Thursday Mar 6
The Daily Bucket: Longleaf Pines Forever
Join in the fun everyday at The Daily Bucket. Torreya State Park is more than the hiking trails I wrote of last month.
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Thursday Mar 6
Fire claims historic home
There was a cold drizzle as Savannah Dietz watched her home burn. Dietz resided in an apartment on the second floor of the house with her daughter and father.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Family left homeless by early morning fire
Wilson shared the home at 536 Oyster Road in Apalachicola, with daughter and son-in-law Vickie and Sonny Ray Taylor, granddaughter Dana Taylor and great-grandson Michael Taylor.
New and improved at Anerr HQ
The Friends of the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve have provided funds for new improvements to the ANERR headquarters at Phase One of a proposed hiking trail has been completed.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Rosamae Cummings, Marshall Sweet wed Friday
Marshall Sweet and Rosamae Cummings would like to announce their wedding this Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Community Center at Battery Park in Apalachicola.
Samantha Pouncey, John Nunez to marry
The parents of John Edward Nunez and Samantha Nicole Pouncey would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Bradenton Times
Sunday Favorites: The Forgotten Coast
Arriving in Apalachicola is like stepping back in time. As part of Florida's so-called "Forgotten Coast", the town with a population of 2,300 still focuses on fishing, shrimping and oysters as its main source of industry, much like it has for nearly 200 years.
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Brewers Guild Beer Fest shows off Florida's thriving craft beer scene
The Florida Brewers Guild 18th Annual Beer Fest Saturday was another demonstration of the state's flourishing craft beer industry.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Volunteers needed for two area-wide cleanup events on March 1
Volunteers from Leon and Wakulla Counties, community organizations, forest user groups along-side U.S. Forest Service personnel will participate in two area-wide cleanup events on Saturday, March 1. The first, Super-Clean Sweep in Leon County is associated with the Keep Tallahassee Leon County Beautiful program.
Feds approve disaster relief for oyster industry
Feds approve disaster relief for oyster industry on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/2014/02/27/feds-approve-disaster-relief-for-oyster-industry/5857213/ APALACHICOLA, Fla.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
City to hear Family Dollar appeal
Members of Apalachicola's city commission will hear an appeal by Family Dollar March 11, the latest chapter in an effort by the retailer to overcome neighbors' objections and relocate to a wooded site on U.S. 98 on the western edge of Apalachicola.
Catholics to pore over the theological
Just as Pope Francis has energized the faithful worldwide, so too are members of Apalachicola's St. Patrick Catholic Church planning a spiritual awakening in Franklin County.
Arrest Report February 27, 2014
The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Arrests listed here were made by officers from the Apalachicola Police Department, Carrabelle Police Department and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.
Dog found in Apalachicola
This West Highland terrier was found wandering in Apalachicola last Friday, Feb. 21. He is a neutered male of unknown age and wore no collar.
Harris launches debut novel Saturday
Apalachicola resident Ron Harris, writing as R. Juan Harris, will debut his novel "The Ruby Sea Glass" at Downtown Books on Saturday, March 1. Harris moved here from Atlanta four years ago, when his real estate career went South along with the market.
A happy birthday to good health
Florida's health department was born when a young Marine, Dr. Joseph Yates Porter, was appointed the state's first public health officer after helping to control an outbreak of yellow fever in Jacksonville.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
K of C host spaghetti dinner Sunday
The Knights of Columbus will host their annual Spaghetti Dinner this Sunday, Feb. 23 in the parish hall of St. Patrick Catholic Church, in Apalachicola.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Kirstie King, Westley Jones to wed
Mr. and Mrs. Franklin King, and Mr. and Mrs. Chris Jones are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Christopher Westley Jones, and Kirstie Morgan King.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Sunny skies greet African-American history celebration
One of the first warm and sunny days of the season greeted the 11th annual African-American History Celebration Saturday, as Franklin Square came alive with festivity.