Apalachicola Bay - St. George Island News

7/27/2017 3:01:00 AM
Memphis Flyer
There is something about local breweries that act as a barometer for the local vibe. Where I'd gone was St. George Island, a long, thin barrier island some 28 miles long and barely a mile at its widest, out in Apalachicola Bay. It's a great, dusty little ...

7/15/2017 2:12:00 PM
WCTV
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Coastal showers and a few thunderstorms spawned multiple waterspouts offshore of St. George Island Saturday morning, according to viewers who submitted images and video. The first reports came in from viewer Ashley Jacobsen when ...

7/6/2017 2:21:00 PM
News Herald
Details and reservations, 850-229-8261 FULL MOON CLIMB: 8:30-10 p.m. at St. George Lighthouse Park on St. George Island. Climb to the top of the Cape St. George Light to watch the setting sun and the rising moon. Light hors d’oeuvres are accompanied by ...

7/3/2017 5:00:00 PM
americantowns.com
Find July 4th Fireworks in Apalachicola, FL including Events, Schedules and Parades. Search for Apalachicola Florida July 4th fireworks, events, parades, restaurants, things to do and more! And if you love those “bombs bursting in air” on the Fourth of ...

6/27/2017 12:59:00 AM
Foster Folly News
The fall 2017 event dates are Sept. 22-24, Oct. 27-29 and Dec. 1-3. Stay 6 consecutive nights at St. George Island’s beachfront Buccaneer Inn and get the 7th one free! The Buccaneer also offers a 15% discount for seniors over 55 and/or military.

6/26/2017 6:14:00 AM
floridarambler.com
The section of the byway that is “don’t miss” scenic is US 98 between Bald Point State Park and Apalachicola and then out to St. George Island. This is the section that hugs the coastline for 40 beautiful miles. Other portions of the route pass ...

6/22/2017 5:54:00 AM
floridarambler.com
Apalachicola surprised and delighted me: There was much more to this town that I had expected. Located in the Big Bend area on the Gulf Coast below Tallahassee, it is a wonderfully historic town, full of preserved and restored buildings. Plaques describing ...

6/21/2017 10:20:00 AM
badhub.net
The waterspout damaged homes at St. George island Plantation. Officials there have closed the beaches because of dangerously rough surf. "The biggest or most important message for readers there is if they have any plans for traveling, there is that ...

6/20/2017 3:13:00 PM
7 News Yahoo
Former Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale has been arrested. He is expected to be charged with extortion and the assault of a woman. Chris Campey reports

6/20/2017 3:10:00 PM
News Herald
“It doesn’t mean there won’t be any impact to the area.” Indeed, the storm system spawned a waterspout came that came ashore St. George Island about 10:15 a.m. EDT, causing minor damage to several homes and downing trees, according to the Franklin ...

6/16/2017
Outdoor Alabama
The recently extended federal red snapper season is good news for anglers. Watch this video for more information about the extended season and the state’s snapper check program.

6/13/2017 12:31:00 PM
floridatravellife.com
Hit the water with Journeys on neighboring St. George Island, your ticket to Gulf, Bay and River excursions. During boat tours of the Bay, guides jump into the water to grab a few oysters from the water, then serve them right on board with crackers and ...

6/9/2017 6:04:00 PM
Foster Folly News
This annual fun event will take place Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m till 5 p.m on the beach in front of Blue Parrot Oceanfront Cafe on St. George Island. This annual Mullet Toss is sponsored by The Blue Parrot for the benefit of the Apalachicola bay ...

6/5/2017 9:23:00 PM
visitflorida.com
It’s located in a section of Florida known as the Forgotten Coast, but camping here is anything but forgettable. St. George Island always gets plenty of love from Dr. Beach (it’s currently ranked as the third best beach in the U.S.), so you can imagine ...

6/1/2017 4:02:00 AM
bonappetit.com
A 20-minute drive from downtown Apalachicola on the ocean-skimming Big Bend Scenic Byway Coastal Trail delivers you to St. George Island. This largely untouched barrier island separates the Gulf of Mexico from Apalachicola Bay. If you’re an outdoorsy ...

5/31/2017 8:13:00 PM
WCTV
Most of the turtles also had buoyancy issues. The turtles were rescued in various areas – from Little St. George Island to Steinhatchee. Cypress Rudloe is the director of Gulf Specimen Marine Lab. He says the buoyancy problems stem from a parasite that ...

5/24/2017 5:46:00 PM
Apalachicola Times
County commissioners have voted unanimously to deny George Kirvin Floyd a variance to dredge the old ferry basin on St. George Island. At the Tuesday, May 16 regular county meeting, Floyd came forward to propose dredging the old ferry basin at 41 West ...

5/23/2017 1:21:00 AM
thefishingwire.com
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting a Women's Saltwater Fishing Clinic on St. George Island June 10. The free, day-long clinic is from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the St. George Island State Park, 1900 E. Gulf Beach Drive.

5/16/2017 9:46:00 PM
SoMd News
It stretches from the mouth of the river at St. George Island and Kitt’s Point up through St. Mary’s City, Great Mills, Lexington Park and California to the intersection of routes 4 and 235. Lewis said said he expects about 160 people at the event.

5/13/2017 9:21:00 PM
Apalachicola Times
We couldn’t ask for better weather.” With over 300 auction items, including vacation packages in New Hampshire and on St. George Island, as well as an exquisite collection of china, the silent auction added to the luster of the event. An announcement ...

5/12/2017 5:00:00 PM
eventsinusa.net
came_from=64 Find Local Concerts: http://www.bandsintown.com/facebookapp?came_from=71 . The Krickets @ Chickfest in Apalachicola, FL Apalachicola Franklin Apalachicola, FL, United States from 13 to 14 may 2017 - Events Apalachicola - EventsinUSA.net

5/10/2017 11:21:00 PM
The Star
Turtle patrols on St. Joe Beach, Indian Pass beach, St. Joseph Peninsula and St. George Island all reported tracks indicating a false crawl. “It was pretty cool that all four major areas had a false crawl at the same time,” said Jessica Swindall ...

5/6/2017 2:57:09 PM
visitflorida.com
The Florida Seafood Festival is a two day event annually drawing tens of thousands of visitors to the historic town of Apalachicola in scenic Franklin County. The Festival is held at the mouth of the Apalachicola river under the shady oaks of Apalachicola ...

5/6/2017 2:33:00 PM
Foster Folly News
Rock by the Sea (RBTS), a charity music festival, returns to St. George Island for its 11th Spring event for 4-nights of music. The first night on May 10 is the Pre-Party and free to attend at Harry A’s on St. George Island. RBTS raises money for ...

5/4/2017 10:40:00 PM
valdostatoday.com
Doppler-estimated totals near Apalachicola are in the 0.7-inch ballpark. The St. George Island Bridge WeatherSTEM station reported nearly 0.60 inches of rain so far. Apalachicola is one of the worst locations in our area with respect to lack of rainfall.

5/4/2017 5:00:00 PM
US News Health
George E. Weems Memorial Hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital in Apalachicola, FL, with 25 beds. Survey data for the latest year available shows that the hospital had a total of 289 admissions. In addition to broader specialty categories ...

5/3/2017 8:17:20 AM
saltyflorida.com
Little St. George Island lies just to the west of St. George Island. This three square mile island was once part of its larger brother until the mid 1950s when the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers cut a permanent pass through the western end of St. George ...

5/1/2017 2:43:03 PM
www.mapquest.com
Apalachicola is a city in Franklin County, Florida, on US 98 about 80 miles (130 km) southwest of Tallahassee. The population was 2,334 at the 2000 census. The 2005 census estimated the city's population at 2,340. Apalachicola is the county seat of ...

4/30/2017 8:36:00 AM
The Tampa Tribune
The oysters and the other wildlife, too. Upstream, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers controls Lake Lanier, north of Atlanta, and four other reservoirs on the Chattahoochee. The Corps shows no inclination to send more water Florida's way. Nor does the state ...

4/29/2017 6:06:00 AM
Foster Folly News
Want to take a free kayak lesson this month and get up close to one of Florida’s most beautiful state parks? The Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George State Park will host a free Kayak 101 clinic on Saturday, May 13 and again on Saturday, May 20 to teach basic ...

4/28/2017 2:11:00 AM
Foster Folly News
Visitors interested in learning about sea turtle nesting can visit the St. George Island Visitor’s Center (at the St. George Island Lighthouse Park) to pick up turtle information. If you happen to see a sea turtle nesting, or hatchlings emerging from the ...

4/27/2017 8:14:00 AM
Apalachicola Times
Two St. George Island residents have written a new book that tells the history of the four lighthouses on St. George Island with emphasis on the men and women who kept the light burning in Apalachicola Bay for over 150 years. Cape St. George Lighthouse and ...

4/21/2017 3:53:00 PM
WTXL 27
It didn't take long before we found a speeder going down U.S. 98 in Eastpoint. From there, we headed towards St. George Island, catching a driver going more than 10 miles over the speed limit. Lt. Coulter let him off with a warning. With places like St ...

4/20/2017 12:33:00 AM
thefishingwire.com
Want to take a free kayak lesson this month and get up close to one of Florida's most beautiful state parks? The Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George State Park will host a free Kayak 101 clinic on Saturday, May 13 and again on Saturday, May 20 to teach basic ...

4/20/2017 12:33:00 AM
thefishingwire.com
Grab your kayak and head to the coast May 5-7 and join in what organizers hope will be another world-record attempt to gather the largest number of kayaks together in one floating mass to break the current Guiness world record. The three-day Forgotten ...

4/17/2017 1:54:00 AM
Insurance Journal
Anyone convicted of arson, a felony, faces fines up to $5,000 and up to five years in prison. In Florida’s Panhandle, a St. George Island man was charged with reckless burning causing a wildfire last week that burned nearly 70 acres and caused the ...

4/16/2017 9:10:00 AM
WPTV
Anyone convicted of arson, a felony, faces fines up to $5,000 and up to five years in prison. In Florida's Panhandle, a St. George Island man was charged with reckless burning causing a wildfire last week that burned nearly 70 acres and caused the ...

4/12/2017 2:48:00 PM
Apalachicola Times
She can be reached at awest@apalachicolamainstreet.org or (850) 274-1321. Main Street’s mailing address is 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, FL 32320

4/12/2017 2:18:00 PM
Apalachicola Times
A wildfire caused by burning leaves in the 600 block of East Pine Drive decimated a large block of the buffer preserve on St. George Island last weekend. Apparently, wind whipped a burning pile of leaves into a firestorm. More than 68 acres, most of it ...

4/11/2017 2:02:00 PM
Tallahassee Democrat
The sky was full of flames': A first person account of the St. George fire Driving over the St. George Island bridge about three o'clock Saturday afternoon, we saw a plume of smoke coming from the island. Check out this story on tallahassee.com ...





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