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All eyes are on the city of Apalachicola, as voters get ready to flock to the National Guard Armory this Tuesday to decide on the lone city commission race. Incumbent Anita Grove, 61, of 174 …

The Raney House plans to apply for monies to fortify the deteriorated columns in the front. The Carrabelle History Museum would like an elevator, and the Camp Gordon Johnston World War II …

All the non-profits that applied for grants from the Tourist Development Council for the 2021-22 fiscal year received them. But with $228,000 budgeted, and only $188,000 claimed so far, …

A 21-person Grand Jury upped the inditement of two South-Floridians to first degree homicide Thursday morning, opening the case for the possibility of capital punishment. 

One of two escaped inmates from the Gulf County Detention Facility has been apprehended, the other remains at large.The search for Chad Edward Johnson, 43, expanded outside of Gulf County on …

Apalachicola City Commission Anita Grove swept into her second term of office Tuesday night, capturing two-thirds of the citywide vote. Grove, 61, of 174 Avenue C., tallied 443 votes, or …

The Carrabelle city commissioners plan to adopt the rollback rate, ensuring the city will receive the same amount of ad valorem revenues for the upcoming fiscal year it received during the …

Brenda Ash as mayor, Donna Duncan as commissioner, both unopposedApalachicola City Commissioner Anita Grove will face Amy Hersey in the Sept. 7 Apalachicola municipal elections, while interim Mayor …

A “skinny dipping” incident on St. George Island two summers ago figures into a multi-state, multi-jurisdictional case being made against a former FBI supervisory special agent on charges …

To say the standardized test results for English and math at the Franklin County School were lackluster would be an overstatement. But with a tougher line on discipline and attendance, …

Chapman gets a puppy for his birthdaySomething unusual happened to Patty Matuszewski's party of four while they were vacationing on St. George Island about a month ago. It had not been the …

Laurel Newman lived her life like a wildflower,  and yet could stand firm as an oak, and forever she will be memorialized with both. In a ceremony Sunday afternoon at the Crooked River …

Kudzu, Old World climbing fern, and tropical soda apple are all widely known as invaders which were introduced into the region from faraway and exotic locations. Each has its own story of how …

A Franklin Correctional Institution inmate has been charged in the death of another. On Feb. 6, 2020, James Knudsen was sentenced in Okaloosa County for one year, seven months and 18 days in …

The National Weather Service has issued coastal flooding and high surf advisories in effect through this evening, and is warning of high rip currents through Tuesday evening, through coastal …

The size of Franklin County’s labor force shrank, even as the unemployment picture improved slightly in July.According to preliminary numbers released Friday by the Florida Department of …

With a handful of new teachers, maximum enrollment and standardized test results that stayed largely steady during what was a down year throughout the state, the Apalachicola Bay Charter School …

Like the shrill blast of a foghorn, Ascension Sacred Heart sounded a piercing alarm last week about the effect COVID-19 is having on its hospitalizations. And the Florida Department of Health …

It was a case that began two years ago, in Sept. 2019, when Ashley Grieg and her Bacon Me Crazy food truck went to court to allege that the city had wronged her as to how it processed her …

The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Arrests listed this week were made by officers from the Carrabelle Police Department, and the Franklin County …

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