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The construction phase for the Florida Artificial Reef Creation and Restoration project has been completed.This project involved the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission coordinating …

The Franklin County, Florida Commission, in coordination with the Apalachicola Artificial Reef Association, are looking forward to the first deployment of artificial reef modules in the Buddy Ward …

The St. George Island Paint Out crossed the bridge in early May and brought 15 talented artists to Franklin County for a week of painting, teaching, art exhibits, painting demonstrations, Happy Hours …

CLASS LEADERSHIP President - Jadyn Luberto Vice-President - Marci Kelley Secretary - Abigail Johnson Treasurer - Leslie Escobar Historian - Jarvis Turrell    CLASS …

St. George Island has once again made the list of the best beaches in America in a prestigious 30-year-old annual list created by a South Florida professor of coastal science. Specifically …

Red, white, and blue. That’s what courses through my veins. So, for the patriotic holidays --- Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Veterans Day, Pearl Harbor --- I search in earnest for our …

The community is invited to the Crooked River Lighthouse in Carrabelle this Sunday, May 30 from 3 to 3:30 p.m. for the annual Coastal Blessing, where faith leaders from the Carrabelle area will …

William Mark Willis and Kristin Lanay Bell, of Apalachicola, were married Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Apalachicola Ice Company. Larry Sterling, pastor at the Eastpoint Church of God, …

Spots on the leaves of plants in the home landscape can be an indication of a hazardous condition for commonly used shrubs. Armored scale is a class of insect pest found on many plants used in …

Peace On The River Peace slowly settles on the River, And it's been such a while; The Pandemic receding brings joy and large smiles. But so much of the world still struggles And oft …

It’s a Thursday afternoon and a group of strangers have gathered to talk about something personal, painful, and raw. I ask the group to share why they have decided to attend today. Nearly every …

Your loved one or friend suffers from chronic depression, and you’d do anything for them. But sometimes you wonder if you’re doing more harm than good.Besides feeling as if almost everything you …

Apalachicola resident Dot Hill got a big surprise last week, a party for her 90th birthday.Hill, daughter of G. Rodman Porter, Sr, and Dorothy Green Porter, was born April 26, 1931 in the Porter …

Watering the lawn has not been on anyone's list lately. The ample, if not excessive, rain has placed a temporary hold on this necessary task to maintain most home lawns and landscapes.It is true the …

Proud parents Roger Dale Mathis II and Samantha Fortunas Mathis, of St. George Island, are happy to announce the birth of their son, Rain Daniel Fortunas Mathis. Rain, full of joy and …

History is replete with stories of sages. These individuals have attained wisdom far beyond the level of the common man or woman.As such, these special people are able to see into the future and …

Franklin County celebrated Easter in fine fashion, with everything from an Easter egg hunt at the sheriff's office and one at Paddy's Raw Bar, to Bunny Hop Bingo in downtown Apalachicola, to a …

The ample rainfall recently has accelerated the return of greenery to Franklin County. The slow, steady drizzle was punctuated by the occasional downpour. The many native plants have, in …

What if the houses in Apalachicola could talk? What stories would they tell? The Apalachicola Area Historical Society invites you to come find out, by viewing storyboards posted in front of about …

Our fifth and final Sparkle baby, Emery Grace Sparks, was born Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 at 1:22 p.m. at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. She weighed 9.13 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. …

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