Quickdraw to open Carrabelle Culture Crawl
The Carrabelle Culture Crawl, a free celebration of local culture, art, music, history, food, and fun will be Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Carrabelle History Museum will bring live music and entertainment to the downtown streets of Carrabelle, with Florida folk music, classic country, modern songs, and favorite oldies. Musicians performing outdoors include Florida folk musician Frank Lindamood, the Bog Lilies, Boats a Rock’n with Susan David, Cody Barber and Tom Magnam. Toes will tap to the tunes spun by deejay Beanie Baby, and visitors will again spot costumed characters from the Fishy Fashion Show wandering the streets.
Isle Newell offers world-class bluegrass Saturday
For the first time in its long history, the Isle Newell Fund for the Performing Arts has booked a bluegrass act. Echo Valley, a family music phenomenon of five sisters and one brother, will perform this Saturday evening, March 9 at 6 p.m. the Holy Family Senior Center in Apalachicola.
Uncover Panacea's Seafood Treasures: 3 Restaurants You Can't Miss
This article presents a selection of three seafood restaurants in Panacea. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Recreational harvest of snook re-opens
The recreational harvest of snook in the Panhandle and Big Bend, as well as the Tampa Bay, Sarasota Bay, Charlotte Harbor and Southwest management regions opened March 1, and remains open through April 30. This includes all Florida state and inland waters as well as adjacent federal waters within each...
Ocean's Delights: The 4 Seafood Restaurants You Can't Miss in Carrabelle
This piece presents a guide to four remarkable seafood restaurants in Carrabelle. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below:
‘Just Like New’ Construction in The Flowers of Crawfordville!
Built in 2020, this single-story home has four bedrooms and three full bathrooms, sitting on a .42-acre lot with a privacy fence and shed. SQUARE FOOTAGE: 1,878 sq. ft. FEATURES: An open-concept living room with tall ceilings, large windows and vinyl plank floors; a beautiful kitchen with a large island and wraparound cabinets adorned by stainless appliances and granite counters; and a spacious and private primary suite with an en-suite, spa-like bathroom.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures, traffic changes planned for Crawfordville
If you’re driving through Crawfordville Highway this week be on the lookout for some traffic changes like stop signals and road closures starting Thursday evening
Three Arrested After Multi-County Pursuit and Forgery Incident in Mount Vernon
Authorities arrested three individuals following a multi-county pursuit that began after an attempted forgery incident on Monday afternoon, February 26. The pursuit initiated when Franklin County received reports of a dark-colored 2024 Ford Expedition involved in attempting to pass a forged $6,000 check at a Lone Star bank. Officers from Morris County spotted the vehicle, but it refused to stop. Eventually, assistance from the Department of Public Safety (DPS) was sought to aid in the pursuit.
Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office investigating serious crash between motorcycle and pickup truck; road back open
CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. (WCTV) - Units are on the scene of a serious crash on HWY 267 and Wakulla Springs Rd involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of the motorcycle is being life-flighted to a local hospital with serious injuries. That is the only injury being reported right now.
Crawfordville teenager dies in Monday night crash; FHP explains what happened
An 18-year-old man from Crawfordville is dead following a crash Monday night on Crawfordville Road. FHP detailed what happened.
Plein air event offers lots for local community
The 19th annual Forgotten Coast en Plein Air event returns March 15 – 24, bringing internationally recognized artists to document the landscape and culture of the region through the plein air process. The event features artists’ demonstrations, lectures, receptions and exhibits which, with few exceptions, are free and open...
FHP: School bus carrying 16 students involved in Wakulla County crash
WAKULLA COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) - A school bus carrying 16 students was involved in a crash Wednesday morning. That’s according to Florida Highway Patrol. Around 8:15 a.m., FHP said the school bus was traveling southbound in the left turn lane of Crawfordville Highway. The school bus turned left onto Taff Drive when it failed to stay in a single lane, according to FHP’s press release.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.25 and $3.33 in Crawfordville as of 2024-03-01. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
Franklin County Sheriff’s Office becomes first in FL to carry new overdose-reversing nasal spray; Some experts raise concerns
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - The fight against fentanyl is a top priority in Florida and around the country. In Franklin County, more than 200 people had a suspected opioid overdose in the last four years, according to data provided to WCTV by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Now, FCSO...
Live music Friday in downtown Carrabelle
The Downtown Carrabelle business community has joined forces with Rio Carrabelle Art Gallery to host the next First Friday event from 5 to 8 p.m. on March 1 in Carrabelle. This month both Rio Carrabelle and Taste of Korea will host live music. Taste of Korea will feature Gene Zone and Rio Carrabelle will host live jazz by Darryl Tookes, a singer, composer, pianist, poet, arranger, and director of FAMU Music Industry Studies Director, who brings over two decades of experience to the stage.
Derelict vessel removal not always smooth sailing
It took over a year to get to the bottom of who was responsible for a derelict vessel that was impeding boat traffic around Pinhook in the Apalachicola River. How long before that it had languished in the water is anybody’s guess. But based on the fact the chains intended to drag it up on shore at the Abercrombie boat ramp in Apalachicola sliced through the hull like a cheese wire through a wheel of Gouda, it had been a while.
Crawl picks up as island’s chili cook-off slows
For 41 years, the St. George Island Regional Charity Cook-off and Auction has been among Franklin County’s biggest events, with the first weekend of March featuring dozens of “professional” International Chili Society chili cooks vying for a shot at the world championships. But a lot has changed...
Lady Seahawk Ham notches 500th strikeout
During the 2019-20 varsity softball season, the record books show that then seventh-grade pitcher Sarah Ham pitched a single inning. At the end of the season her stats, if they can be trusted, showed that she had given up two hits, one of them a double, and nine runs, walked three and struck out just one.
WWII museum plans March 9 parade
The Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum will celebrate the 29th annual Camp Gordon Johnston Day Veterans Parade on Saturday, March 9, starting at 10:45 a.m. ET in Carrabelle. The parade is planned especially to honor the nation’s remaining World War II veterans as well as to salute all...
Yard sale, spring dance this weekend
It is good to be back in Lanark Village. Panama City Beach is great, but it is not home. I was home early enough to attend the Apalachicola Mardi Gras Parade. It was so much fun to see all the dogs dressed up so cute. They were very well=mannered; it was a pleasure to enjoy them, and the dogs sure enjoyed the love they received from all the people. Of course, I and my friends from Lanark have a parade favorite Miss Harley Young, with her dog daddy, George Young. She loves everybody.