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Gov. Scott includes primary school in proposed budget

For the second consecutive year, the Taylor County School District’s request for state funding to construct a new Perry Primary School has been included in Gov. Rick Scott’s suggested budget.…

House fire on High Street

House fire on High Street

An estimated 100-year-old, two-story home on High Street was gutted by fire Tuesday morning. The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the blaze. City of Perry Fire Department…

Non-profit, church vendors asked to register for Dec. 4 open house

Non-profit and church vendors planning to participate in the 2015 Downtown Christmas Open House are asked to register with the Taylor County Historical Society before the event, slated Friday, Dec.…

Blood drive planned Nov. 28

OneBlood will hold a blood drive Saturday, Nov. 28, at Walmart from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. All donors will receive a $10 Walmart gift card and a complimentary health…

Expired tag leads to discovery of hash oil & 1 arrest

Hash oil and several grams of cannabis were seized during a traffic stop Friday afternoon on Highway 19, just north of Slaughter Road. The driver, Zachary Caleb Mallan, 20, of…

Marine agent leaves a legacy of service

Marine agent leaves a legacy of service

As Taylor County’s Sea Grant marine agent for the past three years, Geoff Wallat was on hand to help anytime someone had questions or problems concerning the county’s coastline, whether…

Legal Notices for Nov. 25, 2015

NOTICE (PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTE 125.66) Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Taylor County, Florida will hold a public hearing on the passage of the…

Service of Remembrance set for Dec. 3

Big Bend Hospice and Burns Funeral Home invite the community to the Taylor County Service of Remembrance Thursday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. “Please bring an…

Bulldogs’ playoff run ends with loss to defending state champs

Bulldogs’ playoff run ends with loss to defending state champs

By AARON PORTWOOD After a competitive first half, undefeated Jacksonville Trinity Christian (12-0) scored three touchdowns in the first two minutes of the second half to turn what had been…

Denver Groves “Spider” Painter Sr.

Denver Groves “Spider” Painter Sr., 86, of Salem passed away on Nov. 18, 2015 at his residence. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 23, at 1 p.m. at Salem Baptist…