Franklin County

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Islands of Adventure | Two Barrier Islands to Explore

As our beaches begin to open to the public along the Northwest Florida Coast, many will be looking for ways to have fun in the sun while also practicing social distancing. A day trip to Shell Island in Bay County or St. Vincent Island in Franklin County could be the answer! These undeveloped barrier islands […] Read More

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Here for You Now | Stay-At-Home Florida, COVID-19 and Real Estate

While Spring Break 2020 hasn’t been filled with sunny beach days, prospective homebuyers touring homes and festive events, it has revealed the true spirit of our community and our commitment to work together for the best possible outcome. In the wake of COVID-19 and official orders from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for all Floridians to […] Read More

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Brews for a Good Cause | SGI Brewfest 2020

Cheers to SGI Brewfest 2020! The fifth installment of this festive one-day beer tasting festival is set for Saturday, April 18th. Make plans now and buy your tickets in advance because this popular event will sell out with no tickets available at the door. SGI Brewfest is a fundraiser for the Franklin County Humane Society. […] Read More

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Christmas on the Forgotten Coast :: Best Area Events

‘Tis the season to be jolly! A holiday on the Forgotten Coast is always magical whether you are a longtime local or visiting for the first time. Watch Santa arrive on a shrimp boat in charming downtown Apalach, enjoy the twinkling lights of the boat parade down the Carrabelle River or catch the Forgotten Coast […] Read More

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Scallop Season on the Forgotten Coast

Scallop season is upon us again, one of our favorite times to be on the Forgotten Coast! Imagine the ultimate scavenger hunt underwater in some of the most stunning coastal destinations in the entire state of Florida. A scalloping trip allows you to explore the unique eco-system while also bringing home a delightful delicacy for […] Read More

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Fourth of July on the Forgotten Coast

Independence Day is less than a month away, and the Forgotten Coast is gearing up for a week of fun! With an array of exciting events and fireworks shows, you’re certain to have a blast in Franklin County this 4th of July. So, grab your family and friends, pack up your finest red white and […] Read More

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Spice It Up :: St. George Island’s Chili Cook Off

Spice up your weekend while supporting the St. George Island Volunteer Fire Department and First Responder team at the St. George Island Chili Cook-Off and Auction! There is something for everyone including a golf tournament, a 5K Run, art show, Miss Chili Pepper and Mr. Hot Sauce contests, silent auction and of course the CHILI COOK-OFF sanctioned […] Read More

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January Sales in Review :: Forgotten Coast

The Forgotten Coast residential market kicked off the year with close to $8 million in sales and an increased number of 32 total homes sold within the key markets of St. George Island, Apalachicola, Cape San Blas/Indian Pass, Port St. Joe and St. Joe Beach/Mexico Beach. Port St. Joe had the most sales with 11 […] Read More

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It’s Almost Time! The 9th Annual Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off

The Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to support the Apalachicola Volunteer Fire Department at one of our favorite Forgotten Coast weekends each year. Set for January 18th – 19th, 2019 at Riverfront Park, proceeds from the 9th edition of the cook-off will go towards paying for the fire […] Read More

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Hurricane Michael :: How Can You Help?

Hurricane Michael has devastated the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast. While the 30A beaches were spared, our sister communities in Bay, Gulf and Franklin Counties were not. These beloved communities of Panama City, Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe, St. George Island and more that were affected by the storm are a part of our family – […] Read More