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  • Missing Pets June 21, 2018: Lost Cat

    Missing since June 6. Diesel is a Hemingway Polydactyl (extra-toes), adult, male cat. He has short gray and white fur. He was last seen on Shadeville Highway. Please contact (850) 728-2184 if you see him.

  • Farm Bureau and 4-H announce Camp Timpoochee Scholarship Competition

    By Rachel pienta
    Special to The News

    What could be more fun than a week at 4-H Camp Timpoochee?
    How about winning one of three $100 scholarships provided by the Florida Farm Bureau’s Wakulla County board of directors.
    4-H Camp Timpoochee is a picturesque camping complex located on the shore of the Choctawhatchee Bay. Comfortable sleeping, dining, and meeting facilities allow campers to learn, work, and plan in an enjoyable, relaxed environment.

  • Cuttin’ Bracken to perform at New Posh

    By debbie dix
    Special to The News

    Cuttin’ Bracken, a Celtic trio, will perform at New Posh this Saturday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m. Reserve your seats today for the last House Concert at New Posh until August.
    This group includes Conner Bacon (guitar, vocals), John Ross (flute), and Aisha Ivey (violin).

  • Youth Day Athletic Camp is June 16

    Staff Report

    The McGrew League presents the Youth Day Athletic Camp on Saturday June, 16 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Wakulla High School Practice Field.
    Sam McGrew and Coach Sally Wheeler who were both voted “Most Athletic” in the class of 2004 will face off in an alumni softball game the day before.
    They are inviting all graduates of Wakulla High School alumni to come out and play, or watch the game.
    The alumni game begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 15.
    Check-in time is from 8 to 8:45 a.m. on Saturday morning.

  • Crums celebrate 50 years

    Special to The News

     James and Teresa Crum celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 7. They were married in Smith Creek at Mt. Elon Baptist Church. The couple has two children, Brian Crum and Tammy Ganey. They also have two grandchildren, Arielle Ganey and Melody Ganey.

  • Tallahassee Civic Chorale presents Summer in the ‘70s

    Special to The News

    On Friday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Turner Auditorium on the Tallahassee Community College campus, you will have the opportunity to hear an evocative, nostalgic concert as the Tallahassee Civic Chorale presents its final program of the season, Summer in the ‘70s.
    Whether you grew up during that time or are younger or older, this concert will take you back to those summers of the 1970s, with all their timeless music.

  • Summer feeding sites are open

    Special to The News

    The Wakulla County School Board is participating in the Summer Food Service Program during the months of June and July.
    Summer feeding sites that are located at schools provide meals to all children in the immediate vicinity in addition to those enrolled in summer school. The following sites will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program:
    Wakulla Education Center, located at 87 Andrew J. Hargrett Sr. Rd. Meals began being served on Monday, June 4, and will continue until Monday, July 30, 2018.

  • Entrepreneurial bootcamp at Wakulla Center

    Special to The News

    Tallahassee Community College’s entrepreneurial initiative, TCC Spark!, will offer a hands-on, day-long Entrepreneurial Boot Camp at the TCC Wakulla Center Tuesday, June 26, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The camp costs $25 to attend. Participants should bring a brown-bag lunch. Registration is open at https://wakullaebootcamp.eventbrite.com.
     This will be the first offering of its kind at the Wakulla Center. Interested individuals may contact the center at (850) 558-3525 or WakullaCenter@tcc.fl.edu for further details.
     

  • Wakulla Rising event postponed- June 7, 2018

    Special to The News

    Local musicians Wakulla Rising were scheduled to hold a CD release party to celebrate their recent release of “You’re Gonna Know My Name” recorded live at The Towels House in Sopchoppy. They have been planning this event for months, but the air conditioning purchase and installation at Palaver Tree has been delayed.
    Palaver Tree and its many volunteers have created a beautiful space, but now that the hot and humid weather has arrived it may be a little uncomfortable for a concert /dance with a room full of people.

  • Carrabelle Beach assault landing video to debut at WWII museum

    Special to The News

    When Camp Gordon Johnston in Carrabelle, opened in 1942, it was for the purpose of training Infantry Divisions, including the US Army 4th Infantry Division, and their support units in amphibious warfare.
    This training and the men who trained here would be put to the test on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944.