• Food & Cooking

    DOH-BAY ENCOURAGES PROPER FOOD SAFETY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

    Panama City, Fla. — It’s holiday cooking season and time to plan your meals. Whether you’re cooking plans include mastering family recipes or tackling new ones, the Florida Department of Health in Bay County reminds you to keep your food safety skills sharp this season. “As we get ready to celebrate the holiday season with friends and family please remember to take precautions to ensure that the foods you are serving and eating are handled properly,” said Sandon S. Speedling, MHS, CPM, CPH, Administrator and Health Officer, Florida Department of Health in Bay County. Most illnesses that occur after eating  

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  • Home Improvement

    Home Depot signals strong start to holiday season home improvement spending

    The logo of Home Depot is seen in Encinitas, California April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake Nov 16 (Reuters) – Home Depot Inc (HD.N) beat quarterly sales estimates by nearly $2 billion on Tuesday and signaled a strong start to the holiday season as Americans spend more on tools and materials to complete large home improvement projects. Shares of the largest U.S. home improvement chain rose 4%, hitting a record high. Professional contractors such as builders and handymen have been rushing back to Home Depot’s stores as they look to upgrade their toolkits and source building materials to complete a backlog  

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