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Collins posts impressive collegiate golf debut

The Gulf South Conference (GSC) last month named Spring Hill College redshirt freshman Melanie Collins to its 2020-21 All-Conference second team, marking the first time a Badger women’s golfer has earned an All-Conference spot since joining the association during the 2014-15 season.  An Apalachicola native and 2019 graduate of Franklin County High School, Collins paced…

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Turtle patrol gets busy during nesting season

 Summer sea turtle season is right around the corner. Starting in May, sea turtles – including loggerhead sea turtles, green sea turtles and, very rarely, leatherback sea turtles – will come ashore on Florida’s coastlines and barrier islands to nest. A lucky few visitors and residents might catch a glimpse of these mothers-to-be during their…

Seahawks make playoffs for first time ever

Both the Franklin County baseball and softball teams advanced in post-season play Tuesday night, and for the boys on the diamond, it was especially sweet. Kevin Cox’s Seahawks tallied a dramatic 5-4 win in the district semifinals against rival Port St. Joe, on the Tiger Sharks’ home field. This marked the first time Franklin County…