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Old DMH to be replaced by assisted living facility?

The former Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) building has sat vacant for the past 14 years, growing more dilapidated each year. Now, a potential partnership between the Taylor County Commission and…

Celebrate the fourth with a mullet toss!

Steinhatchee will hold its annual 4th of July celebration Tuesday, July 4, with a host of activities planned at the Steinhatchee Community Center–including the legendary “Mullet Toss.” Fish will start…

Bulk of FSA scores below state average

As usual, the release of Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) results was a mixed bag for the Taylor County School District, with administrators celebrating the few bright spots and making plans…

Would-be burglar flees after homeowner threatens to call deputies

A resident on Valhalla Ranch Drive had a scare Wednesday when she caught a would-be thief attempting to break into her garage. The woman told deputies she was inside her…

June 28 is doughnut deadline

The Steinhatchee Boys & Girls Club is currently taking orders for its “Johnson’s Doughnuts” fund-raiser with delivery scheduled for Thursday, June 29, from 7:45-10 a.m. at the school. Any doughnuts…

National Wild Turkey Federation chapter holds banquet June 24

The local chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, the Yellow Pine Drummers, will hold its hunting heritage banquet on Saturday, June 24, at Forest Capital Hall. Doors will open…

Community yard sale slated Aug. 5

Start cleaning out your closets and garages…the Taylor County Historical Society is coordinating a Community & Back-to-School Yard Sale planned Saturday, Aug. 5, at Rosehead Park from 7 a.m. to…

Navy veteran in the fight of his life following triple amputation

Navy veteran in the fight of his life following triple amputation

When Bill Stewart, 73, entered the hospital May 3 for a double by-pass, he planned–if all went as expected–to be home within the week. However, an adverse reaction to the…

Legal Notices for June 23, 2017

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CITY OF PERRY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS BY THE PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD OF THE CITY OF PERRY, FLORIDA, SERVING ALSO AS…

Father not charged after shooting son

A Perry man walked home from Tallahassee after being airlifted there Thursday night, June 15, with a single gunshot wound to his abdomen. “It was a through-and-through shot and did…