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Friday Morning Weather

Local Businesses on Thomas Drive

Thomas Drive was once called "Restaurant Row". Now, some Panama City locals have renamed the string of businesses to something closer to home.

Jackson County Fire Rescue Vehicle Relocation

Jackson County officals have voted to move several fire rescue vehicles to other locations.

Florida Highway Patrol Cracks Down on Drunk Driving

Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on drunk driving from now until Labor Day as a part of their "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign

Friday Evening Forecast

The heat was intense again today while the storms held off until late.

Coy Pilson Interview 5:30

Rutherford High School Principal Coy Pilson sits down with Local 18 to talk about his weekend experience in Charlottesville, Va.

Underage Marriages

A group is advocating for a change in marriage laws.



NBC News Headlines

California Man Celebrating Wedding Anniversary Killed in Barcelona Attack

Tucker and his wife were celebrating their first wedding anniversary in Barcelona when the terrorist attack took place Thursday.

Football star with 33 offers - including all 8 Ivies - makes his pick

Jahmir Smith, a standout football player and student from Sanford, North Carolina, received offers from more than 30 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools. Now he's made his decision.

Judge Rejects Bid by Polanski's Rape Victim to End Case

A judge ruled that the court could not dismiss a case "merely because it would be in the victim's best interest."

Scared but Defiant, Barcelona Marches to Reclaim City From Terrorists

Thousands set out on a pilgrimage of peace along Barcelona's famous La Rambla after the horrific van attack that claimed at least 13 lives.

Campaign to Topple Confederate Statues Expands to Other Markers

An invigorated movement to take down Confederate monuments has brought more attention to markers that honor figures who have been deemed racist.