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Heritage Dinner breaks some news

Author and historian Dale Cox is always an engaging speaker, and at Saturday night’s Heritage Dinner at the Holy Family Senior Center he didn’t disappoint. His fascinating description …

Common occurrence

What do vape pens, a baseball catcher’s shin guard, an unopened bottle of champagne with the bottom missing and a Monopoly game hotel have in common? Nothing whatsoever, but they were all …

Tropical wave could be Gulf hurricane next week

A strong tropical wave in the central Atlantic is forecast to strengthen as it moves into the Caribbean. Forecast models place it in the Gulf of Mexico by the early next week. A tropical wave …

DeSantis says more migrant flights likely

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday said he expects more flights to transport undocumented immigrants to out-of-state “sanctuary” communities, as questions continued to swirl …
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Lady Seahawks best Gulf County rivals
APA092222_sports_seavolley with 700 words and 2 color photos APA092222_sports_seavolley1 [ FCHS Athletics ] Members of the Lady Seahawk junior varsity volleyball team are, standing, from …
Jay blanks Seahawks 37-0
A double rainbow appeared in the drizzle during Friday night’s game against Jay. But there was no pot of gold at the end for the Franklin County Seahawks, as they fell 37-0 to the …
Seahawk harriers post season bests
The Franklin County cross country teams continue to improve, as all the runners at the Aug. 27 Dueling Summits 2022 at Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park in Tallahassee posted season bests. “We had a …
Volleyball teams score season’s first wins
After opening the season with three straight losses, both the varsity and junior varsity Lady Seahawk volleyball squads scored their first wins of the 2022 season with victories over the Rutherford …
Extra points help Seahawks edge Vernon 14-12
The Franklin County Seahawks notched their first regular season win Friday night, thanks to two extra-point kicks that spoiled the Vernon Yellowjackets’ Senior Night with a hard-fought 14-12 …
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Opinion
End fake peace mentality and treat North America as the war zone it is
When the Arctic Council was formed in 1996, its member nations regarded the Arctic as a "low tension" area -- what a NATO study called a "zone of depoliticized cooperation."      …
God will save the Queen, but who will save civilization?
Great Britain, a country the size of Alabama, ruled the world for decades. Queen Elizabeth II was a fantastic woman who leaves an admirable legacy. The way our government is going, there are times …
The cheap pandering of student loan forgiveness
Struggling for relevancy, Joe Biden just announced he is going to forgive some student loan debt. This is an insult to anyone who paid off his or her college debt,   or did not take on any, and …
Florida’s Democratic Party needs a mental health counselor
Just when you think the Democrats in Florida have hit rock bottom, they somehow manage to prove us wrong.  After the 2018 election that saw Ron Desantis elected governor and Rick Scott …
Afghanistan: one year later
A lot can happen in the span of a year. This is certainly the case with Afghanistan. One year after President Joe Biden's incompetent and disastrous pullout from that beleaguered country, failure …