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The Labor Day weekend will offer a dose of the new and old normal for Gulf District Schools.  The district will take Friday to practice the new normal, with all students …

A hot, humid Saturday morning with just a sprinkling of clouds  The Gulf of Mexico’s waters are but a very strong stone’s throw in the distance and the …

There is light at the end of that tunnel that is COVID-19.  According to the Florida Department of Health in Gulf County, there were just 10 new cases between Aug. 28 and Sept. …

Port St. Joe commissioners began Tuesday’s meeting figuring on hearing plenty of complaints about the stink last week from the city’s wastewater treatment …

The Buddy Poppy has for nearly 100 years been central to the Veterans of Foreign Wars community.  The John V. Gainous Post 10069 Auxiliary will be marking Hurricane Michael and Veterans …

Gulf County’s unemployment rate in July jumped to 7.7 percent but remained below the statewide rate of 11.5 percent, according to numbers from the Bureau of Labor …

Attn: Youth Ages 8-18, September 1st starts open enrollment for the 2020/2021 4-H year. We are experiencing a little different year, but 4-H is embracing these unprecedented times and is preparing to …

The Port St. Joe Garden Club will be hosting its first meeting after the summer hiatus.  Members will assemble 10 a.m. ET on Thursday, Sept. 10 outside the Garden Center located at 216 Eighth …

Domestic cats are common in Gulf County.  The people-friendly version of this multi-color and variable size species is a popular choice as a low maintenance in-home pet.  Today’s …

The Junior Service League of Port St. Joe started off its year with donating over $2,000 worth of school supplies to both Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka Elementary School. The Junior Service …

We’re now in the prime of hurricane season. Living in Florida, preparing for possible destructive storms is just part of life. So, it’s important to plan and take steps to protect …

Marna Kipf and her husband Tim went out one morning for walk on the beach.  For Marna, this was one of the joys of Gulf County; Tim not so much.  “I love to …

Few experiences in life are as comforting as having a companion who answers needs and is there to serve without being summoned. Ideally, the relationship benefits both parties, each providing …

Continuing to follow the Trail Map at the St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve in Simmons Bayou, we are looking at Water Street. You most likely know how it got its name. That’s right – …

The Clergy of Gulf County will join together for a “Gulf County Prayer Service” for peace, unity, healing, safety and back-to-school.  The service will be held 5 p.m. ET Saturday …

I hate to admit it, but for years, our two neon-orange over-the-neck life jackets (aka personal floatation devices or PFDs) acted primarily as seat cushions in our 40-year-old canoe. We didn’t …

Just before my family moved to St. Joe Beach in 1976, we lived in Charlotte, N.C., and the ice cream man was considered a celebrity to the kids in our area. Our house was in an ideal family …

Carol and Phil Dohmen supplied this photo of a glorious sunset and some strollers on the beach to illustrate why so many residents and visitors alike call this place paradise. Find more images on …

Call it a brief circuit-breaker.  The district, as allowed under re-opening plans, will take a “distance-learning” day the Friday leading into Labor Day weekend.  The …

So, the Board of County Commissioners last month put in place the framework to provide financial housing assistance for those of need in Gulf County.  The framework provided up to …

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