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  • Brewer places in district speech contest

    SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

    Wakulla County 4-H’er Sarah Brewer took 4th place in the Florida Farm Bureau’s District Level 2017 Youth Speech Contest on October 3 in Madison, Florida.
    Her five-minute speech was entitled “Today’s Food Companies.”
    “The purpose of this contest is to promote a stronger interest in and a clearer understanding of the many aspectS of agriculture,” said Gene Lambert, Wakulla County Farm Bureau Agency Manager.

  • TCC hosts job fair for adjunct teachers

    SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

    Tallahassee Community College will hold an Adjunct Job Fair on Tuesday, October 17, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Student Union ballroom on TCC’s campus at 444 Appleyard Drive.
     The College is seeking to hire new adjunct instructors for face-to-face courses; online courses are also available in some disciplines.

  • Students can get flu shots

    By BETH O’DONNELL
    WAKULLA COUNTY SCHOOLS

    Flu shots will be available soon for Wakulla County public school students and staff in a collaborative effort between the Wakulla County School Board and the Wakulla County Health Department.
    Information is being sent home with students in pre-kindergarten, elementary, and middle schools. This includes a Parental Consent form giving permission for the child to have the flu shot, plus an informative sheet from the Wakulla County Health Department.

  • More money proposed for public schools

    By LLOYD
    DUNKELBERGER
    THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

    The Florida Board of Education has approved a 2018-2019 budget request that includes a $200 per-student boost in the K-12 system, increased funding for the 28 state colleges and construction money for public schools, colleges and universities.
    The board met in a conference call in late September with Chairwoman Marva Johnson and Education Commissioner Pam Stewart saying their focus remains on helping Floridians recover from Hurricane Irma.

  • More money proposed for public schools

    By LLOYD
    DUNKELBERGER
    THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

    The Florida Board of Education has approved a 2018-2019 budget request that includes a $200 per-student boost in the K-12 system, increased funding for the 28 state colleges and construction money for public schools, colleges and universities.
    The board met in a conference call in late September with Chairwoman Marva Johnson and Education Commissioner Pam Stewart saying their focus remains on helping Floridians recover from Hurricane Irma.

  • TCC tops for seeing grads secure jobs

    Tallahassee Community College has been recognized as Florida’s top two-year college based on employment rates for students 10 years after graduation. The rankings were published by Zippia.com, a website that provides career resources for students and job seekers.

  • Virtual College Week

    FloridaShines, Florida’s student hub of innovative educational services, will host Virtual College Week Oct. 24-26. FloridaShines is managed by the Florida Virtual Campus through the UWF Division of Research and Strategic Innovation.

  • Council sets auction for Irma relief funds
  • Dad’s Day at Shadeville

    DAD’s Day at Shadeville Elementary School was a Huge Success!
    The cafeteria was flooded with more than 240 dads, granddads, uncles, brothers, and other male role models on Wednesday, September 27, in honor of Dad’s Day. Although the event was centered on dads and other male role models, moms, grandmothers, and aunts also participated in the event.

  • TCC gets new Training Center

    SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

    Tallahassee Community College has unveiled a new Refreshment Services Pepsi & Vending Athletic Training Center inside the Bill Hebrock Eagledome. The project was made possible through a $50,000 gift from Refreshment Services Pepsi and a matching gift from the TCC Foundation’s President’s Circle.