Gulf County Newswire (Page 7)

Gulf County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Gulf County, FL. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 1,215 in Gulf County, FL

  1. A dream ride come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Star

    Hanna Elshoff is the latest worldly traveler to visit Gulf County, cruising into town last week by bike, as part of her trip across the U.S. Setting off from her home in Chatfield, MN last May, Elshoff is on a two-year bicycle journey to make friends, see new places and most importantly of all, thank the Americans she attributes to saving her life. According to Elshoff, if not for American support during World War II, her parents would have been taken by a neighbor and SS soldier who had her parents' names on a list of non-Nazi supporters.

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  2. Slick pleads guilty to slaying motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Star

    A Gulf County man on Tuesday pleaded guilty to the May 2014 killing of his mother in their Cape San Blas Home. Jarrod Powell Slick, 23 at the time of the slaying, pleaded guilty to the murder of his mother, Renee Coffey, 58. The plea deal folds in arson charges Slick was facing for twice setting fire to the old Masonic Lodge in Port St. Joe.

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  3. Invasive species awareness weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Star

    ... containable, the plant maybe harboring weeds and insects that cause disease. If you are suspicious, contact the Gulf County Extension office in help of identifying the species. If you are interested in being proactive in combatting invasive species, ...

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  4. NJROTC program celebrates 40Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Star

    For a program on life-support seven years ago, the Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School NJROTC program seemed mighty vibrant last year in celebrating its 40th birthday. Seven years ago, enrollment was slipping under that threshold and the Gulf County School Board was under pressure to eliminate the program, which is in part supported financially by the U.S. Navy.

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  5. High rollersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Star

    The Gulf County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual fundraiser last week, opting out of a formal dinner in favor of a casino night, which was open to the public. The event, held at Port St. Joe's Centennial Building, focused less on business and more on socializing, dancing and games, encouraging members of the community to put business aside for an evening of fun.

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  6. Chamber of Commerce Casino NightRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | The Star

    The Gulf County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual fundraiser in February, opting out of a formal dinner in favor of a casino night, which was open to the public.

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  7. And out come the liarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Star

    ... final judging begins. The event has continued to grow in popularity, attracting winter visitors vacationing in Gulf County to get in on the lies along with participants from nearby Panama City, Apalachicola and Tallahassee. "We've grown an audience ...

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  8. RESTORE plan nearing finish lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Star

    ... a public review next month. "I am probably hurrying the timeline," Yeager said during a Port Authority meeting. "Gulf County is ahead of most every other county." As the Board of County Commissioners last week approved language amendments to its ...

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  9. Port design work moves ahead Updated Feb 18, 2016 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Star

    ... County Commissioners to help defray past-due bills and expenses. Dan Velazquez, St. Joe's new representative in Gulf County, said company CEO Jorge Gonzalez had agreed to the plan to assist on administration expenses and the details would be worked ...

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  10. Slick pleads guilty to slaying motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Star

    A Gulf County man on Tuesday pleaded guilty to the May 2014 killing of his mother in their Cape San Blas Home. Jarrod Powell Slick, 23 at the time of the slaying, pleaded guilty to the murder of his mother, Renee Coffey, 58. The plea deal folds in arson charges Slick was facing for twice setting fire to the old Masonic Lodge in Port St. Joe.

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  11. Shelter lists can be found hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Shelters will open at 5:00pm. Anyone planning to go to a shelter needs to ensure they take the following items: Medication Any food needed for special diets Pillows Blankets Clothes Activities/games for children Gulf County-- Honeyville Shelter is opening at 6PM CST.

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  12. School closings can be found hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... No closures at this time. Liberty County-- No closures at this time. Calhoun County-- No closures at this time. Gulf County-- No closures at this time. Franklin County--No closures at this time.

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  13. What Southern Folks Eat: A simple beefy masterpieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Star

    ... is a writer, food blogger and regional television chef, whose on-air nickname is "Mama Steph". She grew up in Gulf County, on St. Joe Beach, a place she will forever call home. She is married and has three sons who are substantially taller than she ...

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  14. Scene AroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | The Star

    Send us your photos that spotlight the best that Gulf County has to offer. This page is for photos submitted to The Star by readers.

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  15. St. Joe Natural Gas offers a autogasaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Star

    ... making fueling immensely safer than a twist nozzle used in the past. St. Joe Natural Gas has been lobbying the Gulf County School Board, Board of County Commissioners and the two municipalities to consider converting from diesel to liquid propane ...

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  16. Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... to target with conventional larvacide and insecticide sprays, said Mark Cothran, mosquito control director for Gulf County, Florida. "You're not going to find them in roadside ditches or in swamps," Cothran said. "You're going to find them in dog ...

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  17. What Southern Folks Eat: Simple ways with squash, greens and gritsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Star

    ... golden crust on the bottom of the biscuits. They're such a treat, especially drizzled with some delicious Gulf County Tupelo honey. Cast iron skillets aren't just for creating a perfect crust on meats and biscuits, though. Vegetables do well in ...

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  18. Tiger Scouts enjoy bayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Star

    This past week there were many activities for Gulf County residents to enjoy. However, for the young Tiger Scouts of Troop 347 this was the week to enjoy and better learn about one of our most obvious local natural resources--St.

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  19. Seismic testing on hold following legal challenge Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Star

    ... establishing first-time state guidelines for hydraulic fracturing. During a Coastal Community Association of Gulf County meeting last month state Rep. Halsey Beshears (R-Monticello) expressed his doubts over the success of the bill to establish a ...

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  20. Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fightRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | KLTV Tyler

    ... not going to find them in roadside ditches or in swamps," said Mark Cothran, mosquito control director for Gulf County, Florida. "You're going to find them in dog food bowls or in 5-gallon buckets. It almost requires going door-to-door to dump out ...

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