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Classic French bread boules - A scatter of voices
To spend another anniversary weekend eating oysters in Apalachicola, Florida, we decided to fly, for far too much money, from Atlanta to Tallahassee where we would rent a car to take us into Apalachicola.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Mark Hohmeister: How do we judge what's offensive?
Back in the early 1990s, it was quite the style for young black men to wear a cap with a big silver "X" on it.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Out to See March 13, 2014
The 13th annual Eastpoint Volunteer Fire Department Charity Rib Cook-off will be this Saturday, March 15 at the Eastpoint Firehouse on the corner of 6th Street and CC Land Road .
Appeals court reverses decision in RESTORE Act suit
On Feb. 26, Florida's First District Court of Appeals handed the city of Apalachicola a victory in a suit against the county over the process by which RESTORE Act funds will be administered.
Arrest Report March 13, 2014
The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Arrests listed were made by officers from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Big Red' Sizemore to turn 90
Please, no gifts or cards. If you want to do something, do it for the church. Your presence in your gift to him.
Mayor Van Johnson complex dedicated
At a festive ceremony Friday afternoon, members of the Apalachicola community gathered to dedicate the city's recreation and community service complex in honor of Mayor Van W. Johnson, Sr. The former Apalachicola High School, given over to the city when the county's two high schools consolidated six years ago, was turned into a bustling facility ... (more)
Zy'Marion Williams turns 5
Zy'Marion Jh'Kel Williams celebrated his fifth birthday on Tuesday, March 11with his brother Zy'on Williams and friends in Tallahassee He is the son of James and Keneidra Cummings-Williams, the maternal grandson of Patricia Lane and the late Bill Lane, and Alvin and Felicia Cummings, all of Apalachicola; and grandson of James Williams, Sr. and the ... (more)
Fire claims historic home
The old Robbins house, built in 1910 on the historic north side of Apalachicola was claimed by fire Thursday morning.
New fitness center pushes ahead
Backers of a plan to create a new Forgotten Coast Fitness and Wellness Center in the former Apalachicola High School are hoping to open the new facility by next month.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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.
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.