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Community

  • WHS Black History program is set

    Wakulla High School will conclude its Black History Month Celebration on Saturday with their Annual Black History Month Program. This year’s special guest speaker will be Dr. NaQuita Jackson Manning.
    Dr. Manning is the daughter of Nathaniel and Esterlene Jackson and the granddaughter of Alton and Alberta Lewis of Wakulla. She is also a native of Wakulla County and a 1982 graduate of Wakulla High School.

  • Artie Rodriguez at Sopchoppy Opry

    The Sopchoppy Opry and South Bound Band welcome special guests Artie Rodriquez, Wayne Martin & Country Gold for an evening of classic country music, Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. in historic Sopchoppy School Auditorium. Tickets, $14 ,may be reserved by calling (850) 962-3711 or purchased at the door. Ticket office and Opry Cafe open at 5:30 p.m. on show date.
    For more information about this show and history of the Sopchoppy Opry go to sopchoppyopry.com.

  • ‘Walk with a Doc’ on Thursdays

    Join Dr. Karen Bartley, a family physician from Wakulla Medical Center, for “Walk with a Doc” on Thursdays in Panacea. The group meets at the entrance to Woolley Park in Panacea at 4:30 p.m.
    Programs include a short health talk with Dr. Bartley or special guest speakers followed by up to 45 minutes of walking.

  • Christopher Chase Oaks is born

    Christopher and Alekzandria Oaks of Crawfordville are proud to announce the birth of their son, Christopher Chase Oaks.
    He was born on Dec. 27, 2018 at 3:45 p.m., at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, Ga. He weighed 7 lbs 10 oz. and was 20.75 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Sonya and Byron Rhodes of St. Marks, and Stacy and Tina Ingram of Hayesville, N.C.
    Paternal grandparents are Ben and Denise Satterwhite of Monticello, and Chris and Stacey Oaks of St. Marks.
    Great grandparents are Genevieve Oaks and Lee Brown of Crawfordville.

  • Betty Louise Knill Newberry will be 90

    Betty Louise Knill Newberry will be 90 on Feb. 28th.
    She was born in Frederick, Maryland. She has been married 69 years to Ernest Newberry Sr.
    They have lived in Wakulla Station for 30 years and have three children, Ernie Newberry Jr. (Cathy) of Wakulla Station, Deborah Newberry Flora (Steve) of Cummings, Ga., and Joy Newberry Maltese (Joe) of LaGrange, Ga.

  • Grief support offered through BBH

    The Big Bend Hospice Wakulla Monthly Grief Support Group meets the second Wednesday of each month from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Big Bend Hospice, 2889 Crawfordville Hwy, Suite A in Crawfordville.
    This group is open to community members.
    Registration is requested. Contact Kathryn Myers to register (850) 671-6080 or Kathryn@bigbendhospice.org.
    The group is free but donations are gratefully accepted.
    Upcoming dates for the group are May 8, June 12, July 10, Aug. 14, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11.

  • Black History Weekend

    Arthur Andrews Memorial Scholarship Gala held Friday

    Black History Parade and Festival on Saturday

    Black History Read-in was held Sunday

  • Week In Wakulla Feb. 21 - Feb. 27

    Thursday, Feb. 21

    • ROTARY CLUB OF WAKULLA meets at 8:30 a.m. at TCC Wakulla Center. Speakers will be Dr. Ronald Saff, Get the Lead Out, and Billy Richardson, Ability 1st Ramp Building Program.

    • WAKULLA COUNTY HIRING FAIR – CareerSource Capital Region invites career seekers to attend. Wakulla Envronmental Institute from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    • WALK WITH A DOC every Thursday at Woolley Park in Panacea at 4:30 p.m.

  • Library News

    “It is spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!”
    – Mark Twain
    Thursday, February 21
    Kids Coding 4 p.m.
    Wakulla One 6 p.m.
    Bible Study 6:45pm

    Friday, February 22
    Quilting Guild 9:30 a.m.
    Book Club 3 p.m.
    Free Friday Movie 6:45 p.m.

  • Frank Lindamood to perform at New Posh on Saturday

    Local favorite singer/songwriter Frank Lindamood will return to New Posh this Saturday, February 23, at 7:30 p.m., to play his banjo and guitar. He will grace the stage with his soulful vocal renderings of stories of long ago, murders near and far, and love lost and found.