Sports

Bulldogs seek spot in playoffs in Ft. White

The Taylor County High football team will be looking to extend its state playoff appearance streak to six seasons this Friday night when the Bulldogs travel to Fort…

TCMS to battle for conference title

The Taylor County Middle School football team will battle Wakulla Middle School for the conference championship this Thursday night at Dorsett Stadium in a re-match of a game…

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,…

News

Five face meth, gun charges

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office arrested five Taylor County residents, including a mother and her…

Lay-offs reported at Yates

An unknown number of workers with Yates Construction, which services the local Georgia- Pacific Cellulose…

County pursuing grants for sidewalks along Old Dixie Hwy.

The Taylor County Commission is considering applying for a second Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)…

Supervisor invites residents to ‘Vote in honor of a veteran’

Supervisor invites residents to ‘Vote in honor of a veteran’

With the 2014 General Election less than a week away, Taylor County residents can still…

Thousands celebrate ‘Forest Life’

Thousands celebrate ‘Forest Life’

In its 59th year, the Florida Forest Festival celebrated the “Forest Life,” with thousands of…

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…

Community

Sunday is the end of Daylight Savings Time

Everyone is reminded that Sunday, Nov. 2, marks the end of Daylight Savings Time, when everyone is asked to “fall back” and set their clocks back one hour.…

Parents: learn more about new laptop project Monday

Parents of Taylor County School District students in fifth, eighth and ninth grades are invited to attend a meeting at the Taylor County Middle School auditorium Monday, Nov.…

Trunk or Treat!

Main Street Perry is joining forces with the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce to host a Hallow-ing Good Time Halloween event Friday, Ocdt. 31. The chamber will kick…

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.…

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.…