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Fantasy Redistricting: SuperFlorida
The year is 2015. In a stunning 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court has just ruled that a centuries-old territorial division was unlawful.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Third Third's a charm
There's no grand and elegant way to put it: Apalachicola busted a move at its third annual July 3 Independence Day celebration like nobody's business.
In front of Popham's store
In this photo from the 1920s, an unidentified gentleman, possible Postmaster Jesse Warren or William Popham himself, is seen posing in front of what appears to be Popham's store on Popham, a poet, author and minister, gained lasting fame as a smooth-talking real estate developer.
Chasing Shadows: Visa Adams found
In a recent Chasing Shadows article, Exploring the Chapman outhouse, we published a letter from Mrs. Visa Adams to an unknown merchant complaining about an incorrect charge to her name.
County pushes on Weems employee benefits
County commissioners last week pressed Weems Memorial Hospital executives on the need to expand hospital employee benefits, including a retirement package.
Arrest Report July 10, 2014
The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff 's Office. Arrests listed were made by officers from the Apalachicola Police Department, Florida Highway Patrol and the Franklin County Sheriff 's Office.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Northwest Florida Daily News
Blue Mountain Beach: The governor's choice
In 2008, former presidential hopeful and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee was looking for a new home - hopefully with a nice view of water.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
FWC report July 3, 2014
Officers for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission busted fishermen for too many panfish in Gulf County last month.
Out to See July 3, 2014
Food and fun get started at noon at Riverfront Park with popcorn shrimp, freedom fries, lo country boil, hot dogs for the kids for $1, and wine and beer, including Apalachicola's new Oyster City beer.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Faith Briefs July 3, 2014
On Sunday, June 1 at the Crooked River Lighthouse, four local clergy participated in the annual Coastal Blessing service, offering prayers for the safety of the community during the present hurricane season.
Solved, the Chapman outhouse
Many thanks to local historian Mark Curenton for providing us with many of the answers to last week's questions about the old The former president of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society president wrote the following account after researching the school in back issues of the Times.
Reward offered in Leavins' theft case
A $1,000 reward has been offered for help in solving an April 15 burglary at Leavins Seafood in Apalachicola.
James retires from Apalachicola police
Apalachicola Police Department Capt. Steve James enjoyed a retirement luncheon June 18 at the Battery Park Community Center surrounded by family, friends, city staff and former fellow law enforcement officers.
14 arrested in drug sweep
Over the course of two days last week, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office executed 14 warrants in a county wide drug round up.
Strong storm fells power pole
At around 5 p.m. on Monday, a small but powerful storm swept in from the north and subjected Apalachicola, Eastpoint and St. George Visibility was almost zero on the Patton and Gorrie bridges as the storm dropped buckets of water for about ten minutes.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Northwest Florida Daily News
350-pound bear's future uncertain after climbing tree in Shalimar
A bear who has been caught, tagged and released twice - each time far from home - found his way into a tall pine at the Shalimar Yacht Basin Monday morning.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Happy Birthday, Mr. Dan
Sheriff Mike Mock, right, and Tax Collector Jimmy Harris, left, wished Dan Sangaree a Happy Birthday last week.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
News Briefs June 26, 2014
The Nest's Afterschool and Summer Program is looking for children who want to do fun things with their friends this summer.
Candidates qualify for upcoming elections
Because he was unopposed in his bid to succeed the retiring Jimmy Gander as school board member for District 4, Stacy Kirvin, 52, of 142 Deer Patch Rd., Apalachicola will assume that office following the general election in November.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Out to See June 26, 2014
The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve is hosting a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1 at the reserve, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint.