• Huge fireworks display tonight in Apalach

    This afternoon, Friday, July 3, beginning at 4 p.m. in Riverfront Park, in Apalachicola will be the hub of the Independence Eve activities with food, games, activities for the kids and live music.READ MORE

  • Apalachicola Farmers Market coming soon!

     Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with other regional specialties will soon be offered regularly by growers, bakers, and artisans directly to our ... READ MORE

  • Denton Cove tabled again


    At a special meeting of Apalachicola’s Planning and Zoning (P&Z) advisory board held on Wednesday, June 24, about seventy citizens protested plans to build a low income housing ... READ MORE

  • Interlopers steal show at Butts and Clucks

    A dynamic duo from Panama City brought home the bacon on their very first visit to the annual Butts and Clucks Barbeque Cook-off in Apalachicola Saturday. Team Double Deuce, Kevin and DeeAnn Va... READ MORE

  • News Briefs June 25, 2015

    County won’t take responsibility for traffic signals At the June 15 county meeting, commissioners voted to take no action on a request from the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT) for th... READ MORE

  • A cure for Communism and ‘fishing in the sea’

    It was the 1960’s. You could buy a house for $3,000 and everybody wanted to visit the New York World’s Fair. Our Chasing Shadows question for this week, “Does anybody remember the ‘Miss Dot’? D... READ MORE

  • Air Force retreats on GRASI

    When staging war games in Tate’s hell was first proposed by representatives of the Gulf Regional Airspace Strategic Initiative (GRASI), practically everyone in Franklin County said no. Apparently...


  • TDC revenues up 3 percent for year

    During the first five months of the current fiscal year, the 2 percent “bed tax” on tourists who stay overnight is running about 3 percent ahead of last year. During the last three months of 20... READ MORE

  • St. George Island reduces wildfire risk

    For years people have chosen to live and build homes in natural wildland areas. These wildland urban- interface areas are places where wilderness and people coexist. They pose legitimate concerns...


  • Butts and Clucks this Saturday

    The fifth annual Butts & Clucks Cook-off, a fundraiser for the Weems Memorial Healthcare Foundation, will be this Saturday, June 13, beginning at 11 a.m. at Battery Park. Teams will compete ...


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