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FRANKLIN COUNTY – In Franklin County the school system is abiding by Governor Ron DeSantis’ no mask mandate for students.Superintendent Steve Lanier said they leave it up to the parents and …

It’s not your father’s taxpayers’ association anymore. In fact, the Alligator Point St. Teresa Association is blossoming, having ventured out with a rejuvenated outreach to the …

The board of Carrabelle’s Community Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday approved a proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year that had some very good news in it. The accumulated more than $1 …

The first significant storm of the 2021 hurricane season to hit Franklin County stormed in with all the finesse of Fred Flintstone and then left with the nimbleness of Fred Astaire.With students …

Gulf County is seeing continued improvement in its positivity rate for COVID-19, while Franklin County is going in the opposite direction According to a news release from the Florida Department …

Hi Y’all,With the troubles brought up at the county commission meeting on August 3 concerning the St. James-Lanark Volunteer Fire Department, it was decided to invite the community to attend the …

An early morning crash Wednesday has taken the life of a 70-year-old Apopka man he was driving from Apalachicola to Eastpoint across the John Gorrie Bridge. According to a report from the …

Summer in panhandle Florida is primetime for outdoor fun. The heat and sunshine in Franklin and Gulf counties make water-related activities, either salt or fresh, first rate in the local …

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has introduced a video outlining new rules to protect Florida deer populations by reducing the risk of chronic wasting disease or CWD from …

Franklin County school officials said that because Tropical Storm Fred will be affecting weather throughout tonight and early into Tuesday morning, all district schools will be …

Tropical storm and storm surge warnings remain in effect , as Tropical Storm Fred lashes Franklin County with strong winds and steady rain.From Apalachicola to Alligator Point, the winds are expected …

Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum in Carrabelle is presenting a special exhibit on the atomic bomb. This exhibit, opening Tuesday, August 17 at 11 a.m., will be on display at the …

The Florida Department of Health in Franklin and Gulf counties is pushing forward with a clear message on vaccinations – they are effective and a critical tool to keeping what has become a …

It had been a major initiative for former Apalachicola Mayor Kevin Begos, to see Community Redevelopment Agency monies spent on infrastructure projects on the Hill.And while he didn't live to see it, …

It was a busy afternoon Friday at Franklin County Schools, as parents and their children attended the Back-to-School Orientation.  Here's a look at the many happy families getting ready for the …

An announcement by Gov. Ron DeSantis last week that more than $58 million had been awarded to 18 communities in seven counties impacted by Hurricane Michael was well-received in …

The sprucing up of the campus of the Franklin County Schools last week got a big boost from students from Calvary Chapel in Pennsylvania. With smiles on their faces, these dedicated volunteers worked …

They bounced back after a hurricane but couldn’t avoid the sucker punch of the coronavirus pandemic. But in 2021, one year after the Florida Seafood Festival was shut down for the first …

Author’s note: I am indebted to the following family members for their contributions to this story: Al Mirabella, Mary Jo Mirabella, Dimples Poloronis, Olympia Poloronis Pridgeon, and Pam Poloronis …

Author’s note: The following story is part 2 of the story of Giuseppina Mirabella Poloronis. Last week, the story covered  Giuseppina Di Maggio's birth and early life in …

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