Sports

‘Dogs will play as No. 2 seed in district tourney

The Taylor County High baseball team, which tied for first in the district during the regular season, will play as the number 2 seed in the Class 4A,…

Mayor, commissioner to throw first pitches during opening day of rec softball season

Six teams involving 75 participants will begin play Thursday at the Taylor County Sports Complex when the girls recreational softball program holds opening day ceremonies. The evening will…

Baseball team falls to Madison, concludes regular season Thurs.

The Taylor County High baseball team gave up 10 runs in the first inning Monday night at district foe Madison and never recovered, falling to the Cowboys 15-5.…

Warmer waters bring return of ‘feisty’ Spanish mackerel to Florida waters

Across Florida there are signs that spring has sprung, from the fine layer of yellow pollen coating everything in the north to folks returning to the water sans…

News

Corps extends deadline for public input on Rosehead Lake project

The Army Corps of Engineers has extended its deadline to April 26 to receive public…

Get ready: more rain coming

The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting that as much as four inches of rain…

Victims ‘targeted,’ 1 was shot in the face

One of the victims of last week’s bloody home invasion has been released from the…

Brown resigns as county administrator

Taylor County Administrator Jack Brown will soon leave his position here to take a new…

Hinkel hired to replace Brown

The Taylor County Commission’s search for a new county administrator to replace Jack Brown lasted…

Suspected bank robber caught

A suspect who is believed to have robbed two Live Oak banks–and is possibly linked…

Tag fees going down

With Florida Gov. Rick Scott signing Senate Bill 156, which rolled back many of the…

Community

Sea Gull Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday

The annual Sea Gull Egg Hunt will be this Saturday, April 19, at Keaton Beach. Refreshments and games begin at 10 a.m. with the Easter Bunny arriving at…

16,000 Easter Eggs!

An Easter Eggstravaganza will be held Saturday at the City Park across from the Chamber of Commerce. “We will hide 16,000 eggs,” Rodney McKinley, one of the organizers,…

Cherry Lake sign-up is underway

Sign-up for 4-H Camp Cherry Lake is now underway. Taylor County 4-H’ers will be camping along with those from Gilchrist, Suwannee and Lafayette counties the week of June…

Arnold to share hospital’s history at April 21 meeting

Ken Arnold, chairman of the Doctors’ Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, will be the speaker for the Monday, April 21, Taylor County Historical Society program. Arnold spent his…

Entertainment

Review: ‘Draft Day’ is an interesting look at football’s biggest spring event

Review: ‘Draft Day’ is an interesting look at football’s biggest spring event

And for football fans who can’t wait until the NFL draft, we have “Draft Day,” the fictional sports drama about the…

Review: ‘Rio 2’ is more harmless fun

Review: ‘Rio 2’ is more harmless fun

When the animated film “Rio” hit theaters in 2011, I called it “harmless fun,” finding it enjoyable although not terribly memorable…

Review: ‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ is one of the best Marvel films yet

Review: ‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ is one of the best Marvel films yet

We’ve reached the point in the process where the individual films cannot be taken entirely by themselves, and it’s pretty much…

Concerts set at new amphitheater

Capital City Amphitheater at Cascades Park in Tallahassee will host a pair of inaugural concerts this weekend. On Saturday, April 12,…