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Sports

Linemen and coaches attend ‘Down and Dirty’ camp at Weber

By JONATHAN LINCOLN / Sports writer The linemen and coaches representing Taylor County High School Bulldogs met at 6:30 a.m. Friday and traveled to Weber International University in…

6U All-Star baseball team finishes second in bracket at Lake City tourney

Taylor County’s 6U All-Star baseball team traveled to Lake City June 15-18, in pursuit of a spot in the state finals. Although the Bulldogs came up just short…

All-Star softball teams traveling to Lake City

The Taylor County Fast-Pitch Softball League will have several local all-star teams across a number of age groups competing in the Babe Ruth State Tournament in Lake City.…

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…

News

Union votes on GP’s ‘last, best offer’ today

Some 326 members of United Steel Workers (USW) Local 1192 will vote today (Wednesday) to…

One-cent sales tax approved

When the current local one-cent sale taxes completes its task later this year of paying…

Farewell, Louisa

Farewell, Louisa

The Louisa, a 40- ton vessel which had become a fixture of Steinhatchee’s riverscape over…

Man triggers crash with estranged wife

A 42-year-old Perry man faces aggravated assault charges after allegedly cutting in front of another…

Driver wanted deputy to follow her to former sheriff’s home

A woman who reportedly wanted a deputy to follow her to former Sheriff L.E. “Bummy”…

Old DMH to be replaced by assisted living facility?

The former Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) building has sat vacant for the past 14 years,…

Bulk of FSA scores below state average

As usual, the release of Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) results was a mixed bag for…

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Community

Chamber welcomes new members with ribbon-cutting ceremonies

The Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce will host four upcoming ribbon-cutting events to welcome new members. • Wednesday, June 28: Sun Pools of North Florida, 11 a.m. (at…

Contribute to the Steinhatchee timeline

The Steinhatchee AARP is seeking longtime residents and visitors who wish to have their Steinhatchee families represented on a historical timeline that will be displayed on the privacy…

NYE planning committee meets

The planning committee for the Taylor County Historical Society’s second annual New Year’s Eve celebration will meet Thursday, June 29, starting at 6 p.m. The meeting will be…

City announces holiday schedule

The City of Perry has announced the following garbage collection schedule for the 4th of July holiday: Monday, July 3, regularly scheduled service, and Tuesday, July 4, city…

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…