A feed of News Herald spotlight stories.
Dolphin calf born at Gulf World
PANAMA CITY BEACH — Gulf World added a new pair of flippers to its marine mammal family this week.
Powerball climbs to new record of $600 million
TALLAHASSEE — Saturday night's Powerball jackpot has climbed to a new record of $600 million, and it may go higher before the drawing.
Incinerator operator will help pay for insurance // PHOTO GALLERY, VIDEO
BAYOU GEORGE — Bay County’s incinerator has undergone large-scale changes since a fire knocked it offline in February 2012, including a new agreement requiring its operator to pay $150,000 to help cover the facility’s insurance costs.
Haney, GCSC sign transfer agreement
PANAMA CITY — Heads of Gulf Coast State College and Haney Technical Center signed articulation agreements that will offer Haney students a shortcut to earning an associate’s degree of science and gain more support for future employment.
Bay unemployment down, but so are jobs
PANAMA CITY — The unemployment rate in Bay County continues to drop, from 6.7 percent in March to 6.2 percent in April.
Honey lovers unite in Wewa Saturday
WEWAHITCHKA — For many Tupelo honey farmers, Wewahitchka is home, and they come together with visitors to enjoy the local treat every year at the Tupelo Honey Festival.
Emergency official: Prepare now for hurricane season
PANAMA CITY — With two weeks left until the start of the Atlantic hurricane season, Bay County’s chief of emergency services instructed business owners and individuals Friday on how to prepare for a potential disastrous storm.
CLASSIC CARS: Corvette owner restoring a ‘67 Nova
PANAMA CITY— Jim Fuller is a classic car aficionado who has a 1984 Corvette and a 1967 Chevy II Nova.