Franklin County Top Stories

This weekend in Gulf and Franklin
Community | Entertainment | Events | Top Stories

This weekend in Gulf and Franklin

Looking to get out and enjoy the summer weather this weekend? Here’s what’s going on in Gulf and Franklin Counties. Salt Air Farmers Market Shop local farmers and artisans. Let your family enjoy art pieces and the amazing flavors of fresh veggies, sweet Tupelo Honey and vine-ripened fruit. The Salt Air Farmers Market is open…

Local News

County honors the sacrifice of Memorial Day

The meaning of Memorial Day is most often absorbed through the head, but sometimes it trickles into the heart. In moving remarks Monday morning before a large gathering in Apalachicola’s Veterans Memorial Plaza, standing before the Three Servicemen Statue Detail, County Commissioner Ottice Amison shared insight into what flows from the heart. After thanking Al…

Commissioners grill Weems on state of its finances

Weems Memorial Hospital officials came before the county commission Tuesday morning with a financial report that showed some modest improvement over the past year. They left with the commissioners voicing emphatically that they had serious concerns about where things stood. The report came from Michael Kozar, the chief executive officer of Northwest Florida Community Hospital…


Mallon signs with John Melvin

The ace of the Seahawks’ pitching staff has decided to be a Miller.At a signing ceremony May 17 at the high school, Dane Mallon inked a deal to play for the John Melvin University Millers, a two-year-old university in Crowley, Louisiana that plays in the NAIA Christian program.“Thank you to everyone that’s been part of…

State News

Ash, Wade join in push for ACSC monies

Posted on
Armed with the services of a prestigious lobbying firm, and the support of both of its legislators in Tallahassee, Apalachicola…
Read More State News


How I missed the execution

Posted on
The jury is still out on whether divine intervention somehow draped an invisible bandanna across my face so that I…

How much does it mean to you?

Posted on
R.A. Tea Mathews | Guest Columnist All the Black men I know call one another “brothers.” In the early church,…
Read More Sports Articles

Community & Faith

Kids flock to egg hunt

Posted on
It featured more than 3,500 plastic eggs, with goodies inside, and 500 real eggs, and the children made sure they…

Hope Park prepares for summer camp

Posted on
At a fun-filled Palm Sunday spring festival, Hope Park in Eastpoint treated kids and parents alike to a taste of…
Read More Community & Faith Articles