Updated: 10:03 AM Chautauqua Learn and Serve Charter School is receiving national recognition as a Model Charter School due in large part to it's collaboration with Bay High School.
Updated: 10:07 AM This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches kindergarten at Hiland Park Elementary School. Mrs. Debbie Miles has been teaching kindergarten for two decades.
Posted: 10:16 AM The holiday season is here and with it all kinds of delicious baked goods and high fat foods that can easily derail anyone trying to watch their waistline.
Posted: 9:56 AM The holiday season is in full swing, but sometimes an important segment of our population gets forgotten amidst all the holiday cheer. A program called "Be Santa to a Senior" is making sure local seniors struggling with poverty and loneliness feel loved and care for this time of year.
Posted: 10:26 AM Now that Thanksgiving is over, many families are decorating for Christmas, but there are some important fire safety tips to remember as you deck the halls.
Updated: 11:10 AM If you’re already worried about burning off those extra holiday calories, but aren’t sure how youre going to find time to do it, here’s an idea.
Updated: 9:58 AM With just 15 dancers total, the Niall O'Leary School of Irish dance is small compared to many schools across the southeast. Despite their size, they are proving their talent can't be ignored.
Updated: 10:09 AM This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches math at Rutherford High School. As head of Rutherford's math department, Karen Harrell helps direct math instruction for not only her students, but every student at Rutherford High.
Posted: 10:13 AM NewsChannel 7's Meredith TerHaar followed four contestants ranging in age from 6 to 17, as they prepared for and competed in the National Southern Miss Scholarship Pageant here in Panama City Beach. While their experiences and reasons for participating are different, they all agree those reality shows give pageantry a bad rap. They were eager to show what a typical pageant family is like... makeup, gowns, spray tans and all.
Updated: 9:59 AM This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches 8th grade language arts at North Bay Haven Charter Academy in Panama City. Brenda Fondren was nominated by a student who says her energy and enthusiasm is a great way to jump start the day.
Updated: 9:38 PM Since 1922 the Shaddai Shriners have helped one million children with medical needs get the care they need free of charge. In Northwest Florida alone the organization is currently helping 300 families.
Posted: 7:23 AM Continuing the recognition of local men and women in uniform, Bay County's annual Veterans Day parade takes place in downtown Panama City Monday.
Updated: 7:32 PM This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches middle school religion and social studies at St. John Catholic School in Panama City. Mr. Boss has been teaching at St. John Catholic School for 30 years, teaching lessons with eternal implications.
Updated: 8:15 AM The polls opened at 7AM Tuesday but it didn't take long for a very long line to form at one Bay County voting location. Some voters waited for two hours before casting their ballot at the La Quinta on Panama City Beach.
Updated: 2:44 PM This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches algebra at Mosley High School in Lynn Haven. Mrs. Denery-Page was nominated by a student who says she completely changed his perception of math.
Posted: 10:46 AM The Panama City Beach Seafood and Music Festival is in full swing at Captain Anderson's Marina.
Updated: 3:37 PM Panama City Beach - This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches 7th grade civics at Breakfast Point Academy on Panama City Beach. Alana Simmons is passionate about helping her students become informed future voters.
Posted: 11:33 AM This week's Golden Apple Award Winner is an Exceptional Student Education teacher at Everitt Middle School. From parents to co-workers, lots of people nominate teachers for the Golden Apple Award, but when a student does the nominating, those times are extra special.
Updated: 7:40 AM This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches middle school math at Holy Nativity Episcopal School in the Cove. Parents and students alike say Amy Moody is one of the most engaging teachers they have ever met.
Updated: 10:11 AM Millville - This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches 1st through 4th grade autistic students at Margaret K. Lewis school in Millville. Keri Lewis was nominated by a mother who's daughter doesn't speak, but she communicates in other ways just how much she loves being in Ms. Lewis' class.
Updated: 3:30 PM Youngstown - This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches first grade at Waller Elementary in Youngstown. Spend just a little time in Ms. Suzie Carter's classroom and it's easy to see why so many parents request her.
Updated: 9:28 AM Panama City Beach - This week's Golden Apple award winner teaches 6th grade language arts at Surfside Middle School. Kimberly Meadows has only been teaching for 3 years, but she has already made a lasting impact on the life of the student who nominated her.
Updated: 11:17 AM Panama City Beach - He went from being a well-known Olympic swimmer to an international sensation almost overnight. And Saturday Ryan Lochte was in Panama City Beach. He's the spokesperson for the Mac Crutchfield Foundation which held their annual fundraiser at Spinnaker Beach Club.