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  1. Maturing Gators meet North Bay Haven in JamboreeRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | The Star

    That is how Coach Loren Tillman described the difference between this, his second spring with the Wewahitchka Jr./Sr. High School football team, and last year. The players understand the playbook and terminology, the team is more mature with 24 returning players including nine who started as sophomores last year, and the offseason conditioning program has taken hold.

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  2. Work will focus on unpaved roadsRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | The Star

    During a special meeting the Board of County Commissioners met to provide direction to staff on the priorities to be addressed with an estimated $3.5 million in new bond dollars for county transportation improvements. "If we could get out of the road grading business it would save tens of thousands of dollars," said Commissioner Warren Yeager.

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  3. Gulf County Library newsRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | The Star

    May is a busy month at the Gulf County Libraries. The month begins with a celebration for Library card holding third graders in the Port St. Joe area.

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  4. Thacker, Hensley place at stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Star

    Carter Thacker of Port St Joe Jr./Sr. High School and Michael Hensley from Wewahitchka Jr./Sr. High School each placed in their respective weight classes during last week's Class 1A state weightlifting meet. Thacker, a senior making his second trip to state, finished fifth in the 139-pound class.

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  5. Wallace "Wade" Tillery ObituaryRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2012 | The Star

    Wallace "Wade" Tillery passed away Thursday, December 6, 2012 at his home in St. Joe Beach. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, he lived on St. Joe Beach for the last 48 years.

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  6. Wewahitchka Women's Club and fight against sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Star

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month is an annual national campaign to raise public awareness about sexual assault , and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence . Sexual violence crosses all ages, genders, races, ethnicities, and economic backgrounds.

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  7. Tiger Sharks drop to .500Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Star

    With road losses to Liberty County and Wewahitchka over the past week, the Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School baseball team fell to 10-10 for the season. Cole Cryderman took the loss in a 10-2 loss at Liberty County after tossing 4 1/3 innings while allowing eight hits and seven runs while striking out two and walking two.

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  8. Junior High Challenge weight meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Star

    Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School hosted the fifth annual Gulf/Franklin County Junior High Challenge weight meet last week, with Wewahitchka and Franklin County High School also competing. The athletes, in grades 7-9, participated in the bench press and power clean lifts rather than the traditional bench and clean-and-jerk.

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  9. Lister to sign new mystery at No NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Star

    Wewahitchka author Michael Lister will be talking about and signing his latest John Jordan mystery thriller novel, "Innocent Blood," at the No Name Cafe in Port St. Joe 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, April 18. "Innocent Blood" is Lister's seventh John Jordan mystery, and has just received a starred review from "Publisher's Weekly" in which the publication said, "Lister gives fair clues for the surprise solution, thus combining a compelling account of his hero's spiritual struggle with a top-notch whodunit." In "Innocent Blood," John Jordan confronts the Atlanta Child Murder, meets Harry Bosch, and investigates his very first murder case.

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  10. Losing is winningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Star

    The winner of the 2015 Gulf County Fitness Challenge is Pastor James Wiley of Oak Grove Church in Port St. Joe. The challenge, organized by Gulf County Community Health Improvement Partners along with the Florida Department of Health in Gulf County , was launched in January to help capitalize on New Year's resolutions involving personal health and fitness.

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  11. UPDATED: One killed, one seriously injured in early morning accidentRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2012 | The Star

    One Port St. Joe man was killed and a second seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident in Wewahitchka early Friday morning. Christopher Acree, 26, was killed in the accident, which occured on Lake Grove Road near Canning Drive in the Red Bull Island area in Wewahitchka.

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  12. Fundraiser, clinical trial offer hope for familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Star

    Collected was throughout the community of Wewahitchka during March, as part of a drive coordinated by pre-K teacher Darlene Ake, the change to bring change for a young family in Wewahitchka. Those dollars are now destined to a foundation dedicated to battling a disease that, tragically and typically, robs a child of their childhood.

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  13. Lady Gators sweep Altha, beat Port St. JoeRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Star

    The Wewahitchka Jr./Sr. High School capped an unbeaten week Monday with a 7-4 victory over visiting Port St. Joe. Naomi Parker was 2 for 3, scored twice and drove in two runs and Gracie Price was 2 for 4 with an RBI to lead the Lady Gator attack.

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  14. Busy week a mixed one for Tiger SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Star

    The Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School baseball endured a busy week, making up games previously postponed due to weather amid a busy district schedule. The Tiger Sharks started last week with a loss to Wewahitchka but finished it with a loss to Bozeman sandwiched around wins over Franklin County and West Gadsden.

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  15. BOCC moves ahead on road fundingRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Star

    During a special meeting Tuesday morning the Board of County Commissioners committed to the next step in leveraging the local option gas tax for road funding. At that hearing commissioners will hear from the public and discuss refinancing road bonds to bring in more than $5 million in funding for paving or resurfacing roads.

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  16. Wewahitchka track team winners at homeRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Star

    The Wewahitchka Jr./Sr. High School track team hosted a multi-team track meet and won both the boys' and girls' team competitions. On the boys' side, Colby Gay won the high jump and placed second, behind winner Elijah Sarmiento, in both the 800 and 1,600 meters.

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  17. History uncovered during archaeology weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Star

    March was National Archaeology Month and in recognition of the event the Florida Public Archaeology Network presented its annual archaeology weekend in Port St. Joe. Both state and local history were explored during events held at the Charles Whitehead Public Library in Wewahitchka and the Corrine Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library, the St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve, Constitution Convention Museum State Park and St. Joseph Peninsula State Park in Port St. Joe.

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  18. Wewahitchka man charged with killing brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Star

    According to a report from the Gulf County Sheriff's Office, Michael Eugene Burke, 54, was shot March 18, a Wednesday, during what's been described as a "domestic related shooting incident." The Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at approximately 8:24 p.m. CT March 18 regarding a shooting at 201 Sunset Drive in Wewahitchka.

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  19. JSL presents 2nd annual Breeze by the Bay runRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Star

    The Junior Service League of Port St. Joe will hold its second annual Breeze by the Bay 5K and 10K race on Saturday, April 11. " we exceeded our goal number of 100 by having 120 runners sign up and hope to be as successful this year," said event organizer Michelle Childs. The Breeze by the Bay is just one of the JSL's fundraisers.

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  20. 13 county lifters qualify for regionalRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Star

    Seven lifters from Wewahitchka Jr./Sr. High School and six from Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School qualified last week for the Region 1-1A weightlifting meet to be held March 31 at Tallahassee Maclay High School. Last week was the District 2-1A meet at Sneads High.

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