Tuesday, November 22, 2022 / by Cj Hays
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - If you’ve driven by the old Hombre Golf Clubhouse in Panama City Beach, you’ve seen a huge change. That’s because Duplin Winery is being built on the property, but it’s taking longer than expected.
Panama City Beach will soon be home to a Duplin Winery. It’s the third one in the country. However, the owners had planned to open the winery months ago.
“Our goal was to be opened up last year but unfortunately permitting kept us from you know being able to open up as soon as we wanted to,” said Fussell.
The land, that was once home to the Hombre Golf Club, was bought in 2020. But they just began building the large structure to house the winery in July.
Now, the opening date is spring 2023.There will be a lot to experience when the winery opens.
Fussell stated, "The experience will be a two-to-four-hour visit here at the winery."
Naturally, there will be wine tasting, wine bottling, live music on the pat. ...
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 / by Cj Hays
29 Artists will be splitting $10,000 from The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation. The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village off Airport Rd. filled up with vendors Saturday and Sunday for the 27th annual Festival of the Arts. The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation held the fall festival welcoming hundreds of residents and spectators to shop and admire local artistry. Read more here.
Panama City Beach is developing a new plan for transit and parking. Mayor Mark Sheldon says he believes adding more parking is crucial for the Beach. He and other members of the City Council last week approved a $153,000 work order with the Corradino Group for the development of a parking and mobility plan to go along with the Front Beach Road Community Redevelopment Area Plan. Read more here.
Stiles Corp. and its partners sold Monarch Town Center, a Publix-anchored shopping center in Miramar for $61.54 million. Miramar Investment Partners LLC, a partnership between Fort Lauderdale-based Stiles Corp. and Pon. ...
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 / by Cj Hays
Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat
The Student Government Association at Gulf Coast State College will host a family-friendly fall festival and Trunk or Treat event on Oct. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Student Union East parking lot. Wear your costume and join the festivities while enjoying popcorn, cotton candy, games and candy. This event is free and open to the public.
Gulf Coast State College: 5230 W. U.S 98, Panama City
Halloween Social Party
Dance Life Studio is holding a Halloween Social Party featuring spooky games and a costume contest. The party starts at 7 p.m. with a tango group class and continues through the night with social dancing and food. For more information, visit pcdancelife.com.
Dance Life Studio, 525 Harrison Ave., Panama City
Saturday, Oct. 22
Bring your furry friends out to Dogs and Drinks for a Hall-o-weenie Party from 5 to 9 p.m. The event will feature costume contests for both dogs and dog owners, bobbing for ...
Saturday, October 15, 2022 / by Cj Hays
The 22nd annual Thunder Beach Autumn begins on Wednesday at Frank Brown Park.
Thunder Beach recently added music acts to the rally. This year Dierks Bentley, Colt Ford, Shinedown, Bret Michaels and 3 Doors Down are all scheduled to play.
There will also be several events around town that are affiliated with the rally.
Please click here for a schedule of events which includes concerts from Shinedown, Dierks Bentley, 3 Doors Down and Colt Ford.