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Alabama boy, 5, drowns in rough surf at Panama City Beach


Date: 5/21/2018 9:19:00 AM

A 5-year-old Alabama boy died after getting caught up in rough surf on Florida's Gulf Coast. The News Herald reports Christian Doyle of Dothan, Alabama, was one of three swimmers pulled from the water off Panama City Beach on Saturday evening. Officials

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Beach access points get upgraded


Date: 5/18/2018 7:58:00 AM

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) --Panama City Beach locals and visitors will soon be able to say goodbye to splinters as they make their way to the sandy beaches. According to beach officials, 55 public beach access points are getting upgraded

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Shark follows kayaker offshore Panama City Beach


Date: 5/16/2018 9:00:00 PM

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A kayak fishing guide had a close encounter with a hammerhead shark over the weekend. Pony Donald of The Floating Fisherman took video of the shark that kept following him just offshore Panama City Beach on his way

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Panama City Beach plans family-friendly Fourth of July

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Date: 5/16/2018 3:25:00 PM

Fourth of July week in Panama City Beach will be packed with family-friendly happenings from fireworks to concerts at venues around the city. The activities run from July 1 to 6 and begin with the Light Up the Bay fireworks display the evening of July 1 at

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Why Panama City Beach should be your next vacation spot

Date: 5/14/2018 12:27:00 PM

On the secluded shores of Shell Island, the calm emerald waters of St. Andrew Bay sparkle under the bright morning sun. The water is clear as crystal--a purple sea urchin is visible three feet below the surface. A quick survey around the area reveals a

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Panama City | Panama City Beach | is a community in Bay County, Florida, United States located along U.S. Route 98 and is the largest city between Tallahassee and Pensacola. This municipality is located on the panhandle of northwest Florida on beautiful St. Andrews Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Panama City is known as a popular tourist location year round offering a comfortable climate and friendly atmosphere.

Panama City's attributes provide a highly attractive living environment compatible with a variety of tastes and life styles. Cited most often are: pleasant climate, attractive housing opportunities, fishing and water sports, arts and entertainment and a pleasing small town environment for raising a family.

Panama City is located at 30°10'28?N 85°39'52?W (30.174451, -85.664480), within the Florida Panhandle and along the Emerald Coast. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city limits encompass an area of 35.4 square miles, of which 29.3 square miles is land and 6.2 square miles, or 17.39%, is water. Panama City has a humid subtropical climate, with short, mild winters and long, hot and humid summers. In January, temperatures fall to 37°F, and in summer, rise to 91°F (33°C), although in the winter of 2010, temperatures plummeted to 15°F. Tyndall Air Force Base is located east of the city. The HHT 1-153 CAV is stationed there. It is part of Florida Army National Guard's 53rd Infantry Brigade.

The city was served by the Panama City-Bay County International Airport (PFN) until May 22, 2010. It was replaced by the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) with Southwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines.

Panama City Beach is a city in Bay County, Florida, United States, on the Gulf of Mexico coast. The city is often referred to under the umbrella term of "Panama City", despite being a distinct municipality from the older and larger inland Panama City to the east, making Panama City and Panama City Beach two separate cities. Panama City Beach's slogan is "The World's Most Beautiful Beaches" due to the unique sugar-white sandy beaches of northwest Florida.

For quite some time Panama City Beach has been a popular vacation destination, especially among people in the Southern United States. The city is also a very popular spring break destination, sometimes having been referred to as "The Spring Break Capital of the World”, due to about 100,000+ college and high school students who would arrive during the months of March and April.
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