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Sports

Bulldogs host home opener Feb. 24

The Taylor County High baseball team carried a 3-run lead into the bottom of the 7th inning at Wakulla Tuesday before the War Eagles scored 4 runs to…

Registration for War Eagle football begins March 1

Registration for the 2017 youth football league, cheerleading and dance teams–sponsored by the Boys & Girls–will get underway Wednesday, March 1. The Taylor County War Eagles program is…

TCHS baseball season opens; team will face Maclay Feb. 24

The Taylor County High baseball team, under veteran coach Reggie Wentworth, opens its 2017 schedule this week with two straight road games before hosting Maclay this Friday (Feb.…

TCHS baseball teams will host Orange/Blue game Friday night

The Taylor County High varsity and junior varsity baseball teams will be holding their annual Orange/Blue intra-squad game this Friday night at 6 p.m. at Pace Field. “We…

News

Man charged with assaulting his 98-year-old grandmother

A suspect charged with abusing his 98-year-old grandmother was found hiding in a closet when…

Close call

Close call

The driver of this VW Jetta escaped serious injury after crashing into a tree off…

Semi rear-ends truck

A one-year-old child sustained minor injuries during a three-vehicle crash that happened just after midnight…

White sought after defying judge’s order

Suspect Alan White, whose attempt at a home invasion was thwarted by the homeowner, failed…

Perry-Foley Airport going solar?

The county is looking into the possibility of leasing a portion of the Perry-Foley Airport…

Local surgeon foils home invasion

A Perry man who attempted to push his way into the home of local surgeon…

Padgett announces termination

A corrections officer at the Taylor County Jail was fired Monday after a two-week investigation…

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Community

Support local Girl Scouts March 2

Girl Scout Troop 963 has partnered with Pizza Hut for an upcoming fundraiser Thursday, March 2. The restaurant will donate up to 20% of purchases toward the troop.…

The carnival is coming to town!

The Taylor County Leadership Council is hosting a carnival March 30-April 2 at Jerkins Community Center and a limited number of pre-sale “MegaRide” bracelets are now available. At…

Registration discount available March 9 only

Taylor County Heritage Pageant organizers announced that a special $5 discount will be offered for one day only—Thursday, March 9—for registration fees. Participants must register at the Taylor…

Food Truck Friday is Feb. 24

The first Food Truck Friday at Rosehead Park will be held this Friday, Feb. 24, from 6-8:30 p.m. Featured “trucks” include Killer Grill BBQ, Donaven’s Road Cookin’ (southern…

Entertainment

Review: ‘Home for Peculiar Children’ delivers plenty of scary fun

Review: ‘Home for Peculiar Children’ delivers plenty of scary fun

By MARK VIOLA I know I’ve said it before, but I enjoy reading young adult literature, from the popular “Harry Potter”…

Review: ‘Deepwater Horizon’ gives an intense look at 2010 disaster

Review: ‘Deepwater Horizon’ gives an intense look at 2010 disaster

By MARK VIOLA On April 20, 2010, a catastrophic failure aboard the floating Deepwater Horizon oil rig resulted in the country’s…

FSU kicks off theatre season with ‘Seminar’

The School of Theatre at Florida State kicks off its 2016-17 season with “Seminar” by Theresa Rebeck, which opens tonight (Friday)…

Review: ‘Magnificent Seven’ is a fun and action-filled Western adventure

Review: ‘Magnificent Seven’ is a fun and action-filled Western adventure

By MARK VIOLA It would be nice to go a few weeks without using the term remake, but it seems 2016…