Sports

‘Dogs improve to 2-1 after defeating Lafayette County

The Taylor County High baseball team ran its record to 2-1 Thursday after recording a 6-4 victory over Lafayette County in cold and blustery weather in Mayo. The…

TCMS baseball downs Wakulla Middle School

The Taylor County Middle School baseball team traveled to Wakulla Thursday and earned their first win of the season defeating Wakulla Middle School by a score of 6…

Baseball registration is extended until Feb. 28

Although registration for the 2015 Taylor County Recreation baseball season ended last week, late sign-ups will be accepted until this Saturday, Feb. 28. All players will be evaluated…

Fishing club hosts tourney Feb. 28

The Taylor County Fishing Club will be holding its monthly tournament this Saturday, Feb. 28, out of Sea Hag Marina at Keaton Beach. The entry fee is $20…

News

McLeod, Denmark file federal lawsuit against sheriff, police chief for civil rights violations

McLeod, Denmark file federal lawsuit against sheriff, police chief for civil rights violations

A Perry man acquitted on charges of lewd battery and molestation of a minor filed…

Crews respond to house fire on Balthazar

Taylor County Fire- Rescue responded to a house fire on Balthazar Street Saturday, Feb. 21,…

All for veterans

All for veterans

Veterans were lined up before the doors even opened for Monday’s Veterans Fair held at…

No more books? Laptops replace textbooks at elementary school

No more books? Laptops replace textbooks at elementary school

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer This past summer, the Taylor County School District began…

Biker injured in crash

A motorcyclist from Winter Garden was seriously injured in a late night one-vehicle crash on…

20-year veteran named police chief

Outgoing Perry Police Department (PPD) Chief Vern Clark gave a personal recommendation for his replacement,…

Family legacy

Family legacy

Members of the founding family of Gulf Telephone Company attended Monday’s Taylor County Historical Society…

Community

Blood Drive Feb. 28: Give blood, save a life

All donors will receive a free t-shirt and wellness checkup (including blood pressure, iron count and cholesterol screening) at a blood drive this Saturday, Feb. 28, at Faith…

Financial Aid Night slated March 2 at TCHS

Students and parents seeking information on financial aid for college are invited to a special meeting Monday, March 2, at Taylor County High School. The free event will…

Get the buzz on bees Tuesday, March 3

Taylor County Master Gardeners welcome Bary Hart of Hart Honey Farms in Fargo, Ga., as guest speaker Tuesday, March 3, at Forest Capital Hall. The meeting, which is…

Ready to garden? Free workshop offered March 10

A beginning gardening workshop will be held Tuesday, March 10, at the Taylor County Extension Office from 6-8 p.m. The workshop will cover the following topics: variety selection,…

Entertainment

Review: ‘Kingsman’ is a wild, crazy and bloody spy adventure

Review: ‘Kingsman’ is a wild, crazy and bloody spy adventure

By MARK VIOLA What if you could have a movie that had all of the style and sophistication of the Bond…

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” opens Feb. 27

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” opens Feb. 27

The Suwannee Valley Players’ production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” will open Friday, Feb. 27, at the Chief Theatre…

Review: ‘Jupiter Ascending’ features too much story to tell in the time it has

Review: ‘Jupiter Ascending’ features too much story to tell in the time it has

By MARK VIOLA In my preview last week for the Wachowski sibling’s “Jupiter Ascending,” I said I tend to like their…

Tallahassee Museum will host Matinee of the Arts

In conjunction with Florida State University’s prestigious Opening Nights, Tallahassee Museum will present Saturday Matinee of the Arts on Valentine’s Day.…