• Insured rate rises throughout county

    Federal officials estimate that about one in four Franklin County residents now have health insurance, a rise of eight percentage points over where it stood one year ago. According to Enroll Am... READ MORE

  • Women's League seeks new members

    The Women’s League of Franklin County is looking for enthusiastic women in Franklin County likely to make a difference in the community and empower one other. Interested women, ages 21 and up, ... READ MORE

  • Elliott to head veterans office

    At the Feb. 17 county meeting, Veterans Service Officer William Scott recommended commissioners appoint his assistant Charles Elliott, 54, to the service officer post when he retires on March 31....

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  • Seahawks stun St. Joe, head to regionals

    Panthers take district championship In Saturday night’s district championship against West Gadsden, the Hawks hung tough in the opening quarter, but were outscored the rest of the way and event... READ MORE

  • Seahawks face St. Joe tonight in districts

    After closing out their regular season with three straight wins, the Franklin County Seahawks won their opening post-season game, and now face Port St. Joe Friday night in the semi-finals at ...

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  • St. Joe edges Seahawks in OT thriller

    If ever there was a case of a basketball game not over until it’s over, it was Saturday night at The Nest, when the Franklin County Seahawks and arch-rival Port St. Joe squared off for the second... READ MORE


  • Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2015

    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 ... READ MORE

  • Arrest report - Feb. 19, 2015

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

  • Arrest Report: Feb. 12, 2015

    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 ... READ MORE


  • Taranto, West top Class of 2015

    The Seahawk family proudly announces the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2015. The student with the highest grade point average, and thus the valedictorian is Chaseon Logan ...

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  • Barber selected Teacher of the Year

    At last week’s banquet to pay tribute to the teachers and employees who have long inspired Franklin County Seahawks, two soared above the rest. Highlighting the Feb. 10 ceremony in the high sch... READ MORE

  • Galloway named to President's List at UNG

    Jessica Leigh Galloway, of St. George Island, has been named to the President's List at the University of North Georgia (UNG) for achieving a 4.0 grade point average, carrying 12 or more credit ... READ MORE