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  • Freaky Friday the 13th with Big Daddy & Red Hot Java

    BY DEBBIE DIX
    SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

    Big Daddy & Red Hot Java kick off “Freaky Friday the 13th” at New Posh this Friday evening at 7:30 p.m.
    This event is going to be filled with energy when this 7-piece blues band goes “unplugged” to rock the New Posh House Concert scene.
    Feel free to dress in Halloween attire if you wish!

  • Library News October 12th

    “The moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding-places.”

     –Mary Shelley

    Thursday, October 12
    Slow Stitch Group 10 a.m.
    La Leche Support Group 10:30 a.m.
    Kid’s Coding 4 p.m.
    Women’s Support Group 6 p.m.
    Autism Support Group 6 p.m.

    Friday, October 13
    Quilting Guild 9 a.m.
    Introduction to Sewing Class 9:30 a.m.
    Wi-Fi Safety 9:30 a.m.
    Book Club 3 p.m.

  • Upcoming Events - October 12- October 18

    Thursday, October 12

    • WAKULLA COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL meets at 8:30 a.m. at at the BOCC Administration Conference Room, 3093 Crawfordville Hwy. in Crawfordville.

    • PICKLEBALL from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Wakulla Community Center Gym, 318 Shdeville Hwy. in Crawfordville.

  • Florida Wild Mammal Association has Wild Yard Sale

    The Florida Wild Mammal Association had a three day Yard sale Thursday Sept. 28th through Sunday the 30th. All proceeds went to fund the Florida Wild Mammal Association.

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  • PAWS Pamper Your Pet Dog Wash

    PAWS of Wakulla raised about $1,000 by offering a pooch pampering spa day for pet owners on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Hudson Park.
    Pooch Pampering Packages available include a bath with an all-natural lemon tea based shampoo which leaves Fido with a pleasant smell, nail clipping, organic flea dip and a hand towel drying session. Other services such as glands expression are available.

  • What happened to the water during Irma?

    Isn’t that wild? Have you ever seen anything like it?
    That’s the sort of thing folks were saying as I drove around Wakulla taking photos after Hurricane Irma stomped through Sept. 10.
    Heck, they’re still talking about it. Chuck Shields was saying at the last St. Marks meeting that he’d never seen anything like it. And he’s seen a lot more water events than me.

  • ‘I am here and I am blessed!’

    Her son, Landon, is a Wakulla High senior this year, so Susan Payne Turner was sitting down with him recently, picking out cute photos of him growing up to place in his Senior Class ad in the yearbook.
    That’s when it hit her.
    “I could have not been here, to do this with him,” she said, eyes filling with tears at the painful memory.
    Then she shakes it off.
    “But I am here!” she says, smiling. “I am here for my child and I am blessed!”

  • 50 years of Wakulla High

    A packed room of Wakulla High alumni – including members of the first graduating class, the first county school superintendents, winning coaches, football stars, homecoming queens, and other legendary figures in the school’s history – turned out to swap memories at the Wakulla High School 50th Anniversary Program held Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Wakulla County Public Library.
    The Wakulla County Historical Society organized the event to commemorate the high school’s milestone.

  • Heritage Harmony duo at Opry

    SOPCHOPPY OPRY. Heritage Harmony duo Peggy June Cox and Linda Sue Bradley, will join South Bound Band and the Plath Family for an evening of inspiring Gospel music on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. in historic Sopchoppy School Auditorium! The Heritage Harmony duo are favorites among Opry fans with their rich and inspiring harmony that only comes with years of performing together.Tickets are $14 and may be reserved by calling 962-3711 or purchased at the door. The ticket office and Opry Cafe open at 5:30 pm on the day of the show.