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Male drowning victim recovered on St. Vincent Island

Search continues for Staci Peterson

The body of one of two men who jumped off the Eastpoint fishing pier about 2 p.m. Friday was recovered Sunday morning off St. Vincent Island. In a Facebook Live video Sunday morning,  Sheriff …

Ghastly worms

Leeches and other bloodsuckers

On a recent vacation in Maine my wife Alice’s daughter Sara suffered a blood-curdling experience. Or rather her beau Derek did: no sooner had he plunged into the lake near their rustic cabin …

Little lawman

Kyson Barnes joins the force

They don’t usually make uniforms for the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in size 5s. But Blauer did, and Blue Line outfitted it with all the patches and enhancements, including Deputy …

Long time coming

On the verge of dredging Eastpoint Channel

Finally, after repeated delays and diverted funding dating back nearly two decades, the long-awaited dredging of the Eastpoint Channel has met its start date and is ready to go. Earlier this …

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Adam Hattersley knows Chief Finance Officer Jimmy Patronis is popular in North Florida. Nonetheless, Patronis’ Democratic challenger is campaigning in the heart of the Panhandle and earlier …

Yard signs have sprouted up around Franklin County warning of possible felony charges that can ensue from so-called “ballot harvesting” by individuals going door-to-door to the homes of …

Florida Seafood Festival, Oyster Cookoff, Independence Day Eve, that exclusive club of premier Apalachicola events, has gotten a new member. Saturday’s PorchFest, in which 26 bands …

Chris Cagle to headline Florida Seafood Festival

Christian artist Hope Darst to perform Friday

The 59th annual Florida Seafood Festival has turned to a veteran country music artist, and an up-and-coming Christian musician to headline the entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights, Nov. 4 and …

Law enforcement officials continued their search Monday afternoon of the waters off St. George Island for a New York woman, who they believe may have drowned while swimming at the state park as early …

Law enforcement officials are searching off the coast of St. George Island for a New York woman, who they believe may have drowned. In a 1:30 p.m. Facebook Live video. Franklin County Sheriff A.J. …

The Alligator Point Watercolor  Group will host an Appreciation Art Sale and Silent Auction this Sunday, Oct. 23 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Ann Rudloe Center, next to the Gulf Specimen Marine …

Breast Cancer awareness fundraiser A breast cancer awareness fundraiser to support South Gulf Fire Rescue will be held at Station Number 1 on Cape San Blas on Saturday, October 22 from 11 a.m. to …

Under new management

Apalachicola OKs NFAACP to oversee cultural center

After being largely shuttered dating back to the start of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic,the Apalachicola Center for History, Cultural and the Arts is about to reopen, after city commissioners last …

Porch Fest, Apalachicola's grassroots roaming music festival, is now in its third year, and this Saturday, Oct. 22, it will be the biggest ever. With 25 bands, 13 porches, plus three stages, all …

Considered Gulf County's premier music, the Blast on the Bay Songwriters Festival will begin its 12th  year of performances this weekend, kicking off with a low country boil on the Windmark …

On Friday night, the Seahawks paid tribute to the late Ashley Teat, a longtime assistant coach who passed away this past year, by granting them their highest honor. In a moving ceremony at …

Pink Out celebrates early detection

Tanya Joanos shares her story

In April 2021, Tanya Joanos got a clean mammogram. Ten months later, at a routine examination, her gynecologist detected a golf-ball sized lump in her breast which turned out to be invasive ductal …

Nearly 125 years ago, in 1899, a hurricane that slammed into Carrabelle left wreckage of cargo ships bound for Europe strewn along the Dog Island shore, where they all remain underwater to this …

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