Friday May 17
News Briefs May 16, 2013
The Nest summer program will be hosting two upcoming registration nights. If your child plans to attend the summer program at either the Eastpoint or Carrabelle sites, you must attend one of these events with the child you plan to enroll.
Thu May 16, 2013
Faith Briefs May 16, 2013
Healthy Start's fifth annual Baby Shower will be at 4 p.m. ET May 23 in the Centennial Building, 300 Allen Memorial Way in Port St.
Bobby Howell's legacy honored
When retired Army National Guard Gen. Bobby Howell passed away, the Apalachicola native left a legacy that is still honored in .
Welcome home, soldier
Apalachicola's Joseph Taranto, a sergeant with the Florida National Guard's 870th Engineer Company out of Crestview, came home this week after nearly a year of service in Afghanistan, surprising his sons and their classmates at school.
Many a book tells a Civil War tale
The Apalachicola Municipal Library is very excited about the Civil War weekend, scheduled for May 17-19, hosted by the Apalachicola Maritime Museum.
Arrest Report - May 7-13
The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Arrests in this week's report were made by officers from the Apalachicola Police Department , Carrabelle Police Department , Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Franklin County Sheriff's Office .
Tue May 14, 2013
Case worker charged with sexual misconduct
A Carrabelle man who works as a case manager for the Apalachee Center stands accused of having sexual relations with a female client with a history of mental health issues.
Thu May 09, 2013
Building bridges through art
Artist-in-residence Dolores Lowery has spent the last four weeks teaching Gulf and Franklin County students different school subjects through the creativity of art.
Home and Garden Tour gives visitors glimpse of 'Apalach'
We call it "Apalach." Natives, transplants and frequent visitors, alike, have affectionately adopted this abbreviated form for Apalachicola.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Free Dictionary
Negro Fort , African Fort , and Fort Apalachicola . Listed in the National Register of Historic Places , the Fort Gadsden Historic Site is managed by the U.S. Forest Service .
Faith Briefs May 9, 2013
Healthy Start's fifth annual Baby Shower will be held Thursday, May 23 at 4 p.m. EST in the Centennial Building, 300 Allen Memorial Way, in Port St.
April ends with three drug busts
Four people were arrested in three separate drug busts handled by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office during the last week of April.
WJHG-TV Panama City
Driveway Mishap Kills Toddler
The Florida Highway Patrol says 25 year old Jessica Lee Davis was backing her pick up truck out of the driveway when the toddler walked behind the right front tire.
Thu May 02, 2013
Reward Doubles in Apalachicola Murder
The reward has just doubled in an unsolved murder. Pamela Kinney disappeared in Apalachicola 8 years ago, but her family says it feels like yesterday.
Forgotten Florida tour comes through Port St. Joe
These bikers were 18 members of the Sumter Landing Bicycle Club and most of them were enjoying their first visit to the Forgotten Coast.
America's Great Plein Air Paint-Out kicks off on Thursday
Starting May 2, America's Great Plein Air Paint-Out will welcome 23 artists from around the world to the Forgotten Coast where they'll spend 10 days making art, hosting workshops and taking in the local culture.
Wed May 01, 2013
Springer home highlights Saturday's home tour
The 21st annual Historic Apalachicola Home & Garden Tour, sponsored by Trinity Episcopal Church, is expected to attract hundreds of visitors to Apalachicola this Friday and Saturday, May 3 - 4. The featured house is the home of Ed and Candace Springer constructed of heart pine, situated behind a white picket fence and shaded by towering Magnolia ... (more)
Apalachicola celebrates Earth and Arbor Days
Apalachicola marked the community's renewed commitment to its many green thumbs, as it gathered April 22 at the community garden to celebrate the fifth anniversary of its Earth Day and Arbor Day combined event.
County readies for special election
Supervisor of Elections Ida Elliott's office has mailed out more than 5,000 ballots to property owners on St.
Arrest Report May 2, 2013
The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Arrests in this week's report were made by officers from the Apalachicola Police Department , Carrabelle Police Department , Florida Highway Patrol , Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Franklin County Sheriff's Office .