• County shoots down airport lease reduction

    County commissioners have refused to lower the monthly lease payment on Apalachicola Regional Airport for fixed base operator Crystal Air of Chattanooga, Tennessee. At their regular Aug. 19 mee... READ MORE

  • Apalachicola fees could rise under new budget

    Apalachicola city commissioners got a first look Tuesday night at details of a budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, and now must decide whether keeping the millage rate the same as this ... READ MORE

  • Chasing Shadows August 21, 2014

    In the August 25, 1934 issue of the Times, the first Gorrie Bridge was nearing completion and the city “Dads” were discussing how best to promote Franklin County as a tourist destination. READ MORE

  • News Briefs August 21, 2014

    Rubio staffers in Eastpoint today

     The office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is in Eastpoint today to offer a variety of constituent services, assisting people with a range of issues...


  • County OKs employee pay raises

    Franklin County commissioners Tuesday morning approved a $500 across-the-board bonus for all county employees for the upcoming fiscal year, and sweetened the offer with individual pay raises for ...


  • County renews TDC staff contracts

    A split county commission last week approved by a 3-2 vote rehiring for another year the four leading service providers for the Tourist Development Council, including the administrator, Curt ... READ MORE

  • Sizzling seeking shelter

    Special guests at the Sizzler straight from the Franklin County Humane Society shelter were Clementine and Wilhelmina, a pair of Rhodesian Ridgeback mixes. The pair, found running in Wakulla ...


  • The wait for St. George Island cut was over

    There was a lot going on in the county in August 60 years ago. Everyone was preparing for the county fair to be held September 30. Miss Miriam Edwards was chair of the exhibiting committee and ... READ MORE

  • County requests senior center audit

    At their regular August 5 meeting, county commissioners called for an independent audit of the Franklin County Senior Citizens Council on the county’s east end, the governing body for the ...


  • County targets island beach trash

    After three public hearings and much discussion, Franklin County now has a law governing debris left unattended on St. George Island beach.

    At the Aug. 5 county meeting, commissioners voted 4...


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