• Deadline looms for GRASI comments

    Just a reminder to the citizens of Franklin County that the deadline for GRASI comments is July 6,2015. After this the Air Force will decide not if, but when, they will confiscate our public ... READ MORE

  • Questions about ‘working people’ and ‘garden homes’

    Some observations and questions regarding the “Affordable Housing Project” under consideration for Apalachicola: Is this housing really intended for “working people?” To be eligible, a couple l... READ MORE

  • Details sought about mandatory trash pick-up

    About the recent articles concerning mandatory trash pick-up (See April 2 Times “Contractors warned about prohibited roadside trash” and April 23 Times “County flirts with mandatory trash pick-up... READ MORE

  • Sheriff Mock at a crossroads

    I just read the message on Sheriff Mock's Facebook page and then re-read it because it was difficult to comprehend the apparent apology for Massey's behavior. The sheriff apparently contends th... READ MORE

  • Magnolia Cemetery needs better maintaining

    Good morning! I made a trip to my birthplace of Apalachicola last week and on this occasion I visited the graves of my parents and brothers in the Magnolia Cemetery to place some flowers on the... READ MORE

  • Countywide trash pick-up a positive step

    I was pleased to read in The Times (See April 23 Times “County flirts with mandatory trash pick-up”) that the Franklin County Commission is considering countywide mandatory trash pick-up. This ... READ MORE

  • Dr. Thorn’s advice was proper, and timely

    A recent USA Today poll found that there are more hard drinkers in Franklin County than anywhere else in Florida. I don't believe that I am alone in observing that to be a true statement. Dr. ... READ MORE

  • Citizen input needed on AHS project

    It was interesting reading the article in the paper concerning the affordable housing project at the former Apalachicola High School property (See Times April 30 “Affordable housing project ... READ MORE

  • Reservations about Dog Island predator plan

    Re: the article, "Predator hunt set for Dog Island wilderness preserve" (See April 23 Apalachicola/Carrabelle Times). I have some serious reservations about the plan. One person's rep... READ MORE

  • Carrabelle needs Early Childhood Education

    Early Childhood Education (ECE) should be a serious concern for our community. I am a Florida state certified professional educator employed in the Wakulla County School District. Recently, I w... READ MORE

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