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Hi Y'all, I am sad to say that those in the Lanark area and Carrabelle have lost a dear friend. Bert Wayne Worthy passed away Oct. 13, unexpectedly. He will be missed by his family and …

Hi Y'all, I'm back! It is good to be back among my friends and neighbors. The Tonya's Hope event did really good with the Boston butts on Saturday. The silent auction had to be …

In 1915, the state of Florida’s various publications provided journalistic due diligence in reporting news that drew attention to humanitarian assistance and inhumane atrocities. Florida …

I cast my ballot for the Nov. 3 election today. As I did, I couldn’t help but feel it was the most important ballot I ever submitted. I was too young to vote when the charismatic John …

Hi Y'all, Happy Columbus Day weekend! I'm coming to you from beautiful Ormond Beach, which was raining like crazy for the last few days. Today is sunny and great. Why I am telling you …

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2008 financial crash, and past foreign wars, the US national debt is an astonishing $27 trillion and, with a deficit of almost $1 trillion, soon to rise higher. This …

Franklin County voters are advised to go to the Franklin County Election Supervisor website, www.votefranklin.com and print your sample ballot for the Nov. 3 election before actually voting. In …

Editor's note: The following letter was sent this week to the members of the county commission. I look forward to the reopening of the county commission’s meeting chamber soon. I …

Q. Can you provide some information on the proposed constitutional amendments that will be appearing on the November ballot? A. Using resources provided by the Florida TaxWatch, The James Madison …

n Franklin County, when a private citizen steals a car, burglarizes a motel or drives into a marsh, it is all over Facebook as soon as it happens. A lot of that can be attributed to a sheriff who is …

Most people would quit. Not us. We are Apalachicola Ice Company. We have “Stubbornness Issues” Here on the Forgotten Coast there are many great bars. All boasting a great nightlife, …

Hi Y'all! Happy October! I know that many of you are asking about up and coming events for the Lanark area. Because of the pandemic we are not able to have most of our events. As soon as it …

The Democrats in the Florida Senate are saying that Gov. DeSantis’ proposed bill take a sledgehammer to a manufactured problem. Senate Democrats on Monday responded to …

On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced new legislation to stop violent assemblies and protect law enforcement. The proposed “Combatting Violence, Disorder and Looting and Law …

For the last four years, I have thought almost every day that things could simply not get worse. And alas this morning, I find that sadness over Ruth Bader Ginsburg's (RBG) death has left me …

I have known Danny since 2002. Danny and I have both been in the banking business since this time. On a personal level, I would like to say that Danny is one of the best people you could ever …

Hi Y'all, Wow, what do you think of this weather? It has been quite a change, but we are used to quick changes. Whatever is brewing in the Gulf I hope it won't affect us. Hey, it …

As a counterpoint to Ada Long’s letter to the editor on Sept. 10 (See “Biden ‘a leader who tries to reduce conflict’”), Biden’s supporters should be considering …

The current commissioners have sat on their hands for Two years post Hurricane Michael, as the Eastpoint Fishing Pier bathroom and Island View Park sit in disrepair. How can they be so eager to …

Hi Y'all, Remember 9/11! Hope your Labor Day weekend was a safe and fun one. Well, I sure did enjoy myself. There were lots of people in our little area, lots of short-term renters and …

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