• County shoots down airport lease reduction

    County commissioners have refused to lower the monthly lease payment on Apalachicola Regional Airport for fixed base operator Crystal Air of Chattanooga, Tennessee. At their regular Aug. 19 mee... READ MORE

  • Apalachicola fees could rise under new budget

    Apalachicola city commissioners got a first look Tuesday night at details of a budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, and now must decide whether keeping the millage rate the same as this ... READ MORE

  • Chasing Shadows August 21, 2014

    In the August 25, 1934 issue of the Times, the first Gorrie Bridge was nearing completion and the city “Dads” were discussing how best to promote Franklin County as a tourist destination. READ MORE

  • St. James host Nobles benefit Saturday

    The St. James Bay Golf Resort outside Carrabelle will be the site this Saturday, Aug. 30 of the O’myakinah Open, a benefit for Tom Nobles in his battle with cancer The event will get under... READ MORE

  • Sweatt leaves, Williams touted as successor

    On the eve of what looks to be a strong basketball season for the Franklin County Seahawks, coach Mike Sweatt has returned to his former coaching position at Wakulla County High School. Former ... READ MORE

  • And a hot time was had by all

    Bondarenko, Nordheim and Wiedeman set the pace for this year’s St. George Island Sizzler and Fun Run hosted by the Tate’s Hell Track Club. Participants commented that the weather was indeed siz... READ MORE

  • Inmates sue sheriff’s office, Miniat

    Seven county jail inmates filed suit earlier this month in federal court, alleging the sheriff’s office, and former jail physician Dr. Stephen Miniat, deprived them of needed medical care.



  • Arrest report - Aug. 28

    The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Arrests listed were made by officers from the Apalachicola Police Department, Carrabelle Police Department, Florida ...


  • Meggs: Probation officer may have stolen $300K

    A hearing last week in the case of a former Franklin County probation officer who stands accused of pocketing payments from probationers by recording them as community service hours showed the ...


  • Big year ahead for schools

    It promises to be one of Franklin County’s most momentous years ever for its schools, and it started out on a strong note Monday.

    Voters will decide in November whether they want to go to an ...


  • Teachers explore insight into poverty on Day 1

    This past Monday, bright and early in the morning, about 110 faculty and staff members of Franklin County School heeded the ringing of the school bell at 8 a.m. and anxiously gathered in the ... READ MORE

  • Calling all kid chefs: Cook-off kicks off

    Are you a student going into fourth through 12th grade? Do you like to cook? Then this is the contest for you! The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is searching for stude... READ MORE