Panama City police have identified the man they believe robbed the Summit Bank on 23rd Street on September 14th. Police say John Goff, 46, of Alabama, walked into the bank after 2 p.m. and demanded money from the tellers. No weapon was displayed during the robbery. P

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-21 21:37:00

10th annual Stand Down helps homeless vets

The event offered a free meal, haircuts, hygiene products, clothes, blankets and other necessary items to homeless veterans. COLLIN BREAUX News Herald Reporter @PCNHCollinB PANAMA CITY - Tyndall Air Force Base Tech Sgt. Richard Taylor spent Thursday afternoon helping his new buddy find sunglasses.

NEWS HERALD - 2017-09-22 00:29:49

Made in Bay County: Fireboats, bridges, minesweepers and more

A list of fun facts about Bay County manufacturers to impress your friends with. KATIE LANDECK News Herald Reporter @PCNHKatieL PANAMA CITY - They are little talked about, but across Bay County, manufacturing companies are making all kinds of interesting products, from massive boats to paint that c

NEWS HERALD - 2017-09-21 23:14:51

Firefighter meets mother of boy he saved

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- One night this past April, Lt. John Herpin with Valdosta Fire in Florida followed the sounds of a cry he heard from inside a burning house. There, he found a nine-year-old boy, Cameron Harris, who was trapped inside. "As we approached the door, we could hear the child inside

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-21 17:13:00

Last Day of Summer...

Good Thursday morning everyone! It's a quiet start on VIPIR 7 Doppler Radar this morning with only a few clouds cruising our skies. Just like days prior, we'll have to wait for the heat to get going before some scattered storms develop. Looks like by midday we should start to see them bubble up over

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-21 16:23:00

4th grader sells handmade clay figures to help buy viola

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) -- A little girl in Rapid City, South Dakota is selling handmade clay figures to help pay for an instrument so she can play in the school orchestra. Her single mother is helping her; and hoping her daughter learns even more than music. Watch the video above for a story about

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-21 16:10:00

Third annual dazzle and dine

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG) - A guest from the Angel House Bereavement Center joined us in studio to tell us about their upcoming fundraiser. Angel House is a non-profit organization that provides clinical grief counseling to adults, children and adolescents in Bay and Gulf counties. Their event, the

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-21 15:24:00

PCPD: Summit Bank robbery part of spree; 2 in custody

John Lowell Goff, 46, has been taken into custody in connection with the Sept. 14 robbery of the Summit Bank at 101 W. 23rd St. He allegedly was on a bank-robbing spree across the state, officials announced Thursday. ZACK McDONALD News Herald Reporter @PCNHzack PANAMA CITY - A Bay County bank was j

NEWS HERALD - 2017-09-21 18:04:19

Kodie Daniels pours for the lucky patrons at Bennigan's

Name, Age: Kodie Daniels, 33 Years bartending: "On and off for 11-12 years." Bar location: Bennigan's, 2100 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Panama City Do you have another job or what was your last job? "I'm a mother of four, so this is my only paying job." Favorite Drink to make: "I've been told for a

NEWS HERALD - 2017-09-21 17:42:58

Downtown Improvement Board talks revitalizing Panama City

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Downtown Improvement Board is shifting gears after its executive director recently resigned. They're seeking new leadership along with ways to bring new customers to the area. "We all want downtown to come to life," Sarah O'Brennan, owner of Blasted Screen Print a

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-22 04:53:00

Florida Defense Task Force Meets in Panama City

BAY COUNTY, Fla. - After 6 years, the Florida Defense Task Force is back in Bay County. The September meeting for the force was held early Thursday morning at the Holiday inn of Panama City. Due to the high military presence in the Panhandle, the task force discussed concerns and how to make milit

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2017-09-21 23:35:20

Two facing charges after drugs found in car

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Two people are facing charges after drugs were found in their car in Jackson County. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, a K-9 was patrolling the area of Highway 69 and Highway 90 in Grand Ridge. The K-9 Deputy observed a traffic infraction and

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-20 13:04:00