Out to See December 19, 2013
Carrabelle City Hall will be closed Dec. 24-25 and will be open only until noon on New Year's Eve and closed on New Year's Day.
Eastpoint crowd brings Christmas alive
The long line of parents and children who waited to meet Santa Claus Friday at the Eastpoint pavilion showed just how much enthusiasm has grown for the annual event.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Out to See December 12, 2013
The United States Air Force in conjunction with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Florida Forest Service will host a public town hall meeting tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Apalachicola Community Center, 1 Bay Ave. The purpose of the town hall is to take questions from the public and provide answers regarding the Gulf ... (more)
Government offices announce holiday closings
Carrabelle City Hall will be closed Dec. 24-25 and will be open only until noon on New Year's Eve.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Faith Briefs December 12, 2013
The Eastpoint Christmas Parade is slated to come down U.S. 98 beginning at 4 p.m. this Friday afternoon, Dec. 13. Bring your golf cart, convertible, pick-up truck or boat.
Sorensens to mark golden wedding anniversary
The Sorensens have two sons, William Arlen and wife Andrea Sorensen, of Eastpoint, their son William Joseph and wife Alexis Sorensen, and grandchildren Drew, Desire and Michael; and Charles Sorensen, of Georgia; and granddaughters Chelsea and Chloe.
Eastpoint native named Navy's Nuclear Field Coordinator of the Year
Electrician's Mate 1st Class Thomas Bosarge, attached to Navy Recruiting District Houston, left, and Lt.
County to get millions for parks, boat ramps, shoreline
Franklin County's shoreline and bay, and seven of its parks and boat ramps will be the big beneficiaries as the county landed millions of dollars in proposed Gulf Coast restoration projects last week.
Aircraft maintenance returns to Apalachicola airport
On Dec. 5, Taylor Newman, CEO of Crystal Air, the firm that became fixed base operator for the airport in October 2012, told county commissioners some changes are in progress at the airport.
A homey holiday on the Island
Organizer Beth Brinkley said her committee decided to downsize the gifts distributed to youngsters at the celebration and donate more of the money raised to the Franklin Toy Project in view of hard times for many county families.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Franklin County Florida Has Forgotten About Its Residents
Franklin County Florida is a small community located on what is referred to as the Forgotten Coast of Florida, located about halfway between Florida's capital city of Tallahassee and Panama City on beautiful Coastal Hwy US 98. The county is comprised of three small cities Carrabelle, Apalachicola and Eastpoint.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Fundraisers planned for county libraries
On Nov. 13, the advisory board for Franklin County Public Library welcomed three newly elected members Melonie Inzetta of Eastpoint, Linda Thurman of Anna Carmichael did a presentation on fundraising efforts.
Chester is ten
On Nov. 15, Chester Bacher celebrated his tenth birthday at the WaterStreet Hotel surrounded by several dozen of his closest friends.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
No children hurt in school bus accident
None of the 44 schoolchildren aboard a Franklin County bus were injured yesterday afternoon, when a hit-and-run driver sideswiped the bus when it was parked along U.S. 98 in Eastpoint.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Cops nab fleeing robbery suspect
According to a news release from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Detective Duane Cook was conducting an investigation in Eastpoint when he was flagged down by Expresslane clerks and told a black male had just robbed the store, demanding cash from a clerk with a note and an apparent gun, and fled on foot with a bag of money.