• Christmas in Eastpoint

    It was a Merry Christmas in Eastpoint Friday, as the annual parade, toy giveaway and visit from Santa Claus was a big hit. “It went off without a hitch,” said Dottye Thornburg, one of the key ... READ MORE

  • Hound dogs, gators & Santa in 1954

    Pepper the hound dog, Roscoe the gator and Santa In 1954, the baby boomers were arriving. The Korean War was ongoing, far away, but here in Franklin County Santa was expected and there were big... READ MORE

  • Anyone descended from Dr. Chapman’s household?

    Editor’s note: The following autobiography by one of Franklin County’s most prominent residents, found in an 1898 letter from A. W. Chapman to Woman's Club, led local historian MarkCurenton to ...


  • Youth league secretary arrested for theft

    On Dec. 3, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a possible theft regarding the Apalachicola Dixie Youth League baseball account. The league board discovered that its secretary... READ MORE

  • Arrest Report December 18, 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 ... READ MORE

  • Carrabelle man gets life for molesting child

    A 29-year-old Carrabelle man found guilty of sexually battering and molesting an infant girl in his care will spend the rest of his life in state prison. A jury of three men and three women too... READ MORE