• Women authors highlight annual bookfair

    It was an all-female affair March 14 for the annual Authors in Apalach book fair, and it ran like a charm.

    About 100 people came by the Apalachicola Center for History, Culture and the ...


  • News Briefs March 26, 2015

    Seafood workers task force to meet Friday The Franklin County Seafood Workers Task Force will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, March 27 at the Eastpoint Fire Station. The task force memb... READ MORE

  • Bomb threats around county, and teenage drinking

    Twenty years ago in March somebody was playing nasty pranks at the hospital and the grand jury indicted the entire population of the county. Our Chasing Shadows question of the week is: Who cal... READ MORE

  • Apalachicola pediatrician retires from Sacred Heart

    Board-certified pediatrician Dr. Robert Head will retire from his practice at Sacred Heart Medical Group in Apalachicola, with his last day Tuesday, March 31. In honor of his last day, a farewe... READ MORE

  • Apalachicola sprouts spring art

    On Saturday, the annual Art Walk celebration of art and wine returned to Apalachicola.

    About 50 artists had street displays, and more than 50 more had work hanging in Apalachicola’s many galle READ MORE

  • Kickin’ Ash, making fame

    The way Saturday started for the Payne family, it didn’t look like anything was going to go right.

    First thing in the morning, they headed from their home in Wakulla County to the 14th annual...


  • Hearing tracks probation officer’s trail

    Testimony in the morning-long March 18 sentencing hearing for Jennifer Martina Brown revealed she kept a careful accounting of the probation monies she stole, but failed to cover her tracks.



  • Fit funnyman a first for Dixie

    Showtime for Earl David Reed’s “The Secret of My Unsuccess” comedy show is at 8 p.m. this Saturday, March 21 at the Dixie Theatre. All tickets are $25, and can be purchased by calling the box ... READ MORE

  • News Briefs: March 19, 2015

    Lanark Village Spring Clean Up Saturday Volunteers are needed in Lanark Village to pick-up and transport trash. This Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., volunteers will remove debris ... READ MORE

  • Dog Island trapping postponed

    Proposed trapping and euthanasia of predators in the shorebird nesting area on Dog Island has been postponed.

    On March 9, two employees of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) visited Dog ...


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