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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 …

On Sunday morning, at about 6:20 a.m., Charles Sorensen was driving on the causeway from Apalachicola when he noticed a light up ahead. It was a large light, a bolt of lightning stretching from the …

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 …

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, …

Franklin County School is very thankful and appreciates partnering with community members and businesses to provide experiences and opportunities for our students.  This week …

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 …

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