Saturday Sep 13
Celebrate Florida Seafood Festival In Apalachicola
If you love fresh seafood, the Apalachicola Bay area along the Gulf Coast of the Florida Panhandle, is famous for some of the freshest, tastiest seafood you'll find anywhere. Each November the states delicious seafood is celebrated during the Florida Seafood Festival held amid the friendly, old Florida charm of Apalachicola.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Arrest Report September 11, 2014
The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Arrests listed were made by officers from the Apalachicola Police Department, Carrabelle Police Department, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Highway Patrol and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.
Chasing Shadows September 11, 2014
Tuesday of this week a little girl age 14, supposed to be the wife of Malone Pinkard, who was recently taken to .
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Out to See September 11, 2014
The annual Coastal Cleanup will be Saturday, Sept. 20 throughout the county. Volunteers should wear or bring: sunscreen, bug spray, protective clothing and work or close toed water shoes Volunteers will be provided trash bags, gloves, data cards, snacks, drinking water and t-shirts.
Newsbriefs September 11, 2014
Friends and family are invited to meet on Sunday, Sept. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the home of Susan Bassett, 1423 Evodia Street in the Plantation on St. George Island.
Prison employees, community, donate school supplies
Franklin County K-12 School is a member of the Franklin County community, and as such, the community plays a huge role in the operation of the school.
Solomon to head Apalachicola chamber
What's John Solomon going to do now that he's been named the new executive director of the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce? Actually, the vacation trip was scheduled three months ago for the end of September, in keeping with an annual pass that his wife Penny bought for he, she and daughter Reagan, an Being a family man is just part of ... (more)
Apalachicola to keep taxes flat
Apalachicola's property taxes look to stay the same next year, but the cost of death will be going up, at least if you're buried on weekends or afterhours.
Fully-funded retraining stirs scant interest
Florida politicians, on the national, state and local level, cheered earlier this spring when the federal government approved more than $6 million in fishery disaster monies to flow in from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association to assist with the recovery of the beleaguered Apalachicola Bay oyster fishery.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Trinity to offer Montessori pre-school
Teacher Tammy Farmer shows some of the teaching tools to be used at the new St. Benedict Montessori Pre-School The St. Benedict Montessori Pre-School will hold an open house is this Saturday, Sept.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Arrest report September 4, 2014
The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Arrests listed were made by officers from the Apalachicola Police Department, Highway Patrol and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.
Airport rent reduced temporarily
At their Tuesday morning meeting, county commissioners agreed to slash in half for the next six months the monthly lease payment paid to the county by CrystalAir, the fixed base operator at Apalachicola Regional Airport.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
County shoots down airport lease reduction
County commissioners have refused to lower the monthly lease payment on Apalachicola Regional Airport for fixed base operator Crystal Air of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Arrest report - Aug. 28
The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Arrests listed were made by officers from the Apalachicola Police Department, Carrabelle Police Department, Florida Highway Patrol and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.
The Wreck of the S.S. Florida
No one knows where the Great Storm of 1856 was spawned. Chances are it sprang to life over the Bahamas around Aug. 25-26.
Apalachicola fees could rise under new budget
Apalachicola city commissioners got a first look Tuesday night at details of a budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, and now must decide whether keeping the millage rate the same as this year will get the job done.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.
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.