Posted: 10:36 AM Panama City - This week's Golden Apple Award winner teaches social studies at Rutherford High School. Students and colleagues alike say longtime teacher Mrs. Jeaneen Boutwell has the perfect personality for teaching high school: firm when she needs to be and funny enough to be memorable.
Posted: 10:21 AM Planning a road trip? A quick call or app check could make that trip a lot smoother.
Posted: 9:56 AM Florida has a free Pre-K program available for all children who are four to get them ready the year before kindergarten.
Posted: 12:15 PM Bullriding is dangerous and it can be very exciting to watch. The PBR Bullriding Bull Jam is coming to Dothan this weekend but its not just about entertainment, its also a fundraiser for God is Faithful Ministries.
Posted: 10:08 AM Maybe girls are really made of "sugar, spice, and everything nice". A recent study found having all boys can shave about eight and a half months off of a mom's life.
Posted: 9:58 AM Local Habitat for Humanity volunteers are in the midst of constructing the program’s 63rd home in Bay County.
Updated: 10:13 AM There are hundreds of foreclosed houses available for purchase in Bay County, but there are many factors to consider before deciding to make one of them your next home.
Updated: 10:15 AM This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches fifth grade at Southport Elementary School. Catherine Merritt says she loves to see the joy on her students faces when they understand a concept for the first time.
Posted: 10:22 AM This weekend we'll spring forward and set our clocks to daylight savings time. Many of us welcome longer days, more sunlight, and the sign spring is right around the corner, but with those gains, also comes a cost, granted, it's a small one.
Posted: 10:15 AM It takes a lot to excel in the classroom, both as a student and a teacher.
Posted: 10:43 AM A new study finds about 30% of children diagnosed with ADHD battle it into adulthood and may develop another psychiatric disorder when they're older.
Posted: 10:36 AM Thousands of spring breakers will flock to our local nightclubs over the next 6 weeks. Captain Joe Cocco from the Panama City Beach fire department joined Meredith with more on spring break fire safety.
Updated: 9:50 AM Next week Bay County will be officially designated as a "Ford Next Generation Learning Community" due in part to the development of Bay Academies, small, career-focused learning communities in local high schools. The Academies are a result of a partnership between the Gulf Coast Workforce Board, Gulf Coast State College and Bay District Schools. While eight new academies will launch next fall, five are already up and running at Arnold High School in Panama City Beach.
Posted: 10:00 AM This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches 7th grade math and science with the ASPIRE program, as well as a new robotics class at Breakfast Point Academy. Not only has Kelley Roberts embraced her new role as a middle school teacher, she is also leading students on the basketball court.
Posted: 9:46 AM Nowadays it seems like there's an app for everything, education included, and the Bay County School District is continuing its push to put technology in the classroom.
Posted: 10:44 AM In a tight economy, everyone is looking to make or save a buck. In our special report, Donna Bell takes us inside the interesting world of yard sales.
Posted: 10:23 AM Next week, the first large wave of college students arrives for spring break. It’s a major economic driver for Panama City Beach but it has been known to cause a headache or two for locals.
Posted: 2:29 PM Stroke Awareness with Gulf Coast Medical.
Posted: 10:00 AM The US Olympic Synchronized Swim Team will not be making Panama City Beach their new home. There were several factors that played a role in that decision.
Posted: 9:51 AM Here in northwest Florida we love our fresh seafood and many local chefs know just how to prepare it to make it shine.
Posted: 11:57 AM Art and wine certainly make a nice combination and this Friday you can enjoy both at a fundraiser for the Big Brothers, Big Sisters program of Northwest Florida.
Posted: 11:50 AM Millions around the world are hungry and there are many families right here in our own community who are struggling to put food on the table.
Updated: 2:30 PM This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches first grade at Callaway Elementary School. Jennifer Warren is in her third year of teaching.