11 Drowned in 2008, Why Can’t We Get Lifeguards?

March 20, 2009 • 31 comments

Tuesday the Bay County Commissioners “balked” at the idea of giving the City of Panama City Beach $108,000 to fund lifeguards at Rick Seltzer Park because of the expense and […]

by Jason Koertge

Now, Back to Regularly Scheduled Bashing

October 16, 2008 • 20 comments

Notes from Today’s TDC Meeting Bed Taxes are up $117,000 thanks to back-taxes being collected. The Circus by the Sea is more than likely coming back.  Maybe it will draw […]

by Kirk Lancaster

9/2/08 TDC/CVB: Budget Approved Without Any Changes

September 3, 2008 • 5 comments

8 of the 9 board members were present for the special meeting that was called last Friday. Absent was Mike Nelson. Public attendance was probably the smallest it has been […]

by Bryan Durta

TDC ditches their brains, gets bested by competition

September 1, 2008 • 12 comments

Perhaps this post isn’t necesary, but I feel it prudent to underscore Bryan’s comments and insight into the current actions of the TDC. An interesting point is brought up, and […]

by Jason Koertge

Comments on the TDC/CVB FY 2009 Budget

August 31, 2008 • 2 comments

As Jason posted, a special meeting of the TDC/CVB board has been called for Tuesday, September 2nd at 9:00 AM. Based on the Agenda and an August 29th letter from […]

by Bryan Durta

Swim with a Red Flag, Get a Ticket

August 20, 2008 • 7 comments

“Do you think a ticket system will help deter people from entering dangerous waters on Panama City Beach?” This was the latest pcbdaily poll trying to determine whether this would […]

by Jason Koertge

To Swim or Not to Swim? – That is the question.

August 4, 2008 • 22 comments

I can see the justification now – “I’ve come 5 hours to see this beach, and I’m gonna swim whether some flag says I can or not. I paid for […]

by Jason Koertge

Red Flag Fines?

August 1, 2008 • 13 comments

An issue currently at debate is whether we should ticket beach goers that ignore warnings and enter the water despite red flag and double red flag conditions. Walton County has […]

by Jason Koertge

Panama City Beach is Getting Lifeguards

June 28, 2008 • 22 comments

Well, the Panama City Beach City Council decided that we need lifeguards, but they don’t know how they will pay for it yet. Mike Hudson, a resident of Panama City […]

by Jason Koertge

Life Guards on Panama City Beach – everyone else is doing it!

June 23, 2008 • 18 comments

Ok, so the big question is, lifeguards on Panama City Beach – everyone else is doing it, why aren’t we? Local officials have argued that the cost is too much […]

by Jason Koertge