THE CENTER SUFFERED EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO THE ROOF AND SUBSEQUENTLY TO THE ENTIRE BUILDING. NOW THE BUILDING IS IN THE FINAL STAGES OF RENOVATION. OVER THE LAST SEVERAL MONTHS THE INTERIOR WALLS HAVE GONE UP AND UTILITIES HAVE BEEN PUT IN. CREWS WILL START PUTTING UP DRY WALL ON MONDAY AFTER WHICH THE WALLS WILL BE PAINTED AND INTERIOR FURNISHINGS WILL BE PUT IN PLACE
After a two-hour roundtable with scientists who argued COVID-19 restrictions hurt society and openness doesn’t increase health risks significantly, Governor Ron DeSantis said he would soon ease restrictions on bars and restaurants.
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is one of the first agencies in the country to implement a new 9-1-1 pilot program allowing citizens to send video, photographs, and recordings directly to dispatchers.
Two such projects, Project Venus and Project Gator are set to become active in the near future.With that, the airport is constructing additional parking aprons for aircraft that will further those efforts.The focus will be on project gator which is a repair, maintenance and overhaul facility.
With reduced passenger loads airports are losing money however according to data presented at the monthly Northwest Florida Beaches Airport Board meeting passenger traffic was only down by one percent here for the year and about 22 % less than the same month last year
The Panama City Beach City Council will be considering changes to the existing ordinance. Originally it called for a small fine after a warning was issued. Now there will be *no warning and a 500 dollar civil fine for the first offense violating the beach flag laws.
The council approved a contract for the purchase of 60 body cams for the Panama City Beach Police Department. The 268-thousand dollar purchase includes the cameras, training and technical support for a five year period.
The Panama City Beach City Council approved the new budget, set at 145 million dollars. Ninety-four percent of the increase is going to capital improvement projects which includes the Front Beach CRA projects, water and wastewater system improvements and to completing Bay Parkway.
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.