Sports

‘Dogs tie game late then win in extra innings over P.K. Yonge

The Taylor County High baseball team scored a run in the bottom of the 7th inning to tie Friday’s game here against P.K. Yonge, then added one more…

Jayvee Bulldogs defeat Madison

The Taylor County High junior varsity baseball team defeated Madison Monday 6-4 Joshua Mixon led the Bulldogs with two hits, including a double, while scoring 2 runs. Jordan…

Local sharpshooters compete in State Archery Competition

The Taylor County 4-H Sharpshooters were 11 of the 155 youth who competed in the State Archery Competition held at Easton Sports Complex in Newberry on Saturday, March…

Gag grouper season opens April 1 in state waters off county’s coast

State waters off the coast of Taylor, Franklin, Wakulla and Jefferson counties will open to recreational harvest of gag grouper starting April 1. This regional season will remain…

News

BREAKING: Two arrested for attempted murder in Tennille attack

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE),…

Man, 23, killed in crash

Man, 23, killed in crash

Thick fog which blanketed much of the county Friday was likely a contributing factor to…

Suspicious package (UPDATED)

Suspicious package (UPDATED)

UPDATED: The Perry Police Department released the following statement regarding the suspicious package: “We have…

Attempted murder suspect surrenders

Attempted murder suspect surrenders

Perry Police Department (PPD) Chief Jamie Cruse credits the efforts of Sgt. Nellie Walker with…

Bluegrass festival welcomes Easter visitors

Bluegrass festival welcomes Easter visitors

Taylor County will have quite a few guests visiting for Easter weekend with the 13th…

BREAKING: 23-year-old Perry man killed in Friday morning crash

BREAKING: 23-year-old Perry man killed in Friday morning crash

A 23-year-old Perry man was killed in a Friday (March 20) morning crash on U.S.…

Suspect ‘armed & dangerous’ (UPDATED)

Suspect ‘armed & dangerous’ (UPDATED)

UPDATE: According to the Perry Police Department (PPD), Andre Snowden, 34, surrendered to law enforcement…

Community

Nominations sought, deadline is March 31

The Taylor County Historical Society Board of Directors is currently accepting nominations for the 2015 “W.T. Hendry-W.J. Peacock History Award.” Historical Society members in good standing are asked…

Author to speak at library March 30

Former Peace Corps volunteer David J. Mather, who served in southern Chile, will be the guest speaker at the Monday, March 30, meeting of the Friends of the…

Jerkins hosts health fair March 21

A health fair will be held Saturday, March 21, at Jerkins Community Center from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The event is sponsored by the Perry Alliance of…

‘Craft for a Cure’ set for March 21

The Red Hat Ladies Relay For Life team will host a “Crafting for a Cure” fund-raiser Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., at First Presbyterian…

Entertainment

Review: ‘Cinderella’ proves some classics work just fine without updating

Review: ‘Cinderella’ proves some classics work just fine without updating

By MARK VIOLA This may be sacrilegious, but I’ve always found the story of “Cinderella” somewhat shallow. By this, of course,…

Review: Liam Neeson’s ‘Run All Night’ doesn’t gives us anything new

Review: Liam Neeson’s ‘Run All Night’ doesn’t gives us anything new

By MARK VIOLA “At least it’s not ‘Taken 4.’” That was my answer to someone who asked me my thoughts on…

Parley will perform the music of Bach and sons

The Tallahassee Bach Parley will continue its 34th season with “Bach & Sons,” featuring the music of J.S. Bach and four…

Review: In ‘Chappie,’ director Blomkamp tells a sci-fi coming-of-age tale

Review: In ‘Chappie,’ director Blomkamp tells a sci-fi coming-of-age tale

By MARK VIOLA South African director Neill Blomkamp burst onto the scene in 2009 with his high-concept sci-fi film “District 9,”…