Sports

TCHS boys win another home thriller

The Taylor County High School boys’ basketball team extended their winning streak to two games with another thrilling, 75-73 victory on their home court over the Fort White…

Off-season workouts begin as TCHS football looks to ‘reload’

Taylor County High School Head Football Coach Tanner Jones is already preparing for the 2018 football season, as the Bulldogs’ coaching staff started holding workouts after school this…

Blount returns to playoffs Saturday

Taylor County native LeGarrette Blount is once again in the NFL playoffs, but for the first time with his new team, the Philadelphia Eagles, who kick off Saturday…

Registration continues for baseball; coaches, umpires meetings planned

Taylor County Recreation Coordinator Pat Dew would like to remind everyone that it is time to register for the 2018 baseball season, as cut-off dates for all age…

News

Seatbelt violation ends with arrest

A man nabbed with items commonly used in illegal drug distribution is in custody thanks…

Nabbed with expired tag

Nabbed with expired tag

An expired tag led to a traffic stop that resulted in two drug-related arrests by…

TCDA board to expand by two

Despite expressing some reservations at their Jan. 2 regular meeting, county commissioners voted 4-1 in…

In a hurry to get here!

In a hurry to get here!

With the labor and delivery of her first two children taking just two and one-half…

Helping…Helping Hands

Helping…Helping Hands

Ashley Fournier (center) was named Wells Fargo’s “Volunteer of the Year” for the bank’s Big…

County commission will begin morning meetings Jan. 16

On Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 9 a.m the Taylor County Board of County Commissioners will…

Parking lot will cost county $34,350

The final work on the new Supervisor of Elections building on U.S. 19 — namely…

Community

Morris to serve as keynote speaker for Jan. 21 celebration

Taylor County native Terry Morris returns to his hometown Sunday, Jan. 21, to serve as keynote speaker for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration. New…

Sweets for your sweetheart

Hearts for Hometown Dogs (HFHD) is now accepting pre-orders for chocolate-covered strawberries for the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday. The cost is $20 per dozen or $15 for half…

‘Picnic’ on March 24

Taylor County High School JROTC invites residents to “save the date” for an upcoming “Picnic in the Parking Lot” fund-raiser planned Saturday, March 24. The event, which will…

Saint Leo announces opening of new offices

The public is invited to a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new administrative offices of the Saint Leo University Madison Education Center on Thursday, Jan. 25.…

Scam alert: residents beware

Scammers are taking aim at area residents and local law enforcement warns people to “be aware” and remember the following tips: Don’t believe your caller ID. Technology makes…

Entertainment

Sorkin draws a royal flush in his directorial debut, ‘Molly’s Game’

Sorkin draws a royal flush in his directorial debut, ‘Molly’s Game’

By MARK VIOLA I like good movies and I like good writing, and when Aaron Sorkin writes movies, they tend to…

Be prepared for a romance unlike anything else in ‘Shape of Water’

Be prepared for a romance unlike anything else in ‘Shape of Water’

By MARK VIOLA Director Guillermo del Toro is one of the most unique and visually-compelling storytellers working today. He has found…

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ was the biggest surprise of 2017

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ was the biggest surprise of 2017

By MARK VIOLA I will freely admit that it’s been quite a few years since I watched “Jumanji” — the 1995…

‘All the Money in the World’ is a gripping story of family, money

‘All the Money in the World’ is a gripping story of family, money

By MARK VIOLA In 1973, John Paul Getty III, then just 16 years old, was kidnapped off the streets of Paris.…