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Law enforcement officials continued their search Monday afternoon of the waters off St. George Island for a New York woman, who they believe may have drowned while swimming at the state park as early …

Law enforcement officials are searching off the coast of St. George Island for a New York woman, who they believe may have drowned. In a 1:30 p.m. Facebook Live video. Franklin County Sheriff A.J. …

The Alligator Point Watercolor  Group will host an Appreciation Art Sale and Silent Auction this Sunday, Oct. 23 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Ann Rudloe Center, next to the Gulf Specimen Marine …

Breast Cancer awareness fundraiser A breast cancer awareness fundraiser to support South Gulf Fire Rescue will be held at Station Number 1 on Cape San Blas on Saturday, October 22 from 11 a.m. to …

Under new management

Apalachicola OKs NFAACP to oversee cultural center

After being largely shuttered dating back to the start of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic,the Apalachicola Center for History, Cultural and the Arts is about to reopen, after city commissioners last …

Porch Fest, Apalachicola's grassroots roaming music festival, is now in its third year, and this Saturday, Oct. 22, it will be the biggest ever. With 25 bands, 13 porches, plus three stages, all …

Considered Gulf County's premier music, the Blast on the Bay Songwriters Festival will begin its 12th  year of performances this weekend, kicking off with a low country boil on the Windmark …

On Friday night, the Seahawks paid tribute to the late Ashley Teat, a longtime assistant coach who passed away this past year, by granting them their highest honor. In a moving ceremony at …

Pink Out celebrates early detection

Tanya Joanos shares her story

In April 2021, Tanya Joanos got a clean mammogram. Ten months later, at a routine examination, her gynecologist detected a golf-ball sized lump in her breast which turned out to be invasive ductal …

Nearly 125 years ago, in 1899, a hurricane that slammed into Carrabelle left wreckage of cargo ships bound for Europe strewn along the Dog Island shore, where they all remain underwater to this …

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – With the sentencing of the last of 16 defendants, federal prosecutors concluded prosecution of a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking organization operating …

Salt Air Farmers Market Shop local farmers and artisans. Let your family enjoy art pieces and the amazing flavors of fresh veggies, sweet Tupelo Honey and vine-ripened fruit. Open the first and …

In recognition of National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, the Florida Department of Health in Franklin and Gulf County encourages all women to receive regular screenings to promote early …

A growing group of oystermen and their fellow seafood workers are pressing to have the bay reopened. The non-profit Seafood Work And Waterman's Association was formally registered with the state …

In 2013, the Apalachicola Bay wild oyster fishery was declared a federal fishery disaster, which precipitated significant funding for research and restoration. Despite these efforts, monitoring data …

After several delays promoted by the COVID 19 pandemic, Carrabelle city commissioners have moved to set a deadline for completion of a 30-unit affordable housing development on the site of the former …

Autumn's queen

FCHS senior chosen Miss Florida Seafood

When Autumn Loesch was a little girl, she didn’t miss the Florida Seafood Festival parade, even when the weather was not very inviting. “I can remember begging my parents to sit and …

‘Like a running gun battle’

Four arrested in Eastpoint drive-by

Four individuals, one of whom is a juvenile, were arrested Sunday afternoon following a drive-by shooting on Otter Slide Road near Wilderness Road. In a Facebook Live video Monday afternoon, …

With just a month to go before the Nov. 8 general election, the race for two seats on the Carrabelle city commission is hitting its peak. With the death earlier this year of Frank Mathes, former …

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