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Community

  • Senior Center presents Senior Skits

    On Wednesday, Aug. 8, the community came out to watch as the Senior Center presented an entertaining set of performances, including singing, dancing, poetry readings and jokes.
     

  • Wakulla Rotary Club feeds disabled campers

    Staff Report

    The Rotary Club of Wakulla recently fed 100 campers and their counselors from the Rotary Youth Camp when they visited Wakulla Springs State Park for swimming and boat rides.
    The Rotary Youth Camp offers a camping experience to disabled children, teens and adults from the area, including Wakulla County families. This is the third year that the campers have visited Wakulla Springs.
     

  • The Rachel Hillman Band set to perform at New Posh

    Special to The News

    The Rachel Hillman Band will perform at New Posh, Sunday evening, Aug. 19, following a community potluck dinner beginning at 6 p.m.
    Featuring jazz and soul influenced music, this quartet offers a rare occasion to hear Hillman in a concert setting backed by a full band.
    A very popular solo artist both in Tallahassee, Wakulla County and beyond, Hillman will be joined by acoustic guitarist Corey McHugh, bass player Vince Moore, and percussionist, Reo Morris.

  • Birth Announcement August 16, 2018

    Special to The News

    Joshua and Ashley Thornton proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Jessi Maebelle Thornton, on July 10. She joins older siblings Miranda, Marissa, Debora, Silas and Lena.
    Maternal grandparents are Ray and DeDe Reyes of Ellaville, Ga., and great-grandmother, Susan Miller of Crawfordville.
    Paternal grandparent is Wanda Sue Craig of Chipley, and the late Silas Roger Thornton.

  • Low country boil is on Aug. 25

    Special to The News

    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Round Table is having a low country boil on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 4 to 7 p.m., at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church Parish Hall, 3609 Coastal Highway, Crawfordville, FL.
    The cost is $10.00 per person or $25.00 per family. Carry-out plates are available.
    For more information Mike DeRuntz (239) 273-6956, Edgar Burroughs 850-228-9142, Mike Lindert (850) 980-8503.
     

  • Margut, Abraham and Skene to perform at New Posh

    Special to The News

    FSU jazz piano guru Mason Margut, the talented and passionately entertaining mandolin player, Mickey Abraham, and singer/songwriter/guitarist Chris Skene, will perform at New Posh this Saturday evening, Aug. 11, at 7:30 p.m.
    Kindly stepping in to keep the show going, Abraham, who is a member of the now rescheduled show by Belle and the Band, offered to bring another amazing performance to the New Posh listening room, with fellow musicians, Margut and Skene.

  • Local Terrier breaks national records

    Special to The News

    For the first time in Jack Russell racing history, there is a triple crown winner. Travis Hallman’s terrier, King, held true to his name being king of the track, winning the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge National Championship in Huntington Beach, Calif.
    King holds the Purina National Championship, JRTCC Canadian National Championship and the JRTCA American National Championship.

  • Bussey signs with Pratt Community College

    Special to The News

  • Extension 4-H summer camps all sewn up

    By SAMANTHA KENNEDY
    Special to The News

    It was a busy summer at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension office, offering a variety of day camps to youth 8 to 15 years old, in an array of topics. From computers and cooking, to gardening and sewing, our day camps offered a little something for everyone.
    Five different camps where held this summer, each 2-3 days long.

  • FRESH Back 2 School event is Saturday

    Special to The News

    Be A Hero to Our Heroes and Back to School Outreach Ministries is hosting 8th annual back to school outreach event at the Wakulla Community Center, 318 Shadeville Rd.
    They will be giving away school supplies, clothes, school physicals, and hair cuts.There will be live music, a fashion show, kids zone and much more.
    Call (850) 545-5982 or (850) 284-9233 for more info.
    The event is free, and open to the public. Children must be present to get supplies.