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Meet White Springs, home of the Florida Folk Festival
With so much bedrock-solid Florida History-with-a-Capital-H on their side, one wonders why the good citizens of White Springs troubled themselves to adopt that carpetbagger Stephen Foster.
Tue May 21, 2013
New park opens in White Springs
Monday, May 20, marked the grand opening of the Ahmoglee Okalee Park in the town of White Springs, as a host of local dignitaries, county officials and town residents gathered for a ceremonious ribbon cutting.
Mon May 20, 2013
61st Florida Folk Festival begins Friday in White Springs
The 61st Florida Folk Festival will be held Memorial Day weekend Friday, May 24 through Sunday, May 26 at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs.
Thu May 16, 2013
Historic schoolhouse moves to White Springs Library
The historic Camp Family Schoolhouse was moved to its new location beside the White Springs Public Library-PotashCorp Building at 16403 Jewett Street on Wednesday, May 8. Previously, the schoolhouse sat across the street from the historic Camp family mansion on the corner of US 41 just north of the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park.
Thu May 09, 2013
Florida Folk Fest is coming up May 24-26
Make plans now to come out to Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs for the 61st Annual Florida Folk Festival on May 24-26. Each year the month of May welcomes the Florida Folk Festival to the park and this year's event promises a fantastic lineup of entertainers that include the Bellamy Brothers, Jim Stafford, Ben ... (more)
Democrat Morning Update for Thursday, May 9, 2013
Interstate 75 Daytime lane closures Monday through Thursday after 6 a.m. between the Georgia line and State Road 6 to pave the inside lane and inside shoulder.
Tue May 07, 2013
Democrat Morning Update for Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Fri May 03, 2013
Florida Business Leaders Applaud Governor Rick Scott's Focus on Job ...
WHAT THEY ARE SAYINGa Florida Business Leaders Applaud Governor Rick Scott's Focus on Job Creation and Cutting Taxes for Florida Manufacturers Terry Baker, General Manager, PotashCorp-White Springs, said, "This measure sends a clear signal to manufacturers that Florida is open for manufacturing business.
Thu May 02, 2013
FDLE: Lack of evidence against Townsend in WS
Former White Springs Town Manager Robert Townsend, who was under investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement , and who ultimately resigned after being placed on administrative leave on March 28, 2012, as a result of an ongoing investigation, will not face prosecution due to lack of sufficient evidence in the complaints against him, ... (more)
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Thu Apr 25, 2013
County denies use of voting building for food pantry in White Springs
Use of the White Springs elections voting building for the New Hope food pantry was denied by the Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners at their April 16 meeting.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
White Springs town council election results are in
Joining Richard Marshall, Walter McKenzie and Helen Miller on the town council are incumbent Tonja Brown, who received 139 votes and Rhett Bullard, who received 172 votes.