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Hamption Springs: Historic fountain comes home

Hamption Springs: Historic fountain comes home

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Surrounded by wild palms, towering oaks and lush magnolia trees, Hotel Hampton was an unexpected jewel of refinement nestled in the heart of…

Bulldogs dominant in 43-8 win

By AARON PORTWOOD The Taylor County Bulldogs showcased their rushing attack and scored three touchdowns on the ground in a dominating 43-8 victory over Jefferson County, Friday night in Monticello.…

Volleyball teams will host ‘Pink Out’ game

On Monday, Oct 3, the Taylor County High varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams will be honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a “Pink Out” game. The Lady Bulldogs will…

Leon Wallace Bethea Sr.

Leon Wallace Bethea Sr., 70, passed away on September 24, 2016 in Tallahassee, FL. Funeral Services will be held today, Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist…

Jon David Caminez

Jon David Caminez, of Jefferson County, FL, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016, at Shands Hospital. Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 at First…

Carolyn Tyner Fox

Carolyn Tyner Fox, 73, of Perry, passed away peacefully at home with her family on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church of Perry,…

Clown ‘game’ sparks Facebook firestorm, panic

A defunct card game from 2011 that billed itself as a “survival horror tabletop card game with a sense of humor” is no laughing matter for law enforcement as its…

Four from Steinhatchee busted for meth ‘smurfing’

Four Steinhatchee residents were taken into custody Wednesday and face a battery of meth-related charges after they were caught “smurfing” at a local store. Andrew P. Walker, 19; Derek R.…

Flag burned

The remains of the American flag were still smoldering when police officers arrived at Veterans Memorial Park shortly after 7 a.m. Saturday. “They took down the flag and attempted to…

Free festival starts tonight

This weekend (Sept. 23-24), the community is expected to gather at Forest Capital Park for the Country in the Pines Music Festival, which will be free for all to enter…