Sports

Bear permits available starting Aug. 3

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission last week passed final rules to establish a bear hunting season in late October and allow permits to be sold to…

All Stars play deep into state qualifier

The Taylor County under-6 all star baseball team went deep into the state qualifier tournament held last weekend in Lake City. The local team opened with a 23-8…

8-under All Stars compete at tournament in Lake City

Taylor County’s 8-under all star baseball team competed in the state qualifier tournament last weekend in Lake City. The tourney, which featured 55 teams, was divided into “A,”…

10U All Stars play well in double-elimination event

Taylor County’s 10-under all star baseball team competed in the District 6 tournament June 11-14 in Live Oak. The local team battled Madison in their first round game…

News

Arrowood faces life in prison or Death Row

Arrowood faces life in prison or Death Row

A grand jury indicted Garrett A. Arrowood, 26, for first degree capital murder Monday afternoon…

Man barricades self in house, SWAT called to assist TCSO

Man barricades self in house, SWAT called to assist TCSO

Leon County’s SWAT unit was called into action here Saturday when a Shady Grove man–who…

GP pledges $100,000 for Capital Hall

GP pledges $100,000 for Capital Hall

With work well underway on the first phase of renovations to Forest Capital Hall and…

BREAKING: Arrowood indicted for capital murder

A grand jury indicted Garrett A. Arrowood, 26, for first degree capital murder Monday afternoon…

FDLE investigating death as homicide

FDLE investigating death as homicide

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) and Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) announced Thursday…

County’s oldest resident dies at 106

Taylor County’s oldest resident, Alfhild Snell, known by most as Aunt Alfie, died Wednesday. She…

New Taylor County Alliance unites public, private sectors for economic development

New Taylor County Alliance unites public, private sectors for economic development

In an attempt to build off recent economic development successes, the Taylor County Development Authority…

Community

Steinhatchee will celebrate July 4 with fireworks display

Celebrate the 4th of July in Steinhatchee with fireworks at 8:45 p.m. at the bridge, sponsored by the Steinhatchee River Chamber of Commerce. The holiday festivities start at…

Library closes for holiday

The Taylor County Public Library will be closed Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday.…

Blood drive set for July 4 at Walmart

OneBlood will host a blood drive Saturday, July 4, at Walmart from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All donors will receive a $10 Walmart gift card and a…

City announces garbage collection schedule

The City of Perry has announced its garbage collection schedule for the 4th of July holiday week: • Thursday customers will receive service today (Wednesday, July 1). •…

Entertainment

Review: Pixar returns to form with truly emotional ‘Inside Out’

Review: Pixar returns to form with truly emotional ‘Inside Out’

By MARK VIOLA Last year was the first time since 2005 no Pixar film hit theaters, and combined with the recent…

Review: ‘Jurassic World’ is fun enough that you can ignore most of its flaws

Review: ‘Jurassic World’ is fun enough that you can ignore most of its flaws

By MARK VIOLA “Jurassic World,” which picks up the adventure 22 years after the events of the original “Jurassic Park,” is…

Young Actors Theatre opens final 2015-16 production

The Young Actors Theatre in Tallahassee concludes its 2014-15 Mainstage Season with “42nd Street,” which opens tonight (Friday) in Tallahassee. The…

Review: Look out James Bond! McCarthy is ready to become the next big ‘Spy’

Review: Look out James Bond! McCarthy is ready to become the next big ‘Spy’

By MARK VIOLA There’s no arguing against the assertion that Melissa McCarthy is one of the most marketable and recognizable faces…