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Well, it is tick season here in Franklin County and I’ve already had to pull a few of those bad boys off of myself! This seemed like a good time to share some useful information with you all 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 …

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding water of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Rivers felt like a legal gut punch. In dismissing the Florida v. Georgia case, the …

The Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County, ECCC, is sharing information from Darcy Abbott, the mental health coordinator for disaster recovery for the Florida Division of Emergency …

Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. (Florida-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the Florida v Georgia case pertaining to management of the …

Do you ever wonder if God grows weary with your constant mess-ups? Perhaps you’re so discouraged because of a recent relapse into sinful behavior that you’ve avoided reading your …

In my reporting of county news, the impact of which blesses the long, the short and the tall, irrespective of faith, the last thing I hope to accomplish is to squander any reputation I have for …

One hundred people in the USA died yesterday of gunshot wounds and most of us did not notice. In the last few weeks there have been two hateful events which left 18 innocent people murdered, which …

Hi Y'all, Happy April Fools Day! I hope that some of you have a fun, silly day. “April Fools” on my comment last week that the name of our wonderful little village was named after …

A case can be made that Riverfront Park is Apalachicola's touristy crown jewel. My own opinion is that the crown jewel for tourists is not in the park, but is close by. Thereby hangs a …

Hi Y'all, What a beautiful day for a parade to celebrate our past and our present. It is fun to see your friends (and sometimes family) participating in a parade. Camp Gordon Johnston, what a …

I traveled almost 1,500 miles to get a COVID vaccination shot. Thanks to Florida, I got it. Thereby hangs a tale. Back in January, vaccines had been reserved for people at high risk …

The U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 in the early hours of Saturday, Feb. 27, with Congressman Neal Dunn among those voting against the …

Lane and I just read an article in Harper’s magazine by Ann Patchett, noted author and proprietress of Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee. According to Greek mythology, Mt. Parnassus is …

It’s been another disappointing, unproductive day. Soon it will be bedtime, and you sorely wish you had done the day better. Ignoring the grammatical incorrectness of that last sentence, …

Hi Y'all! February is almost over. The powdered sunshine (pollen) has appeared with the little bit warmer weather, but a Big Thank You it is not snow. Lanark Village had many birthdays in …

The world is in a terrible mess, it seems.  Political challenges, healthcare struggles, economic devastation from famine and floods and sometimes even family.  Deep political divisions …

My wife and I are native Minnesotans in our 70s, renting a home three months each year for the last eight years on St. George island. We decided to return this year despite COVID, given the Florida …

Elevated lead levels found in many schools’ drinking water are alarming. I reside in Leon country, where 14 out of 14 elementary schools tested had elevated lead levels. A child’s …

The most important party to the lawsuit between Florida and Georgia was missing Monday morning when the case was argued once again before the Supreme Court. This longstanding dispute concerns the …

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