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Bill Kennedy to be honored with promenade
A longtime public servant to his hometown, who passed away in December, will be honored Monday morning with the promenade at the … Read More
Call of the wild
What drove a 4-year-old male red wolf to leave St. Vincent Island and swim to the mainland can only be surmised. Perhaps it was … Read More
Senate passes voting changes along party lines
TALLAHASSEE --- With Democrats likening the measure to Jim Crow-era practices aimed at keeping Black people from voting, the state … Read More
Celebrating Month of the Military Child
April is Month of the Military Child, a special recognition established by former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger in 1986 to … Read More
Grant to help library preserve Wewahitchka’s history
The Charles Whitehead Public Library has been selected as one of 300 libraries to participate in Libraries Transforming … Read More
Life

What Southern Folks Eat: I love you too, Mama

In 1973, the year my little sister was born, country legend Tom T. Hall released a song entitled simply, “I Love.” As you can imagine, this was a sweet song, and if you haven’t heard it, I …

What Southern Folks Eat: When life hands you lemons, turn to grandma

Some desserts are so reminiscent of  “the good ol’ days” that they are skipped over when some chefs are skimming through cookbooks because they’re considered  passé.  …

Spring rains bring mysterious fairy rings

Watering the lawn has not been on anyone's list lately. The ample, if not excessive, rain has placed a temporary hold on this necessary task to maintain most home lawns and landscapes.It is true the …

Spring brings brilliant sage blooms

History is replete with stories of sages. These individuals have attained wisdom far beyond the level of the common man or woman.As such, these special people are able to see into the future and …
Sports

BREAKING NEWS: Darian Mills wins state in 110 meter hurdles

Port St. Joe junior Darian Mills took home the gold in the 100-meter hurdles at Friday's Class 1A track and field state championship at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.With a …

BREAKING NEWS: Wewa downs Graceville, to face Liberty Co. for state berth

The Lady Gators fell 4-1 to underdog Liberty County in the district softball championship game Friday night.They then traveled to Graceville tonight for a regional semifinal game at 6 p.m. and won …

Tiger Sharks head to state track tourney Friday

The Port St. Joe varsity track team is sending 10 student athletes to the state tournament Friday, after they took several firsts at the regional !A meet this past weekend. Lexi Fountain, Madelyn …

Previewing the district softball tourney at Wewahitchka

The Class 1A District 4 Softball Tournament begins today at Wewahitchka High School with semifinal games at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. CST and the Championship game is set for 6 p.m. CST Friday.In the April …
Opinion

Ausley: Progress with early learning, broadband

The 2021 Legislative session has come to an end with the ceremonial drop of the hankie for “Sine Die.” We won’t be gone for long, as legislators will be returning to Tallahassee in a few short …

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