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The Franklin County School Board has settled contracts with both its teacher’s union and with its support staff, resulting in raises for both parties. By unanimous consent at meetings in …

Not everyone learns the same way, and not everyone fits into a traditional classroom setting. Eight seniors who fit into that alternative category received their diplomas May 24 at the …

It was a chance for the Lady Seahawks softball program to have a festive evening all to its own, and to honor the hard work of all the players, coaches and fans. Held June 14 at the Red Pirate in …

To no one’s surprise, the second quarter’s lodging tax came in well ahead of last year’s pace, but it was not entirely due to the fact that the 2-cent tax on transient lodging had …

The coordinator of Florida’s bear management program was greeted with growls of dissatisfaction from some Franklin County commissioners when he appeared at last week’s meeting. But the …

There’ll be two new administrators overseeing Franklin County’s two public schools, as the principals at Franklin County School and the Apalachicola Bay Charter School each decided to …

A pattern has emerged three years into the tax collector’s decision to move the annual sale of certificates for delinquent taxes off of the courthouse steps, so to speak, and entirely …

The Franklin County Schools’ baseball program closed out a successful season with a banquet at the Carrabelle Christian Center May 31. The middle school team under the direction of Tyler …

The legacy left by the late dance teacher Pam Nobles is alive and well, with the emergence of a successor program to her dedicated work for more than four decades. The Forgotten Coast Performing …

More than a dozen local students have been recognized for academic achievement during the spring semester at Tallahassee Community College.. Nine individuals were among the more 1,200 students …

To the class of 2022, and to parents and friends, of all colors, shapes and sizes, whether you have a concealed weapons permit or not, I thank you for indulging me on this auspicious occasion. My …

On the eve of their graduation, the 54 members of the Franklin County High School Class of 2022 gathered with their parents as the community honored those whose classwork and characters have stood …

At its regular meeting May 25, a day after a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas tooks the lives of at least 19 elementary school students and two teachers, members of the school administration and …

When students take part in athletics they learn a lot of lessons you can’t get in a classroom. And those who work hard, and achieve success, are honored for their efforts. At last …

At the outset of his remarks introducing a packed gymnasium Thursday night to the commencement exercises of Franklin County High Schools’ 15th graduating class, Principal Laurence Pender …

A hometown boy who devoted a career to the military, and who came back home to serve as superintendent of schools, reminded his Memorial Day audience Monday morning of the meaning of the …

Bobby Shiver has been riding out hurricanes since 1939, first at his birthplace in 13 Mile and for his adult years with his family at Ferry Dock Road in Eastpoint. This year he and his wife …

With millions of dollars flowing into the county for infrastructure, Franklin County commissioners signed off last week on a number of high-profile projects, including the revitalization of Island …

A county commission workshop last week on parking made one thing abundantly clear. The people of Alligator Point are mad as heck and don’t want to take it anymore. In an afternoon …

TALLAHASSEE --- Franklin County is among some of Florida’s most financially strapped small school districts that could have paid thousands of dollars more for textbooks than their larger …

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