Veterans host annual reunion Saturday

The Franklin County Veterans will have their 22nd annual reunion Saturday, Sept 14 at the Armory in Apalachicola. They will start cooking around 7 a.m. A grilled chicken dinner, with sides, will be served at noon. Ladies, please bring a dessert if you can.

The reunion of all veterans is expecting a visit from a representative of Cong. Steve Southerland office, or perhaps the congressman himself. This will be a good opportunity for veterans to be able to voice their concerns, about the VA.

For more information, call Charles Wilson at 653-6482 or John Sack at 670-8375 or email to


Full moon climb at lighthouse

The September Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse on St. George Island will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19. The Sunset/Full Moon Climb will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and will include light hors d'oeuvres and a sparkling cider toast to the full moon. Cost is $15 for the general public and $10 for members of the St. George Lighthouse Association.

After sunset, people are invited to climb to the top of the lighthouse for a breathtaking view of the full moon, as space and time permit. Cost is $10 for the general public and $5 for SGLA members.

For reservations or more information, please contact the Lighthouse gift shop at 927-7745.


Coastal Cleanup

On Saturday, Sept. 21, join local volunteers for Franklin County Coastal Cleanup from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Volunteers should bring sunscreen and insect repellant and wear protective clothing including work boots or closed toed water shoes and a hat. Trash bags, gloves, data cards, snacks, drinking water and t-shirts.

Sponsored by Franklin County Department of Solid Waste and Recycling and Franklin County Parks and Recreation, Apalachicola Riverkeeper and International Coastal Cleanup

For more information call 653-8936.


Historic handkerchiefs

The Carrabelle History Museum is featuring a whimsical display of historical handkerchiefs to be highlighted through October. Have you ever thought of handkerchiefs as art? Please stop by 106 Avenue B, SE on any Thursday, Friday or Saturday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to see this unusual exhibit. For more information contact Tamara Allen at 697-8380 home, or 524-1153 cell.