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BUILDING AN AIRSHIP IN WEWAHITCHKA

By Tim Croft, The Star

Behind the brick walls of the Industrial Park in Wewahitchka something aerial is going down. 

Work continues on the tethered airship, or “mothership,” being created by Skyborne Technology, an UAV Corp. company. 

The airship will be a centerpiece of the disaster response and recovery technical center to be created at the Gulf/Franklin campus of Gulf Coast State College. 

The airship, in fact, and Skyborne, which is also involved in unmanned …

A MONUMENT TO SEA TURTLES

THE DESTIN LOG

Four years after first conceiving the idea and initiating fundraising, the Florida Coastal Conservancy, the non-profit arm of the St. Joseph Peninsula Turtle Patrol, finally had its Sea Turtle Fountain along Marina Drive in Port St. Joe. Monumental Fabrication’s sculpture was erected this summer, in the middle of a successful turtle nesting season, and further cemented the connection local waters have always had with sea turtles.

SEA TURTLE SCULPTURE UNVEILED

By Tim Croft / The Port St. Joe Star | 850-227-7827 / @PSJ_Star | tcroft@starfl.com

There was something oddly poignant taking place in Marina Cove Monday afternoon.

As the grounds of the former boat storage facility at the Port St. Joe Marina were being scooped up for the trash heap in the background, the Florida Coastal Conservancy’s sea turtle sculpture was being erected.

And, just for good measure, the sculpture was going up less …

HUFFINGTON POST

POSTED BY Brie Dyas for Huffingtonpost.com

Made of reclaimed steel jet engine exhaust pipes, this 18″-tall table is topped with clear glass…the better to see the exhaust’s sculptural form.

We’ve seen tables made from space-age metals to tree stumps, but we can’t say we’ve ever seen one made from a jet engine. And that’s exactly what this table is constructed from (OK, and a little glass as well). Made by CustomMade artisan Alex Henderson …

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