Sports
Former teammates meet again during recent college match-up

Former teammates meet again during recent college match-up

Two former Taylor County High football players met at a recent game between two Kentucky NAIA teams–Pikeville and Union College. Union’s Tony Jackson and Pikeville’s Taylor Woods visited…

Boys soccer takes 10-2-2 record into the holiday break

The Taylor County High boys soccer team is 10-2-2 overall on the season going into the Christmas break. In district play, the Bulldogs stand at 6-2-1 with one…

TCMS girls basketball team still undefeated

The Taylor County Middle School girls’ basketball team remains undefeated and has extended its winning streak to 10 games. The Lady Bulldogs have recorded a perfect 8-0 record…

Bulldog football team set to play in Class 3A, District 1 next year

The Taylor County High football team will play in Class 3A, District 1 if a tentative reclassification announced Monday gets final approval for the 2015-18 years. District 1…

News

City inks land deal

City inks land deal

During a special meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Perry City Council agreed to buy several downtown…

Holiday DUI enforcement wave now underway

‘Tis the season to celebrate but the Perry Police Department (PPD) reminds residents to always…

Taylor natives named to top state jobs

With Gov. Rick Scott shuffling his team in preparation for the start of his second…

Mandalay boat ramp closes Jan. 5

Mandalay boat ramp closes Jan. 5

Aucilla River’s Williams Fish Camp Landing boat ramp, more commonly referred to as the Mandalay…

3 charged in theft ring

Three young men, including a 14-year-old teenager, were arrested on numerous felony charges stemming from…

Man ‘serious’ after crash

A Perry man was airlifted to an area hospital Friday after sustaining serious injuries in…

A ‘porkalicious’ good time!

A ‘porkalicious’ good time!

After receiving several hours of unordered rain last year, the seventh annual Southern Pines Blues…

Community

Community Christmas dinner planned Dec. 24

The Taylor County Leadership Council will host a Christmas dinner celebration for the public Wednesday, Dec. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Jerkins Community Center. Everyone…

Chamber holds Christmas reception Dec. 18

The Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas reception will be held Thursday, Dec. 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will be hosted by Java Depot…

Steinhatchee hosts Festival of Trees

The Steinhatchee River Chamber is hosting its second annual Festival of Trees at the Steinhatchee Community Center Dec. 20-23. “Eleven trees are available for clubs and local businesses…

Historical Society hosts potluck dinner Monday

The Taylor County Historical Society will host its annual Christmas meeting Monday, Dec. 15, starting at 6 p.m. All members and interested persons are invited to the share…

Entertainment

Review: Pacing issues, story problems suck the energy out of ‘Exodus’

Review: Pacing issues, story problems suck the energy out of ‘Exodus’

By MARK VIOLA This has definitely been a year for Bible movies, with two of the most famous Old Testament stories…

Five million lights at Stephen Foster Park

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park’s 20th annual Festival of Lights has begun and will continue through Wednesday, Dec. 31,…

Review: Bollywood meets Canada in uneven rom-com ‘Dr. Cabbie’

Review: Bollywood meets Canada in uneven rom-com ‘Dr. Cabbie’

By MARK VIOLA Bollywood, for those who don’t what that means, refers to one of the largest film producing locales in…

NFCC presents ‘The Nutcracker’ Sunday

North Florida Community College is partnering with Shannon McCook of Danceology from Live Oak for a “community production” of “The Nutcracker”…