• Choral society to highlight Grieg, Gershwin

    The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts will present the Bay Area Choral Society this weekend, in a concert called “From Grieg to Gershwin.” The concerts will be this Saturday, April 18, a... READ MORE

  • Wynn wins Weight Loss Challenge

    Tydron Wynn was a short, tough, and some might say a pudgy lineman for the Seahawks football team during his high school career. He could nail three-pointers for the basketball team as well, bu... READ MORE

  • County advances Weems cash to ease crunch

    In order to soothe cash flow problem at Weems Memorial Hospital, Franklin County commissioners last week agreed to advance the hospital $400,000 over the next two months from the $2 million ... READ MORE

  • News Briefs April 16, 2015

    Lots in Lanark Village this weekend On Saturday, April 18, come to Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82 to celebrate April birthdays in Lanark Village. Bring a covered dish and enjoy fe... READ MORE

  • Michigan man dies in Gulf waters

    A 75-year-old Michigan man died Wednesday afternoon, April 8 while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico off St. George Island, from a possible drowning. According to a report from the Franklin County... READ MORE

  • Satan and Black Satin

    Excerpt from the memoirs of Neel S. Yent, born October 7, 1896 near Whiskey George. Yent recorded his life memories at the request of his children and grandchildren.

    An interesting footnote ...

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  • Conflicting stories complicate dog attack

    Investigation of a recent dog attack on St. George island has been mired in confusion by conflicting stories and confidentiality laws.

    A 49-year old man, who asked to remain anonymous, ...

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  • Residents slam CVS proposal

    Developers hoping to put in a new CVS store across from Chestnut Cemetery may have wanted to reach for a painkiller after Monday night’s Apalachicola planning and zoning meeting.

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  • UPDATE: Michigan man dies in island waters

    A 75-year-old Michigan man died Wednesday afternoon while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico off St. George Island, from a possible drowning. According to a report from the Franklin County Sheriff’... READ MORE

  • Dog sought in bite attack

    On Saturday morning, a 49-year old man reported to authorities that he was attacked by a large dog and bitten on the leg while on the beach in the St. George Island Plantation near Lilac Lane.

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