- There is an opportunity for ladies over 40 to get a free mammogram later this week. The Mobile Mammography Center will be in Destin at the Belk Destin Commons on February 7th and 8th.
- Bridging the gulf between rock n’ roll and classical music, The Panama City POPS Orchestra performs The Music of The Eagles at the Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater on Saturday, September 14 at 7:30pm. Admission to the concert is free.
- The area's second annual Run for Remembrance 5k and 10k is this weekend. It's a fundraiser for the Soldiers Angels organization that provides care and aid to deployed men and women in the armed forces.
- The Healthy Families program at the Life Management Center provides in-home education and support for high risk families, teaching positive parenting techniques to avoid abuse and neglect.
- The Bay County Sheriff's Office is celebrating 100 years of service. Hundreds gathered at Tommy Oliver stadium in Panama City to commemorate the anniversary which coincides with the county's centennial celebration.
- 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.
- 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.
- Teeming with life, fish, turtles and dolphins have made abandoned oil rigs their home. But a well-intentioned federal program might wipe out that habitat. The "Idle Iron Policy" calls for 3,500 non-producing wells to be capped and 650 dismantled. Secretary of the Interior Salazar issued the mandate in September of 2010 citing safety and environmental concerns.
- Panama City - Sports camps are a favorite summer activity for thousands of kids across Northwest Florida, now drama camps are gaining popularity locally. Two dozen elementary and middle school students are busy putting the finishing touches on their presentation of "The Little Mermaid Jr."
- Panama City - It's certainly the opportunity of a lifetime! Sixteen-year-old Bailey Reese, of Niceville, carried the Olympic torch through Bisham Abbey in England Tuesday morning.
- Panama City - School doesn't start for another several weeks, but a Panama City Rescue Mission program that helps students in need get ready for the new year is already busy getting families signed up. New this year, "Klothes for Kids" is doing on-site registration at places like Girls Inc. and the Boys and Girls Club. That makes it even easier for families to get the help they need.
- Panama City - Alzheimers. By age 85, 30% to 50% of adults show signs of the disease. For family caregivers, dealing with Alzheimer's effects on their loved one can be heartbreaking and stressful. That's why a local in-home senior care provider is spreading the word about a new, and free resource for families. The online training module is called "CARE: Changing Aging Through Research and Education." It helps families better understand the disease and how to cope with it, as well as offer tips on how to care for the 60% to 70% of Alzheimer's patients still living at home.
- Panama City - An estimated 30 million young Americans are participating in organized sports. While that's great news in the fight against childhood obesity, it also means more athletic injuries. The US Centers for Disease Control say more than 3.5 million kids under 14 were treated for a sports injury last year. So what can you do to help protect your child from an athletic injury? Turns out, quite a bit. According to the CDC, more than half of all children's athletic injuries are preventable.