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The Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association is seeking nominees for its board of directors.  The election meeting is on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. MBARA is an all-volunteer, non-profit …

Florida Museum of Natural History researchers are asking for help tracking two obscure species of ultra-fuzzy, fast-flying native bees that are most active from August through …

The Speed Family would like to announce the birthday of Ms. Ella Louise Breedlove Speed, who was born in Apalachicola on Sept. 24, 1920. God has bestowed 101 years to our beloved Ella Speed …

Do you feel guilty “bothering” God about helping you achieve a work-related goal when your neighbor is praying for his wife to be healed from COVID?  Does it make you feel bad when …

Ever since June 21 this summer, the days have been getting gradually shorter. In less than a week, on Tuesday, Sept. 21 the autumnal equinox will occur and the days will be shorter than the …

Large families are always an interesting collection of individuals with curious, and occasionally unique characteristics, but still have a common connection running through all the relations. …

Standing above one’s peers has several advantages. In most cases, the tall individual will be immediately noticed and usually recognized, hopefully for positive and refined qualities. The …

With the COVID-19 pandemic still with us, it would be helpful to contrast it with an epidemic that all but wiped the city of St. Joseph off the map. Off Garrison Avenue in Port St. Joe can …

Jeff and Caroline Ilardi, of Eastpoint, have won the Men’s and Women’s Divisions of the 2021 Key West Fishing Tournament. Jeff landed a 28-pound jack crevalle to win the Men’s …

Apalachicola’s Chestnut Cemetery has a collection of some of the finest hand-carved headstones in the state, worthy of preservation and presentation. In an April talk as part of the …

Think for a moment about that person who annoys you. You know, the one whose actions or attitudes drive you crazy and make you want to run the other way when you see them coming. Most of us can …

The following is a list of 12-Step recovery programs throughout Franklin County.ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUSMonday Discussion meeting at 6 p.m. at Apalachicola’s Trinity Episcopal Church, in Benedict …

"True luxury is being able to own your time - to be able to take a walk, sit on your porch, read the paper, not take the call, not be compelled by obligation." - Ashton KutcherThere is something …

A huge reception Sunday afternoon helped express the feelings the community has for Apalachicola Police Officer Ginger Creamer, who is retiring from the force after  25 years on the job.The …

Kyra Yvette Nobles will celebrate her fourth birthday on Monday, August 2, 2021 with family.She is the daughter of Nai'Kycia Mitchell and Mario Nobles, and the youngest sibling to Purity Myers, and …

If you haven't visited the Orman House, and the adjacent Chapman Botanical Gardens, you are missing the blossoming back into life of what has become a sprawling portrait of Apalachicola's …

The only side Allen Boyd concerns himself these days is of beef. And when it comes to trying to fit under a big tent, the only polar opposites he has to draw to the middle are the four …

I was recently invited to moderate a ladies high tea for Gospel Express Ministries. I searched until I found the perfect dress. It fit perfectly – if I didn’t mind giving up breathing for the …

When America entered into World War II, Willie McNair Sr. was a man of 22.He would go on to serve  overseas in the Pacific, as part of the forces of the U.S. Army that would vanquish and occupy …

I used to think I was a better Christian whenever I sat next to someone in church whose Bible didn’t have as many underlined passages as mine.Then one day, my husband Bert bought me a new Bible for …

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