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Hurricane Michael upgraded to Category 5 by NOAA

NOAA officially upgraded Hurricane Michael to a Category 5 hurricane.


Friday marks the start of Passover, the most observed holiday in the Jewish religion. Jews remember the journey ancient Israelites made from enslaved Egypt to freedom.



The upgraded categorization of Hurricane Michael has many local officials excited for what could come from being a Category 5.


State lawmakers were not surprised to see the category upgrade.


Historical Society of Bay County Presents "The Salt Works of St. Andrews Bay"


Law enforcement open house


Dr. Ingram will be missed by staff at Emerald Coast OBGYN and the community


Passover Observances


Tuesday Morning Weather


Lawmakers React to Category 5


Coach Roonie Scovel received recognition at Gulf Coast Board of Trustees meeting


Marianna man killed after being hit by vehicle


Repairs at Gulf Coast State College


What happens if a county or city goes bankrupt?


Hurricane resources and Easter egg hunt



TOWNE to perform at the Seaside REP


Three men arrested after attempted burglaries in Jackson County


Locals voice concerns about lack of housing options


FDA approves first generic nasal spray to treat opioid overdose


Firefighters benefits clears first House committee


Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade


Highway 390 expansion, other road projects underway after Hurricane Michael


Severe storm rolls mobile home, throws husband out bedroom window


Severe weather threat for northwest Florida


Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment


Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat


Friday Morning Forecast


Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week


Notre Dame rector: "Computer glitch" possible fire culprit


Local man finds healing through art


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