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Sports

FWC sets ‘17 red snapper season for Gulf waters

At its April meeting in Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) set the 2017 Gulf state waters recreational red snapper season. The 78-day Gulf recreational…

Beau Turner Center hosts ‘17 Outdoor Experience

Enjoy fun outdoor activities Saturday, April 29, at the 2017 Outdoor Experience, a free family event hosted at the Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center. “The Outdoor Experience provides…

47 turn out for start of Bulldogs’ spring football practice

Energy and spirits were high as the Taylor County High School Bulldogs took the field to kick off spring football practice on Monday, April 24. Forty-seven players showed…

Baseball team closes regular season April 28

The Taylor County High School baseball team took the field Friday, April 24, for Senior Night, pitting the Bulldogs against Wakulla Christian. Although the Bulldogs came up short,…

News

K-9 Kar captures suspect

K-9 teams from the Perry Police Department (PPD) and Taylor Correctional Institution (TCI) successfully tracked,…

Residents review flood zone map

Residents review flood zone map

Property owners concerned that a new draft Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) could result in…

Shorter wait, more fishing

In an attempt to combat congestion at the Keaton Beach public boat ramp, county crews…

TTI celebrates its 50th with a name change: Big Bend Technical College

TTI celebrates its 50th with a name change: Big Bend Technical College

Since its doors opened in 1967, Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) has tailored itself as a…

Funding issues resolved for live-fire training facility

Taylor County Fire-Rescue’s planned live-fire training facility looks to soon become a reality after numerous…

TCFR awarded $16,895 grant from Firehouse Subs for training system

Taylor County Fire-Rescue recently received a $16,895 grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation…

FDOT takes on removal of grounded ‘Louisa’

While Dixie County no longer wants Steinhatchee’s run-aground Louisa to build an artificial reef, local…

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Community

Food trucks & a free concert at park April 28

International street food, dinners with a Latin flair and ice cream will be among the offerings at tonight’s (Friday, April 28) Food Truck Friday event at Rosehead Park…

TCMS hosts Bulldog Comic Con April 29

Taylor County Middle School will host the inaugural Bulldog Comic Con on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. “This is a day filled with comics,…

PPS parents invited May 2

Perry Primary School will hold its APTT3 (Academic Parent Teacher Team) meeting Tuesday, May 2, from 5:30-7 p.m. “Parents, come see what progress your child has made this…

Got mosquitoes? Please call 838-3539 to report

Mosquitoes are once again on the rise in Taylor County and officials are urging residents to report mosquito issues. According to Taylor County Mosquito Control, state law requires…

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…