Wakulla County Newswire

Wakulla County Newswire

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  1. Wakulla County man arrested for stealing from SonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTXL

    A Wakulla County man is behind bars after deputies say he snuck into a fast food restaurant and stole money while employees were on a break. Employees told the deputies that a man - later identified as Marcellus Desmond Calloway, 27 - stole that money and then ran off.

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  2. Some Wakulla County parents upset about coach volunteering after resigning from another schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTXL

    Some parents in Wakulla County are upset after a coach began volunteering in the system after resigning from anothr school amid allegations of inappropriate text messages. Chris Tomaini is a volunteer coach, said Jim Griner, the safety and risk manager, of the Wakulla County School District.

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  3. Three arrested, one wanted after car burglary investigationRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | WTXL

    Wakulla County deputies say a search for suspects in a car theft out of Leon County led them discover a meth lab inside a tent. The Wakulla County Sheriff's Office says that on October 3, they were called to a Walmart parking lot in Crawfordville about a car burglary.

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  4. How Home Values Track with High, Low Risk of Natural Hazards: ATTOM DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Insurance Journal West

    ... housing trends analysis, those with the highest overall natural hazard index were Oklahoma County, Oklahoma; Wakulla County (Tallahassee), Florida; Monroe County (Key West), Florida; Cleveland County (Oklahoma City), Oklahoma; and Nevada County ...

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  5. Database offers trove of criminal justice stories with rare, deep look into local dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Poynter Online

    ... for Justice's data portal and easily found three seeds for potential stories in my state, Florida, alone: In Wakulla County , a mostly rural area, nonwhite defendants with a nonviolent felony conviction and no violent prior convictions were ...

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  6. Child hospitalized after car crash in Wakulla CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | WTXL

    A 11-year-old Crawfordville boy has been hospitalized in serious condition after a teen driver hit the back of the car he was in. They say that a Nissan Altima was traveling southbound in front of a 16-year-old driver on U.S. 319.

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  7. Marine lab lives after Irma hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | WTXL

    For more than 50 years, the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium has been a Wakulla County staple, helping animals, hosting research and educating thousands of visitors a year. Jack and Ann Rudloe founded the lab.

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  8. Blanco family vows to help others after deportation odysseyRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... live in the communist country with a half-sister he'd never known. After spending nearly three months in the Wakulla County jail, he was locked up again, this time at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Krome facility in Miami. His ...

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  9. To the rescue, of a great horned owl Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | The Times

    ... the owl to Johnson who transported it to Chris Beatty at the Florida Wild Mammal Association (FWMA) in Wakulla County. Johnson, who is experienced in wildlife rescue, said the bird didn't appear to have broken bones and he believed it would recover. ...

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  10. Airbnb Is Offering Free Listings for People in the Path of Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | TheStreet.com

    ... Leon County, Calhoun County, Franklin County, Jackson County, Liberty County, Galsden County, Gulf County, Wakulla County, Madison County, Jefferson County and Taylor County. The company is also encouraging hosts in Georgia's Decatur County, Grady ...

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  11. U.S. Justice Department faults DEA over agent's dangerous liaisonRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... comment on the report, and Leonhart could not be immediately reached. Whaley, who now works in Florida at the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office, could not be reached for comment. The inspector general's report said the DEA's Office of Professional ...

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  12. Concealed weapons licenses now available in Wakulla CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | WTXL

    The service is now offered by the county tax collector's office, in partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Since late July, the office has processed around 40 licenses.

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  13. Gov. Scott Recognizes Seven Educators with the Governor's Shine AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Capital Soup

    ... in World Languages Spanish and is the 2017 Jefferson County District Teacher of the Year. Lauralee Mitchell, Wakulla County - Lauralee Mitchell has been teaching at Shadeville Elementary eight years, where she is currently teaching first grade. ...

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  14. Convicted felon arrested after driving pickup through yardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | WTXL

    A convicted felon wanted in Wakulla County faces more charges after witnesses said he damaged property while driving a pickup truck recklessly through several residential yards. Michael Wayne Pritchard Jr., 30, was arrested Monday by a Leon County Sheriff's Office deputy who detailed Pritchard's alleged trail of damage in a probable cause affidavit.

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  15. $50M to go toward Florida springs restoration projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | WWSB

    ... day of reclaimed water out of the springshed. Northwest Florida Water Management District: Wakulla Springs (Wakulla County) septic connection projects - These projects will improve water quality in Wakulla springs by connecting more than 370 ...

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  16. Wanted sex offender arrested for battery in TallahasseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | WTXL

    ... indicate. Hughes faces a Leon County warrant for battery touch or strike in the attack on the woman and a Wakulla County warrant for lewd and lascivious battery on a minor, a person 12 years of age or older but less than 16. After he and the woman ...

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  17. Career Source Capital Region prepares for job fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | WTXL

    According to June 2017 figures , Gadsden County is at 5.3 percent. Leon County follows at 4.2 percent, and Wakulla County comes in at 3.7 percent.

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  18. Dewberry Welcomes Environmental Expertise of Mike MathewsRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | Directions Magazine

    ... He is currently conducting an environmental regulatory review for the Lower Bridge Boat Ramp project in Wakulla County as well as reviewing the project design for compliance with FDEP's Environmental Resource Permitting requirements. He is also ...

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  19. Dewberry Welcomes Environmental Expertise of Mike MathewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Directions Magazine

    ... He is currently conducting an environmental regulatory review for the Lower Bridge Boat Ramp project in Wakulla County as well as reviewing the project design for compliance with FDEP's Environmental Resource Permitting requirements. He is also ...

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  20. FHP: One killed in Wakulla County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | WTXL

    ... it to separate from the truck. The impact caused Dennison's car to spin into the northbound lanes where Wakulla County Fire Rescue had to extract him from the car. Troopers say he was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital where he later died. The ...

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