Apalachicola Bay - St. George Island News

3/25/2019 5:00:00 PM
The surf is down this morning with weak, unrideable traces. Winds are from the NNW around 7-12kts. Short Term Forecast: The surf remains down through the day. Northerly winds continue this afternoon. ...

3/23/2019 9:08:00 PM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Close window treatments dusk to dawn 5/1-10/31." Yeah, you don't see that everywhere. But that's one of the charms of St. George Island, a slip of land located along the Florida Panhandle near ...

3/21/2019 3:29:00 PM
EASTPOINT, Fla. (WTXL) — Biologists at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission believe they have identified what caused fleshy lesions to appear on fish found near St. George Island. ...

3/1/2019 11:42:00 AM
The News Herald
ST. GEORGE ISLAND — When a fire or health emergency happens on St. George Island, calls for help are answered by the nonprofit and all-volunteer fire department and emergency medical services. Those f...

2/26/2019 10:30:00 AM
Tallahassee Democrat
St. George Island, reopening after Hurricane Michael St. George Island State Park reopens in March after rebuilding from damage caused by Hurricane Michael. Check out this story on tallahassee.com: ht...

2/24/2019 5:44:00 AM
Tallahassee Democrat
St. George Island State Park reopening after Hurricane Michael; town ready for Chili Cook-off The opening of the St. George Island State Park coincides with the annual St. George Island Chili Cookoff, ...

2/18/2019 7:32:00 AM
VRM Intel
In early January, nearby St. George Island was mostly cleaned up. “Overall our local market fared relatively well, especially given the disastrous impact on our neighbors to the west,” said Cutler Edw...

2/11/2019 1:06:00 PM
EASTPOINT, Fla. (WTXL) - Residents are concerned after several gruesome looking fish turned up near St. George Island. A resident sent WTXL pictures of some of the fish they caught Sunday morning. Acc...

2/6/2019 7:27:00 PM
ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Wednesday morning, Gulf World Marine Institute released eight rehabilitated sea turtles into the Gulf of Mexico off St. George Island. The turtles were sent to Gu...

1/31/2019 9:21:00 PM
At its highest points of elevation, St. George Island is only about 8 feet above sea level. The small southern county island, surrounded by the Potomac River and St. George Creek, has been ravaged by ...

1/18/2019 4:00:00 PM
St. George Island is a barrier island off the Gulf Coast of Florida. It offers activities year round and is home to a historical district with buildings dating back to the 1830s. While the island is i...

1/4/2019 12:27:00 AM
The News Herald
It was safe to call portions of St. George Island State Park a sandbar for a few hours during and after Hurricane Michael tore through the Florida Panhandle. Wind and water pushed a significant portio...

11/23/2018 2:12:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
The roof fell into their bedrooms, and 5 feet of water filled the house. “You could see where everything was just totally destroyed,” said Jeff Moore of St. George Island, the kingpin of the Forgotten ...

10/18/2018 2:03:00 PM
Mandi Jackson watched her camera feed helplessly as waves surged into the front yard of her home in St. George Island, Florida. She was 250 miles away in Auburn, Alabama, and there was nothing she cou...

10/16/2018 12:09:00 PM
Mandi Jackson watched her camera feed helplessly as waves surged into the front yard of her home in St. George Island, Florida. She was 250 miles away in Auburn, Alabama, and there was nothing she cou...

10/14/2018 12:33:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
The situation on St. George Island and Alligator Point was brighter, but not for older homes built directly on the ground. Ground crews for the property appraiser’s office said three on Alligator Poin...

10/13/2018 3:48:00 PM
Tallahassee Democrat
Aerial view of damage to Mariner's Harbor dock after Hurricane Michael The damage done to a dock at Mariner’s Harbor, a gated community, approximately 1 mile west of St. George Island State Park at Ra...

10/12/2018 7:33:00 PM
CNN chartered a boat to survey the damage on St. George Island after Hurricane Michael barreled through it. CNN's Gary Tuchman has the story. Partly cloudy skies this evening. Increasing clouds with p...

10/10/2018 7:50:00 PM
The Washington Post
“It’s horrific.” Here are three photos that capture the awe such a powerful storm brings. Unedited sunset in Apalachicola FL pic.twitter.com/nIRlu19qYb — Mike Bettes (@mikebettes) October 10, 2018 10: ...

10/10/2018 7:15:00 PM
Duluth News Tribune
Officials were still trying to determine damage on barrier islands, including St. George Island, which has a state park, a small central business district and a gated community of luxury homes. "It's ...

10/10/2018 5:02:00 PM
The Palm Beach Post
Officials are upset that holdouts will soon be surrounded by water. About 50 people resisted evacuating from St. George Island, and two people on Dog Island, which is only accessible by boat, also ign...

10/9/2018 7:24:00 PM
Scott said Tuesday that as many as 50 families on St. George Island were reportedly staying put. St. George Island is a well-known beach community on a barrier island near Apalachicola.

10/9/2018 5:06:00 AM
As of 5 a.m. ET, the center of the storm, which became a hurricane on Monday, was located around 390 miles south of Apalachicola, Fl. A Hurricane Warning is in effect from the Alabalma-Florida ...

10/8/2018 9:12:00 PM
Officials say the areas along the coastline are the most important to evacuate; St. George Island, Dog Island, Alligator Point and Bald Point. Officials say if you do not have transportation, buses wi...

10/7/2018 8:53:00 PM
geez, I'm out of off pocket and offline for a couple of days and this thing pops up in October? Supposed to be a hurricane by the time it comes ashore right about St. George Island on Wednesday night.

9/27/2018 5:45:00 AM
The News Herald
It was obvious from the excited thumping noises she made with her flippers against her plastic container that after three months of recovery at Gulf World Marine Institute, Drax was ready to be back h...

9/21/2018 3:45:00 AM
ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. (WTXL) - If you're still looking for those weekend plans, here's one that involves music, the beach and charity. WTXL ABC's Jada Williams was live Friday morning with more deta...

9/20/2018 4:43:00 PM
It's at Harry A's Restaurant and Bar on St. George Island, and proceeds benefit organizations like the Franklin County Public Library, Music as a Second Language, and Camp Sunshine. "I got involved be...

9/13/2018 11:31:00 AM
Tallahassee Democrat
Visit MyFWC.com/WMAbrochures. Captain Russ Knapp on St. George Island (knappsgi@hotmail.com) said: "In the bay the story is the huge amount of fresh water from the recent rains. Most of the bay looks ...

9/11/2018 9:28:00 PM
Jeff Thompson, public schools’ director of transportation, said about 20 students living on St. George Island have to meet their school buses at the Piney Point boat launch ramp near the island’s brid...

9/5/2018 3:22:00 AM
Tallahassee Democrat
You probably know the name Drew McLeod or have at least dined at his restaurants – from the former Paradise Bar and Grill in Midtown to Finni's Grill & Bar in St. George Island. Landmark venues are hi...

9/4/2018 7:35:00 PM
ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Travelers going to St. George Island might have noticed a sight there that isn't easy on the eyes. Now the Franklin County Sheriff's Office isn't allowing the isl...

9/4/2018 7:20:00 PM
ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Travelers going to St. George Island might have noticed a sight there that isn't easy on the eyes. Now the Franklin County Sheriff's Office isn't allowing the isl...

8/10/2018 7:54:00 AM
The News Herald
They also like to hang around the jetties and in the major passes at Pensacola, Destin and St. Andrew, the point and the elbow at Cape San Blas, in Indian Key Pass and at both ends of St. George Islan...

8/9/2018 9:11:00 PM
Tallahassee Democrat
20 through Sept. 22 at Harry A’s on St. George Island. In 10 years, Rock By The Sea has donated over $400,000 to local charities. Be in a giving mood and get ready to pay a cover charge. Also, you get ...

7/28/2018 12:41:00 PM
Wisconsin State Journal
They especially loved trips to St. George Island, Fla., where new friendships began, or north to see grandsons and view spring and fall splendor. When not traveling, Doreen loved going to travel serie...

7/16/2018 5:57:00 AM
Other prime spots to watch a sunset in Florida: Naples Pier; Cedar Key; St. George Island; Yankeetown; and Grassy Key. Maybe you'll be able to catch that elusive "green flash." Get the full Florida ex...

6/28/2018 11:06:00 AM
The News Herald
A medley of patriotic music plays during the 20-minute fireworks show. Details, www.july3fireworks.com or 844-272-2523 Wednesday, July 4 ST. GEORGE ISLAND CELEBRATION: 10 a.m. EDT Water Parade through downtown area on St. George Island, followed by ...

6/25/2018 8:16:00 AM
News 6 WKMG
Eastpoint is in Franklin County and is near the historic town of Apalachicola and the beach area at St. George Island. The fire broke out sometime late Sunday afternoon and moved quickly. As many as 20 to 30 homes may be complete losses, a volunteer ...

6/9/2018 12:39:00 PM
Tallahassee Democrat
Photos: Mullet takes to the sky on St. George Island Samuel Arnold of Branford, Fla. rears back for a full-forced throw as sand sprays the sky during the 27th Annual Mullet Toss sponsored by the Blue Parrot in St. George Island, Fla. on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

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