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A Community Pulls Together after the strongest hurricane to ever hit the Panhandle.

What can you do to help? I have received numerous phone calls and emails from people who love our area asking how they can help.  While there have been many organizations from across the Country working tirelessly and selflessly since Hurricane Michael hit, two that I have witnessed first hand are the South Gulf County Read More

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This is the Best Place to Invest in a Vacation Home.

By Leia Klingel Published August 07, 2018 LuxuryFOXBusiness Real estate investors looking at vacation destinations for rental investment properties could be best off focusing their search in Florida. Vacasa, which offers professional rental management for vacation homes, ranked the top 25 U.S. vacation rental markets, ranked according to capitalization rate, which is the rate of return on a real Read More

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Volunteers assisting in FWC Scallop Repopulation

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – A red tide in 2015 wiped out much of Port St. Joe’s scallop population. Years later, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is still trying to re-populate the bays with scallops. On Sunday, volunteers took the first step in a new effort to bring scallops back to our area. The every-day Floridians are soon-to-be scallop Read More

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Cape San Blas among 11 Most Popular Small Town Destinations

By Tim Croft / The Port St. Joe | 850-227-7827 / @PSJ_Star | tcroft@starfl.com Posted Apr 12, 2018 at 1:00 AMUpdated Apr 12, 2018 at 1:36 PM    Others include Miramar Beach, Islamorada and Sanibel Island Within the general realm of understatement, most visitors and residents would surely agree with a list that puts Cape San Blas near the top among vacation destinations. FloridaRentals.com, a Read More

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New Dates for Scallop Season for 2018

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Announces Bay Scallop Seasons by WJHG Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018 at 3:58PM EST Tallahassee, Fla. – At its February meeting in Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved bay scallop open season dates for 2018. The following regionally-specific bay scallop open seasons will be created by Read More

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Massive turtle release at Cape San Blas

By KATIE LANDECK News Herald Reporter Posted Jan 20, 2018 at 6:57 PMUpdated Jan 20, 2018 at 7:20 PM    The hundreds of formerly cold-stunned turtles came faster than the spellbound kids gathered for their release could name them. PORT ST. JOE — At first, a small group of children tried to come up with a name for each of the 300-plus sea turtles workers and Read More