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Local News

  • Library News Dec. 13, 2018

    “Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.” 
     -Peg Braken

    Friday, December 14
    Animal Tales 6:30 p.m. (At Library)

    Monday, December 17
    Cub Scouts Pack 5 6 p.m.

    Tuesday, December 18
    Book Bunch 10:30 a.m.
    LEGO Club 4 p.m.
    The Basics of Better Living 4 p.m.
    Sarracenia Chapter of the Native Plant Society 6:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, December 19
    Book Babies 10:30 a.m.   

  • Week in Wakulla Dec. 13, 2018

    Thursday, Dec. 13

    • BAY LEAF MARKET’S ANNUAL HOLIDAY WINE TASTING is from 5 to 8 p.m. at Bay Leaf Market. Tickets are $10 each, and can be purchased prior to the event at Bay Leaf Market.They can also be purchased at the door.

    • COASTAL OPTIMIST CLUB meets every Thursday at noon at Posey’s Steam Room in Panacea.

  • Ralph Thomas is 2nd vice-president at FAC

    Special to The News

    Wakulla County Commissioner Ralph Thomas was elected to the office of 2nd Vice President of the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) during the Association’s recent Legislative Conference in Hillsborough County.
    “FAC equips County Commissioners with the tools needed to better serve our Counties while protecting local decision making,” said Commissioner Thomas. “From new Commissioner Orientation to Legislative advocacy, it has been an honor to be on the FAC team. I look forward to taking this nextstep.”

  • Local singer to compete on PBS

    Special to The News

    Local singer Alexander Williams is competing in the Celebration of Music’s talent search.
    Celebration of Music is a new talent series, hosted by teenage musical superstar Ethan Bortnick that showcases and celebrates young musical talent in America.
    Williams, who grew up in Crawfordville is one of 16 contestants competing from the Tallahassee area.
    William’s started singing as a young child. He says he was shy as a child, but his aunt Geneva Manning helped him grown into the performer that he is today.

  • Small business disaster loan deadline nears

    Special to The News

    The deadline to apply for loans for physical damage caused by Hurricane Michael through the United States Small Business Administration is Monday, Dec. 10.
    The deadline to file for a loan for economic injury through the U.S. Small Business Administration is July, 11.
    The types of loans that are available are business physical disaster loans, economic injury disaster loans and home disaster loans.
    Applicants must have a credit history acceptable to SBA,  and must show the ability to repay all loans.

  • Library News Dec. 6, 2018

    “Christmas isn’t a season.  It’s a feeling.” 
     -Edna Ferber

    Tuesday, December 4
    Book Bunch 10:30 a.m.
    LEGO Club 4 p.m.
    Eagle Scout Board 6 p.m.
    Wakulla Democratic Executive Committee 6:30 p.m.

    Monday, December 12
    Wakulla Christian Coalition 6pm

    Tuesday, December 11
    Creative Writing 10am
    Book Bunch 10:30am
    Wakulla County Historical Society 6:30pm

    Wednesday, December 12

  • Week in Wakulla Dec. 6, 2018

    Thursday, Dec. 6

    • COASTAL OPTIMIST CLUB meets every Thursday at noon at Posey’s Steam Room in Panacea.

    • ROTARY CLUB OF WAKULLA meets at 8:30 a.m. at TCC Wakulla Center.

    • THE WAKULLA COUNTY AUDIT COMMITTEE will meet on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 9 a.m. in the Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners Administration Conference Room, 3093 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville.

    Friday, Dec. 7

  • Don’t forget to tip the housekeepers

    By ERIN HILL

    I n high school and college I worked as a housekeeper – not really a housekeeper, more of hotel/motel room keeper.
    When I was a junior in high school I worked  at the El Governor Motel in Mexico Beach.
    In the past when I had job interviews, some of the interviewers would ask what was my favorite former job and why.
     I always responded El Governor. Why?

  • Library News Nov. 21, 2018

    I heard a bird sing in the dark of December, a magical thing, and sweet to remember
     -Oliver Herford

    Monday, Nov. 26
    Wakulla Republican Women’s Club 2 p.m.
    NAACP 6:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Nov. 27
    Wolfenoot!  ALL DAY
    Creative Writing 10 a.m.
    Book Bunch 10:30 a.m.
    The Basics of Better Living 4 p.m.
    Girl Scout Troup 160 4:30 p.m.
    AARP Tax Training 6 p.m.
    CPR Training 6:30 p.m.
    Autism Support Group 6:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, Nov. 28

  • Week in Wakulla Nov.20 2018

    Thursday, Nov. 22

    • THANKSGIVING Banks and government offices will be closed in observance of the holiday.

    Friday, Nov.23

    • BLACK FRIDAY

    • SALSA LESSONS with Crystil every Friday night at Cuban Mojos fro 7 to 8 p.m.. Each class is $5.
    Saturday, Nov. 24

    • SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
    a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Support your local small businesses by shopping with them.

    Monday, Nov. 26