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It is not every day a teenager follows a sheriff’s deputy into a crime scene, but last month Cameron Lindsey did just that by shadowing the sheriff’s office and one of their stops was a …

On Tuesday, surrounded by family, friends, teachers and mentors, two soon-to-be Port St. Joe High School graduates made the committment to enlist in the United States Navy. Nico Valenzuela and …

Alligators in Florida will be targeted around-the-clock when the next hunting season begins in August. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approved a final rule change last week …

After a successful meeting last month, the county and the city of Port St. Joe has agreed to move forward with the city’s plan to purchase the sewer system currently serving the Gulf Aire …

“The shrimp boats is a comin’,” as Jo Stafford enchantingly sang in her 1951 pop tune, and it’s hard to believe that it took this long for Franklin Countians to give the lowly …

In the summertime, when the weather is warm, pregnant female sea turtles return to Gulf County beaches.  They swim through the crashing surf and crawl up the beach before settling on a …

The Port St. Joe Senior Citizens Center welcomed the largest crowd it has seen in a while on Friday for their Cinco de Mayo celebration, which featured buffet-style food, live music and plenty of fun …

Florida Forestry battles 2 Gulf County wildfires

Jarrott Daniels Road fire 90 percent contained

The Florida Forest Service reported a wildfire in the area of Jarrott Daniles Road and  County Road 386 that broke out on Monday. As of Tuesday morning, the fire was reported to be 90 acres …

BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. (WMBB) — A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for Staci Mackenzie, last seen in the area of Charlie Johns Street and US Highway 20 in Blountstown. She was last …

Last week was national Travel and Tourism Week, and the team at the Gulf County Tourism Development Council decided to celebrate in a big way. On Thursday, May 5, there were food trucks lined up …

Gulf County Sheriff Mike Harrison announces the arrest of Deondray Fisher (44) of Wewahitchka. Fisher was arrested by Gulf County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) Investigators yesterday, May 5th, …

TALLAHASSEE – A series of sales-tax “holidays” on such things as school clothes, hurricane supplies and tools and a suspension of the state gas tax in October topped a package signed …

With sunny weather moving in after Friday's thunderstorm, Gulf and Franklin counties are offering a variety of events for those ooking to get out of the house. Bayou Bash Fishing …

Several people had stopped by to ask about the giant inflatable sphere on Skyborne Technologies' lawn, said the company’s owner Mike Lawson. “What is that thing?” they would ask. …

It’s been almost 1,300 days since Hurricane Michael ripped through the historic Wewahitchka courthouse.  The basement has filled with water, mold and mildew cover the walls, and …

The city of Wewahitchka was served last week with a breach of contract lawsuit filed by Winterfell Construction, the contractor previously hired to build the city’s new fire station. The …

The Wewahitchka High School completed its annual Art Show last week, with students enjoying a two-day display of their classmates’ works, leading to a parent and community reception on April …

After their innagural tax season in Gulf and Franklin counties, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program helped eligible taxpayers earn refunds totallying $229,399 at their Wewahitchka, Port St. …

Devin Collier was sworn in as Florida's 14th Judicial Circuit's newest judge during an investiture ceremony held at the Bay County Courthouse Friday afternoon. Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Devin …

Following through on a recommendation from Gov. Ron DeSantis, the State Board of Education on Friday appointed Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. as Florida’s next education commissioner. Diaz, a Hialeah …

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