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19 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Fitch Downgrades Gulf County, FL's Gas Tax Bonds to 'A-'; Outlook Stable

The Rating Outlook is Stable. SECURITY The gas tax revenue bonds are secured by a lien and pledge of the local option gas tax, the county gas tax, and the constitutional gas tax received by the county.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Star

Quinn elected to BOCC; recount in school board race

Political newcomer Sandy Quinn, Jr. secured the District 4 seat on the Board of County Commissioners Tuesday while the District 2 seat on the Gulf County School Board remains in play.

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The Star

Education Encore returns next month to Gulf/Franklin Center

That is what Gulf Coast State College at its Gulf/Franklin Center will be offering next month as Education Encore returns for another year.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Star

Gulf County primary election voting results

In the election for the District 4 county commission seat, Sandy E. Quinn, Jr. received 353 of the vote over incumbent Tan Smiley who received 258 votes .

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Gulf County Couple Busted for Drugs

Gulf County Sheriff Deputies arrested 53 year old Terry G. Baxley and 59 year old Brenda G. Gortman Thursday after a suspicious vehicle complaint near Kemp Cemetery.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Star

Kent receives lifetime award

He just didn't receive it the night it was awarded since he was not in attendance at the annual dinner for the Florida Environmental Health Association.

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Related Topix: Bay County, FL

The Star

Senior Citizens meals programs

Gulf County Senior Citizens, located at 120 Library Drive in Port St. Joe and 314 E. Third Street in Wewahitchka provide a hot nutritious noon meal Monday through Friday to seniors 60 and over.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Gulf County Continues to See Low Enrollment

One trend Gulf County School District has seen is a decline in enrollment in their schools.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Port St. Joe, FL

WJHG-TV Panama City

New Affordable Housing Project Coming to Port St. Joe

The project is one of four here in Florida to receive partial funding from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Related Topix: Port St. Joe, FL

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Star

Affordable housing project on go

A shot in the dark turned into a bit of needed light for a project to bring affordable housing to Gulf County.

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Related Topix: Port St. Joe, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors, Panama City, FL

The Star

Commissioners - painted into corner' on solid waste

With still another offer on the table regarding the cost of garbage service, commissioners were divided whether to move forward or if they even could move forward.

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Related Topix: Port St. Joe, FL

The Star

School Board puts Highland View on market

The Gulf County School Board decided Monday to put the old Highland View Elementary School site on the market as district officials try to shore up a seeping budget with an asset no longer part of the district's inventory.

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The Star

Gulf County schools kick off year with open houses

An open house for students and parents will be held from 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m. CT on Thursday, Aug. 21 in the cafeteria.

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

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Star

Pop a top in your flip-flops

Port St. Joe Brewing Company, founded by Steve Wich, Bill Kennedy and Mike Cohoon, will release its first draft, White Sands Wheat, at a launch party to be held at the Haughty Heron at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, Aug. 16. The event will mark the first time the beer is available.

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Related Topix: Port St. Joe, FL, Beer, Drink, Apalachicola, FL

The Star

Ethics complaints against commissioners dismissed

The complaints were filed by Jim Garth, chairman of Citizens Improving Gulf County, against Commissioners Carmen McLemore, Ward McDaniel and Tan Smiley.

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The Star

Man accidentally killed at work

Gulf County Sheriff's Office deputies were notified by dispatchers of an accident following a 9-1-1 call at 8:40 a.m. ET last Friday.

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Related Topix: Port St. Joe, FL

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