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Temperatures are at the discomfort level and social distancing is on everyone’s mind. That summer feeling of needing relief from the heat and humidity is growing in every corner of Franklin …

While the Discovery Channel sets television audiences abuzz each summer with its annual Shark Week, emerging access to drone video is helping scientists and beachgoers better understand how these …

All 8,295 eligible registered voters in Franklin County will have a chance to exercise their right to cast a ballot this Tuesday in the primary election, as there are people on the ballot in all …

There’s no doubt about it, when school starts tomorrow, it’s going to be one small step for students, one giant unusual leap for Franklin County education. Flexible. Interesting, …

Concerned about a spike in cases among both inmates and staff at Franklin Correctional Institution, Carrabelle city commissioners voted unanimously last week to strongly encourage businesses to …

A 65-year-old Alligator Point man has paid a $100 fine for feeding wildlife after a bear, attracted by corn spread in his backyard, was killed last month by law enforcement officers after it broke …

Carrabelle area coin dealer Bill Snyder has long been planning to move his Martin’s House of Coins over the bridge and into Carrabelle. He has invested time and considerable money into …

One of the most longstanding efforts of the Carrabelle Waterfront Partnership over the past 12 years has been the restoration of Carrabelle’s Old City Hall and its reuse as the Carrabelle …

On August 4, two college-bound Franklin County High School graduates received laptops at Trinity Episcopal Church. Keondre Sewell and Jaylin Charles will attend Troy University in the …

Holy Family Senior Center, a Spanish-style structure at 203 Dr. Frederick Humphries Drive in Apalachicola, is owned by the city of Apalachicola. It borders Franklin Square, one of six historic …

Four local students were among the 15 graduates of the Gulf Coast State College practical nursing program who took part in a pinning ceremony held Aug. 6 for the Summer 2020 semester grads. …

The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Arrests listed this week were made by officers from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All defendants are to …

AL-ANON Al-Anon Family Group has but one purpose, to help families and friends of alcoholics. If you are concerned with someone else's drinking, the Al-Anon program can help you. …

When Apalachicola Main Street postponed its Independence Eve Celebration normally held each year on July 3, the organization hoped to reschedule the event for Saturday, Sept. 5, but such will not be …

The leadership at Franklin County Schools is optimistic that they will have the right rules in place as teachers prepare to return Monday, and students Friday, August 14, to classes that were last …

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