Vietnam Veterans Appreciation
Veterans of the Vietnam War and other interested parties are invited to the Bay County Commission Chambers for a very special presentation by Rep. Jimmy Patronis on Friday, February 22 at 10:30 AM. For more information, please contact the Office of State Representative Patronis at 850-914-6300.
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Plan
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will be accepting public input on the Restoration Council's Path Forward plan released in January. The Council was established by the RESTORE Act to assist in project/funding related to the Clean Water Act and the Deep Water Horizon The Path Forward document describes how the Restoration Council will build on the Restoration Task Force's work. The event will be held at Gulf Coast State College in the Student Union East Conference Center on Thursday, February 28th. An open house will take place at 6:00 PM followed by a presentation and public comments at 7:00 PM.
If you have any questions or wish to provide comments in advance, please send an e-mail to
Municipal Candidates at First Friday March 1
The Bay County Chamber of Commerce March First Friday will host the newly qualified local candidates for the April 16th election. Each candidate will give a one minute stump speech promoting their candidacy.
First Friday will be on March 1, 8:00 AM in the Holley Academic Center at the Florida State University Panama City Campus.
Florida Senator Gaetz and the Career and Professional Education Act (CAPE
See click here to see a press release from Senator Gaetz's office.