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Friday Apr 11 | The Star

River waters continue rise

A Flood Warning continues for the Apalachicola River at Blountstown affecting Calhoun County, Liberty County, Gulf County and Franklin County.

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Related Topix: Blountstown, FL, Calhoun County, FL, Liberty County, FL, Franklin County, FL, Altha, FL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Gulf Coast Parkway Project Targets Route Through Callaway

Florida Department of Transportation officials have narrowed their choices for a major highway project.

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Related Topix: Callaway, FL, Bay County, FL

The Star

Flooding a concern in coming days

According to Gulf County Emergency Management director Marshall Nelson a lot of that water is heading into the Apalachicola and Chipola river basins in Gulf County.

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Related Topix: Apalachicola, FL, Blountstown, FL, Natural Disasters, Flood

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Purple Heart County

County Veterans Services Officer Joe Paul approached commissioners with the idea several weeks ago as a way for them to show their support for military veterans.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Star

St. Joseph Shores flooding predicted in 2009

In 2009, Eric Davidson, an engineer formerly employed with the St. Joe Company, went before the Board of County Commissioners with a warning: due to recent construction at WindMark Beach, the 32-acre community of St. Joseph Shoes would soon be fighting floodwaters.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, St Joe, Natural Disasters, Flood

The Star

March 24-30

On Monday, March 24, Deputy P. Williams arrested Valerie L. Loranger in the 100 block of McGlon Drive in Wewahitchka.

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Related Topix: Wewahitchka, FL, Drugs, Bay County, FL

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Times

County jobless rate drops a tad

According to preliminary numbers released Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the county's jobless rate for February stood at 6.0 percent, a drop of one-tenth of 1 percent, from 6.1 percent in January .

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Related Topix: Florida, Sarasota County, FL, Sarasota, FL, Alachua, FL, Bay County, FL

The Times

Franklin waters open to grouper recreational harvest

State waters off the coast of Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties opened Tuesday to recreational harvest of gag grouper.

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Related Topix: Dixie County, FL, Jefferson County, FL, Levy County, FL

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Times

Eastpoint woman dies in Gulf County crash

An Eastpoint woman was killed, and a Port St. Joe couple critically injured, Friday afternoon in two-car head-on collision in Gulf County.

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Related Topix: Eastpoint, FL, Port St. Joe, FL

Fri Mar 28, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

One Killed, Two Critical in Traffic Crash

An Eastpoint woman was killed and a Port St. Joe couple are both in critical condition follow a Friday afternoon traffic crash on US 98 in Gulf County.

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Related Topix: Eastpoint, FL, Port St. Joe, FL

WJHG-TV Panama City

Cruise Line Coming to Port St. Joe

The county has transitioned to a tourism-based economy, and community leaders believe the port can contribute to that industry.

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Related Topix: Port St. Joe, FL

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Star

DAWGS in Prison celebrates five years

The Developing Adoptable Dogs With Good Sociability program, operated through a partnership between the St. Joseph Bay Humane Society, the Florida Department of Corrections and the Board of County Commissioners, will celebrate a milestone on April 2. Not only will the 32nd class of pups graduate from their eight-week training regimen and be in ... (more)

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The Star

Oldies but goodies at Senior Center

Gulf County Senior Citizens, located at 120 Library Drive in Port St. Joe, would like to invite all to join the center 10 a.m. until 12 noon ET Tuesday, April 1 for Dancing to the Oldies by D.J. Frances Markham.

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Related Topix: Port St. Joe, FL

The Star

James Taunton announces for Gulf County School Board District 2

A lifelong resident of Wewahitchka, James Taunton is the son of Judge David and Abigail Taunton.

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Related Topix: Wewahitchka, FL, University of West Florida

The Star

Archaeology Days returns to Gulf County

The annual Archaeology Days will be held on March 28-29 at the St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve, St. Joseph Peninsula State Park and the Constitution Convention Museum.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Florida

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Star

Drug charges follow traffic stop

A Port St. Joe woman was arrested last week on drug charges after she was stopped for a traffic violation.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Port St. Joe, FL, Marijuana

The Star

Gulf County Republican party holds food drive

The Gulf County Republican Party is once again teaming up with the folks at the Piggly Wiggly to make sure no one in our community goes hungry this spring.

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Related Topix: Port St. Joe, FL

Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Times

County unemployment rate takes wrong turn

According to preliminary numbers released Monday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the county's jobless rate for January stood at 6.0 percent, a hike of seven-tenths of 1 percent, from 5.3 percent in December.

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Related Topix: Florida, Calhoun County, FL, Alachua, FL, Bay County, FL

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