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Sometimes when I walk through an antique shop I’ll come across a collection of vinyl albums for sale, and I’m immediately drawn to them; I have to stop and look. I inevitably spot a …

On Oct. 4, the Gulf County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call to aid Port St. Joe Police Department officers in their pursuit of a stolen vehicle from Bay County, according to an Oct. …

Senate President Wilton Simpson has a message for state prison leaders: Shut down institutions if you want pay raises for overworked corrections officers. Simpson, in a phone interview last …

COVID-19 cases in Gulf County dropped significantly over the past week, with only 17 positive tests recorded between Sept. 24 and 30, according to the Florida Department of Health.  This marks …

South Gulf Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Mike Barrett remembers a time when fire gear was intentionally dirtied, and a melted helmet was a source of pride. Firefighters used …

The smoke was thick on the cape, where the crew went into the forest, clad in bright yellow, with a clear directive – burn it down to build it back. Thickets went up in quick spurts of heat …

There are pews in the dining room. The pulpit rests in the TV’s alcove, and the cross hangs on the mantle above the fireplace. The church band plays in the living room, and in the kitchen, …

A Franklin County grand jury has ruled that an Apalachicola police officer, who discharged his weapon three times at a speeding motorist in a June 2020 incident on the Gorrie Bridge, was …

Sheriff Mike Harrison said it is difficult to police the busy Gulf County summers – especially when the Sheriff’s Department is understaffed. Now that tourism has picked up …

In about three weeks, work is expected to begin on a large-scale dune restoration project along the Indian Pass peninsula, which could last as long as five months. That will be followed by …

 A top corrections official offered a stark picture of Florida’s prison system last week, warning that lawmakers must boost salaries of corrections workers to avert a looming disaster as the …

For the first time in more than 30 years, Florida fishing regulators are on the verge of allowing for a limited, highly regulated harvest of the goliath grouper. The Florida Fish and …

A motion opposing the federal vaccine mandate passed unopposed at Tuesday morning’s Board of County Commissioners meeting after County Administrator Michael Hammond expressed his …

Port St Joe High School’s Homecoming Week wrapped up with a parade and a blowout football game this weekend.  Locals kicked off festivities early on Friday, …

Sharon Thibodaux  Barrier couldn’t remember who had the idea to put on the Wewahitchka Fall Festival this year. When she asked, her boss told her to say the city …

Bobby Scarbrough has been helping customers buy supplies to catch scallops in Gulf County for eight years. As this year's season draws to a close, he said he’s seen …

Two Port St. Joe residents are among six names recommended to Gov. Ron DeSantis for appointment to two newly-created circuit judge positions. After interviews of nine interested members of the …

The Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association is seeking nominees for its board of directors.  The election meeting is on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. MBARA is an all-volunteer, non-profit …

Florida Museum of Natural History researchers are asking for help tracking two obscure species of ultra-fuzzy, fast-flying native bees that are most active from August through …

Normally the Corner Café in Wewahitchka locks its doors by 2 p.m., but it stayed open well past dark last Thursday. There, in booths and tables pushed against the walls to …

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