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. Education Encore preps for new semester Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | The Star

    ... it helps to pay instructors for the two additional weeks of the program. Instructors for the courses come from Gulf County, Panama City, Apalachicola and Eastpoint, selected by the college for being knowledgeable in their fields and excited about ...

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  2. Cleo Bess turns 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | The Star

    If you were born when World War I raged, Woodrow Wilson was in the White House and lived to see Donald Trump elected president, well, a crown might be in order. Cleo Bess was crowned, corsaged, proclaimed, read to, hugged, kissed and serenaded last week at the Gulf County Senior Citizens Center in Port St. Joe as she celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family.

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  3. Celebrate twice; a 'unique' experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | The Star

    Fast time, slow time, for 364 days of the year the fact that time zones divide much of the area can be confusing, even appointment-altering. Celebrate Twice, a day of fireworks, live music, great food and beautiful beaches, arrives again Saturday, sponsored by the Mexico Beach Community Development Council and the Gulf County Tourist Development Council.

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  4. 2016 in reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | The Star

    ... exception, from the election to the scallop season to beach restoration. But, despite its size, demographically, Gulf County and the surrounding area packed plenty of work, and controversy, into the past 12 months.

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  5. We can still help Amber Williams - goal more than $2,000 away Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Walton Sun

    ... Syndrome Association of Tallahassee is disabled herself, paralyzed from the waist down after a car accident in Gulf County three weeks ago. "It is very ironic that six months ago I was talking to Walton County about making sure that they had ...

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  6. Senior Citizens in need of emergency food fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Star

    The Gulf County Senior Citizen Association, Inc., is mounting an emergency fundraising effort to sustain the association's meal programs. The contracted funding for the meal programs has been exhausted since October and the association is in need of $15,000 in emergency funding to cover the shortfall; and purchase meals.

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  7. Port St. Joe girls suffer first district lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Star

    ... Johnson had six points, Javia Patterson four and Flossy Pittman and Aliyah Johnson two apiece. Last weekend's Gulf County Classic concluded on a losing note for Port St. Joe, if falling to a highly-ranked Class 6A Tallahassee Rickards team could be ...

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  8. On Thanksgiving, more than 200 served 1,000 Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Star

    The community-wide Thanksgiving Dinner, which is prepared and delivered from Oak Grove Church, brought together more than 200 volunteers who cooked, cut and prepped the food the morning before and then formed an efficient carousel to package more than 1,000 meals, in less than two hours, that were delivered to seniors and needy folks throughout Gulf County.

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  9. Holiday Corner - Annual community Christmas dinner this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Star

    ... place at Oak Grove Church. Organizers of the effort, which resulted in 1,000 meals delivered to the needy of Gulf County on Thanksgiving, encourage volunteers to come on out, bring the kids and a make it a day of fun and service. Volunteers are ...

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  10. County jobless rate ticks upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Star

    The unemployment rate in Gulf County rose by one-tenth of 1 percent in November, though it remains nearly a half-point below the same month in 2015. According to information from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the county unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in November.

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  11. Bible in a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Star

    ... 8. The reading schedule will be published each month as a blog entry on the web page of Community Care Center of Gulf County, www.cccgcfl.org. You may also call Michael or Valerie Murphy at 774-3331 or email [email protected] if you would like ...

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  12. DeFuniak mother of 3 boys with Down syndrome paralyzed in crash Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Walton Sun

    Only a few months ago, Amber Williams was advocating for disabled causes and caring for three children with Down syndrome. Today, the president of the Down Syndrome Association of Tallahassee is disabled herself, paralyzed from the waist down after a car accident in Gulf County three weeks ago.

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  13. Tax Collector's office to offer road testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Star

    Over the past five years the office of Gulf County Tax Collector Shirley Jenkins has phased in services to provide driver's licenses to eligible residents. Beginning next month, Jenkins' office will expand those services to include offering the road test required to obtain a driver's license.

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  14. Port St. Joe girls ranked No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Star

    ... and seven assists and Quinn had eight points, 11 rebounds, seven assists and four steals. Port St. Joe hosts the Gulf County Classic (see story this page) this weekend and is at Holmes County Tuesday.

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  15. Holiday CornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Star

    Oak Grove Church is proud and honored to join in the gathering of the Annual Gulf County Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner volunteers for 2016. Please bring your kids and make a fun day and at the same time help some unfortunate people enjoy a delicious meal.

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  16. Gulf County Classic this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Star

    The Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School basketball programs will host the Gulf County Classic this weekend, with action beginning Friday and continuing Saturday. Among the more notable matchups will be Friday's nightcap which will feature a rematch of the Port St. Joe girls, currently ranked No.

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  17. Senior Citizens in need of emergency food fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Star

    The Gulf County Senior Citizen Association, Inc., is mounting an emergency fundraising effort to sustain the association's meal programs. The contracted funding for the meal programs has been exhausted since October and the association is in need of $15,000 in emergeny fundin to cover the shortfall; and purchase meals.

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  18. School Board approves referendum resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Star

    ... in particular, the lone available route is through the ballot box and voter approval for additional funding. And Gulf County voters have supported the levy the two previous times it came before them, in 2013 and 2009. Over the past four years, ...

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  19. Holiday CornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Star

    Oak Grove Church is proud and honored to join in the gathering of the annual Gulf County Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner volunteers for 2016. Please bring your kids and make a fun day and at the same time help some unfortunate people enjoy a delicious meal.

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  20. Gulf County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Star

    ... Lincoln was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended or Revoked. Lincoln was transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility (GCDF). On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the Gulf County Sheriff's Office (GCSO) received a theft complaint that ...

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