Local News

  • Week in Wakulla MARCH 27-April 23

    Special Events

    Saturday, March 29

    • LIFEWALK 2014, sponsored by The Wakulla Pregnancy Center, will begin at 9 a.m. at Wakulla Station Trailhead Park. For more information, call Angie Holshouser at 241-6797.

    • SOPCHOPPY OPRY hosts Rick Weathersby and The Boys of Rock at 7 p.m. They perform bluegrass and Gospel music. Arrive early and eat dinner at the Opry Cafe. Call 962-3711 for tickets. Go to www.sopchoppyopry.com for more information.

    Sunday, March 30

  • Upcoming Events Nov. 15-20th

    Wednesday, Nov. 16

    • Wakulla Medical Center is hosting a tobacco quit program called “Tools to Quit” on from 1 to 3 p.m. The classes are open to anyone. Contact Big Bend AHEC at 877-848-6696 to RSVP or visit the event on Facebook

  • Library News Nov. 17th

    “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” – Thornton Wilder

    Friday, Nov. 18
    • Quilting Guild 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
    • Book Club 3-4:30 p.m.
    • Friday Night Movie 7 p.m.
    Tuesday, Nov. 22
    • Book Bunch 10:30-11:30 a.m.
    • Zentangle 2-4 p.m.
    • Boy Scouts Pack 5 Wolves 6:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, Nov. 23
    • Book Babies 10:30-11:30 a.m.
    • Knitting Group 4 p.m.

  • ‘Hatfield Drive’ will debut at the Opry Nov. 19

    Sopchoppy Opry

    Sopchoppy Opry fans – it’s show time! As the 2016 season of great music winds down, the fantastic talent, music and fun keeps getting richer. Look who’s coming to the Opry on Saturday, Nov.  19!
    South Bound Band and the Sopchoppy Opry Family welcome Hatfield Drive to historic Sopchoppy HighSchool Auditorium at 7 p.m. for a very special Thanksgiving show!

  • Obstacles = Opportunity


    There is evidence to suggest that we can be elevated through adversity, and achieve success in the face of overwhelming challenges.
    Wakulla High School seniors Nicholas Fields, Tyler Martin and Christopher Ward are recipients of 2016 Biletnikoff Award Scholarships – awarded annually for students who have overcome obstacles.

  • Kitten Control: 40 local strays fixed


    Editor’s note: This story contains descriptions of surgical procedures and internal anatomy.

    Forty cats were having the worst, best day of their lives as part of Paws of Wakulla’s Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) program at VCA Wakulla Animal Hospital on Sunday, June 28.

  • Maybe a fly will control swarming Fire ants

    Teamwork, a group working with a common goal or objective, is an excellent concept which multiplies the efforts of all involved.  History is replete with examples of teamwork being employed to accomplish seemingly impossible tasks.
    From the mega structures of antiquity, such as the pyramids, to modern wonders like the interstate highway system, teamwork was an integral component of the project’s success.
    Conquering armies have used the same technique.

  • The Currys to perform at New Posh June 14

    “The Currys” will be in town to spice up the weekend at New Posh in Crawfordville for a special House Concert and Potluck on Sunday, June 14th, beginning at 5 p.m.

  • Fair housing info meeting is June 15

    Wakulla County will conduct a Fair Housing meeting on Monday, June 15, during a regular County Commission meeting which be­gins at 5 p.m. in the Wakulla County Com­mission Chambers, 29 Arran Road, Crawford­ville. This meeting is intended to provide the public and Commissioners with in­formation concerning fair housing requirements. Anyone interested in understanding the impor­tance of Fair Housing should attend.

  • Community Fun Day is Saturday

    Wakulla Community Fun Day, sponsored by McHenry’s Entertainment, will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday at Hudson Park with several events lined up for family entertainment.  
    Bring the kids and enjoy live performances, music, food, kids activities, face painting, a bounce house, free kids haircuts, prizes and more. Free hotdogs will be fed to kids ages 12 and under.
    Also check out informational booths. For sponsorship or vendor information, call 519-8991 or 661-4389.