• Choral society to highlight Grieg, Gershwin

    The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts will present the Bay Area Choral Society this weekend, in a concert called “From Grieg to Gershwin.” The concerts will be this Saturday, April 18, a... READ MORE

  • Wynn wins Weight Loss Challenge

    Tydron Wynn was a short, tough, and some might say a pudgy lineman for the Seahawks football team during his high school career. He could nail three-pointers for the basketball team as well, bu... READ MORE

  • County advances Weems cash to ease crunch

    In order to soothe cash flow problem at Weems Memorial Hospital, Franklin County commissioners last week agreed to advance the hospital $400,000 over the next two months from the $2 million ... READ MORE


  • Seahawks upset top-ranked North Florida Christian

    The Lady Seahawk softball team completed the regular season by defeating Class 3A, number 1 ranked North Florida Christian at home on April 9, and falling to Class 5A Rutherford on Friday. On A... READ MORE

  • Key, boys relays shine at districts

    The Franklin County High School track team competed in the 10-team district championship April 8 at Wewahitchka, and had a host of student athletes who did well enough to advance to regionals. ... READ MORE

  • Seahawks upset South Walton

    The Seahawk varsity baseball team highlighted their season with a 12-1 upset Friday at Defuniak Springs, against the district second place team, the South Walton .Seahawks. Matt Murray got the ... READ MORE


  • Arrest Report: April 16, 2015

    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 and the ...

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  • Drunk driver slams pickup into tree

    The Apalachicola man who crashed his pickup truck Saturday night into a palm tree off U.S. 98, injuring his passenger, has been charged with drunk driving. According to Apalachicola Police Chie... READ MORE

  • Arrest Report: April 9, 2015

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

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  • Teacher fired for IT misconduct

    The Franklin County School Board voted last week to fire a veteran teacher who the superintendent said committed a series of violations relating to how he used computers in his classroom.

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  • Seahawk musicians earn Superior ratings

    Recently, on a Saturday, a great majority of the Seahawk concert band members spent the day in Tallahassee on the campus of Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) where they ... 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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