• Chasing Shadows August 21, 2014

    Apalachicola girls vie for ‘Queen of Florida

    In the August 25, 1934 issue of the Times, the first Gorrie Bridge was nearing completion and the city “Dads” were discussing how best to promote...


  • News Briefs August 21, 2014

    Rubio staffers in Eastpoint today

     The office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is in Eastpoint today to offer a variety of constituent services, assisting people with a range of issues...


  • County OKs employee pay raises

    Franklin County commissioners Tuesday morning approved a $500 across-the-board bonus for all county employees for the upcoming fiscal year, and sweetened the offer with individual pay raises for ...


  • County renews TDC staff contracts

    A split county commission last week approved by a 3-2 vote rehiring for another year the four leading service providers for the Tourist Development Council, including the administrator, Curt ... READ MORE

  • Sizzling seeking shelter

    Special guests at the Sizzler straight from the Franklin County Humane Society shelter were Clementine and Wilhelmina, a pair of Rhodesian Ridgeback mixes. The pair, found running in Wakulla ...


  • The wait for St. George Island cut was over

    There was a lot going on in the county in August 60 years ago. Everyone was preparing for the county fair to be held September 30. Miss Miriam Edwards was chair of the exhibiting committee and ... READ MORE

  • County requests senior center audit

    At their regular August 5 meeting, county commissioners called for an independent audit of the Franklin County Senior Citizens Council on the county’s east end, the governing body for the ...


  • County targets island beach trash

    After three public hearings and much discussion, Franklin County now has a law governing debris left unattended on St. George Island beach.

    At the Aug. 5 county meeting, commissioners voted 4...


  • The GUSC has landed

    More than 100 people got a peek at the future on Thursday when the Gulf Unmanned System Center (GUSC) held an open house. The new Carrabelle-based firm welcomed visitors in grand style. The act... READ MORE

  • Pilot makes emergency landing in marsh

    A small Cessna 172RG plane had to make an emergency landing Friday afternoon outside of Apalachicola in the marsh area near the Lombardi Seafood Landing Park off U.S. Hwy 98 west of ... READ MORE

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