Franklin County Newswire (Page 7)

Franklin County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Franklin County, FL. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 823 in Franklin County, FL

  1. On Florida's 'Forgotten Coast,' a Supreme Court fight over fresh waterRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... degree of bay salinity required to sustain the seafood industry, they say, and thus a way of life. Rural Franklin County has as much coastline as the state of Alabama but fewer than 12,000 residents, "and only one traffic light that changes color," ...

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  2. Supreme Court to hear Florida-Georgia Apalachicola water caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | UPI

    ... by Georgia's water use. "It affects the whole economy," said Joseph Parrish, a commissioner in Florida's Franklin County. "It affects people's ability to buy groceries, provide for their family. You know, it'd be like a small town that relies on ...

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  3. Sunsets and sponge boats in '78 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | The Times

    ... began to snow and then it really began to snow and then rain, rain, rain all the way back to the island. Franklin County Sheriff Jack Taylor reported that the toll booth and building at the Bryant Patton Bridge was shot repeatedly early Jan. 2. ...

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  4. Beach house gift boosts Habitat Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | The Times

    ... the Keysers will construct a larger home on the West Gorrie site. Max Brown, of Eastpoint, is chair of Franklin County's Habitat for Humanity founded in 2003. He wanted to share the story as another way philanthropists can donate to Habitat and take ...

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  5. Port St. Joe girls second at Thomasville tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | The Star

    The Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School girls basketball team traveled to Thomasville, GA over the Christmas Break, losing by a single point in the title game. Port St. Joe hosts Franklin County at 5 p.m. Friday, Bozeman at 5 p.m. Saturday and Arnold at 4:30 p.m. Monday.

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  6. Parolee sexually assaulted girl at Missouri motel and forced her to eat meth, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    A man sexually assaulted an 8-year-old girl in a motel room here and forced her to eat methamphetamine and smoke pot, authorities said Wednesday. Franklin County prosecutors on Tuesday charged Brett Pendleton, 48, of Union, with sodomy and endangering the welfare of a child.

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  7. John Hart retires to part-time, gets pay boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Hart would serve as project manager if Franklin County Commissioners decide to proceed with building a courthouse and office complex. Plans will be unveiled Wednesday.

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  8. Franklin County Visitors Bureau Set For Transformative 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | PRWeb

    FCVB purchased the bank building in December 2016, developed the reuse plans throughout 2017, and will open the 11/30 Welcome Center and new home of the Franklin County Visitors Bureau in fall 2018. As 2017 slips into the past, Franklin County Visitors Bureau looks ahead to a transformative 2018.

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  9. November unemployment inches upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | The Star

    ... the 4.5 percent in November 2016. Bay County unemployment rose from 3.3 percent in October to 3.8 and in Franklin County the unemployment rate increased from 2.9 percent in October to 3.3 percent. As a region, unemployment was at 3.8 percent in ...

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  10. Remembering the oyster days Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | The Times

    ... of Apalachicola's estuary with a series of articles. Here is a sample of what she wrote and a glimpse into Franklin County's past. Twenty-five years ago, when Marion Millender was 32 he resolved to become the “bestest” oysterman that ...

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  11. TOP 10: Goodbye to GUSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | The Times

    ... their lease on the Hexaport factory building on John McInnis Road, which specified the company employ 30 Franklin County residents by the end of its third year of operations. La Paz told commissioners there had been a flat bed truck parked at the ...

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  12. Triumph hires advisor, outlines project criteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | The Times

    At the Dec. 19 meeting of the Franklin County commission, Restore liaison Alan Pierce told the board he attended the Dec. 8 Triumph board meeting in Panama City.

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  13. BMS Girls win Conference ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | County Record

    The Blountstown Middle School Lady Tigers concluded their season this past Thursday by defeating Wewa 28-13 in the semifinal and then going on to defeat Franklin County 24-12 in the championship game. In the first game against Wewa, Taniyah Washington led the way with 19 points doing so in style dazzling the crowd with some breathtaking dribbling and pin-point accurate assists.

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  14. Santa Claus in post-war Franklin County Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | The Times

    In 1947 the war had ended and there were still county residents deployed overseas crafting the peace.

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  15. Deputies: Intoxicated man arrested after pointing gun at trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | WTXL

    ... out of the car. FCSO reminds residents to say something if you see something suspicious. You can contact the Franklin County Sheriff's Office at 850-670-8500.

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  16. Hawks down Altha, Liberty, fall to St. Joe Updated Dec 13 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | The Times

    Two out of three was the story last week for the home stand of the Franklin County boys varsity basketball team, who secured wins over Altha and Liberty County, while falling to Port St. Joe.

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  17. 1927: Scattered families, Santa and sponge boats Updated Dec 14 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | The Times

    ... officers; In Texas, on Dec. 23, a bandit dressed as Santa held up the First National Bank of Cisco. Here in Franklin County, times were less contentious but things were still changing. Some lamented over the breakdown of family values and childhood ...

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  18. HCA reception Saturday for photography exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | The Times

    ... for History, Culture and Art, 86 Water St. in Apalachicola. Students in the Creative Photography course at Franklin County School will be showcasing their best work as part of their semester portfolio review Family, friends, and community members ...

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  19. Here are the best places in the U.S. to buy a winter vacation homeRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2017 | Business Journal

    ... U.S. regions: View the photo gallery to see the best place to buy a vacation home in each region. Franklin County, Florida, ranks first in the South Atlantic region. "Real estate values here have increased by 10 percent in the past 12 ...

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  20. Man pleads guilty to illegally transporting protected snakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | WTXL

    A man now living in Franklin County, FL, who illegally collected endangered snakes and shipped them to his Connecticut home has pleaded guilty to illegally transporting protected wildlife. Prosecutors say Bartlett, a collector of snakes and other reptiles, took two kingsnakes from the Outer Banks of North Carolina in violation of that state's laws and brought them to Connecticut to breed.

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