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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 …

Alma Harris celebrates turning 100When you’ve lived an entire century, and raised eight children, you have been treated to a lot of Mother’s Days.This Sunday, Alma Harris will mark another of …

Nine ghosts rose from the dead at Chestnut Cemetery Saturday night.Portrayed by local actors and elected officials, the twice yearly Ghost Walk, sponsored by the Apalachicola Area Historical Society, …

The Carrabelle Lighthouse Association was recently selected to receive a $1,000 grant from the United States Lighthouse Society on behalf of the Crooked River Lighthouse and Keeper’s House …

O.Y.S.T.E.R, which stands for "Offer Your Shell To Enhance Restoration" is a new pilot program in Franklin County that will recycle oyster shells from participating restaurants and use them in …

Apalachicola city commissioners worked to come to terms Tuesday evening with Gov. Ron DeSantis order Monday to suspend all local-government coronavirus emergency orders.The governor signed a …

When you think about the Apalachicola Area Historical Society, do you think “Oh yeah, they run the Raney House Museum?” I was asked this question and decided it was time to talk to the …

What drove a 4-year-old male red wolf to leave St. Vincent Island and swim to the mainland can only be surmised. Perhaps it was the excitement of the weekend, or a nagging curiosity, a feral …

A look through some decades-old, yellowing copies of the Apalachicola Times reveals the expected spate of birth, death and betrothal announcements, news from Quinn and Chapman high schools, articles …

Apalachicola’s Independence Eve celebration in Riverfront Park, cancelled last year due to COVID-19, is coming back.Apalachicola Main Street said this week that the celebration will be back this …

The fourth annual St. George Island Paint Out begins this Saturday, May 1 and runs through Friday, May 7 throughout Franklin County.  The paint-out features 15 award-winning artists …

TALLAHASSEE --- With Democrats likening the measure to Jim Crow-era practices aimed at keeping Black people from voting, the state Senate on Monday passed an elections package that would make it …

Amid a long-running legal battle, the Florida House appears poised to pass a bill that would allow high-school speakers to offer remarks, including prayers, over public-address systems before …

Yes, they are going to dredge the Eastpoint Channel, and Two-Mile. But it hasn’t been easy, and it's still not clear when. Alan Pierce, the longtime county administrator who has …

In early March 1859, a party of four or five men walked into an Apalachicola hotel, announcing that they were from a hunting party and had come to town to stock up on provisions and …

By now, most Floridians in the Panhandle probably know that the United States Supreme Court has dismissed the state’s lawsuit against Georgia for that state’s unreasonable consumption of …

In a case that has drawn interest from a wide range of civil-liberties groups, a federal appeals court ruled Friday that a state inmate can seek punitive damages in a lawsuit that alleged …

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Forest Service on Monday urged residents to be wildfire ready by highlighting Florida Wildfire Awareness Week, April 5-11. Since January, …

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