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The GFWC Wewahitchka Woman’s Club kicked off the month of May with appreciation week for all the teachers and nurses in our community. It has been hard for them due to the disasters our little town …

The St. Joseph Bay Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution proudly presented the DAR National Defense Committee ROTC medal and award to an outstanding ROTC student at Port St Joe High …

A standing room only crowd at The Haughty Heron roared at the lies and true stories told by tellers from Orlando, Panama City, and Gulf County’s homegrown storytellers on Friday night, April 23, at …

The Gulf County Republican Executive Committee will meet Monday, May 17 at the St. Joe Garden Club, 216 8th Street. The meeting will begin at 6:30 EDST.Our speaker this month is Mitch Burke, the Gulf …

Corie Cates, of Apalachicola, was among 330 high-achieving graduates to be awarded honors medallions from Florida State University during a virtual ceremony April 22.The daughter of Mike and Carla …

On the one-year anniversary of creating a food security program on the eve of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pioneer Bay Community Development Corporation is about to expand even further in the weeks …

Charlie Black's friends reflect on 'one heckuva guy'Charlie Black was as good as they get when it comes to songwriting. Composer of more than 15 chart-topping hit songs for what reads like a …

Sunday’s arrival of the foreign flag ship M/V UBC Saiki in St. Joe Bay signaled the opening of the St. Joe Port to the international shipping world for the first time in over 20 years. The …

A 17-year-old Wewahitchka High School student was arrested Monday after he allegedly issued a written bomb threat that prompted the closure of school for the day.Simeon Jonathan Cain emerged as a …

A hotly debated question what to do about a portion of the county-owned Butler Bay Road, that will lead into a proposed development west of Port St. Joe, has been resolved. By a 3-2 …

A longtime public servant to his hometown, who passed away in December, will be honored Monday morning with the promenade at the lighthouse being dedicated in his honor.At a ceremony commencing at 11 …

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 the excitement of the weekend, or a nagging curiosity, a feral …

TALLAHASSEE --- With Democrats likening the measure to Jim Crow-era practices aimed at keeping Black people from voting, the state Senate on Monday passed an elections package that would make it …

April is Month of the Military Child, a special recognition established by former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger in 1986 to honor the important role children play in contributing to the …

The Charles Whitehead Public Library has been selected as one of 300 libraries to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries, an American Library …

Port St. Joe businessman George W. Duren is among a distinguished roster of inductees who make up the Class of 2020 of The Florida Veterans Hall of Fame.The class of 20 veterans were chosen by the …

Amid a long-running legal battle, the Florida House appears poised to pass a bill that would allow high-school speakers to offer remarks, including prayers, over public-address systems before …

An out-of-the-blue report that surfaced last week that all three of Gulf County’s Florida correctional facilities could be getting the axe presented an urgent situation. It looks as …

In early March 1859, a party of four or five men walked into an Apalachicola hotel, announcing that they were from a hunting party and had come to town to stock up on provisions and …

Port St. Joe Mayor Rex Buzzett will be at the city’s helm for another two years, along with two of his fellow city commissioners. That’s because when the qualifying period for the …

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