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Hurricane Expo

Join us at the 2017 Hurricane Preparedness Day Expo! Panama City Mall- Sat, May 20th, 10a-2p. Local agencies will be there to make sure you have information you need to keep your family and your home safe. Come check out WKGC 90.7 FM as we will be there giving out great information! Did you know WKGC is Bay County’s only Emergency Operations station? WKGC is a FPREN (Florida Public Radio Emergency Network) station and has the only dedicated broadcast office located inside the Bay County Emergency Operations Center at the North Bay Gulf Coast State College Campus. Check out...

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GKN Aerospace expanding to Bay County

The following is a press release from the St. Joe Company:   In Bay County, Florida Watersound, Florida – (February 14, 2017) – The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE) (“St. Joe”) and the Bay Economic Development Alliance today announced that one of the world’s largest independent first tier suppliers to the international aviation industry, will expand its operations by locating a new manufacturing facility in Venture Crossings® Enterprise Centre in Bay County, Florida. GKN Aerospace intends to lease this new manufacturing facility, which will be developed and owned by a subsidiary of St. Joe and designed to meet GKN Aerospace’s...

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Scovel Inducted into ASA Hall of Fame

Gulf Coast State College’s Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Roonie Scovel, has been honored as a 2017 inductee to the All Sports Association Hall of Fame. Scovel has been legendary at Gulf Coast, compiling a 513-71 record (prior to this season). Scovel has won four national championships and the team is currently ranked number one in the nation. She was also named NJCAA Coach of the Year in 2016. “Roonie Scovel is a jewel; she is a tremendous educator whose classroom happens to be a basketball court,” said Melissa Lavender, Vice President of Student Affairs. “She is committed to coaching...

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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 http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/archive/2017/day1otlk_20170207_2000.html 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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