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Today's Features

  •  As a part of the Title III D Program of the Older Americans Act, the Elder Options Division of Community Outreach and Healthy Aging began presenting a series of education programs and classes. The goal of the effort is to create a noticeable difference in health and well-being of elders through health promotion and disease prevention.

  • There are some candidates with strange backgrounds running for office this year. Their position seems to be if they succeed in business that makes them well qualified to run the country — which may or may not be true.

  •  By NORM CONTI

  •  TALLAHASSEE – More than 10,000 low-income Florida elders who haven’t been able to navigate the state’s online food stamp enrollment system will now be able to get personal help, thanks to a pilot project funded by a half-million-dollar grant received by the Department of Elder Affairs.

  •  The Chiefland High School Class of 2000 will hold a reunion on Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. For details, please contact Erin Phillips Durden at fisher81@ufl.edu or Lanie Werner at laniewerner@yahoo.com.

  • Crystal Jones and Kenton Whitmer were married in a private ceremony in Montegeo Bay, Jamaica, on Oct. 8, 2010. The bride is the daughter of Leon and Donna Jones, of Chiefland.  The groom is the son of Bruce and Kathy Whitmer of Chiefland.  Mrs. Whitmer is employed at Shands Teaching Hospital and is attending Nova Southeastern University. Mr. Whitmer is an attorney in Chiefland. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Louisville, and a Juris Doctorate from Thomas Cooley Law School. The couple resides in Gainesville, Florida.

  •  Kenneth and Julie Harrison of Bell announce the engagement of their daughter, Racheal Harrison, to Trey Webster, son of Sammy and Karen Webster of Chiefland. The couple are to wed on Nov. 13 at 4:30 p.m. at Hurley's Waccasassa Plantation, Branford. 

  •  By WINNELLE HORNE

  • The official City of Chiefland trick-or-treating is Saturday Oct. 30, between 

    6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

    SVP presents 2nd Annual Haunted Theater

    Suwannee Valley Players proudly presents its 2nd Annual Haunted Theater, "All Things Scary," today through Saturday.

    Each room has been designed to bring the spectator a different thrill with monsters, vampires, spiders, clowns, zombies and more. If it's scary, it's at the Chief Theater. 

  • A festival and re-enactment celebrating the history of Alligator Warrior, who lead Seminole warriors in the 2nd Seminole War (1835-1842) and of the settlement of Alligator which was renamed Lake City in 1859 will be held Oct. 29-31. The festival is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at O'Leno State Park, 410 S.E. Oleno Park Road, High Springs.