• King Retsyo an able, seafaring man

    This year’s sovereign over the Florida Seafood Festival, King Retsyo, is a true master of the maritime trades. Bevin Putnal, 72, of Carrabelle, has worked on the water ever since he was a young... READ MORE

  • Munson new director for Carrabelle Chamber

    The Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new executive director on Thursday, Oct. 16, at their afterhours mixer at CJ’s Pit Stop in Carrabelle. Lisa Munson, a long-time Carrabelle resident... READ MORE

  • Answered: The first ice machine

    Editor’s note: In the Oct. 31 Times, Chasing Shadows asked, “What was the location of the first ice machine and what was the name of the hotel that was later located on the site?” Mark Curenton, ... READ MORE

  • West to direct Apalachicola’s Main Street program

    Historic Apalachicola Main Street announced this week that its 10-member board has appointed Augusta West as its new executive director.

    West, 39, originally from Thomasville, Georgia, has ...


  • Pet masquerade draws a crowd

    The first ever pet masquerade party hosted by the Bowery Station raised over $2500 for the Franklin County Humane society. More than 20 owners and their hounds took part, with dogs dressed as ...


  • Scare the ‘pantry’ off of you

    Larry and Paula Applebee, longtime practitioners of haunting Halloween decorations, this year are focused on how their spooky decor and candy giveaway can benefit local families. The Applebees ... READ MORE

  • Lines gather for Armory haunted house

    About 400 people braved the line and the ghouls inside the Armory last Friday and Saturday evenings as they “Survived the Night,” theme of this year’s event. All the monies go towards installing ... READ MORE

  • Senior Center staff donates to toy drive

    Staff members of the Franklin County Senior Center donated more than 100 stuffed animals to the Christmas toy drive organized by local police. Both the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and ...


  • County to update turtle law

    Franklin County will update its turtle protection law.

    At their Oct. 20 meeting, county commissioners voted unanimously to have County Attorney Michael Shuler draft an updated version of the ...


  • Mosteller, Frye, Cargill led ‘94 seafood festival

    Twenty years ago this week, everybody was excited about the 31st Florida Seafood Festival. Ted Mosteller was elected as the 1994 Florida Seafood Festival Parade Marshal. According to the Times... READ MORE

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