• County investigates improving soccer fields

    At the July 1 county meeting, commissioners took the first steps toward installing an improved soccer field at Donnie Wilson Sports Park. Betty Sasnett, president of the Franklin County Youth S... READ MORE

  • State champ Belles headed to Worlds

    The Franklin County Belles, an All-Star group of the finest 13 to 15 year old softball players in the county, are now the finest team in the state. The Belles went undefeated as they best the t... READ MORE

  • AA All-Stars head to state

    After dominating the District 4 All-Star Tournament two weeks ago at D. W. Wilson Field in Apalachicola, the Franklin County AA All-Stars are headed to Marianna to take on the best throughout the... READ MORE

  • Georgia couple sweeps mullet toss

    In an unusual series of upsets of the finest in local fish pitchers, a couple from central Georgia dominated both the men’s and women’s competition in Saturday’s 23rd annual Mullet Toss on St. ... READ MORE

  • Celebrating Bloodworth’s perfect game

    Fifty-five years ago, this week, one of Apalachicola’s favorite sons set a record for baseball prowess when he pitched a perfect game.

    It was 1959, Ron Bloodworth, just 22 years old, had left...


  • Journey’s masters miniature golf fundraiser

    This year’s Putt Master’s benefit miniature golf tournament raised $4,000 to support the Franklin County public libraries.

    This year’s winners are included Pat Hardman, who earned Hot Shot ...


  • Seven Seahawks sign for scholarships

    An unprecedented seven Seahawk seniors signed on the dotted line May 7 as they committed to college scholarships to play in their respective sports.

    Added to the two football players who ...


  • Soccer seniors honored at Saturday Classic

    On Saturday, the senior Seahawks - for both the boys and girls varsity soccer teams - were honored, in a “friendly” match at the Franklin County High School’s Mikel Clark complex. The final hom... READ MORE

  • Lady Seahawks close out at 19-7

    The Lady Seahawks finished their season by losing to South Walton in the district tournament on Wednesday, April 16 by a score of 8-2. Freshman Megan Collins was the losing pitcher, throwing a ... READ MORE

  • Two Seahawks sign on to college football

    Two Franklin County Seahawks are headed to the college football ranks, after each signed a four-year athletic scholarship deal Monday morning at a joyous celebration in the high school gym. At ... READ MORE

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