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Gulf Franklin Campus shows off its best

Patients at Gulf Coast State College’s Gulf Franklin Campus cry, bleed, breathe, speak and give birth — so long as they’re plugged in. The college’s new nursing simulation labs were among the cutting edge technology on display at the school’s open house last week. On Jan. 24, dozens of people gathered in GCSC’s new nursing…

Foster parents sought in Franklin County

Those interested in becoming foster parents are invited to get started now, as the spring foster-adoption class is set to begin. A seven week course that meets one night per week, the spring foster/adoption training class is the first step for foster and adoptive families in the state of Florida. The class is partially on…

Capital Chordsmen deliver singing Valentines

Four Oysters in Search of a Pearl, a barbershop quartet with roots in Apalachicola, returns to the Forgotten Coast area to deliver personal Valentine serenades to waiting sweethearts.  The serenades are often delivered as a complete surprise, whether at home, a place of work, while dining at a restaurant, at a private party, or wherever…


Jehovah’s Witnesses remember victims of the Holocaust on Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27, the world will mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a symbolic  date to commemorate the victims of Nazism. Murderous Nazi terror targeted millions for reasons  of biology, nationality, or political ideology. But few people know that the Nazis’ victims included  thousands of Jehovah’s Witnesses, who suffered for their Christian faith.  Jehovah’s Witnesses, also…

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FCHS gets first female athletic director

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Franklin County High School has its first female athletic director Principal Danielle Rossen said elementary school teacher Anna Bull has…
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Grateful for the words of a Southern gentleman

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i let Louis Van Vleet down but he didn’t let me down. Let me explain. For those who knew him, every year at the First Baptist Church’s Veterans Day ceremony, Mr. Louis would take …

Respect others as you want to be respected

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Have you ever been disrespected? Have you ever – in your thoughts, words, attitudes or actions – disrespected someone else? If so, why do we act so offended when someone treats us …
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