Gulf County Newswire (Page 9)

Gulf County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Gulf County, FL. (Page 9)

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  1. Panhandle Outdoors Live a " St. Joseph Bay Water SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Star

    ... planned programs include "Nearshore Artificial Reefs" (Navarre Beach, Aug. 17), "St. Joseph Bay Water School" (Gulf County, Sept. 19-20), "Coastal Dune Lakes" (Walton County, Oct. 25), and a "Natural Resources Field Day" (Santa Rosa County, Oct. ...

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  2. Gulf County Democrats monthly meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Star

    The September meeting of the Gulf County Democrats will be held 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. ET Monday, Sept. at the WIG building, 401 Peters St., Port St. Joe, FL 32456.

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  3. Clock running out on scallop seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Star

    ... point what will happen beyond that,” Nalley said. “Our partners that we are working with include Gulf County, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and Department of Health.” The local season was postponed when ...

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  4. VFW post celebrates 50thRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Star

    On Monday, a large group of Gulf County citizens and veterans gathered at the John C. Gainous VFW Post in Highland View to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the post and listen to local and state VFW officials. Named for Pfc.

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  5. Triumph Gulf Coast: how to spend millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Star

    ... Coast states that include Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Of the $300 million already in the bank, Gulf County, under legislation passed during the most recent session of the Florida Legislature, has earmarked for use in the county $15 ...

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  6. This week in Star historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Star

    ... of $300,000. 1963- A petition to relocate the county seat from Wewahitchka to Port St. Joe is presented to the Gulf County Commission. 1970- Harold and Glenda Jarboe of Troy, Indiana are arrested for robbery in Port St. Joe. The couple was caught in ...

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  7. Sound the alarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Star

    The American Red Cross is calling for 35,000 volunteers to Sound the Alarm this fall to install 100,000 free smoke alarms across the country, helping to save lives and lessen the number of tragedies attributed to home fires. The Sound the Alarm event in Gulf County is part of a nationwide series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events to be held between Sept.

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  8. Mamas to babies, turtle season transitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Star

    ... positive trend is the arrival of green sea turtles, larger and rarer than the loggerheads more prevalent in Gulf County. For the Gulf and East Bay Turtle Patrol, which surveys the beaches of St. Joe Beach into Bay County, among 38 total nests, six ...

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  9. Bay scallop season continues on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Star

    At least to a point where the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission could at least consider opening the scallop season for Gulf County waters, particularly St. Joseph Bay. During the most recent testing, the levels of algae bloom Pseudo-nitzschia had dropped, with three of four scallop collections sites showing that contamination levels of an acid produced by the algae bloom were below the federal action limit, according to FWC spokeswoman Amanda Nalley.

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  10. Upcoming events at the Wewahitchka Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Star

    ... on the Gulf, and “Fall Vegetable Gardening” to be held 11 a.m. CT Sept. 15 and presented by Gulf County Extension Director Ray Bodrey. John Riggs will return 2 p.m. CT Sept. 19 to present a “Pre-Diabetes” program and ...

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  11. Scallop season remains closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Star

    Testing last week for contamination in scallops from a naturally-occuring algae bloom in St. Joseph Bay showed that the numbers are improving, but contamination levels remain, “above levels safe for human consumption,” said Amanda Nalley, spokeswoman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. That means the 2017 scallop season for Gulf County remains on hold, with the end of the statewide season rapidly approaching within a month.

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  12. Jobless rate falls, economic indicators strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Star

    The unemployment rate in Gulf County fell by a tenth of one percent in July, making it five out of the past six months that the county unemployment has moved in a positive direction. In Gulf County, the jobless rate fell to 3.8 percent from 3.9 percent in June, from May to June, leaving it behind Franklin County , but ahead of Bay County within the three-county region served by CareerSource Gulf Coast.

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  13. County considers its lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Star

    ... of Whitfield's immediate replacement. As McDaniel noted, Jennifer Adams began her five years as director of the Gulf County Tourist Development Council with a different last name, Jenkins, and was charged with trying to transform a “train ...

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  14. Busy slate for the library this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Star

    ... and open to the public. Sept. 12: Lunch & Learn -Marketing with Social Media 11:45 a.m. until 1 p.m. ET. The Gulf County Chamber of Commerce is thrilled have 6-time New York Times' Best-Selling Author Michael Lister as the guest speaker. The ...

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  15. Beach Blast movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Star

    ... race, scheduled for Sept. 9, organizer Olga Cemore decided to move the race back to Bay County. “Gulf County Commissioners decided that we are not welcome at Beacon Hill Park anymore,” Cemore said in an email early Wednesday morning. ...

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  16. Gulf County bay scallop season opening remains postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Capital Soup

    The bay scallop season off Gulf County remains postponed due to a naturally occurring algae bloom in St. Joseph Bay. The season postponement will continue until scallop samples test safe for human consumption.

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  17. Truth In Millage notices for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Star

    Gulf County property owners will be receiving an important piece of mail soon from Gulf County Property Appraiser Mitch Burke. On Aug. 16, Burke's staff will mail out the 2017 Notice of Proposed Property Tax forms, also known as Truth in Millage or TRIM notices, to all Gulf County property owners.

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

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Star

    ... set up that you can visit to gather information on a variety of services, options and programs available in Gulf County. Vendors include Cross Shores Care Center, NHC Home Health Care, Medicaid Done Right, Alsheimer's Association, Our Home at Beacon ...

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  19. SGA stocks backpacks as school resumes Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Star

    Port St. Joe Jr/Sr. High School's Student Government Association has begun the school year by providing well-stocked backpacks to its guidance office to be distributed to those students in need. This is one of the many school and community service projects that are made possible by generous community sponsors.

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  20. A nearly total eclipse set for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Star

    On Aug. 21, a solar eclipse will cross over the contiguous United States, as the Moon places itself between the Earth and the Sun. While those to the north of us will get a better view, Gulf County residents are still set to get see an eclipse of approximately 83 percent, according to NASA.

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