Apalachicola Bay - St. George Island News

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 7:20:00 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.

6/3/2018 4:16:00 PM
APALACHICOLA, FL (WTXL) --A local river is in danger. The Apalachicola River hit number one on the list of most endangered river systems in the country in 2016 by the group, American Rivers. As WTXL ABC 27s Valerie Mills shows us, a group is ...

5/31/2018 6:02:00 PM
Tallahassee Democrat
St. George Island State Park goes over to the dark side – not THAT dark side. A recent article in the Panama City News Herald reported that St. George Island State Park has applied for “Gold Tier Certification” by the International Dark Sky Association.

5/27/2018 9:11:00 PM
ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. (WCTV) -- Residents on St. George Island are facing a mandatory evacuation order ahead of Alberto. People greeted with that warning at the St. George Inn. "Usually we're packed out. But the weather has scared some that don't really ...

5/24/2018 5:18:00 PM
CBS News 8
"We actually have had several cancellations today,' said Liz Wood, who works at the beachfront Buccaneer Inn on St. George Island, Fla. "It always gets like this when there's uncertainly over when (a storm) is going.' 740 AM: New Special Tropical Weather ...

5/23/2018 6:45:00 AM
Fox News
"We actually have had several cancellations today," said Liz Wood, who works at the beachfront Buccaneer Inn on St. George Island, Florida. "It always gets like this when there's uncertainly over when (a storm) is going." Ike Williams, who owns a company ...

5/9/2018 1:57:00 PM
Miller has been conducting a long-term study of the vegetation on St. George Island to isolate the effects of hurricanes, drought, geomorphology and succession on the patterns of individual species and abundance and community diversity through time.

5/6/2018 3:30:00 PM
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - A group of people decided to do a little spring cleaning at a local beach Sunday. The Tally Beach Clean Up event helps keep the St. George Island beach looking pristine. Normally when people come to St. George Island it's all ...

5/1/2018 2:23:00 PM
Little St. George Island, St. Vincent Island and Dog Island are common nesting grounds with little light pollution. “We’re very lucky to have these spots because they’re untapped areas that these animals that come up and nest on,” said Cypress ...

4/29/2018 5:24:00 AM
The News Herald
If a springtime stargazer is patient, he or she might get to witness the wispy white and purple glow of the Milky Way rising over the white sand dunes just a few hours before sunrise at St. George Island State Park. The barrier island on Florida's ...

4/26/2018 3:04:00 PM
Tallahassee Democrat
The Tallahassee Beer Society is taking the week off and heading to the beach. For a "working vacation," that is! Our team is St. George Island-bound to take part in Saturday's 3rd Annual SGI Brewfest at Paddy's Raw Bar, where we'll be joined by six ...

4/20/2018 7:47:00 PM
"For instance, St. George Island is an example of that and Alligator Point is another example,” he said. “You often have houses and nice beaches on that narrow strip of land. But because it is so narrow, it can be easily inundated during storms and ...

4/19/2018 11:39:00 AM
Tallahassee Democrat
If not, head for shelter in rivers and creeks. One bright spot might be a day at the beach. Pompano are in and biting along the sandy beaches of St. George Island, Mexico Beach, and Panama City Beach. Also the piers along those same beaches. Also consider ...

4/13/2018 7:12:00 AM
According to the U.S. Coast Guard, crews aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity pulled the exhausted men from the wreckage southeast of St. George Island, Fla. around 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 8. Both men, identified by the Panama City News Herald as ...

4/9/2018 10:13:00 AM
The News Herald
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two men from a capsized vessel, southeast of St. George Island Sunday. At approximately 7 p.m. "watchstanders" at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification from Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity that two men ...

4/9/2018 3:22:00 AM
ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Two men are safe after they were rescued by the Coast Guard near St. George Island Sunday night. Coast Guard Officials say they got word that two men were hanging onto the side of a capsized vessel. They were able to ...

4/6/2018 9:29:00 AM
Florida Sportsman
Forum member GANDER shares his past couple days fishing on and around St. George Island. His catches included spanish mackerel, spotted seatrout, jack, pompano, whiting and even a five foot shark was thrown in the mix. To read the details, check out his ...

2/16/2018 11:05:27 AM
Islands on MSN.com
This quiet island is less than a two-hour-drive south of Tallahassee, the state's capital. This family-friendly destination features no mega-malls or putt-putt. Beaches and condos are the stars here.

1/26/2018 3:53:00 PM
News Herald
ST. GEORGE ISLAND — A fishing clinic for women will be next weekend on St. George Island. The Women's Saltwater Fishing Clinic, hosted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, will teach the basics of conservation stewardship ...

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.

Lake & River Promotions
National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit…

Lake & River Promotions
Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure! This is the only zipline connecting two states and participants will soar 100 ft over the Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park - the best man-made Whitewater Course in the World by USA Today! Achieving speeds of up to 40mph, thrill seekers will zip over…

Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today the awarding of more than $13.5 million in competitive grants to 11 states for 16 boating infrastructure projects. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service awards these grants, which will help fund construction of docks, boat slips and other facilities to support recreational…

Amy Han
As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ongoing We’re for Water campaign, this year’s Fix a Leak Week—March 14 - 20, 2011—encourages Americans to help put a stop to the more than 1 trillion gallons of water wasted from household leaks each year. Finding and fixing leaks can save the average household…

Dean Langan
Receive $600 for Participating in Boat Research this WeekendDates: Sunday, February 20th or Monday the 21stLocation: Stuart, FloridaTime commitment: 2.5 hoursOne of the major boat manufacturers is looking for couples who currently own stern drive boats to participate in on-water testing so that they can better understand…

Steve Northington
It’s that time of year once again (I hate starting an article with that line) when we all wonder, will we use our boats anymore this year? We wonder, when is it time to winterize? I wonder if it will be a cold winter as last year was? And, worst of all, the most ridiculous one…. I wonder if I hang that 100 watt light bulb…

Amy Han
EPA's Office of Water launched a new Web clearinghouse of Lake Shoreland Protection Resources, http://water.epa.gov/type/lakes/shoreland.cfm, which provides practitioners with links to key resources to protect and restore fragile lake shorelands and to promote better stewardship by lakeside property owners and others who…

Jay Embry
The decision to purchase property can be daunting. Purchasing on the water can mean the stakes are even higher. If you have ever dreamed of buying a piece of shoreline for your dream home there are many things that you should consider. Here we present some of the issues that you need to take into account before…

Boat U.S.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will decide on whether to allow a 50% increase in the amount of ethanol in the nation’s gasoline supply, from the current E10 (or containing 10% ethanol) up to E15 (containing 15% ethanol). However, with testing data on the new “mid-level” ethanol…

Heather Babecki
Heather Babecki - Spookeay Marine, Hanover, AlabamaThe most neglected part of your boat, is often the hull bottom. It might be a ticking time bomb that could lead to a premature end to your boating season and budget.1. A Brief History of Marine FiberglassSome 50 years ago, fiberglass came into wide use in the…

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