Local News

Expect the dredging of the Eastpoint Channel and Two Mile to begin in October. But definitely by Christmas. Waylon Register, a civil engineer who serves as site manager of Panama City office of …

There might be a rainy forecast this weekend, but Gulf and Franklin counties still have a lot going on. Don't see your event listed? Have an event you want included in an upcoming round-up? Email …

At a workshop last week, Carrabelle city commissioners hashed out details of an updated proposal from The St. Joe Company to operate the water and sewer system at its SummerCamp development. While …

Scout Troop 22 and Cub Pack 22 are going 850 strong!  The groups participated in the St. George Island Fourth of July water parade and the July 5 trash cleanup. Recent meetings have included …

The Apalachicola planning and zoning board Monday evening voted unanimously to give the proposed Boss Oyster Marina project, the largest downtown riverfront project in two decades, a giant …

Army Lt. Col. Michael G. Dolan was honored at a U.S. Army Center retirement ceremony, held at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina June 9, hosted by Army Col. Eric Flesch. Dolan, husband of the …

This Sunday, Aug. 7,   beginning at 3 p.m., the Holy Family Community Center will be the place to get ready for the 2022-23 school year, as community organizations sponsor a School …

Developers to unveil plans for downtown marina

Rainbow Inn to be razed, Boss Oyster revived

Two years after it was bought out from bankruptcy, and nearly four years since it was devastated by Hurricane Michael, the Apalachicola riverfront site that once housed two vibrant restaurants and …

County budget grows by double digits

Millage to stay steady in big growth year

County commissioners have signaled they plan to keep the millage rate unchanged, which during a year which saw a double-digit increase in the tax base, means they’ll spend about an additional …

Turning research into art

UF prof transforms data into vivid imagery

For over a decade University of Florida Professor Andy Kane has been a student of aquatic pathobiology, researching the diseases that plague sea life in his role studying environmental and global …

The completion of Apalachicola’s Burger King is now scheduled for around Labor Day.  “We are now targeting end of August for store completion and opening,” said James …

Selling on the dock of the bay

White Sands buys Taranto property

When Anthony Taranto was a boy, he and his friend John Henderson would run the risk of a spanking by sneaking away in the summertime to the ice plant on the Apalachicola riverfront, to enjoy the …

Hoping to get out of the house this weekend? Gulf and Franklin Counties have a lot to offer. Don't see your event listed? Have an event you want included in an upcoming round-up? Email details …

The Franklin County commission race in District #2 in the eastern end of the county will be decided in a little over a month. That’s because the Republican primary Aug. 23 will have three …

With school set to begin in less than two weeks, and the state’s tax-free holiday having begun Monday and running through Aug. 7, parents are busy assembling school supplies.  The …

One man was injured, and a fishing vessel sank, in an early morning collision between three vessels off the coast of Apalachicola. According to a report from Coast Guard Sector Mobile, the office …

Hi Y'all, Until further notice, during a circulation transition period, there will be no newspapers in our boxes on the east side of Franklin County. The publisher is looking to find someone to …

Looking to get out of the house this weekend? Here's what's going on in Gulf and Franklin Counties. Don't see your event listed? Have an event you want included in an upcoming round-up? Email …

The Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida (ELCNWF) last week announced the launch of Kickstart Success, a new campaign aimed at addressing the critical shortage of childcare teachers in the …

Invaders plague Panhandle

Cuban tree frogs growing in numbers

Norton Kilbourn and Ellie Tullis did something they didn’t relish doing, snatching a frog off the porch of their Apalachicola home and putting it in their freezer to slowly and humanely …

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 38 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.