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  • 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

  • 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.

  • Ongoing Announcements

    First Mondays
    • Congresswoman Gwen Graham’s office will hold regular mobile office hours the first Monday of each month from 3 to 5 p.m. at the County Commission Complex, Administrative Conference Room, 3093 Crawfordville Hwy.

    • Panacea Waterfronts Florida Partnership meetings are the second Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m. at Posey’s Restaurant, 1506 Coastal Highway.

  • Wakulla County AA meeting schedules

    • The Southside Group of AA meets six days a week at the Station House, located at 3106 Shadeville Rd., in Wakulla Station. The following are the meeting times: Sunday – 6 p.m.; Monday – 6 p.m.; Tuesday – None; Wednesday – 8 p.m.; Thursday – 8 p.m.; Friday – 8 p.m.; Saturday – 8 p.m. For more information about meetings, contact Michael C. at  850-661-4961.

  • Live Music

    Riverside Cafe, St. Marks
    The following is the upcoming live music lineup:
    • June 12 – 14 Rogue
    • June 19 – 21 May West Band
    • June 26 – 27 Public Address,
    • June 28 – Creatures of Habbit, rock n’ roll

    To submit local live music schedules, email: reporter@thewakullanews.net.

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