Gulf County Newswire (Page 2)

Gulf County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Gulf County, FL. (Page 2)

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  1. RVs: an open letter to PSJRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The Star

    ... at this opinion, but I think it is time someone presented a different view. First of all, I will say that I am a Gulf County homeowner and live in the Jones Homestead area-one of those areas targeted to run out the RVers. The first argument against ...

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  2. Popular PSJES teacher reinstatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The Star

    Krissy Gentry, a popular teacher at Port St. Joe Elementary School and one deemed “high impact” by the Florida Department of Education, has been reinstated. Gentry was suspended without pay in April for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year by the Gulf County School Board, at the recommendation of Superintendent of Schools Jim Norton.

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  3. McGlon announces for School BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The Star

    Denny McGlon announced last week his intent to run for the District 1 seat on the Gulf County School Board. Denny is a lifelong resident of Wewahitchka where he resides with his wife of 17 years, Tracy, and 14 year old daughter, Anna.

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  4. Leaving a traceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The Star

    There was little mistaking one of the most pressing issues discussed during the recent annual meeting of the Coastal Community Association of Gulf County. Actually, there was little discussion, only a spate of questions directed at a representative of the Gulf County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Homeward boundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The Star

    ... of home waters, arrived at GWMI under far different circumstances. Rescued by a turtle patrol volunteer (Gulf County and East Bay Turtle Patrol) on the south end of St. Joe Beach, Paddy arrived March 19, just after St. Patrick's Day, hence the name. ...

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  6. 'Caf Conversation' on schools TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The Star

    An effort to foster more community involvement in public education, sponsored by the Gulf County Education Association, the roundtable series will continue 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. ET Tuesday in Building A on the Gulf/Franklin Campus of Gulf Coast State College “We want everybody to come out and become involved in and support the public schools,” said Krissy Gentry, president of the GCEA, the union which represents all school employees. “The idea is to brainstorm some of the very topical issues, all of which are important to the public schools right here.” The first roundtable last month was considered a success, with more than two dozen people in attendance and offering a host of ideas and creating some momentum.

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  7. Gulf County, FL Signs to Implement Excise, the Tourist Tax System from Pioneer Technology GroupRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 18 | PR.com

    Gulf County's Tax Collector's office is set to streamline processes with the implementation of new tourist tax system, Excise. Port St. Joe, FL, July 18, 2018 -- -- Gulf County Florida has chosen Pioneer Technology Group's Excise tax system as a means to automate and streamline their current tourist tax registration, payment, and reporting processes.

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  8. Things to do this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | The Star

    ... establishments in the region, from Destin to Panama City Beach. Tickets can be purchased at The Port Inn or Gulf County Chamber of Commerce on Reid Ave. in Port St. Joe. VIP translates into entry to a 6-6:45 p.m. ET meet-and-greet with the band; ...

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  9. Lighthouse Utilities addressing issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | The Star

    ... weeks,” said owner Jay Rish last week during the annual meeting of the Coastal Community Association of Gulf County. “As the father of two young children who lives on the system, I am sensitive to the situation. The problems began in ...

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  10. Data collection for new flood maps nears completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | The Star

    New flood maps for Gulf County are likely still a year away, but a review and analysis of new data should be completed in next 30-60 days. And that updated data already appears to be paying dividends for the county, reducing the overall impacts, said Bo Spring, the local representative on the board of the Northwest Florida Water Management District.

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  11. Bed tax revenues spiked in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Star

    ... fountain. Artists, who submitted a rendering of how they would decorate a turtle, with an image, logo or other Gulf County-centric rendering, were selected and have begun their work. One turtle is destined for Dead Lakes Park, two will be placed in ...

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  12. Scallop season opened July 1 in Franklin-NW Taylor Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Star

    ... receptacle or in larger bodies of water where they are more likely to disperse. • St. Joseph Bay and Gulf County: Aug. 17 – Sept. 30. This region includes all state waters from the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay County to the westernmost ...

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  13. Property values continue growth spurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Star

    ... or just over $90 million per year. “Those figures will be widely watched because it most directly impacts Gulf County government officials as they work to prepare a budget for the upcoming fiscal year,” Burke said. The property roll ...

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  14. District to propose small tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Star

    Passed a tiny increase in basic spending by state lawmakers, the Gulf County School Board will soon vote on whether to increase the millage rate by less than 2 percent. In year in which the assessed property value for the school district increased by 6.45 percent, the proposed increase in dollars would be 7.72 percent, bringing the budget to $957,123.71, excluding federal funding.

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  15. County Democrats meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Star

    The July meeting of the Gulf County Democrats will be held 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. ET Monday, July 9 at the WIG Building located at 401 Peters St. in Port St. Joe. Speakers this month will be Rachel Jackson and Ben Guthrie from Gulf County Emergency Management.

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  16. Beach restoration on track for Aug. 1 startRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Star

    ... million, representing the county's first-year funding under the RESTORE Act, should be received this month. The Gulf County Tourist Development Council is chipping in some beach restoration funding and the Florida Department of Environmental ...

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  17. Celebrate the Fourth todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | The Star

    ... e around 9 p.m. CT. Port St. Joe brings the shows to a close with its annual fireworks show, co-sponsored by the Gulf County Tourist Development Council, at 10 p.m. ET.

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  18. Port St. Joe Garden Club newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | The Star

    Jill Bebee, a Gulf County Master Gardener and a member of the Port St. Joe Garden Club, had an idea for a community project. Wanting to help add a little beauty and interest to our Seniors Center in Port St. Joe located behind the Corinne Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library, Jill in conjunction with members of the Garden Club planted a succulent garden on the lawn of the Center this past week.

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  19. County ballot set after changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | The Star

    The 2018 county election ballot underwent some tweaks in the final two days, but has been finalized with the end of candidate qualifying at noon ET last Friday. And Brooke Wooten, drawing no opposition for his District 2 seat on the Gulf County School Board, was automatically re-elected.

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  20. Community reaches toward Eastpoint after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | The Star

    ... Ford said of the Port St. Joe volunteers. “We had more at the station than we could carry.” The Gulf County units would remain on the front lines for nearly four hours, until roughly 2:30 a.m. ET, Ford said. “They were just glad ...

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