Today's Features

  •  Coach Jamie Baker and his wife, Tricia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Makayla Baker to David Heinkel. 

  • Saturday, Aug. 24

  • Jason Cason and Hallie Priest Cason announce the birth of their son, Reeden Eugene Cason, born at 11:32 a.m. July 12 at North Florida Regional Hospital in Gainesville. 

    The baby was 20 1/2 inches long and weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces. 

    Grandparents include Jake and Marion Cason and Hallie and Karen Priest, all of Williston. 

     Great-grandparents are Bonnie Herin, of Macon, Ga. and Doug and Tommie Woody of Macon, Ga.

  • Have you ever  had a craving that you couldn’t explain where it came from?

  •  I’m not a breakfast eater–never have been. I suppose the biggest reason is I don’t eat eggs–except in cookies, cakes and pies.

  • By Johnnie Jones

    Special to the Pioneer

    For three glorious nights, nearly 20 churches of the local faith community joined together for a powerful inter-denominational revival that drew crowds of more than 300 people each night. 

    On July 11, 12 and 13 the Ministerial Faith Alliance, which is made up of congregations from Williston and the surrounding areas, held the event at Unity Temple International in Williston. 

  • People around the world are a little happier thanks to Rusty the Clown. 

  •  Greg and Denise Hamilton of Williston announce the forthcoming marriage of their son, Zachary Pearson Hamilton to Dixie Lee Trimm, of Grovetown, Ga., daughter of James and Wanda Trimm.

  • Over 75 people braved threatening skies to attend Williston's National Day of Prayer ceremony at noon last Thursday.

    Speakers, representing more than a half dozen churches, took turns praying for the country, state, leaders and families during the hour-long service held at the gazebo in Heritage Park.

    The ceremony marks the 62nd year for the National Day of Prayer, said Williston organizer Mayor R. Gerald Hethcoat. The theme for this year’s commemoration is “Pray for America” , Hethcoat said.


    Donald Moore Jr. doesn’t remember a time when music wasn’t an integral part of his life.

    Born into a musical family that included his father and brother, it was only natural that like a moth to flame he would migrate to music.

    And for the last 40 plus years, he’s stayed there.

    Inspired by Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings and so many who are now considered classic artists, Moore picked up the 

       guitar in one hand and pen in the other and proceeded