• FWC Report July 24, 2014

    During the week of July 11 to 17, officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Division of Law Enforcement were active in Franklin and adjacent counties.

    In Franklin,...


  • 12-year-old bus thief nabbed in Eastpoint

    The same 12-year-old Bay County boy who stole a school bus last month did it again last week.

    But this time, an alert motorist and a nearby Carrabelle policeman worked to nail him in Franklin


  • Eastpoint man hangs on as SUV drives off

    An incident Saturday evening on St. George Island, in which a man drove off with an sports utility vehicle while another was hanging on through a window, has left a 53-year-old Arkansas man in ...


  • County commission candidate offers $1,000 reward

    Bill Snyder, a candidate for county commissioner for District 2, is offering a reward of $1000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons destroying his ...


  • Air conditioners swiped from Legion Hall

    Two air conditioners, stolen over the weekend from Willoughby Marks American Legion Post 106 in Apalachicola, were uninsured, and will cost at least $5,500 for the post to replace. On Sunday, D... READ MORE

  • Arrest report - July 17, 2014

    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, Florida Fish ...


  • Bristol man injured in SR 65 crash

    A 40-year-old Bristol man was critically injured early Sunday morning when his sports utility vehicle traveled off State Route 65 and slammed into a wooded tree line. Horace A. Harris was trave... READ MORE

  • County OKs accident settlement

    By unanimous vote, the county commission on July 1 approved $75,000 in settlements in a nearly five-year-old case in which a hospital ambulance struck a vehicle on the Gorrie bridge.



  • Arrest Report July 10, 2014

    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 ... READ MORE

  • Reward offered in Leavins’ theft case

    A $1,000 reward has been offered for help in solving an April 15 burglary at Leavins Seafood in Apalachicola.

    Bob Eddy said thieves broke in after hours to the Leavins repair shop he oversees...


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