Gulf County Newswire (Page 8)

Gulf County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Gulf County, FL. (Page 8)

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Cleo Bess to celebrate 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Star

    Cleo Bess has lived under 11 presidents, lived through the stock market crash and World War II as well as the passage of the 19th Amendment providing women the right to vote. On Dec. 21, at noon ET, Bess will enjoy her 100th birthday with a celebration at the Gulf County Senior Citizens Center on Library Road in Port St. Joe.

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  7. Christmas Fund looks for record yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Star

    Barbara, better known this time of year as Santa's Red Stocking Elf, has these red stocking out all around Gulf County to raise funds for the Sheriff's Toy Drive. If you see one please take time to donate.

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  8. Sex offender gets 40 years in PSJ kidnap caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Star

    A Gulf County man was sentenced last week to serve at least 40 years in prison on several counts stemming from a 2015 kidnapping and sexual assault. The charges stemmed from Dec. 8, 2015, when Williams kidnapped and sexually-battered a store clerk in Port St. Joe.

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  9. Red Christmas Stockings for Children's Christmas FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Star

    Children's Christmas Fund, a program of the Gulf County Sheriff's Department for needy children in Gulf County, has placed Red Christmas Stockings at area businesses again this year Children's Christmas Fund, a program of the Gulf County Sheriff's Department for needy children in Gulf County, has placed Red Christmas Stockings at area businesses again this year. We are hoping that through the generosity of the people in our area we can bring Christmas happiness to the children in need.

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  10. McDaniel remains BOCC chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Star

    ... holding county office was a matter of prestige for the entire district. The chairmanship through history in Gulf County, and other counties, has been a revolving position, taking on greater significance in Gulf since the early 1980s when a federal ...

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  11. Gulf County Window Decorating ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Star

    Gulf County Chamber of Commerce invites Gulf County businesses with storefront windows to enter the inaugural Gulf County Holiday Window Decorating Contest Gulf County Chamber of Commerce invites Gulf County businesses with storefront windows to enter the inaugural Gulf County Holiday Window Decorating Contest. The Holiday Window Decorating Contest is a fun way to celebrate the Holiday Season, create a festive and beautiful area for residents and visitors in Gulf County, and showcase your business.

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  12. FDOT plowing $25 million into county roads next five yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Star

    Churning into a new fiscal year and with a legislative session arriving in a couple of months, the Florida Department of Transportation recently updated its five-year work plans across the state. In Gulf County, included under the District 3 umbrella, that could mean, if the plan plays out as currently crafted, some $25 million in road dollars for local projects.

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  13. Realtors donation to Senior Citizens Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | The Star

    Last week the REALTOR Association of Franklin & Gulf Counties presented a check for $300 to the Gulf County Senior Citizens Center to help with their food costs. Our members and business partners donate throughout the year and the donations go to help the Gulf County Senior Citizens and Franklin's Promise Food Pantry.

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

    Nov 23, 2016 | The Star

    Local food pantries are still seeking donations and the Coastal Community Association is also spearheading a drive to assist the food pantry operated by CareerSource Gulf Coast. Drop-off points include the South Gulf County Volunteer Fire Department, Capital City Bank, the St. Joseph Bay Golf Club, Gulf 2 Bay Construction in Simmons Bayou and the Piggly Wiggly.

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  15. Much to appreciateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | The Star

    As the temperatures drop around the country, including here in Gulf County, a vision, provided by Ron Rudolph, that offers thousands of words regarding the many natural beauties we who live in this part of the world, along St. Joe Beach or St. Joseph Peninsula or Wewahitchka or Simmons Bayou or Howard Creek the resident, the visitor, will get the point.

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  16. Mediation of labor complaint failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | The Star

    A labor complaint against Gulf District Schools will move to a full hearing in front of a Public Employees Relations Commission officer. The sides in the complaint, the Gulf County School Board and Superintendent of Schools Jim Norton and the Gulf County Education Association , the union representing employees, met in mediation last Tuesday.

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  17. Finalists for district teacher of the year namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | The Star

    ... last Wednesday and a decision was made by the panel, said Lori Price, Deputy Superintendent for Instruction. The Gulf County Teacher of the Year will go on to a convention in Orlando next spring and the opportunity to compete against teachers from ...

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  18. County jobless rate dropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | The Star

    The unemployment rate in Gulf County fell by two-tenths of 1 percent in October and remains nearly a half-point below October 2015. According to information from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the county unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in October, which tied Franklin County for the lowest in the CareerSource Gulf Coast region which also includes Bay.

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  19. Help this ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Star

    Do you have your big Thanksgiving Feast all planned? But, who goes hungry in Gulf County and without your generosity and caring probably won't have that full belly Thanksgiving Day? Bet you haven't thought of these folks. Here are some examples of the recipients at the Food Bank.

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  20. Great American Smokeout todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Star

    In observance of the Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Tobacco Free Florida and the Gulf County Tobacco Free Partnership encourage tobacco users to use the date to make a quit plan or to plan in advance to quit smoking on that day – Nov. 17 In observance of the Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Tobacco Free Florida and the Gulf County Tobacco Free Partnership encourage tobacco users to use the date to make a quit plan or to plan in advance to quit smoking on that day – Nov. 17. The nationally celebrated Great American Smokeout, now in its 41st year, challenges people to stop using tobacco and helps them learn about the many tools they can use to help them quit and stay quit.

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