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The Gulf County Tourist Development Council is hosting a first-of-its-kind song contest to promote Gulf County tourism.  The contest, which opens August 1, is free and open to the first 50 …

Looking for a way to pass the time this weekend? Gulf and Franklin Counties are hosting a variety of fun events for locals and visitors. Don't see your event listed? Have an event you want …

The Stone Mill Creek Volunteer Fire Department responded to a residential fire at 184 Quails Den Dr. in Stone Mill Creek on Friday afternoon. The fire was reported extinguished shortly after 1:30 …

Gulf County preps for Fourth of July

Where to watch fireworks and enjoy the long weekend with friends and family

There will be no shortage of festivities for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend in Gulf County. The festivities will get started on Sunday, July 3, with the Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Center's …

Free HIV testing will be provided in the mobile medical unit at the Gulf County Health Department in Port St. Joe on Monday, June 27 from 10a.m. to 2 p .m. EDT, according to a release from the …

Do skunk apes abound in the Panhandle?

A local cryptid hunter builds an empire around his research

If you want to see a skunk ape, you have to prepare for more than just a strenuous hike into some of the world’s most remote areas, says local cryptid hunter Connor Flynn. Of course, you …

A 500 yard swim, 50 push-ups, 50 curl ups, 10 pull-ups and a 1.5 mile run – all with a heat index well over 100 degrees. The cadets completed their physical entrance exams at the St. Joseph …

Two Gulf County commissioners were up for reelection this year, but only one will be facing opposition on the November ballot. Ward McDaniel, a Wewahitchka Republican currently representing the …

The Florida Department of Health in Gulf County has issued a rabies alert for Gulf County in response to a fox that tested positive for the disease on June 22, 2022. The alert will be active for …

Following two attacks by foxes in Wewahitchka, the Florida Department of Health in Gulf County has issued a community-wide warning to residents and visitors to exercise caution around wildlife.

The Port St. Joe Police Department, in conjunction with the Florida Department of Corrections, arrested a Kissimmee woman in connection with the discovery of contraband materials packaged to be …

A large and joyful crowd turned out Saturday in the Washington High School Gym for what organizers said was Port St. Joe’s largest Juneteenth celebration to date. The air conditioning, which …

Former Port St. Joe track and field coach Scott Gowan wasted little time in adding another Tiger Shark to his Thomas University roster by signing Amani Jones to a scholarship on Friday, June …

Looking for a way to pass the time this weekend? Gulf and Franklin Counties are hosting a variety of fun events for locals and visitors. Don't see your event listed? Have an event you want …

Three days of upcoming gatherings in Port St. Joe will mark the 157th anniversary of Juneteenth, an annual holiday to celebrate the end of slavery in the United States.  On June 19, 1865, …

Those with a Northwest Regional Library System library card can now check out a Real Florida Reader Day Pass that provides free park admission to Florida's state parks.  Library cards are …

Congressman Al Lawson, a Tallahassee Democrat whose district was overhauled as part of the once-a-decade reapportionment process, helped launch this year’s candidate qualifying period Monday by …

On Wednesday, June 8, the Gulf County Senior Citizens Association welcomed a large audience for a program they co-sponsored aimimng to increase awareness of Altzheimer's and Dementia and provide …

Months after the contract between Winterfell Construction Inc. and the City of Wewahitchka for construction of the city’s new firehouse was terminated, the final payment on a generator for the …

Ascension Sacred Heart Medical Group has added two new providers in Gulf County in recent months, which they hope will help address a worsening shortage of medical providers in the …

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