Wakulla County Newswire

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  1. Project will turn old refinery site into St. Marks Innovation ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tallahassee Democrat

    Across a flat, grassy field on Port Leon Drive, St. Marks officials see potential.

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  2. St. Andrew Society of Tallahassee offers scholarships, prizesRead the original story

    Thursday | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... Mitchell Memorial mini-scholarships. Eligibility requires that you must live in Leon, Jefferson, Gadsden or Wakulla County if a Florida resident or live in Grady or Thomas County if a resident of the state of Georgia. The deadline for all ...

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  3. Mississippi couple facing prison sentence arrested in Wakulla CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... Kitchens, 39, of Seminary, Miss., and Heather Eileen Jordan, 31, of Hattiesburg, Miss., were stopped by Wakulla County Sheriff's deputies after they stopped at a church while it was not in session and deputies became suspicious. Kitchens provided ...

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  4. Doug Blackburn: Trustee appointments merit a second lookRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... for the city of Tallahassee who lives in Crawfordville, was named to DeFoor's seat, one of two required Wakulla County representatives on the board. Kevin Vaughn, the president of Rogers, Gunter, Vaughn Insurance, will take Callen's seat. This is ...

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  5. Big Bend news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... the needs of their agency and the community as they prepare for future challenges. Representatives from the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office, Wakulla Correctional Institution, Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Florida Highway Patrol took ...

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  6. Golf Gone Wild Charity golf tournament coming May 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Tallahassee Democrat

    The 2014 Golf Gone Wild Golf Tournament to benefit the Florida Wild Mammal Association is set for Saturday, May 3 at the St. James Bay Golf Resort.

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  7. Tallahassee Woman Arrested For NarcoticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | WCTV Tallahassee

    A 28-year-old Tallahassee woman was arrested for a variety of drug charges on April 5 at 11:37 p.m. after she cut in front of a Wakulla County Sheriff's Office Road Patrol lieutenant at a Crawfordville fast food restaurant and failed to maintain a single lane, according to Sheriff Charlie Creel.

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  8. Deputies led on chase through Wildwood Country Club golf courseRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... Country Club golf course Saturday was arrested and now charges are pending against the vehicle's passenger. Wakulla County deputies noticed Coby Dale Blanchett, 18, crossing the center line on U.S. Highway 98 in Medart, nearly hitting one car ...

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  9. Traffic stop turns into drug bust of Tallahassee womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | Tallahassee Democrat

    A Tallahassee woman deputies say cut of a Wakulla County Sheriff's Office patrol car and couldn't stay within one lane of traffic.

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  10. Political notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... or davejacobsen@msn.com. The Wakulla Democratic Executive Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Wakulla County Library for a roundtable discussion with Jenn Whitcomb, field director for the Gwen Graham for Congress campaign. Attendees do ...

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  11. Author Hutto to appear in PBS documentaryRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Tallahassee Democrat

    Joe Hutto has done it again. First he brought us an intimate look at the wild turkeys of Wakulla County.

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  12. February unemployment dips to 5.4% in Leon CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 29 | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... County's rate climbed to 5.9 percent from 5.5 percent the month before. It was 6.6 percent a year ago. Wakulla County's jobless rate ticked up to 5.7 percent from 5.6 percent in January. A year ago it was 6.4 percent. In a related announcement, ...

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  13. The benefits of volunteeringRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... provide information and support to anyone in Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin or Wakulla County. If you would like additional information about services, please call 850-878-5310 or visitwww.bigbendhospice.org.

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  14. Big Bend news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | Tallahassee Democrat

    Acting on a tip, Wakulla County Sheriff's deputies served a search warrant on the home of Valentine Diaz on Emerald Acres Drive in Crawfordville and found the grow operation, four firearms and lights, fans, scales and other items associated with the cultivation of marijuana.

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  15. FDOH In Leon County Addresses County Health RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... we do know there is still more work that needs to be done," said Holly Kirsch, Leon County Health Department. Wakulla County ranked 29TH Liberty County ranked 32ND Franklin County ranked 36TH Madison County ranked 56TH Jefferson County ranked 58TH ...

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  16. Wakulla County bust yields 143 marijuana plants, packaged marijuana, arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Tallahassee Democrat

    A marijuana grow operation discovered in Wakulla County led to the arrest of one man, the seizure of 143 marijuana plants and more than 450 grams of marijuana ready for sale.

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  17. Limelight ExtraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... a Florida tale about corrupt developer who is about to ruin a nature preserve, at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Wakulla County Public Library, 4330 Crawfordville Highway in Crawfordville. It's free and open to the public. SPRING INTO ACTION: Bring on the ...

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  18. Big Bend news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... and no one was in the house at the time of the blaze. The residents will be displaced. A man posing as a Wakulla County lieutenant is attempting to scam residents into sending him money over the phone. A man posing as Lt. John Martin of WCSO's ...

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  19. Rick Scott Presents Shine Awards To 3 District TeachersRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | News Talk Florida

    ... passion for teaching are evident not only in her classroom, but also in the many roles she fills. John Kane, Wakulla County, Riversprings Middle School - John Kane is an 8th grade teacher at Riversprings Middle School. He has been teaching for eight ...

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  20. Oyster NachosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2014 | Florida Sportsman

    ... the Oysters Nachos at Ouzts' Too Oyster Bar, located on the west side of the St. Marks River in Newport. This Wakulla County watering hole has been there for over three-quarters of a century, and is going strong, attracting an array of characters ...

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