15th annual Thanksgiving dinner at KUMC

The Keystone United Methodist Church will hold its 15th annual Thanksgiving Day dinner on Nov. 25 at 2 p.m. in the church’s multi-ministry center. The event is open to the community and everyone is welcome. Anyone wanting to attend should call 352-473-3829 to reserve meals.

Christmas at Starke Church of God by Faith

Starke Church of God by Faith will be celebrating Christmas with the community on Wednesday, Dec. 22, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. See baby Jesus in the manger, a petting zoo and visit the free photo booth while enjoying free coffee, cocoa and doughnuts. Church youth will also put on a Christmas program beginning at … Read more

Democratic Women Meet Nov. 18

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Democratic Women’s Club of the Lakes Area will meet early this month, on Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. The speaker will be Nancy Hurlbert, chair of the state political committee and past chair of the Lake County DEC. Hurlbert is a past national president of Business & … Read more

NCA hosts Breakfast with Santa

Northside Christian Academy invites everyone to have Breakfast with Santa, Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the school gymnasium. Take a photo with Santa, enjoy a pancake breakfast, listen to a Christmas story and browse crafts for sale. Tickets are $5 per person and are available in the school office or online … Read more

Hot holiday meals

Bradford County Faith Community Center will be giving away pre-Thanksgiving meals to the community. Come receive a free hot meal on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 4 to 6 p.m. Bradford County Faith Community Center is located at 721 Old Lawtey Road in Starke.

Soil and water group meeting

The Bradford Soil and Water Conservation District will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 1 p.m. at the Bradford County Extension Office. There will be reports on the status of district projects and activities. Contact Paul Still at [email protected] or call him at 904-368-0291 for more information. The public is welcome to attend the meetings.

Operation Christmas Child

Trinity Baptist Church of Keystone Heights is a drop-off location for the collection of shoeboxes prepared for Operation Christmas Child. Churches, civic groups and individuals can fill standard-sized shoeboxes with toys, school supplies, hygiene items, and a personal letter. The shoeboxes will be sent to needy boys and girls in more than 100 countries by … Read more

New COVID-19 testing hours in Bradford County

The Bradford and Union County health departments along with Nomi Health have new testing hours beginning the week of Nov. 8. The new hours will now be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday outside Building 3 at the Bradford County Fairgrounds, 2300 N. Temple Ave. in Starke. No appointments are needed at … Read more