• Franklin flutes rate state

    On Feb. 15, Franklin County School band members, under the direction of Karl Lester, center, traveled to Florida State University to perform at District Solo Ensemble. Of the band members, 21 of ...


  • SWAT honors CVS store

    On Monday, March 31, Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) honored the local CVS franchise at 139 US 98 in Apalachicola, for a decision by the chain to discontinue sales of all tobacco products.READ MORE

  • Music of spring

    Twelve volunteers from the University of Florida dedicated their spring break last week to Franklin County’s schools. Among them was 2012 Franklin County High School salutatorian Adreenah Wynn, ... READ MORE

  • Should superintendent be hired?

    A school board member last week asked colleagues to consider placing a measure before voters that could end the direct election of the superintendent of schools, who would instead be hired by a ...


  • STEM student Taranto a Sunshine State Scholar

    Franklin County High School junior Chaseon Taranto was among Florida’s top performing STEM students to be recognized as Sunshine State Scholars.

    These 11th graders were given the opportunity ...


  • Seat of learning

    The Franklin County High School construction technology class built and donated a sturdy and beautiful bench to the Franklin County Public Library’s Eastpoint branch last month. Mr. W.K. Sanders,...


  • Masons provide support for education

    Two classes made very different uses of a generous gift from the Apalachicola Masonic Lodge # 76, F and AM.

    Every year, in January, the local Masons hold a fundraiser to purchase equipment ...


  • Cigarette researcher monkeys around at schools

    A prominent former researcher for the Phillip Morris cigarette company used a powerful delivery, a visual presentation and a freeze-dried money brain to drive home the message to schoolkids last ...


  • Honor Roll - Franklin County Middle School: February 13, 2014

    The following is the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period at Franklin County Middle School.


    Sixth grade

    All A's: Chloe Owens, Kt Nessly

    A/B: Chasity Ard, ...


  • Honor Roll - Franklin County High School: February 13, 2014

    The following is the Honor Roll for the second nine-week grading period at Franklin County High School



    All A's: Allie Kirvin, Astrid Ramirez, Emily Crosby, Kacey ...


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