Apalachicola Bay - St. George Island News

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 ...

4/10/2017 10:56:00 AM
7 News Yahoo
A brush fire in St. George Island, Florida, triggered evacuations on Saturday, April 8, but residents were allowed back home around midnight. No homes were damaged, and no injuries were reported.Authorities told local media they believe a resident burning ...

4/9/2017 10:35:00 AM
Tallahassee Democrat
Photos: St. George Island fire The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says "the fire along East Pine is under control. Several hot spots are being worked. Residents can return home but should be aware the fire has not been completely extinguished in some areas.

4/8/2017 7:16:28 PM
Tallahassee Democrat
Unbelievable fire' on St. George under control 12:30 p.m. UPDATE: Currently the fire along East Pine is under control. Several hot spots are being worked. Residents can return home but should be aware the fire has not been completely extinguished in some ...

4/4/2017 5:00:00 PM
reserveamerica.com
Pets are not permitted on the beach, beach boardwalks or pavilions. St. George Island State Park is 9 miles of undeveloped beaches and dunes, surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and Apalachicola Bay. The park occupies 2,023 acres at the end of a long, narrow ...

4/3/2017 9:41:00 AM
travelchannel.com
Follow her on twitter. It’s hard to beat a spring trip to the beach. I head for quieter shores at Florida’s St. George Island. This barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico and Apalachicola Bay has pristine beaches, bike paths and a dark sky sprinkled with ...

3/29/2017 10:00:00 PM
Tallahassee Democrat
Colorful songbirds — like Indigo Buntings and Summer Tanagers — can be seen on their migratory stop-overs on St. George Island while shorebirds can be viewed in the shallow waters around St. George Island State Park. Visitors will also tour the pine ...

3/29/2017 12:53:00 PM
oysterradio.blogspot.com
All of the water samples came back clean. Water is tested at three locations on St. George Island as well as Carrabelle Beach and Alligator Point to make sure the waters are safe for swimmers. Samples were also taken from 2 beaches in Wakulla County ...

3/29/2017 3:39:00 AM
Tr Tribune
Recent revitalization efforts have further enhanced this South Carolina small town." Other towns to make the list of finalists include Blowing Rock (NC), Apalachicola (FL), Dahlonega (GA), and Sanibel Island (FL), to name a few. (See the complete list ...

3/22/2017 11:14:00 PM
thefishingwire.com
Apalachicola will host its 20th Annual Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat & Car Show on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Antique boats, examples of classic and traditional vessels, workboats, and fiberglass and aluminum classics will all be on display throughout ...

3/16/2017 4:14:00 PM
medium.com
Some of our friends from church started going to St. George Island on the Florida panhandle for a week or two every year. Beach homes are available to rent on a weekly and monthly basis on the island. We found that if you rented in the off-season (starting ...

3/16/2017 10:25:00 AM
Tallahassee Democrat
Right now bluefish are being taken from Apalachee Bay by anglers in boats. Soon they will be swarming off St. George Island beaches and the fishing piers of Mexico Beach and Panama City Beach. A few will even venture up the St. Marks River. Anywhere there ...





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