• Panama City loses game to Apalachicola

    Editor’s note: Eighty-years ago this week, Apalachicola had a winning baseball team, champions of the Gulf Coast League.


    After nine innings of thrills, Apalachicola finally won the...


  • Shuler and Stansell baby win prize

    Alfred O’Neal Shuler, little son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay A. Shuler of this city has been selected as one of the winners of the Sears Roebuck and Company national baby contest.

    Alfred O’Neal will...


  • Work camp field repurposed as taxiway

    At the Oct. 7 meeting, county commissioners voted unanimously to move the proposed site for a commercial taxiway at Cleve Randolph Field to the southwest corner of the airport.

    County Planner...


  • Cross country team makes its debut

    On Saturday, Sept. 6, Franklin County had its first cross country meet in school history at the Cougar Cross-Country Challenge at Godby High School. Freshman Matt Turner was 138th, in 25:13, an... READ MORE

  • Williams named hoops coach, Collins AD

    Former Apalachicola High School Shark basketball standout Mackenzie Williams will succeed Michael Sweatt as coach of the Franklin County Seahawks boys basketball team, and softball coach Scott ...


  • Sneads downs Franklin County 33-20

    Sneads Coach Bill Thomas came home Friday night, and found Franklin County not entirely what he expected. Thomas’ Pirates fell behind early, pulled ahead 14-6 right before the break and then we... READ MORE

  • Arrest Report October 16, 2014

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


  • Arrest Report October 9, 2014

    The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Arrests listed were made by officers from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All defendants are to be considered ...


  • UPDATE: Trucks collide west of Apalachicola

    Two Apalachicola men, and two children, were rushed to Sacred Heart Hospital Monday evening in serious condition, following the collision of two trucks on U.S. 98 just west of Apalachicola. Acc... READ MORE

  • Nutrition colleagues huddle on Seahawk campus

    Recently the Franklin County School Nutrition Association hosted the Florida School Nutrition Association’s Annual Region I Seminar, welcoming 100 of their colleagues to the Seahawk campus school...


  • Seahawk royalty

    At a sparkling halftime ceremony Friday night, seniors Summer Medley and Chandler White, above, were crowned Homecoming King and Queen, by Mr. and Miss Franklin County High School Zoie Lance and ...


  • Students selected for Homecoming Court

    Homecoming Week The Seahawk news team has expanded and I’m pleased to announce we now have reporters from the elementary and middle school. Our elementary news-gatherers are fifth graders, under ...