Gulf County Newswire

Gulf County Newswire

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  1. The Daystarter: How Cape San Blas weathered Michael; Medicare's first ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... no-clouds-in-the-sky day that usually brings tourists and dogs to frolic on the sand dunes of Cape San Blas in Gulf County, residents instead trekked over broken asphalt on a pilgrimage to find out what was left after Hurricane Michael tore through ...

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  2. Volunteer search teams born of prior disasters reactivated in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Yahoo!

    Volunteer search-and-rescue networks formed during previous flood disasters in Texas and Louisiana sprang into action in Florida this week following Hurricane Michael, providing a boost to authorities hit by electricity and communications outages. By Friday, two days after Michael plowed into Florida's Panhandle as one of the fiercest hurricanes ever to strike the U.S. mainland, there was no official word on the number unaccounted for in beachfront communities affected by the storm.

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  3. Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office Heading to Post-Hurricane Deployment in Gulf CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | RickeyStokesNews.com

    Eleven volunteers from the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, including Special Operations Division Commander Capt. Dave Allen, have spent the day loading up supplies for a ten to fourteen day deployment to assist the Gulf County Sheriff's Office in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael.

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  4. St. Joe Club & Resorts Northwest Florida Properties Open For Business After Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Wire

    WaterSound Beach Club, Shark's Tooth and Camp Creek golf courses, and all other Club & Resort properties in Walton and Bay Counties, except Bay Point Marina, suffered minor landscape damage and are projected to reopen today with the resumption of electric services and the safe return of staff. St. Joe is still in the process of evaluating operations in Gulf and Franklin Counties and believes that both Bay Point Marina in Bay County and Port St. Joe Marina in Gulf County suffered significant loss.

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  5. Before and After Aerial Maps Show the Miles of Destruction Left by Hurricane MichaelRead the original story

    Friday | Time

    New aerial maps of the Florida panhandle are giving the first glimpse of the miles and miles of damage to the communities battered by Hurricane Michael. The images, released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, show severe damage in Mexico Beach, Florida, which took an almost direct hit from one of the most powerful storms to make landfall on the U.S. mainland .

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  6. Hurricane Michael Did Billions Worth Of Damage, Including Reducing A Quiet Beach Town To RubbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | The Daily Caller

    Initial estimates put insured losses from Hurricane Michael at $8 billion, but t otal property and economic damage, however, could top $30 billion. Hurricane Michael made landfall as a near Category 5 storm, engulfing Bay County and Gulf County in storm surge and maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour.

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  7. Hurricane Michael Hit the Parts of Florida Least Prepared to Flee Its WrathRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | Wired

    ... Florida or the state's panhandle, got "weak" scores-fewer than four points. Of those, at least one county, Gulf County, is under a mandatory evacuation order this week. Four other counties under mandatory evacuation orders-Bay, Dixie, Taylor, and ...

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  8. Hurricane Michael Leaves Trail Of Destruction Along Florida PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | National Public Radio

    ... they might be able to come home? ALLEN: No, I don't - I'm not - not yet as far as I know. When you arrive in Gulf County here, you get an alert on your cellphone telling you that only first responders are allowed in the county at this point, that ...

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  9. Apalach, Eastpoint water out, road clearing continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The Times

    ... and telephone lines off of US 98. He said that it is possible now to drive from Alligator Point to the Franklin-Gulf County line, but not on C-30. He said much of the roads are one lan. Craig Gibson, in charge of maintenace at Weems Memorial ...

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  10. These are some of Florida's most vulnerable areas. And they're right in the path of Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... Alligator Point residents rejected a plan to pay for beach renourishment in 2007. To the west, Cape San Blas in Gulf County is in a similar bind. For years the county has been planning a beach renourishment project for Cape San Blas, a tourist ...

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  11. Freedom Week at WES Pre-K Oct 4 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The Star

    Gulf County Sheriff's Office Capt. Chris Buchanan came to the Wewahitchka Elementary School Pre-K classroom last week to read to the students.

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  12. Gulf County Democrats October meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The Star

    The Gulf County Democrats will hold their October meeting 7 p.m. ET Monday, Oct. 8 at the Port St. Joe Garden Center, located at 216 8th Street. League of Women Voters member Alvin Peters will discuss the twelve proposed constitutional amendments that will face Florida voters on the November ballot.

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  13. Thanks to the rock stars Oct 4 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The Star

    The Port St. Joe Elementary PTO would like to thank all the volunteers who helped paint rocks of appreciation for the teachers and clean up around school grounds. A special thanks to Gulf County Education Association and Kilgore's for their generous donations!

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  14. Things to Do this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The Star

    ... to book an appointment for a group. “Library Luncheon” with author Lisa Patton. The Friends of the Gulf County Public Libraries will host author Lisa Patton to Port St. Joe for a “Library Luncheon” 12-2 p.m. ET Tuesday at ...

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  15. Wewahitchka Woman's Club newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The Star

    ... St. Joe on Sept. 22. We set up our new tent and our banners and got to work! We received rave reviews from the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce and we hope to participate in the event next year. Laura Baxley, Carol Childress, Kim McFarland, Deb ...

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  16. Sheriff's Log or 10-03-18Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | County Record

    ... alcohol, damage to property Brenda Kay Jordan - moving traffic violation-drive Daila Jade Thomas - holding for Gulf county Nicholas Wright - DUI-unlawful blood alcohol-DUI The above individuals were booked into the Calhoun or Liberty County Jail ...

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  17. Rural Florida sees explosive Airbnb growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | The Times

    ... year-over-year guest growth over the past year as local hosts earned a combined $276,000 in income. Similarly, Gulf County -- also home to just two hotels according to Hotels.com -- is an increasingly popular destination for Airbnb guests. Local ...

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  18. FWC alters rules on snook, redfish due to red tideRead the original story

    Friday Sep 28 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... t were already under restricted fishing orders. The commission also ordered the bay scallop season in waters off Gulf County, to be closed four days early, on Tuesday, due to red tide.

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  19. Fishing Restriction Extended To Bay Area Amid Red Tide WoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | News Talk Florida

    ... The commission also announced a new executive order immediately ending the scallop season in Northwest Florida's Gulf County, where red tide has recently appeared, and said it plans to pursue "innovative testing" to reduce often-annual outbreaks of ...

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  20. New Florida fishing rules for snook, redfishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | WPTV Local News

    ... t were already under restricted fishing orders. The commission also ordered the bay scallop season in waters off Gulf County, to be closed four days early, on Tuesday, due to red tide.

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