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Local sheriff’s offices are warning area residents about different phone scams, running rampant in some Florida Panhandle counties.

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A donation drive is underway in Bay County to help the victims of Irma in Central and South Florida. 

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Tuesday marks the start of World Breastfeeding Week, and a number of Panhandle county health departments are marking the week with several events.

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Some Springfield residents are under a precautionary boil water notice, due to a water main break at Russell Lane in Bay County.

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Housing inmates within county jails can be expensive, and one local sheriff is hoping to partner with other agencies around the Panhandle to not only drive cost down, but help reduce recidivism as well.

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As sort of a pilot, state wildlife officials are holding three different bay scallop seasons in the Florida Panhandle. While one starts Saturday, another is already underway.

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Despite a harmful algal bloom in 2015, Florida wildlife officials say the bay scallop population in Saint Joe Bay appears to be improving.

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Tuesday is American Diabetes Association Alert Day, and Bay County’s health officials are encouraging residents to make sure they’re not at risk.

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The Bay County Sheriff’s office is warning residents about a rampant phone scam.

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The Florida Department of Health in Bay County has confirmed the presence of the West Nile virus.

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National HIV Testing Day is Monday. But, ahead of that day, Bay County health officials are offering free HIV testing in several Panhandle counties.

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North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham’s latest workday involved helping to prevent the spread of the Zika virus.

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Florida’s Surgeon General visited Bay County as part of a health tour of the state’s coastal areas.

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The head of Florida’s health department is making his way through the Florida Panhandle as part of a tour of the state's coastal areas. Bay County residents are invited to take part in the latest stop in the “Health in All Places Tour,” highlighting the county’s health services.

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Bay County Sheriff’s deputies are warning residents about a scam involving a fictional grant, promising to shell out thousands of dollars in exchange for a few hundred.

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Florida wildlife officials are trying to make it easier for local recreation anglers to catch fish in a Bay County lake.