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Strong Storms Possible Later Today (2-7-17)

UPDATE: 2:15pm CDT    Strong storms are expected this evening for NW Florida, although it appears the tornado threat will lessen with time. The line of storms will move past the panhandle area late this evening. An update for the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma From the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, Florida. This office covers the majority of the WKGC listening area. “1pm EST: Timing update for thunderstorms this evening. Main threats will be strong winds and large hail.” There is possibility that a Tornado Watch will be issued later today for WKGC listening area, as...

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Two Suspects Wanted by BCSO

Two suspects were caught on camera using a stolen debit card. The pair conducted multiple transactions at several different Bay County businesses. Anyone with info please call Bay County Sheriff’s Office at 850-248-2075 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at...

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Amber Alert Canceled for Florida 2 yr old Child

UPDATE: 12:00AM 2-1-17 Amber Alert canceled for 2-year-old Bane Wheeler. The child and father have been safely located in Orlando.— Pasco Sheriff (@PascoSheriff) February 1, 2017 Twitter Pasco Sheriff's Office Bane Wheeler (2 years old) Last seen Jan 31, 2017 in Port Richey, FL Vehicle: 2005 Nissan Altima, Black Tennessee license plate #9A47V9 A Florida AMBER Alert has been issued for Bane Wheeler, last seen in the 9000th block of US Highway 19 in Port Richey, Florida. The child may be in the company of the suspect. The suspect has multiple tattoos of a flaming heart on his...

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Delta Airlines Experiencing Systems Outage

Press Release from Update 11:45 p.m.: Delta flights are departing and a ground stop has been lifted as the airline’s IT systems begin to return to normal after a systems outage Sunday night resulted in departure delays and cancellations.   “I want to apologize to all of our customers who have been impacted by this frustrating situation,” said Delta CEO Ed Bastian. “This type of disruption is not acceptable to the Delta family who prides itself on reliability and customer service. I also want to thank our employees who are working tirelessly to accommodate our customers.”   Approximately...

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GCSC to Honor Distinguished Alumni

For Immediate Release January 25, 2017 Contact: Chris Thomes, Executive Director of Marketing & Communications | (850) 747-3250 GCSC to Honor Distinguished Alumni   Panama City, FL – Gulf Coast State College will honor two of its finest graduates, Glen McDonald and Jarrod Wester, at the Eighth Annual Distinguished & Rising Star Alumni Awards event on Thursday, February 23. The celebration will kick off with a reception and a silent auction at 5:30 p.m., followed by the presentation of awards and dinner at 6:30 p.m.   Glen McDonald, the 2017 Distinguished Alumni of the Year, loves science and...

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GCSC Holds Scholarship Auditions

For Immediate Release January 26, 2017 Contact: Chris Thomes, Executive Director of Marketing & Communications | (850) 747-3250 Gulf Coast State College Holds Scholarship Auditions Panama City, FL – The Visual & Performing Arts Division of Gulf Coast State College will hold scholarship auditions for the 2017-2018 academic year on Tuesday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Amelia G. Tapper Center for the Arts. These scholarships are for incoming and returning full-time students and are available in Theatre, Music, Entertainment Technology and Art. Applicants should come prepared with the following materials, depending on the performing arts track in which they have an interest: Theatre • For Acting: Two contrasting monologues not to exceed three minutes. • For Musical Theatre: One monologue not to exceed 90 seconds and a song with sheet music or an accompaniment track without vocals. • For Directing/Stage Management/Design: Portfolio, resume and a sample of work if available. Applicants will also sit for a technical interview. Music • Perform two contrasting pieces on their instrument or voice. Voice applicants will need to bring sheet music or an accompaniment track without vocals. Entertainment Technology • Be prepared for an interview with faculty. Art • A portfolio of work including 10-12 high quality images (need not be matted). Work may also be submitted on slides or high quality digital format (CD). For additional information, contact Jason...

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Lynn Haven Vehicle Burglary Suspects

Lynn Haven Police are looking for two suspects caught on camera during a auto burglary. According to Lynn Haven Police Department, these pictures were taken during a vehicle burglary in the 1500 block of Georgia Ave on January 12th, 2017, but it’s possible they may be responsible for other incidents. Lynn Haven PD would like to remind locals that most Auto Burglaries such as this involve unlocked vehicles. Please lock your car and whenever possible, remove any purses or other valuables to both protect them and to prevent yourself from being victimized. If you observe any suspicious vehicles or persons...

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