• Women authors highlight annual bookfair

    It was an all-female affair March 14 for the annual Authors in Apalach book fair, and it ran like a charm.

    About 100 people came by the Apalachicola Center for History, Culture and the ...


  • News Briefs March 26, 2015

    Seafood workers task force to meet Friday The Franklin County Seafood Workers Task Force will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, March 27 at the Eastpoint Fire Station. The task force memb... READ MORE

  • Bomb threats around county, and teenage drinking

    Twenty years ago in March somebody was playing nasty pranks at the hospital and the grand jury indicted the entire population of the county. Our Chasing Shadows question of the week is: Who cal... READ MORE

  • Seahawk track team off to fast start

    The Franklin County Girls track and field team does not return a single scorer from a team that finished fourth in the nine-team district last year. But in Lina Ducker and Holly Chambers the team... READ MORE

  • 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 ...


  • Carrabelle cop lassoes gator

    It’s a good thing Carrabelle Deputy Chief Gary Hunnings is a cowboy. Familiar with horses, and a former rodeo rider, Hunnings got a call the morning of March 12, about 7:30 a.m. from the Ho Hum... READ MORE

  • Arrest made in Jan. 25 drug robbery

    An Apalachicola man has been arrested for his part in the burglary, assault and robbery of an Apalachicola man in January, while his accomplice remains at-large. On March 13, County Judge Van R... READ MORE

  • Kincaid says crime down in Carrabelle

    At the Feb. 5 city meeting, Carrabelle Police Chief Craig Kincaid reported on crime over the last year and announced his impending retirement.

    Kincaid, who was hired in Sept. 2006 and took ...


  • 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.

    By ...


  • 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 ...