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Bay County extends local state of emergency for 7 days

The Bay County Commissioners have extended the local state of emergency for seven days. They say it may be extended further if necessary.

Here is the latest information on power, water and curfews from the state emergency response team.

Gulf County Superintendent Jim Norton says that Gulf County District Schools are tentatively planning to reopen in approximately two weeks. But, it is contingent upon a number of factors and may require a somewhat non-traditional educational model.

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