• Essay winners announced

    Special to The News

    During the month of February, the Coastal Optimist Club of Wakulla held its annual essay contest.
    This year’s topic was “Can Society Function without Respect?”
    Wakulla County students in grades 7 through 12 were invited to submit entries. The essays had to be between 700 and 800 words in length.
    The winners of this year wrote excellent essays that showcased their opinions on the topic.

  • Art show winners awarded

    By Kristi Keith
    Special to The News

    Wakulla High School hosted its Annual Art Show, awarding Best in Show to Emily McMillan.
    Glen Smith took home first place with her self-portrait with symbols.

  • Hunt for unclaimed property

    Special to The News

    Easter is right around the corner! One of the traditions of Easter is to hide eggs. Often those little brightly colored plastic eggs holds treasure.
     Sometimes that treasure might be chocolate and sometimes it might be money.
     Are you ready for a treasure hunt?

  • Frank Lindamood to perform at New Posh

    Special to The News

    Local favorite Old Time singer/songwriter Frank Lindamood, will bring some St. Paddy’s Day cheer to New Posh this Saturday evening, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. Lindamood will perform some Celtic tunes, in addition to his own original hits! (www.franklindamood.com). Lindamood’s deep, soulful voice, along with his banjo and guitar playing, are certain to conjure up mischievous Leprechauns and lucky 4-leaf clover. For reservations contact: newposh3079@gmail.com or call/text: (850) 528-5838.

  • Tour wildflower spots with plant society

    The Sarracenia Chapter of the Forida Native Plant Society is going on a field trip into the Apalachicola National Forest to view early spring wildflowers on Sunday, March 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Carpools leaving from Crawfordville Winn-Dixie parking lot and Sopchoppy City Hall at 8:30.
    Primary meet-up at intersection of Fla 65 and Forest Hwy 13 at Wilma is at 9:30.
    They’ll also be walking in very pristine and sensitive areas that are full of diverse and interesting native plants. Please do not leave the trail.

  • Take class to lower car insurance

    Special to The News

    Take the NEW AARP Smart Driver Course and you could reduce your overall maintenance and car insurance costs!
    Take the course at the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Refresh your driving skills and learn the new rules of the road. Learn research-based driving strategies. Plus, there are no tests to pass. $15 for AARP Members, $20 for Non Members.
    Seating is limited. To register, call (850) 514-0011.

  • TCC to host GED workshop

    MAch 15, 2018

    Special to The News
    The TCC Wakulla Center is hosting a GED Information Session on March 29 at 5:30 p.m.
     This event is free to the community and is geared towards parents, potential students, employers and community leaders. We will discuss what is the GED, the process to pass the GED test, and the resources that TCC has to offer individuals to pass the GED and beyond.
     TCC hopes the session will assist with eliminating the stigma of the GED .

  • Car and Bike Show is March 24

    March 15, 2018

    Special to The News

    Restored vehicles will be returning to Wakulla Springs State Park for the Clasic Car and Bike Show on Saturday, March 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    There will be food vendors, other displays and raffles. This is a family event near the playground, access to the beach and river boat cruises. Park admission applies. Vendor, entry and club applications are available online: www.wakullasprings.org/news-events.

  • Casino Night

    If you’ve never been to Vegas or you just like to gamble, the Wakulla Moose Lodge in Panacea was the place to be Saturday for Casino Night.

  • Thanks from Troop 178

    Staff Report

    Grace Russell, Gracie Johnson, Gracie Wickham, Layla Cook, Cameryn Lariscy, Kiley Lafferty, Alice Lancaster, Jubilee Horne and Madilynn Waters, who are all members of Girk Scout Troup 178, would like to thank the citizens of Wakulla County for supportng them during their cookie sales. The girls set up their cookie stand, which they built themselves, outside of Walmart.