5 hrs ago
Pine Creek Boat Ramp to Re-open Thursday
Apalachicola National Forest in partnership with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission together have completed maintenance work on the Pine Creek Landing boat ramp, which will re-open this Thursday.
9 hrs ago
Gov. Scott Announces More Than $6M Award to Assist Apalachicola Bay Oyster Fishery
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity will receive a more than $6 million federal grant from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association to assist with the recovery of the Apalachicola Bay oyster fishery.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Marshall wins school board, Parrish re-elected
Franklin County's primary Tuesday saw one incumbent ousted on the eastern end, and another re-elected on the western end.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Southerland Welcomes Disaster Funds to Apalachicola Oyster Fishery
U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, II welcomed the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 's allocation today of $6.3 million in disaster assistance to Apalachicola Bay's oyster fishery.
Palm Beach Daily News
Weather Matters: More Florida heat records fall
It's the peak of the "Cape Verde season," named after the Cape Verde Islands off the coast of Africa where so many tropical systems get their start this time of the year.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Fatal accident in Money Bayou
An Apalachicola man was killed early Thursday morning when his SUV rolled over the Cape San Blas beaches near Money Bayou.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Low turnout predicted for Tuesday primary
With early voting going slowly so far, Supervisor of Elections Ida Elliott is predicting a low turnout for Tuesday's primary election.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Grand Haven Tribune
$20M partnership formed to study coastal estuaries
The University of Michigan Water Center is forming a five-year partnership with a federal agency to oversee scientific research dealing with ecologically sensitive coastal areas, officials said Monday.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Arrest report August 14, 2014
The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Arrests listed were made by officers from the Apalachicola police department and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Review: The Oyster Bar in St. Pete is improved but true to its past
There are three components to describing an oyster: saltiness , texture and its sweetness or finish .
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Pop a top in your flip-flops
Port St. Joe Brewing Company, founded by Steve Wich, Bill Kennedy and Mike Cohoon, will release its first draft, White Sands Wheat, at a launch party to be held at the Haughty Heron at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, Aug. 16. The event will mark the first time the beer is available.
Smith Road property dispute leads to assault
An Apalachicola health care provider has been charged with aggravated assault after law enforcement officials say he drew a shotgun Thursday on a motorcyclist crossing his property.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Scientists work to save newts in Apalachicola
The Tallahassee Democrat reports that the lizard-like salamanders disappeared from the region in 2007 after inhabiting the area for millennia.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
A win for Riley
Franklin County High School senior Erin Elizabeth Riley captured the crown Saturday night as the 2014 Miss Florida Seafood festival.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Antrell O'Neal turns 3
His grandparents are Phillip and Deandra O'Neal, of Apalachicola, Jeff and Cydell Lockley, of Apalachicola, and Ricardo Manning, of Panama City.
Janette Poooser turns 95
Ned and Polly Pooser visited Ned's mother, Janette Pooser, in Winter Garden last week on the occasion of her 95th birthday.
Miss Florida Seafood Festival pageant Saturday
The excitement is brewing for the annual event Saturday evening that will select the young lady who will best represent the 51st annual Florida Seafood Festival over the course of the next year.
Ja'Christin Croom turns 5
Ja'Christin Ty'Wone Ky'Mel Croom celebrated his fifth birthday on Saturday, July 26, 2014 with family and friends, along with his favorite Batman theme.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Tax base posts first growth since 2006
After dropping steadily since its 2006 high of $4.1 billion, Franklin County's tax base will increase next year by about 1 percent, returning it to levels similar to a decade ago.