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Richard Fravel, a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post #82, plays Taps at the lowering of the American flag to half-staff at noon during Memorial Day ceremonies. The day included a special …

American Legion Post #106 will be hosting a Memorial Day program on Monday, May 31 at the Three Servicemen Statue Detail at Veterans Memorial Plaza.The program will begin at 10 a.m. District …

It’s called Community Moving Education, and its about to make a huge summertime splash in Apalachicola  for middle and high schoolers. This five-week arts program, headquartered at …

 With little fanfare and unanimous support, the Franklin County commissioners voted May 18 to increase the lodging tax on short-term rentals from 2 to 3 percent. And they did it for …

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES ASSESSED FOR THE TAX YEAR 2020 ARE NOW DELINQUENT AND SUCH TAXES ARE DRAWING INTEREST AT THE RATE OF (18%) EIGHTEEN PERCENT PER YEAR.UNLESS THE …

It’s been more than three years since the lifeless body of 31-year-old Aileen Seiden was dumped in a cul-de-sac at a vacant subdivision off U.S. 98, a day after authorities say she was bludgeoned …

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic shut down the in-person court system, jury trials are back on track.Clerk of Court Michele Maxwell said the first to be held, in fount of County …

Franklin County School is very thankful and appreciates partnering with community members and businesses to provide experiences and opportunities for our students.  This week Art of …

The Franklin/Gulf Retired Educators Association (F/GREA) recently held their annual fifth grade essay contest and according to Missy Cumbie, coordinator for this program, the committee read many …

Following a series of three guided discussions online, led by volunteers from the FSU urban and regional planning department, a movement to transform St. George Island into the county’s third …

Because of COVID-19, there was no banquet last year to honor the teacher of the year, and the many support staff who make the entire district run.This year started off with the same set of …

TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed to block businesses from requiring customers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccinations, but legislation he recently signed included a carve-out for the …

Editor’s note: The following is a story by Kermit Brown, a native Floridian whose mother’s ancestors came to North Florida in the late 1700s. His father’s people arrived in the …

A third fox has tested positive for rabies within the past week, underscoring the importance of the rabies alert that the Florida Department of Heath in Franklin County has issued for the next 60 …

There was a surprise waiting for Ted Mosteller and Sheryl Clouse at the offices of the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce on April 22, and it wasn’t additional work being asked of …

Roger Newton, a former two-term mayor of Apalachicola, has died.Newton, 74, passed away surrounded by his family on April 15, 2021 in Panama City.In the 1980s, he twice served as Apalachicola …

Corie Cates, of Apalachicola, was among 330 high-achieving graduates to be awarded honors medallions from Florida State University during a virtual ceremony April 22.The daughter of Mike and Carla …

Carrabelle is on the verge of expanding its Evergreen Cemetery, thanks to a decision by the Franklin County School Board to give them an additional five acres. At the tail end of last week’s May …

Please join in the celebration of Debe Beard’s amazing life this Saturday, May 15 in the gazebo at the Chapman Botanical Garden, adjacent to the Veterans Memorial Plaza, at 230 Market Street.The …

The Crooked River Lighthouse is hosting its outdoor Country Market on Saturday, May 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lighthouse Park, 1975 Hwy 98 West, Carrabelle.The open-air market, at the foot of …

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