Franklin County is issuing a Mandatory Evacuation for all of Franklin County beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9.


This is to include all of Franklin County but especially St George Island, Dog Island, Alligator Point, Bald Point and anyone living along the coastline and all low-lying areas.

This storm has the potential for life-threatening storm surge. If you do not have transportation, please be at the following locations at these times- Please be patient; the bus will be there to pick you up. This is a one-time opportunity to receive transportation out of the county:

Apalachicola:  ABC School 10 a.m.
Eastpoint Fire Station- 11 a.m.
Carrabelle Library-11:30 a.m.
Lanark Village Chillas Hall -Noon 

A list of open shelters will be available at our website. Please visit our website or call our hotline at 850-653-8977