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Today's Features

  • Members of the Williston Christian Home Schoolers were guests of the Two Trails Ranch on Tuesday Feb. 17. Ranch owner Patricia Zerbini led the group around the sprawling ranch to view the animals and learn, "All about Elephants."

    That's right, since 1984 the elephants have been in Williston. The Two Tails Ranch was founded, designed and built in 1984 by Theodore H. Svertesky.

    The ranch has been home to over 100 elephants over the years. They come to seek care, rehabilitation, temporary housing, retirement, and reproduction.

  • On Saturday, Feb. 7, the GFWC Williston Junior Woman's Club hosted the annual Daddy's Sweetheart Dance.

    Elementary school girls danced throughout the evening with their fathers or father figure. Over 70 father-daughter couples attended.

    All proceeds from this year's event will benefit the physical education department and the music department at Williston Elementary School.

  • 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.