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Right before the polls closed on Election Day, Supervisor of Elections Heather Riley, County Judge Gordon Shuler and County Commissioner Bert Boldt were all busy duplicating mail-in ballots and …

Apalachicola’s reason for existence prior to the Civil War was as a shipping port for the Apalachicola River and its tributaries. The produce of the interior, mainly cotton, was shipped out of …

On Nov. 12, Carrabelle Mayor Brenda La Paz, together with Commissioner Frank Mathes, were sworn into office for another term. La Paz, pictured above, first became a city commissioner in 2011, and …

Carrabelle may soon get another dollar store, this one smack dab in the heart of the city, and it’s not generating a lot of enthusiasm throughout the community. A steady chorus of neighbors …

Things are looking good for Franklin County tourism. Just look around you, and look down on your phone. In addition to setting records for tourism in August, the Franklin County Tourist …

On Wednesday morning, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. a celebration of Veterans Day was held at St. George Island’s Lighthouse Park. The Florida State University Air Force ROTC …

Third Grade All As: Mya Barber, Cade Copeland, Aubriunna Davis, Kaleb Lewis, Corbin Paulk, Waylon Roberts, Preston Segree A/B: Myleigh Beasley, Emily Flowers, Micah King, Bentley Martin, …

At Tuesday evening's swearing-in ceremony for the new school district leadership, it was all about family, as the new superintendent and the three newly-elected school board members each had a …

Stormie Carlson, of Eastpoint, has been named to the Chancellor's List at Troy University for Term 1 of the 2020-21 academic year. The Chancellor's List honors full-time undergraduate …

Donald C. Vautrinot was spearfishing for red snapper off Destin Oct. 18 when he went back down to snag a few lionfish. And there it was. “I saw a monster lionfish and immediately knew I …

Editor's Note: At a ceremony Friday, a new plaque was dedicated in honor of Dr. Alvan Chapman, the famed botanist for whom the gardens are named. The plaque is part of an historical plaque …

Franklin County is doing much better than the rest of the state when it comes to COVID-19 cases. Except when it comes to state inmates. A review of the pandemic situation for the county shows …

It was a case, as they say, where the show must go on. Or more importantly, prayers must be said. And what year more calls for prayers than 2020? The Florida Seafood …

Apalachicola's inaugural grassroots community music festival, the Apalach Porch Fest, begins at noon today, Saturday, Nov. 7 in downtown Apalachicola. The festival begins at Trinity …

After eight months of being limited to videoconferencing and telephone appearances, the courts are getting back in session this week, live and in person. It’s going to be a little tricky, …

A lot happened in 1947. Among other things, the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered, Princess Elizabeth married Phillip Mountbatten, Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play on a major …

They did not summon a queen and they did not call for a king, because the contagion had wafted across the land. The Florida Seafood Festival, which would usually be flooding the county with …

The long-road to the 2020 general election ended Tuesday night, with a few surprises and few predictable results and the rest in-between. Republican Steve Lanier swept to victory in the …

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