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House backs bill for prayers before games
Amid a long-running legal battle, the Florida House appears poised to pass a bill that would allow high-school speakers to offer … Read More
County scrambles to squelch prison closure
An out-of-the-blue report that surfaced last week that all three of Gulf County’s Florida correctional facilities could be … Read More
Buzzett, commissioners returned to office
Port St. Joe Mayor Rex Buzzett will be at the city’s helm for another two years, along with two of his fellow city … Read More
State officials highlight Wildfire Awareness Week
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Forest Service on Monday urged residents to be wildfire ready by highlighting … Read More
A strange sight over the marsh
From the marsh at the head of the bay, it arose, as a dark cloud lifting from the tall grasses. The dawn was faintly lighting the … Read More
Life

Garden club sale a hit, after storms clear out

The Port St. Joe Garden Club extends bountiful bouquets of thanks to its ardent members and the community at large for their generous support of the annual plant/yard/bake sale.  At one …

Happy Heavenly Birthday, Charlie Dawson, Jr.

April 8, 2021 Happy Heavenly Birthday, Charlie Dawson, Jr. Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Brother Gone and never forgotten We miss you from being at the table We …

A state of mind: Your mental and emotional health

Have you thought about your mental and emotional health lately? If you haven’t, it’s a great time to take some time to invest in you. Emotional wellness is the ability to handle and …

What Southern Folks Eat: Sweet as the sound of hummingbird wings

 It’s hummingbird time in the South! Now that temperatures are nice and moderately warm, I’ve started to hear the hum of a few little birds flitting around… maybe checking the status …
Sports

Bayou Bash readies for best-ever tournament

The Swivel Sisters Women’s Fishing Club are gearing up to make their Bayou Bash inshore fishing tournament their best ever.The tournament has a new home at Salinas Park Bayside, at 380 Cape San …

Hunker Down: ‘A thing OF beauty is a joy forever’

Call me old fashion.Outdated. A dinosaur who somehow escaped the tar pit. And sure, I hear the comments. The game is too slow. The pitcher takes too long to deliver the ball. The batter steps …

Wewa lifters outmuscle district opponents

The Wewahitchka varsity boys weightlifting team showed what they were made of last week, with a resounding win in the Class 1A District 3 Championship. The Gator boys tallied 64 points, …

Clayton Browning

Clayton Howard Browning was born April 5, 1935 in Castleberry, Alabama, and raised in Mobile, Alabama. He returned to his heavenly home on Thursday, April 1, 2021 after a valiant battle …
Opinion

Fighting for the Apalachicola River and Bay

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding water of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Rivers felt like a legal gut punch. In dismissing the Florida v. Georgia case, the …

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