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From the marsh at the head of the bay, it arose, as a dark cloud lifting from the tall grasses. The dawn was faintly lighting the eastern sky behind the amorphous form as it undulated and shifted, …

TALLAHASSEE --- After years of legal battling, the U.S. Supreme Court last week unanimously rejected a lawsuit in which Florida argued Georgia has used too much water in a river system shared …

On Monday, the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) began increasing the number of new commitments received from Florida counties. The modification to policy allows FDC to increase …

The Franklin County Sheriff Office held a graduation ceremony for inmate Ashton Briar Shiver in recognition of his graduating from the Franklin County Fresh Start Visions (FSV) Program, Phase …

The Florida Lottery announced last week that it has reached $39 billion in contributions to the state’s Educational Enhancement Trust Fund just five months after reaching the $38 billion …

Both Franklin and Gulf counties are pushing back against a state plan to shutter up to four state prisons, a plan spreading alarm throughout Florida’s rural regions where correctional …

Big Bend Hospice teamed up with Pilot Club Tallahassee and the Florida Peanut Federation to provide 15 dozen cases of peanut butter to Franklin Promise’s food pantry. The pantry, located …

Franklin County has administered more than 4,930 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as of March 23, according to data from the Florida Department of Health. That's up 6% from the previous …

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding anyone on the water to slow down and look out for manatees while boating in Florida this spring. As water temperatures …

Fellowship Baptist hosts Easter sunrise service Even as the first disciples went to the empty tomb that first Easter morning, the Fellowship Baptist Church, in Apalachicola, will have special …

The Carrabelle History Museum, in partnership with the Camp Gordon Johnston Museum, is presenting a history program, “Florida in World War I,” offering an opportunity to learn about …

A Carrabelle woman whose husband discovered a dead manatee near their dock along the Carrabelle River is sounding the alarm that boaters need to slow down. Christina Saunders, who together with …

Franklin County’s unemployment numbers dropped a tad in February, but remain higher than they were one year ago. According to preliminary numbers released Friday by the Florida Department …

St. James Bay plans expansion St. James Bay, the two-decade-old golf resort development on the eastern side of the county, is about to get bigger. County commissioners gave the go-ahead March …

On Saturday March 13, our county’s two Odyssey of the Mind teams competed at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando for the state finals. The first team from Franklin County is the …

Starting April 1 and lasting until May 15, the Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum will present a special exhibit on the most violent and costliest campaign of the war, the battle to take …

If you’ve driven down U.S. 98 and noticed there’s a sign on the outside of the Apalachicola Volunteer Fire Department for the Neuman Marshall Fire Station, and wondered about it, …

A devastating fire that struck Eastpoint last week destroyed a home and took out a small strip mall, but caused no injuries. The sheriff says he believes the Thursday, March 18 is a case of …

Over the next few months, the Franklin County Tourist Development Council will be researching and collecting artifacts that reflect the area's seafood and maritime history for placement in an …

Fire marshal report analyzes first responder drowning A state report on the drowning death of a St. George Island first responder, who perished Aug. 25 while attempting to rescue swimmers swept …

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