• News Briefs October 16, 2014

    Creamer named to Weems board

    At the Oct. 7 county commission meeting, Doug Creamer, of Eastpoint, was appointed to represent District 5 on the Weems Hospital advisory board.

    Sharon Ryder ...


  • New restaurant open at Gibson

    Chef Brett Gormley, with his wife Fayah at his right, cuts the ribbon last week with representatives of the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, on hisnew restaurant “Gormley’s at the Gibson” ...


  • Chasing Shadows: Yent wedding, and 3 Maries

    The following letter concerning the Yent family comes to Chasing Shadows from Harry Gray, a Carrabelle now who now lives in Tampa.

    My great-grandmother, Mary Ann Yent McEachern Maige was the ...


  • French-fried snakes and apples

    The following Halloween story was written by the residents of the Bay St. George elder care facility in Eastpoint in 1984 and published in the Times that October. The authors were listed as ...


  • ‘Smell the grave mould foul, foul’

    The following poem appeared in the Times in October 1984.




    Hear the werewolf Howl, howl,

    And the Ogre growl, growl.

    Watch ...


  • Chasing Shadows: Shooting, ship sinking, made for scary October

    There were some scary stories in the October 1984 Times.


    Reel Runner gets into real trouble

    “We were within five minute of sinking.” That’s how Jeff Carver ...


  • County wants accountability from non-governmentals

    In the future, non-government organizations that receive money from the county will be called on to disclose, in detail, how that money is spent. This increased oversight of NGOs came as a dire... READ MORE

  • Strange lights reported on St. George Island

    Well, we have a mystery on our hands.

    Lots of people were looking at the sky, on Wednesday, October 8, hoping to witness the total eclipse of the “Blood Moon.” Many of them witnessed the ...


  • Out to see: 10 16 14

    Moore to address history buffs Ed Moore will speak on the history of St. Teresa to the Apalachicola Area Historical Society this evening, Thursday, Oct. 16, at 5:30 p.m. in the Carriage House a... READ MORE

  • Developer eyes new CVS

    Apalachicola may be getting a new CVS store across from Chestnut Cemetery and the community gardens, if the city is willing to sell developers a crucial piece of land along Ninth Street. Jeremy... READ MORE

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