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  • Coalition for Youth receives check

    Capital City Bank President Amy Geiger presented Wakulla County Coalition for Youth President Lt. Bruce Ashley with a check for $1,200 to support the activities of the WCCY. The presentation was made at the Dec. 1 Coalition for Youth meeting in Crawfordville.

  • Herndon to graduate from The Art Institute

    Heather Christina Herndon, daughter of Gary and Linda Herndon of Crawfordville, will be graduate on Dec. 17 from The Art Institute of Houston Texas with a bachelor’s degree in social science for fashion design and retail management.

    She is the grand-daughter of Quentin and Clara Herndon, formerly of Carrabell, Edward and Mattie Denton, formerly of Houston, Texas, and Willie Goynes, formerly of Kirbyville, Texas, all deceased.
    Her parents are very proud of her and all of her hard work to achieve this goal.

  • Meet the Artists event to be held on Saturday

    Two exciting events are lined up at Sopchoppy’s Eclectic Music and Art Forum, The Frog and The Hummingbird Co. & Butterfield’s Roadhouse.

    These free events, hosted by proprietors Salli Squitieri and Gabriel Butterfield, include the Annual Meet the Artists Night on Dec. 10 from 5 to 10 p.m.

  • Wakulla Democratic Executive Committee will hold elections for board on Dec. 13

    Wakulla Democratic Executive Committee Precinct Committeewoman Verna Brock announced recently that elections for the 2011 Executive Board will be held Monday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. in the private dining room at Wakulla Springs Lodge at 550 Wakulla Park Drive.

    The WDEC is a branch of the Florida Democratic Party (FDP).

    The organization works to elect qualified Democrats at every level of government in Florida. In Wakulla, the WDEC serves as the local face of the Florida Democratic Party and elected representatives.

  • Daughters of Confederacy honors members

  • Metcalfs welcome baby boy Layne

    Marine Cpl. John David and Maegen Mardis Metcalf announce the birth of their son, Layne Alexander, on Sept. 24 at Bethesda Naval Hospital.
    He weighed 9 pounds 5 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Jean and Mike Deason of St. Marks and Randy Mardis of the Dominican Republic.
    His paternal grandparents are Linda and Tim Keays of Crawfordville and Tom Metcalf of Yuba City, Ga.
    His great-grandparents are Ann and Aubrey Barrow, Charlotte Hayes, Mary Mardis and Frank and Carolyn Metcalf.

  • Happy birthday

    Gary W. Diskerud III celebrates his first birthday on Nov. 30.
    His parents are Gary Diskerud II and Kymm Diskerud of Tallahassee.
    His paternal grandparents are Molly and Greg Taylor of Tallahassee. Paternal grandparents are Gary and Mary Diskerud of Wakulla Station.
    His maternal grandmother is Judy Seymour of Lake Wales.
    His paternal great-grandparents are Major (U.S.A. retired) Robert Mitchell of Tallahassee and the late Peggy Mitchell.
    He is the great-nephew of Dolly Mitchell and Richard Gott of Crawfordville.

  • Stricklands celebrate with afternoon tea

    Tony and Jane Ellen Strickland’s children hosted an afternoon tea on Nov. 6 in celebration of their parent’s 50th wedding anniversary.

    The celebration was held in the Fellowship Hall of Spirit of Life Church in Sopchoppy.
    Tea was served, along with punch, coffee and assorted desserts. A tea set was on display that was the couple’s. There was also a wedding anniversary plate that had belonged to Tony Strickland’s parents from their 50th wedding anniversary.

    A slide show was presented with pictures of the family.

  • Carters celebrate 50 years of marriage

    Stephen Myers and Shirley Jean Presnell Carter celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 18.
    They were married in Tallahassee and currently live in Crawfordville.
    They have three children, Kenny and Linda Carter, Tammy and Chuck Peltier and Kathy and Derricke Gray, all of Crawfordville.
    They have five grandchildren, Joshua Gray, Micah Gray, Chelsea Peltier, Charlie Peltier and Chad Peltier.
     

  • Stevens and Stoltzfus announce wedding

    The families of Colby Garrett Stevens and MacKenzie Rae Stoltzfus announce their upcoming wedding.
     He is the son of Slade and Rhonda Stevens of Crawfordville and she is the daughter of J. Michael and Kristina Stoltzfus of Clarkesville, Ga.

    The groom-elect and bride-elect are both students at North Georgia Technical College.

    The wedding will be held on Jan. 1, 2011, in Georgia.