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In the summertime, when the weather is warm, pregnant female sea turtles return to Gulf County beaches.  They swim through the crashing surf and crawl up the beach before settling on a …

The Port St. Joe Senior Citizens Center welcomed the largest crowd it has seen in a while on Friday for their Cinco de Mayo celebration, which featured buffet-style food, live music and plenty of fun …

Florida Forestry battles 2 Gulf County wildfires

Jarrott Daniels Road fire 90 percent contained

The Florida Forest Service reported a wildfire in the area of Jarrott Daniles Road and  County Road 386 that broke out on Monday. As of Tuesday morning, the fire was reported to be 90 acres …

BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. (WMBB) — A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for Staci Mackenzie, last seen in the area of Charlie Johns Street and US Highway 20 in Blountstown. She was last …

Last week was national Travel and Tourism Week, and the team at the Gulf County Tourism Development Council decided to celebrate in a big way. On Thursday, May 5, there were food trucks lined up …

Gulf County Sheriff Mike Harrison announces the arrest of Deondray Fisher (44) of Wewahitchka. Fisher was arrested by Gulf County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) Investigators yesterday, May 5th, …

TALLAHASSEE – A series of sales-tax “holidays” on such things as school clothes, hurricane supplies and tools and a suspension of the state gas tax in October topped a package signed …

With sunny weather moving in after Friday's thunderstorm, Gulf and Franklin counties are offering a variety of events for those ooking to get out of the house. Bayou Bash Fishing …

Several people had stopped by to ask about the giant inflatable sphere on Skyborne Technologies' lawn, said the company’s owner Mike Lawson. “What is that thing?” they would ask. …

It’s been almost 1,300 days since Hurricane Michael ripped through the historic Wewahitchka courthouse.  The basement has filled with water, mold and mildew cover the walls, and …

The city of Wewahitchka was served last week with a breach of contract lawsuit filed by Winterfell Construction, the contractor previously hired to build the city’s new fire station. The …

The Wewahitchka High School completed its annual Art Show last week, with students enjoying a two-day display of their classmates’ works, leading to a parent and community reception on April …

After their innagural tax season in Gulf and Franklin counties, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program helped eligible taxpayers earn refunds totallying $229,399 at their Wewahitchka, Port St. …

Devin Collier was sworn in as Florida's 14th Judicial Circuit's newest judge during an investiture ceremony held at the Bay County Courthouse Friday afternoon. Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Devin …

Following through on a recommendation from Gov. Ron DeSantis, the State Board of Education on Friday appointed Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. as Florida’s next education commissioner. Diaz, a Hialeah …

Today is National Adopt a Pet day, and the St. Joseph Bay Humane Society is hoping it will bring some relief from the overcrowding they have seen during the month of April. There are no more …

For those searching for something to do this weekend, Gulf and Franklin are offering a variety of options over the weekend. Live music in Gulf County Derrick Dorsey is playing at the Haughty …

Port St. Joe City Commissioners unanimously voted to allow City Manager Jim Anderson and the city’s grant writing team to move forward with applying for a USDA grant that would help fund the …

CareerSource Gulf County is sponsoring several opportunities for county youth to build their leadership or employment skills this upcoming summer, including a five-week summer camp and various …

My grandparents moved to St. Joe Beach from St. Petersburg in the early 1970s when granddaddy retired from General Electric. He had bought some land on Ponce de Leon Street, as I’ve mentioned …

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