Pier Park Plans a Beach-Themed Welcome for Santa Pier Park is excited to announce that Santa will be arriving - by hot pink jeep - on Wednesday, November 30 at 4 p.m. Dressed in beach attire, he will cruise through the mall sharing smiles and goodies with shoppers before settling...
By Bill Husfelt, Superintendent, Bay District Schools This month I thought it would be useful to highlight some of the creative ways in which our schools are communicating with parents/guardians and to make sure you, as a stakeholder, don’t miss a message. First of all, and really most important of all,...
It’s that time of year again: while friends and family farther north shiver their way into winter, you wake up to another beautiful 80 degree day at the beach. You’re lying there, thanking your lucky stars you live in such an amazing spot and staring absentmindedly at a cloudless...
By Ed Offley After several years of initial planning, Panama City Beach is setting the stage for a significant expansion of sports facilities and entertainment sites at its two public parks on the US 98 corridor. While the master plan for Frank Brown Park and Aaron Bessant Park is still under...
By Matt Pitts, Principal, Surfside Middle School Surfside is one of the few middle schools in northwest Florida that still carries a full band, jazz band and chorus program that features musical theater. SMS has received national recognition for their support of music in the schools by The NAMM Foundation....
By Julie McConnell, UF/IFAS Extension When I was writing Part II of this series last month, I had planned to shift to annual flowers, but I have been enjoying hummingbirds visiting my garden the last few weeks so much I decided to share some great plants for those feisty visitors...
By Bill Husfelt, Superintendent, Bay District Schools We are always trying to share important messages of hope and encouragement with our students and recently I had the chance to hear one of the most inspiring messages I’ve heard in recent memory and I’d like to share part of it with...
By Mayor Mark Sheldon The City of Panama City Beach recently completed the 2022-23 budget process, approving a General Fund budget of $73,287,740. This is the largest budget in the City’s history. But there are some unique reasons why it is so large and some of them are related to the...
The Bay Arts team is excited to announce the opening of Fright Nights on Friday, October 28, 2022, promising it to be the most terrifying haunted attraction in Panama City this year. “We are excited to be hosting an event of this nature in the Center for the Arts, right...
A Superior AC to Hold Veteran & First Responder Appreciation Lunches in October The community is coming together next month to give recognition and thanks to our first responders and veterans. A Superior Air Conditioning Company will again hold its quarterly Veteran and First Responder Appreciation Lunch in October......