• Gaston Pace needs a liver

    At the Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute in New Orleans, Gaston Leroy Pace is fighting for his life.

    Pace, an Apalachicola native, now in his 50s, suffers from liver disease and is ...


  • Senior center pledges openness with county

    Change is in the air at the Franklin County Senior Center in Carrabelle.

    In the face of recent controversy over financial transparency at the embattled institution, Advisory Board Member John...


  • Bikers kick start Franklin Toy Project

    The county’s toy project, to remind children they are living gifts on Christmas, began with the roar of motorcycle wheels into Apalachicola’s Veterans Park.

    On Nov. 15, about two dozen bikers...


  • Arrest Report November 27, 2014

    Nov. 18 Catherine N. Millender, 37, Carrabelle, grand retail theft (FCSO) Ashton J. Larry, 27, Panama City, public affray (FCSO)   Nov. 19 Marshall S. Vaughn, 41, Homosassa... READ MORE

  • Parks and rec director charged with theft

    Franklin County’s director of parks and recreation was arrested Tuesday on two counts of grand theft, for allegedly stealing cash from registration fees for the youth football program she ... READ MORE

  • Ex-cop arrested for boatyard break-in

    A former Franklin County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested for stealing marine radios last fall off boats housed in a storage yard in Lanark Village. Spencer D. Massey, 44, of 1399 Third Stree... READ MORE

  • Wilson welcomed into Delta Kappa

    Helen Wilson, a third grade teacher at the Franklin County School who recently moved here from Kansas, was initiated into the Florida Delta Kappa chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma International ...


  • Seahawk News: A celebration of public education

    This week, Nov. 17-21, is designated as American Education Week (AEW), a week first celebrated in 1921 in conjunction with the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Legion.



  • School reporters scoop out the news

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