Sources for Local News and Information

The Star
The area's weekly newspaper with offices located in the Port City Shopping Center in Port St. Joe. Their website includes up-to-date news articles, editorials, and more. Website address:

Gulf County Tourist Development Council (TDC)
One of the best sources of information for visitors to the Cape San Blas, Indian Pass, Port St. Joe and Mexico Beach areas, the TDC's website ( includes a Calendar of Area Events, a Business Directory, and lots of good information about Things to Do in the area. Free maps and brochures, wireless internet and a great view of St. Joseph Bay are all available at the TDC's Visitor Welcome Center. The facility is located just off Highway 98 in the middle of Port St. Joe, and is open Monday thru Friday, 9am - 5pm, Eastern time.

Mexico Beach Community Development Council (CDC)
The Mexico Beach Community Development Council website ( & Visitor Information Center located at 102 Canal Parkway offer visitors a resource for current Mexico Beach information about attractions, events, restaurants and accommodations. Anything you need to know about Mexico Beach, the CDC is here to help answer your questions and make your visit more enjoyable! The Visitors Information Center is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday thru Friday or call 1-888-723-2546 for additional Mexico Beach information.