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Community

  • John Shuff talks economic development to Rotary Club of Wakulla
  • Workshop to aid shellfish growers

    Special to The News

    A workshop on financial assistance programs for oyster growers in the Panhandle is being hosted by the UF/IFAS Shellfish Aquaculture Extension Program. The workshop will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the FSU Coastal and Marine Lab, 3618 Coastal Highway 98, St. Teresa.
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) is responsible for the delivery of federal farm programs to help producers manage risks and recover from disasters.

  • Event honoring scout achievements

    Special to The News

    The Boy Scouts of Wakulla County Troop 5 had a big night on Tuesday, Aug. 6.  Not only did the boys spend their afternoons running to back-to-school open houses, they also had a lot of achievements to celebrate during a Court of Honor ceremony.  
    More than 100 merit badges were awarded to the Scouts by Scoutmaster Lambert West and his Assistant Scoutmasters, Wade Wright, Marcus Floyd, and Charles Mallow.  
    The list of achievements is long, but distinctive and impressive.  

  • Week in Wakulla

    Thursday, Aug. 15
    • FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR OYSTER GROWERS WORKSHOP, 3 to 5 p.m., at the FSU Coastal and Marine Lab, 3618 Coastal Highway 98, St. Theresa. For  information, contact Leslie Sturmer at (352)543-5057 or Lnst@ufl.edu.
    • ROTARY CLUB OF WAKULLA meets at 8:30 a.m. at TCC Wakulla in Crawfordville.
    • PLAY PICKLEBALL from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Community Center. Instructions on how to play the game are available. Bring $2 to help with monthly rental of the space.

  • Library News Aug. 15

    “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
          — Nelson Mandela

    Thursday, Aug. 15
    11 a.m. Operation Wakulla
    4 p.m. Kids Coding
    4:30 p.m. Girl Scout Parent Meeting
    6 p.m. Wakulla One
    6:45 p.m. Bible Study
    Friday, Aug. 16
    9:30 a.m. Quilter’s Guild
    4:30 p.m. Create Your Own Comic!
    7 p.m. Free Friday Movie

  • Week in Wakulla Aug. 8 to 14

    Thursday, Aug. 8
    • ROTARY CLUB OF WAKULLA meets at 8:30 a.m. at TCC Wakulla in Crawfordville.
    • PLAY PICKLEBALL from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Community Center. Instructions on how to play the game are available. Bring $2 to help with monthly rental of the space.
    • COASTAL OPTIMIST CLUB meets at noon at Posey’s Steam Room. Everyone is welcome to attend!
    • TAI CHI classes free from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Wakulla Senior Citizens Center. To register, contact
    thattaichilady@gmail.com.

  • Library News Aug. 8

    “That’s the thing about books.  They let you travel without moving your feet.”  
           
                — Jhumpa Lahiri

    Thursday, Aug. 8
    4 p.m. Kids Coding Signup
    6:45 p.m. Bible Study
    Friday, Aug. 9
    9:30 a.m. Quilter’s Guild
    Saturday, Aug. 10
    10 a.m. Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
    Monday, Aug. 12

  • Boo Radley coming to New Posh
  • Low Country Boil fundraiser planned

    There will be a Low Country Boil from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church Parish Hall at 3609 Coastal Highway, Crawfordville.Cost is $10 per person or $25 per family; carryout available. This event is sponsored by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Round Table. Proceeds will be used to buy a mobile women’s healthcare trailer.
    For information, contact: Mike DeRuntz, 239-273-6756; or Edgar Burroughs, (850) 228-9142.

  • Sopchoppy Lions welcome new member

    By ARLENE VAUSE
    Special to The News
     
    On July 22, the Sopchoppy Lions Club was pleased to welcome Damon Corley as a new Lion. 
    An induction and pinning ceremony was performed by President Arlene Vause and Lion Mitchell Thompson who is the sponsor for Damon.
    Whenever a new member is accepted into the Lions, they have a sponsor who mentors them.  The motto for Lions Clubs is “We Serve.”