Bay County

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2013

    Florida Prisoners Mistakenly Freed Caught in Panama City

    The two convicts that were released from a Florida prison by accident were caught over the weekend, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced. Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker were found at a Coconut Grove Motor Inn in Panama City Beach on Saturday evening and were immediately taken into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Florida Scallop Season Starts Saturday, Two Days Early

    While most people only know scallops as a delicious dish at their favorite seafood restaurant, for born and bred Floridians know the word calls up something more. Scallopin' is a closely held tradition for many locals, especially those whose families have been here more than a few generations. Eve ... More >>

  • News

    December 27, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Faces Lawsuit For Not Protecting Ten Florida Species

    Ten relatively obscure species found in the Sunshine State have landed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in a legal tussle.The black rail, the Georgia blind salamander, a siltsnail, and the purple skimmer are among the animals that Fish and Wildlife has failed to adequately protect, accor ... More >>

  • News

    May 3, 2007

    Free Justin!

    Despite well-documented injustice, a Pembroke Pines youth remains in jail

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2006

    Devil In A House Dress

    Sometimes, the Pulp likes to do its civic and professional duties. FIU prof Neil Reisner asked that I share this with you. It actually looks interesting, like something upstanding and professional journalists ought to consider attending. I don't know about the boot camp schtick though. They've been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2006

    Someone Has To Die Tonight

    From the "What The Hell Do I Know" file, the Herald story about the FDLE chief's e-mails in the Bay County boot camp death case caused the special prosecutor to take the FDLE off the case. You may recall that I derided the story as overplayed and overstated, saying the e-mails, while newsworthy, wer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2006
  • News

    January 8, 2004


    Yeah, Jeb's boys saved the Miami Blue. But since then, it's been open season on the environment.