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STEPHEN C. SMITH REGATTA

The 51st annual Stephen C. Smith Regatta was held at Shell Point Beach on Saturday. The event is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and features sailboard and Hobie Cat races, auctions and more. (Photo by Gerald Brown)

David Harvey honored with naming

The former sheriff has building at sheriff’s self-insurance fund named for him

The retired Wakulla sheriff, David Harvey, with wife Rhonda at the ceremony on Monday.

By WILLIAM SNOWDEN
Editor

Back in 1978, a Letter to the Editor in the Wakulla newspaper complained about an inmate’s treatment at the Wakulla County Jail under then-Sheriff David Harvey, who was a year into his first term and only 26.

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Nurse sharks move

Gulf Specimen’s sharks are now residents of the New York Aquarium

Cypress Rudloe and Hunter Eichler with nurse sharks at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab. Some of the nurse sharks at the lab had grown too large for Gulf Specimen’s tanks and were moved to the New York Aquarium.

Story & Photos By
LEGION TAYLOR
Reporter

Gulf Specimen Marine Lab recently transferred three nurse sharks to the New York Aquarium located in New York City.

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Sol Eclectica art is open

Artist Rachell Mathis sells her work at festivals, Small Business Saturday

‘Wakulla Woman’ painting, above, of a woman paddling on the Wakulla River.

Story & Photos By
LINDA ANN McDONALD
Correspondent

Sol Eclectica is a new local Wakulla County inspired art business owned by Rachell Mathis of Sopchoppy.

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Wawa approved

Planning commission give OK to gas station under conditional use rules

By WILLIAM SNOWDEN
Editor

The planning commission voted last week to approve a conditional use for a Wawa convenience store and gas station to be located on Crawfordville Highway on a parcel between the old and new Whiddon Lake Road.

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