The man who wrote and passed the constitutional amendment giving felons the right to vote asked the Governor and Clemency Board for a full pardon from a 18 -year-old cocaine conviction Wednesday, but he will have to wait a little longer.
Bay County may borrow an additional $50 million for Hurricane Michael recovery, pending county commission approval at its next meeting. The county has borrowed $250 million for Hurricane Michael recovery. To date it has repaid $150 million of that money.
It is called the Humble House in honor a couple that was instrumental in the recovery ministry at their church. The focus is to provide a long term recovery program based on the word of God and free of charge to those without the ability to pay. The faith based program is meant to restore the lives of the women in recovery and then mend the relationships with their families.
Advisories have been issued for the Bid A Wee Beach (SP 4) location at 13601 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, the Panama City Beach Access #41 (SP 5) location at 11211 Front Beach Road, and the Carl Gray Park (SP 9) location on Collegiate Drive in Panama City.
Superintendent Bill Husfelt says a concerning number of students simply aren’t logging on for their virtual classes. This comes as the district is searching to hire a Truancy Safety and Security Officer.
The prospect that President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans will fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat before the year is out has ignited a call for major changes on the court, including expanding the number of justices.
Several rural school districts in our area will receive funding to increase students' access to mental health and student support services and to enhance access to school and community-based providers.