• Mayor urges support for Small Business Saturday

    The city of Apalachicola has announced its endorsement and participation in the fifth annual Small Business Saturday. Falling between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday is a ... READ MORE

  • Gaston Pace needs a liver

    At the Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute in New Orleans, Gaston Leroy Pace is fighting for his life.

    Pace, an Apalachicola native, now in his 50s, suffers from liver disease and is ...


  • Senior center pledges openness with county

    Change is in the air at the Franklin County Senior Center in Carrabelle.

    In the face of recent controversy over financial transparency at the embattled institution, Advisory Board Member John...


  • Bikers kick start Franklin Toy Project

    The county’s toy project, to remind children they are living gifts on Christmas, began with the roar of motorcycle wheels into Apalachicola’s Veterans Park.

    On Nov. 15, about two dozen bikers...


  • Santa letters from Christmas Past

    Editor’s note: The following letters were printed in the Times over the years. With Black Friday and then Christmas approaching fast, take time to see if you remember any of the children who ...


  • Parks and rec director charged with theft

    Franklin County’s director of parks and recreation was arrested Nov. 18 on two counts of grand theft, for allegedly stealing cash from registration fees for the youth football program she ... READ MORE

  • Carrabelle to keep McKissack Beach

    Carrabelle commissioners have reversed their decision to opt out of a lease with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection regarding McKissack Beach.

    After months of wrangling with ...


  • Out to See November 27

    Santa comes to Apalachicola Friday

    The Apalachicola Christmas Celebration will take place from 4-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 28. Santa will arrive on a shrimp boat at 4 p.m. at the city dock on ...


  • County booth takes blue ribbon

    The Franklin County booth won first place in the county booth judging competition at this year’s North Florida Fair, Nov. 6 to 16 in Tallahassee. County Extension Agent Erik Lovestrand said the... READ MORE

  • Wards honored by North Florida Fair

    The Wards of Apalachicola are Franklin County’s first “Outstanding Farm Family of the Year.”

    The North Florida Fair organization recognizes the importance of agriculture in North Florida and ...


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