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Today's Features

  • Does your dog take up too much of your bed? Do you have a new pet that you want to train to sleep on his own bed?

    WAG (the Williston Animal Group) is conducting a raffle for a hand-crafted dog bed made by Joe Baisden of Morriston who, along with his wife Janice, is an active member of WAG.

    The dog bed is on display at the Williston Office of Perkins State Bank at 4th Street and Noble Avenue.

  • Library program

    is tonight

    The Friends of the Williston Library will feature a dance program from Gainesville to celebrate Black History Month in February. The African Cultural dance ensemble, directed by Femi Kako Addie, will appear at 7 p.m. in the library on Thursday, Feb. 19.

    Femi also plays drums along with Robert Glaser to effect the beat for the dancers, who are Queen Chiku-Ngozi and Yetunde.

    The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are not necessary.

    Ombudsman

    group to meet

  • Saturday, February 21

    * Angel House Thrift store is open on Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located at Holy Family Parish, 17353 NE 27A, Williston.

    * Williston Green Clovers, Juniors 4H Club, 9 a.m., Methodist Church, Williston, 213 W. Noble Ave.

    * Gospel Sing, 1:30 p.m., Highland Baptist Church, Morriston on CR 326 just east of SR 121.

    * SHARE Distribution, 9-10 a.m., Cornerstone Assembly of God. Contact Elsie Neal 528-5709.

    Monday, February 23

    * Lions Club 7:30 p.m., Lions Club 401 S.E. Sixth Ave.

  • Adult soccer

    signup Saturday

    Registration for the WYAA adult soccer program will be Saturday, Jan. 31, from 10 a.m. to noon.

    Registration fee is $30.

    Games begin Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. For information contact Angela at 528-6649.

    The Soccer committee will meet at WYAA on Feb. 8 at 6 p.m.

    City yard sale

    to benefit Relay

    The city of Williston is planning a yard sale for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life on Jan. 31.

  • Monday, February 2

    * Lions Club 7:30 p.m., Lions Club 401 S.E. Sixth Ave.

    * Levy Veterans Support Group, 7 p.m., Williston City Hall.

    * AA Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Thompson Hall at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

    * Masonic Lodge #117 F.&A.M., 7:30 p.m., Ornan Lodge.

    Tuesday, February 3

    * Piecemakers, 9 a.m., Presbyterian Church.

    * Rotary Club of Williston, First Presbyterian Church, Noon.

    * Police Explorers, 6:30 p.m., Fire Department.

    * Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church.

  • Sweetheart Dance

    is Saturday

    The GFWC Williston Junior Woman’s Club has set the date for the annual Daddy’s Sweetheart Dance.

    The dance will be held Saturday, Feb. 7, from 6-8 p.m. at the Williston Woman’s Club located at 1049 N.E. 6th Blvd. The dance is open to all girls in kindergarten through 5th grade.

  • Saturday, January 24

    * Angel House Thrift store is open on Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located at Holy Family Parish, 17353 NE 27A, Williston.

    * SHARE Distribution, 9-10 a.m., Cornerstone Assembly of God. Contact Elsie Neal 528-5709.

    Monday, January 26

    * Lions Club 7:30 p.m., Lions Club 401 S.E. Sixth Ave.

    * Levy Veterans Support Group, 7 p.m., Williston City Hall.

    * AA Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Thompson Hall at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

    * CRA, 5:15 p.m. City Hall.

  • New Abundant Life

    holds conference

    for women

    New Abundant Life, 131 N. Main St., Williston, will hold its annual Women’s Conference from Jan. 22, today, through Jan. 25.

    Tonight’s speaker at 7:30 p.m. will be Bobbie Smith.

    Baseball team

    holds golf event

    this Saturday

    The Williston High School baseball team is sponsoring the first ever “Bats on Fire” golf tournament on Saturday, Jan. 24, at Williston Highlands Golf and Country Club. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start is at 8.

  • The last caravan for 2008 left Nazareth for the 80 mile journey to Bethlehem on Tuesday evening. More than 500 visitors joined in the numerous trips that either Pastor Dana or Callie Fields, from sponsoring church Living Water Life Center of Morriston, led over the 15-day annual event held on their property located on Hwy 121. Although the number of visitors was lower than last year; the event was blessed with 75 -100 volunteers from other churches willing to be in costume and serve in many capacities.

  • GAINESVILLE — A mobile service for equine reproduction at the University of Florida aims to better serve area horse breeders while simultaneously moving students at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine more frequently into the field.

    “The approach to medicine on the road is different than in the hospital, regardless of what service you are associated with,” said Scott Bailey, D.V.M., a Kansas State University veterinary alumnus who recently completed his residency in theriogenology at UF’s College of Veterinary Medicine.