• Newsbriefs January 29, 2015

    Seafood workers task force to meet Friday

    The Franklin County Seafood Workers Task Force will hold its monthly meeting and membership drive at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30 at the Community ...


  • Edmiston recipient of Walter B. Jones award

    H. Lee Edmiston, former manager of the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, has been honored with one of 11 of the 2014 Walter B. Jones Memorial Awards. These national awards, give... READ MORE

  • Heroism and hymns in 1945

    At the end of January in 1945, a revival in Carrabelle was big news because it brought music to lighten the mood of a world at war. Local friends and family were hungry for news of their loved ...


  • Coast Guard rescues 2 off Cape San Blas

    A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two fishermen from their grounded vessel about two miles south of Cape San Blas Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 1 a... READ MORE

  • Lightning strike destroys island home

    A lightning strike Friday morning resulted in the destruction of a two-story wood frame home at 331 Howell Street on St. George island. Firefighters from the St. George Island and Eastpoint ... READ MORE

  • UF office at ANERR site tops funding wish list

    County commissioners voted unanimously Jan. 20 to ask the state legislature to fund the renovation of the old Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve (ANERR) complex during the 2015-16 ...


  • County to help fund Chapman roof repair

    The county will use $67,000 to repair the roof of the Chapman Auditorium, using capital outlay funds earmarked to acquire and maintain county property.

    The county originally budgeted $96,000,...


  • Out to See, January 29,2015

    Learn about snakes Saturday morning On Saturday, Jan. 31, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park will host the Coffee in the Campground series in the interpretiv... READ MORE

  • Islanders outline bid to incorporate

    The St. George Islanders who want the island to become a village have outlined a proposed charter that could be adopted, or rejected, by island voters at a Nov. 1, 2016 referendum.

    At the Jan...


  • Animal lovers unite to neuter feral cats

    On Saturday, volunteers joined forces to neuter or spay 102 feral cats from St. George Island.

    Helen Gore and Cathy Buell, who cofounded St. George Island Cat Allies, together with June ...


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