Sports

TCHS golf team falls in sudden death playoff

Taylor County High nearly qualified for the state finals golf tournament this week but lost in a sudden death playoff for region runner-up at the Class 1A state…

Hunter safety course set for Jefferson Co.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Jefferson County. The course will be at the Jefferson County Correctional Institution,…

First phase of ‘14 dove season will end Oct. 27

The first phase of dove season ends Monday, Oct. 27. Hunting hours during the first phase are from noon until sunset with a daily limit of 15 birds.…

Bulldogs win Homecoming 26-9

By AARON PORTWOOD The Taylor County Bulldogs won their second straight game and got a key 26-9 homecoming victory over district foe Fernandina Beach to keep their play-off…

News

Remains identified as teen missing since 1993

For the family of missing Perry teen Ruby Dean Lane, a 20-year wait has come…

Man flees police

A routine traffic stop led to a car chase that ultimately ended with two arrests…

Carnival!

Carnival!

Wednesday evening brought the opening of the annual Florida Forest Festival Carnival. Children of all…

‘A quarter a day’ to feed those in need

‘A quarter a day’ to feed those in need

Spearheaded by student council members, Taylor County Middle School recently completed its 2014 United Way…

Ebola: DMH ‘well-prepared’

With the potential threat of ebola continuing to lead headlines across the country, Doctors’ Memorial…

Proposed new primary school not included in DOE budget

While Florida Department of Education’s (DOE) Special Facilities Construction Committee recommended the Taylor County School…

Williston Timber named ‘Logger of the Year’

Representatives from Williston Timber Company, Inc., will be featured in Saturday’s Florida Forest Festival King…

Community

Legislative delegation meeting set for Oct. 20

Taylor County’s legislative delegation, which consists of Rep. Halsey Beshears and Sen. Bill Montford, will hold a public meeting for local officials and residents on Monday, Oct. 20.…

Benefit yard sale, car wash Oct. 18

A yard sale and car wash benefitting World Hunger Relief will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at Pizza Hut, starting at 7:30 a.m. Organizers said “100 percent” of…

TREA members meet Oct. 20

The Taylor Retired Educators Association (TREA) will meet Monday, Oct. 20, at Mama’s Italian Restaurant, at 10:30 a.m. Doyle Lundy will present information about the renovation of the…

Support Alzheimers’ awareness

A local team is holding an Alzheimer’s Awareness Raffle in support of the annual Alzheimers’ walk planned Oct. 25 in Gainesville. “Pops Peeps” has tickets available for two…

Entertainment

Review: ‘Fury’ is a horrific, ugly look at the terrible costs of war

Review: ‘Fury’ is a horrific, ugly look at the terrible costs of war

By MARK VIOLA Written and directed by David Ayer (“End of Watch”), “Fury” is brutal, ugly, dirty, bloody, powerful, compelling, heartbreaking,…

Review: ‘Book of Life’ is a vibrant, fun, animated adventure

Review: ‘Book of Life’ is a vibrant, fun, animated adventure

By MARK VIOLA “The Book of Life” is a wonderful, beautifully animated film with a story that doesn’t exactly break new…

Review: ‘Gone Girl’ is a fascinating, disturbing look at marriage

Review: ‘Gone Girl’ is a fascinating, disturbing look at marriage

By MARK VIOLA Based on the best-selling book by Gillian Flynn, who adapted his own work for the movie, the premise…

Review: Downey Jr., Duvall shine in otherwise cluttered ‘Judge’

Review: Downey Jr., Duvall shine in otherwise cluttered ‘Judge’

By MARK VIOLA “The Judge” is part courtroom thriller, part family drama and part Robert Downey Jr. being Robert Downey Jr.…