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Troy University is pleased to recognize two Gulf County students, Samantha Ford, of Port St. Joe, and Shelby Wood, of Wewahitchka, who completed the requirements for graduation during the Summer …

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has introduced a video outlining new rules to protect Florida deer populations by reducing the risk of chronic wasting disease or CWD from …

On Sunday evening, Port St. Joe Officers Nichols and Randig stopped Riley Wingate, 19, for traffic-related offenses. After developing probable cause to search Wingate’s vehicle, officers …

The millage rate for property taxes in Wewahitchka will be no higher than it has been for the past several years, and could come in lower, depending on what city commissioners do in the next …

On Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Pensacola’s David Bear, vice president of The Lewis Bear Company, to the Triumph Gulf Coast Board of Directors. He is the chairman …

With concern over the uncertainty over the effect of Tropical Storm Fred, the Gulf County Schools will be closed Tuesday."Not knowing how Tropical Storm Fred is going to affect roads, power lines, …

“The absolute contact between hand and the earth, the intimacy of it, that is the instinct of a gardener.” - Eudora Welty Gardens are lovely places, whether simple rows of squash for the …

Ascension Sacred Heart hospitals in Miramar Beach, Panama City and Port St. Joe have seen 134 patients sickened by COVID-19, up 18 percent from a week ago, and 10 times higher than on July …

On Friday, as a crowd of Eastern Shipbuilding shipyard workers gathered at the water’s edge to watch, the tugboat Colonel eased from its mooring at 1:55 p.m. with the Staten Island Ferry SSG …

Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum in Carrabelle is presenting a special exhibit on the atomic bomb. This exhibit, opening Tuesday, August 17 at 11 a.m., will be on display at the …

The Florida Department of Health in Franklin and Gulf counties is pushing forward with a clear message on vaccinations – they are effective and a critical tool to keeping what has become a …

Port St. Joe city commissioners are planning to keep the property tax millage unchanged, and in doing so boost employee pay as the county nears the mandate for a $15 per hour minimum …

An announcement last week by Gov. Ron DeSantis that more than $58 million had been awarded to 18 communities in seven counties impacted by Hurricane Michael had several Gulf County people …

The GFWC Wewa Woman’s Club welcomed back our Wewahitchka High School and Wewahitchka Elementary School teachers by providing both schools with a breakfast casserole, sausage balls and fruit trays. …

With tourism setting a torrid pace this fiscal year, where double digit increases are the norm and months of triple digit hikes common, the Tourist Development Council wants to showcase the …

They bounced back after a hurricane but couldn’t avoid the sucker punch of the coronavirus pandemic. But in 2021, one year after the Florida Seafood Festival was shut down for the first …

With Franklin and Gulf county residents getting vaccinated at about two-thirds the rate of entire state, and a dramatic increase in COVID-19 cases in both counties during the month of July, the …

BREAKING NEWS:The organizers of the Aug 9-10  workshop have announced that "unfortunately due to the rapid increase in the number of people contracting COVID-19 in Port St. Joe, we …

With classes in Gulf County set to resume Tuesday, after a week of preparation by teachers, the county is preparing for another year of robust enrollment. Superintendent Jim Norton said the …

A search warranted executed Thursday on an Armstrong Road home in Wewahitchka yielded a large stash of pot in various forms, as well as 95 grams of cocaine.A news release issued Friday from the …

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