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There’s no polite way to put this; Frankie may not be the brainiest bird in the coop. But the homing pigeon is home now, having flown 1,389 miles back to Albuquerque, New …

A blazing season-ending finish, highlighted by a victory over Port St. Joe, put the Franklin County Seahawks in the playoffs for the first time in history. Hosting Godby April 19, the …

Both the Franklin County baseball and softball teams advanced in post-season play Tuesday night, and for the boys on the diamond, it was especially sweet.Kevin Cox’s Seahawks tallied a dramatic 5-4 …

The Class 1A District 4 Softball Tournament begins today at Wewahitchka High School with semifinal games at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. CST and the Championship game is set for 6 p.m. CST Friday.In the April …

The best high school weightlifters in the state are rolling into Gulf County this week, as they prepare to see which team, and which lifters, are the very best in the state. In a joint …

Amid a long-running legal battle, the Florida House appears poised to pass a bill that would allow high-school speakers to offer remarks, including prayers, over public-address systems before …

The Swivel Sisters Women’s Fishing Club are gearing up to make their Bayou Bash inshore fishing tournament their best ever.The tournament has a new home at Salinas Park Bayside, at 380 Cape San …

Franklin County varsity baseball closed out the last two weeks of March by bouncing back from consecutive losses to record three straight wins. On March 11 at home, the Seahawks fell 2-1 to …

Over the past two months, the Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association has been busy building more artificial reefs. On Feb. 24, MBARA added 27 Florida limestone artificial reef …

Warm spring weather means Florida’s state reptile - the American alligator - becomes more active and visible. It’s also a popular time of year for people to enjoy the outdoors with their …

They may not have had a chili cook-off, but they sure had a Red Pepper Run Out of 116 runners who register, about 100 actually ran,” said race organizer Shelley Shepard. …

The Franklin County Seahawk varsity baseball team capped off the week at home Friday, with a memorable extra-inning come-from behind win over Port St. Joe. “This game we have had …

The Franklin County Seahawk varsity basketball team will travel to Malone tonight for a Class 1A state quarterfinals, with the winner one step closer to the Final Four in Lakeland. The 20-3 …

The Franklin County varsity boys basketball team opened post-season play with a resounding defeat at home Tuesday night against Wewahitchka. But it’s going to get harder from here. …

Want to learn how to saltwater fish in Florida? Join the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for a series of free Virtual Saltwater Fishing Clinics for beginner anglers age 16 and …

The term creeping has many negative implications. It generally conveys sneaky behavior with potentially malevolent intent. Fairytales, from the Brothers Grimm to J.R.R. Tolkien have …

Though Panhandle temperatures may occasionally get on the wrong side of freezing this month, inshore fish are still around St. Andrews, Choctawhatchee, Pensacola. St. Joe and Apalachicola bays, …

Coach Ray Bailey had mixed feelings after Friday night’s highly touted match-up against highly-ranked Quincy Crossroads Academy, a team expected to vie with the Franklin County Seahawks …

Friday night at The Nest is going to be among the biggest basketball games ever played at Franklin County High School. There’s an excitement that hearkens back to the days when Joe Hayes …

The recent cold weather has had an effect on every living creature in Franklin and Gulf Counties. The human population has pulled out the heavy clothes and prepared for the power bill tripling. …

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