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Dallas Cowboy Tyrone Crawford involved in bar fight in Panama City

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL. - Dallas Cowboys defensive end Tyrone Crawford allegedly shoved police officers while in a bar fight at Coyote Ugly on Friday night, TMZ reported early Tuesday.


Panama City native new president of Bay Medical Sacred Heart

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A man with local ties will be the new president of Bay Medical Sacred Heart in Panama City. Ascension announced Wednesday Heath Evans will take the position.

WJHG-TV - 2019-03-20 17:20:00

Downtown Panama City dishes out dining diversity

PANAMA CITY — If you haven't walked along Harrison Avenue recently, it's time to revisit. Whether you need a quick lunch spot, a quiet place to converse or a night out — Downtown Panama City has you covered with a diversity of restaurant options.

NEWS HERALD - 2019-03-21 15:00:00

New Amusement Park to Open This Summer in Panama City Beach

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - A new amusement park is in the works in Panama City Beach. It's located where the latest Miracle Strip amusement park was, near Pier Park Powell Adams Road. It's called Swampy Jack's Wongo Adventures.

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2019-03-21 23:59:00

Historic Panama City building up for sale

PANAMA CITY (WJHG/WECP) - A historic building in Panama City is up for sale. The old Panama City Grammar School facility on Harrison Avenue was recently put on the market. Since then, a petition was created by local business owner Aaron Rich.

WJHG-TV - 2019-03-21 23:15:00

Panama City man killed in Jackson County head-on crash

CAMPBELLTON — A head-on collision on US 231 at the intersection with Highway 2 left a Panama City man dead early Sunday morning. According to Florida Highway Patrol, Tavares F. Holland, 30, was killed when he crossed into oncoming traffic while traveling north on US 231 at around 4:45 a.m. crashing


Panama City Man Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Abusing a Woman in Her Sleep

BAY COUNTY, Fla. - The Bay County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of Jesse Allen, age 55, on Monday for sexual battery. According to the Sheriff's Office, Allen was at a residence in Callaway with the victim and another person.

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2019-03-20 16:06:00

UNwineD returns to Panama City Beach

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG) - A guest joined Jordan McCool in the studio to tell you about the 3rd Annual Food and Wine Festival. UNwineD will be March 22 and 23 at Aaron Bessant Park.

WJHG-TV - 2019-03-21 12:34:00

Lancaster County Sheriff's Office on the scene of an incident near Hickman

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office and several first responders are on the scene of what appears to be a single vehicle accident just south of Hickman. A call of a vehicle fire went over the scanner at around 12 a.m., which prompted Hickman Fire and the Lancaster Sheriff's Office to respond.

KLKNTV.COM - 2019-03-21 07:56:00

Panama City Beach lifeguards diving into training

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Panama City Beach lifeguards are diving into the training process this week. Being a lifeguard is no small job. Riley Thore and several other lifeguards are spending the last two weeks of March learning important safety techniques required to be an effective bea

WJHG-TV - 2019-03-21 20:49:00

UPDATE: Victims ID'd in Oklahoma small plane crash that originated from Panama City Beach

OKLAHOMA CITY — Emergency officials and news reports say two people are dead after a twin-engine jet crashed Monday as it attempted to land at a small airport in northwest Oklahoma City.


Mercy Chefs Serve Their 2 Millionth Meal On Trip To Help Hurricane Michael Recovery

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - With the Panhandle still hurting from Hurricane Michael, one organization has been here to help the community heal by serving hot meals to anybody who needs it.

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2019-03-20 11:10:00

Tourists say Panama City Beach is still a popular destination despite damage from Hurricane Michael

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Wednesday was Florida Tourism Day. Visit Panama City Beach officials said the world's most beautiful beaches bring in around 17 million people each year, but after the damage from Hurricane Michael, some wonder if the city is still a popular vacation destination


Bay County files for expedited FEMA reimbursement for Hurricane Michael recovery spending

PANAMA CITY — Bay County expects to get around $46 million in federal reimbursement for Hurricane Michael recovery spending in the next few weeks, leaders say. The sum would be the first federal reimbursement received by the county for the Oct. 10 hurricane and would be used to help cover $100 milli

NEWS HERALD - 2019-03-20 21:00:00

Alisson, Gabriel Jesus and Brazil stars get to work in Portugal as Tite's side prepare for friendly with Panama

Tite's Brazil squad have been getting down to work in Portugal ahead of two upcoming friendlies. The Selecao take on Panama this Saturday followed by a game against the Czech Republic next Tuesday.


Naval Support Activity Panama City has a new commander at the helm

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHJG/WECP) - Tuesday, the Naval Support Activity Panama City held a Change of Command ceremony before a crowd of family, friends community leaders and coworkers.


Panama City Beach wreck kills one, seriously injures three on Friday

PANAMA CITY BEACH — A two-car wreck Friday on Highway 79 near Sandbar on Friday killed a 55-year old woman from Marietta, Georgia and sent three others to Bay Medical with serious injuries.


Panama Papers: What Are They and What Do They Say About Offshoring?

When Bastian Obermeyer of Munich's Suddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) received his e-mail from John Doe, he thought it was a prank. He reacted based on experience. Journalists receive dubious tips from would-be sources, frequently bombarded with self-serving requests for coverage, conspiracy theories and well

STREET.COM - 2019-03-20 15:39:00

FEPAFUT and FIFA Forward unveil rehabilitated football stadium in Panama

Thanks to the new facility, FEPAFUT will be able to organise national and international competitions for all players across the Central American country. Through championships and tournaments, football academies and leagues will have access to the new infrastructures including U-13, U-15, U-17 and U

FIFA.COM - 2019-03-20 15:15:00

Panama City Beach has a real hockey league

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL. - On the Navy Base Monday night, laces are tied, pads are put on and sticks are primed. The roller rink is then filled with different people with the same passion: hockey.