Are you ready for football?

The Franklin County Seahawks, representing the high school, will open the regular season by hosting the South Walton Seahawks this Friday, Aug. 30 at 7: 30 p.m. atMikel Clark Stadium at the high school, 1250 Highway 98, Eastpoint. Admission is inexpensive; the action is priceless.


Community Fun Day this Saturday

There will be a celebration of community with music, games and a yard sale from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Sixth Street Recreation Center. Food vendors welcome. For more information, contact Myrtis Wynn at (850) 774-8844 or


Saturday jam to benefit affordable housing

Big Daddy & Red Hot Java will present an evening of world beat blues, soul and jazz to benefit Franklin County affordable housing at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 at Tamara’s Café, in Apalachicola. There will be a requested $10 donation at the door, to raise funds for the not-for-profit Franklin County Community Development and Land Trust Corporation.


Great tunes to help seafood workers

This Saturday, Aug. 31, come enjoy great jazz while supporting Franklin County’s seafood workers. BAY AID Franklin, Franklin County's disaster relief fund, hosts Jazz on the Dock featuring Roman Street, out of Mobile, Alabama. The show is from 7 to 10 p.m. at Riverfront Park in Apalachicola. The concert is free, but please bring canned goods or make a donation to help stock the food pantries and restore the disaster relief fund. For more information call 653-3930 or donate on-line at