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Sports

‘Dogs dominate Mayo in 41-7 win

By AARON PORTWOOD Powered by big plays on offense, defense and special teams, the Taylor County Bulldogs dominated Lafayette County, 41-7 in a Kickoff Classic pre-season game Friday…

FWC partners with Waste Pro to protect garbage from bears

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Waste Pro USA, Inc., are teaming up to help reduce human-bear conflicts in northwest Florida. Representatives from the two…

‘Dogs face Lafayette in pre-season classic

The Taylor County High football team is upbeat about squaring off against Lafayette County this Friday night in the pre-season kickoff classic at Perry’s Dorsett Stadium. “Our kids…

FWC seeks help monitoring deer disease

By TONY YOUNG / Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is looking to hunters to help monitor the state’s deer…

News

Woman faces felony charge for $21,000 grand theft

A longtime employee at a local dentist’s office has been charged with grand theft after…

War of letters continues with locals backing pipeline plan

The war of letters and resolutions continues over the Foley Cellulose Mill’s Fenholloway River pipeline…

Residents are voting early and by mail: 1,800 to date

A week remains until the 2016 Primary Election and more than 1,800 Taylor County voters…

DeVane: ‘Keep moving forward’

DeVane: ‘Keep moving forward’

County Commissioner Jody DeVane said he feels “tremendous” progress has been made within the county…

Reaves: ‘I will serve Dist. 5 with integrity and honesty’

Reaves: ‘I will serve Dist. 5 with integrity and honesty’

County Commission Dist. 5 candidate Ocie Reaves said, if elected, he would serve “as a…

Kidd brings ‘lifelong dedication to youth’

Kidd brings ‘lifelong dedication to youth’

Kevin Kidd said he will bring a lifelong dedication to working with youth to the…

22-year Army veteran now wants to serve his county

22-year Army veteran now wants to serve his county

Charles Andrews Reaves Sr. served his country for 22 years in the U.S. Army. Now…

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Community

Register now for 61st annual festival pageant

High school senior girls are invited to take part in the 61st annual Florida Forest Festival’s Miss Florida Forestry pageant. To register as a contestant, please contact pageant…

Win me!

Taylor County Habitat for Humanity is offering chances on a custom handmade burnt cypress wood Cracker House replica. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Volunteers will…

Call and report mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are on the rise in Taylor County, especially after the recent rains and flooding in many areas of the county. According to Taylor County Mosquito Control, state…

Trunk or Treat date set Oct. 29

It’s never too early to plan for Halloween. Main Street Perry is now accepting applications for the annual Trunk or Treat event slated Saturday, Oct. 29 in downtown…

Entertainment

Review: ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ may not have been able to sing, but Streep still soars

Review: ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ may not have been able to sing, but Streep still soars

By MARK VIOLA There’s a running joke in Hollywood that if Meryl Streep is on screen, she is likely to get…

Review: ‘Pete’s Dragon’ is rare remake that is actually better than the original

Review: ‘Pete’s Dragon’ is rare remake that is actually better than the original

By MARK VIOLA I like to complain about all of the remakes Hollywood keeps giving us. This year alone we’re getting…

Review: ‘Sausage Party’ may be animated, but it is definitely not for children

I said it in my weekend preview. I said it in the headline for this review. But I still feel like…

Review: Despite its problems, ‘Suicide Sqaud’ delivers fun adventure

Review: Despite its problems, ‘Suicide Sqaud’ delivers fun adventure

By MARK VIOLA While DC Comics’ attempts to catch up to Marvel Comics in the filmmaking business has made the company…