Sports

FWC will discuss red snapper at workshops

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has scheduled a series of Gulf of Mexico red snapper workshops for recreational stakeholders beginning in late July to discuss…

Three Lakeland men charged with harvesting and selling wild turtles

Three Lakeland men and an Okeechobee freshwater turtle farmer were caught illegally harvesting, selling and buying wild-caught freshwater turtles as a result of a Florida Fish and Wildlife…

Friends of NRA to hold annual banquet Aug. 1

Taylor County Friends of NRA invite supporters of the Second Amendment to attend their third annual banquet on Friday, Aug. 1, at 6 p.m. at the Perry Elks…

Red snapper season closes July 15

The recreational red snapper season in Gulf state waters closed July 15. Florida state waters in the Gulf are from shore to 9 nautical miles. To learn more…

News

High speed chase ends with 1 dead

Taylor County law enforcement officers were preparing to stage units at Tennille Wednesday in response…

Input sought on proposed $2 million equipment purchase for hospital

The Taylor County Commission will hold a public hearing next month to consider utilizing $2…

Investigators taking close look at TTI bank accounts

A forensic analysis of Taylor Technical Institute’s (TTI) bank accounts is underway as part of…

Rental fee stops town hall meet?

Perry City Councilwoman Shirlie Hampton cancelled an announced town hall meeting for residents in her…

Inflation, new firefighters trigger $430,000 deficit in projected budget

The Perry City Council is beginning its budget process for the 2014-15 fiscal year with…

Judge denies Sadler’s request due to delay in filing with court

Judge denies Sadler’s request due to delay in filing with court

Circuit Judge Greg Parker denied a request from William Carl Sadler Sr. to stop the…

Holtons settle horse debate after 8 months?

It has been eight months since Tonya and Stacy Holton were initially cited for having…

Community

Author to speak at library July 28

Oxford, Miss., writer Ashton Lee, author of “The Cherry Cola Book Club” series, will visit the Taylor County Public Library Monday, July 28, at 5:30 p.m. The program…

Photos sought for historical calendar

The Taylor County Historical Society is nearing the final planning stages of printing a 2015 calendar. “We are in need of good old photographs for the calendar. If…

Author to speak at library Monday

Oxford, Miss., writer Ashton Lee, author of “The Cherry Cola Book Club” series, will visit the Taylor County Public Library Monday, July 28, at 5:30 p.m. The program…

Tack Swap set for July 26

The Taylor County Trail Club will host a Tack Swap, this Saturday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Forest Capital Hall grounds. “Any and…

Entertainment

Review: Warning: Watching ‘Chef’ could be very hazardous to your diet

Review: Warning: Watching ‘Chef’ could be very hazardous to your diet

Director Jon Favreau is best known for directing the first two “Iron Man” films, as well as starring as Tony Stark’s…

Music-filled weekend at Spirit of the Suwannee includes a trip to the 80s

Music-filled weekend at Spirit of the Suwannee includes a trip to the 80s

Grab your leg warmers and big hair for a Back to the 80s party Saturday, July 26, at The Spirit of…

Free concert in Gainesville

Free concert in Gainesville

Ricky Kendall and the Healers will perform tonight (Friday) in their first appearance in Gainesville’s “Free Fridays” Concert Series. Ricky Kendall…

Review: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ is one of the best films of 2014

Review: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ is one of the best films of 2014

I was eagerly anticipating the sequel to 2011′s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” But then each new trailer gave…