Articles by RANDAL YAKEY

  • Brashear family legacy celebrated

    NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY PANAMA CITY — Carl Brashear was portrayed by Cuba Gooding Jr. in the movie “Men of Honor,” which told the story of Brashear’s drive to be a U.S. Navy master diver and about the racism he had to overcome. READ MORE

  • K-9 units train at Tyndall

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE — Air Force security and law enforcement dogs and their handlers were at Tyndall Air Force Base on Thursday for K-9 unit training. READ MORE

  • 1 percent pay raise set for military

    PANAMA CITY — Military service members will get a mere 1 percent pay raise beginning in 2014 under the proposed Department of Defense (DoD) budget. READ MORE

  • Report criticizes Enterprise Florida

    PANAMA CITY — Enterprise Florida Inc. (EFI) received a hard slap from a nonprofit research group that has charged the public-private agency created 103,544 jobs while handling out about $1.7 billion in incentive agreements, including tax incentives and grants. READ MORE

  • Bay Health Foundation hands out grants

    PANAMA CITY — The Bay Health Foundation awarded nearly $400,000 in grants to worthy nonprofit community organizations Monday. READ MORE

  • Military creates new combat medal

    PANAMA CITY — Military officials have created a new medal to recognize a service member’s extraordinary achievements directly impacting combat operations, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced this week. READ MORE

  • Eastern launches Red Dawn

    CALLAWAY — The ship Red Dawn slid into East Bay with a low roar, a swooping wave of water and cheers of both workers and admirers at the Eastern Shipbuilding Group’s Allanton shipyard on Friday. READ MORE

  • Seniors staying in workforce longer

    PANAMA CITY — A growing number of senior citizens are working well past retirement age. READ MORE

  • UPDATE: 3-year-old shoots family friend

    CALLAWAY — A 3-year-old boy fired a bullet from a .38-caliber handgun he found between the mattresses of his parents’ bed Tuesday, hitting a family friend in the forehead, authorities said. READ MORE

  • New Wal-Mart opening next month

    PANAMA CITY BEACH — Wal-Mart’s second location in Panama City Beach will open March 13. READ MORE

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