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This election has exposed the good and evil in America as politicians strive for ultimate power. Dark times appear to be on the horizon. The fissures we see in society are not Left vs. Right, nor …

At the beginning of our country’s experience with COVID-19 it was not clear whether having everyone wear a mask would benefit anyone. But knowledge has been growing about how the disease …

Hi Y'all Eight more days till Christmas, one more day of Hanukkah and nine days before Kwanzaa! Whatever you celebrate, we are all loved, we are all different, created so that not one human …

Hi Y'all Well, I put away the Thanksgiving decorations and started in on the Christmas decorations. I don't put out near what I used to, but I have to do some. Even the little I put out …

Unnerving, to see a dead brown pelican, A splatter of dark feathers on asphalt, Waving in the wind from passing cars, Wet red pigment drying on the tar On the bridge from island to …

The future of the economy is in STEM. Occupations related to STEM - science, technology, engineering, and mathematics - in the United States are projected to grow to more than nine million …

Hi Y'all I hope that you all had a happy and blessed Thanksgiving. We really do have a lot to be thankful for. There are those of you who are hurting and have sadness in your lives. Let your …

Everyone is worried about the rise of COVID-19 cases and how to keep families safe during the holidays. Masks have been proven to cut the spread of this deadly disease. Wearing masks and social …

Happy Thanksgiving Y'all: I know that times are tough, crazy and unpredictable. My prayers are for better times, but I am so thankful to be living in this area. With all its beauty, nature …

Allan Feifer wrote an interesting and mostly welcome elegy of Americana and its successful election of a new president (See Nov. 12, 2020 Times “For love of country”). However, he …

Our Nov. 12 edition of the Apalachicola Times was again the epitome of a good community newspaper. The tribute to our vets, Blessing of the Fleet and the tribute to Alex Trebek were superb. Now here …

I am an American.  Contrary to the current vibe that nothing means anything and truth is situational, being American involves a unique form of self-sacrifice: Always doing the best you can for …

Each candidate who put themselves forward for public office has earned a thank you for sticking their neck out. But the ones who have served, and will not return to serve for longer, deserve a …

Hi Y'all, Today is the day after Veterans Day. I sure hope that you took some time out of your day to think what that day means. For those men and women who served our county and made …

Hi Y'all, I hope that your Halloween was fun and safe! I did go to the Ghost Walk in Apalachicola with friends and we all enjoyed it. I saw some very ghostly figures who I happened to …

I read the recent letter from Ms. Janice Martina Hicks (See ‘Our students are more than a test score,” Oct. 22 Apalachicola Times) with a great amount of amazement regarding the upcoming …

Talk about being prepared for Halloween! We’ve been wearing our masks for the past six months! You can’t tell Nancy Pelosi from Freddy Krueger if they’re wearing one of those …

Hi Y'all, I am sad to say that Sunday afternoon, Oct. 25, there was a tragedy in our Lanark area. Our condolences and prayers go out to the family of Dale Winchester. Dale was a Carrabelle …

Yep, that was her, my fifth-grade teacher at Central Elementary, a county school. Along about the time I was fixin’ to matriculate into the fifth grade, my Mama came to me with some …

As many people who move to Apalachicola, I had visited for years. My first visit in the 90s left a lasting impression and, frankly, the chocolate mousse cake at The Owl Cafe sealed the deal that one …

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