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

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…

Temporary bridge opening delayed

Temporary bridge opening delayed

The traffic shift originally scheduled for this week on U.S. 27 over the Fenholloway River…

Victims ran for their lives

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer No one will ever know what thoughts were…

Deputy charged with perjury

A veteran Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) deputy has been suspended without pay following his…

Sadler case clears first hurdle

Sadler case clears first hurdle

City resident William C. Sadler Sr., left, and his attorney, Sally Jean Roberts, appeared before…

Perry man charged in bomb threat

A Perry man has been arrested for allegedly making a bomb threat against Apalachee Center…

Community

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…

Genealogy workshop July 24 at library

The Taylor County Public Library will host an advanced genealogy workshop Thursday, July 24, at 6 p.m. Sign up in advance by calling 838-3512 or visit online at…

Walker to hold book signing July 18

Delores Leggett Walker, author of “Legend of Promise,” will hold a book signing today (Friday) from 3 to 6 p.m. at Java Connection, located in Historical Perry Station.…

Entertainment

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…

Gainesville’s Free Fridays concert series continues with 11-piece R&B band

Gainesville’s Free Fridays concert series continues with 11-piece R&B band

Uncle Morty’s Rhythm Cream will perform tonight (Friday, July 18) at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza in Gainesville at 8 p.m.…

Review: ‘Earth to Echo’ lacks tension but still provides family fun

Review: ‘Earth to Echo’ lacks tension but still provides family fun

One of the quintessential films of my childhood was “The Goonies.” Directed by Richard Donner and based on a story from…

Review: ‘Snowpiercer’ crashes despite A-list cast and unique story

Review: ‘Snowpiercer’ crashes despite A-list cast and unique story

My attempts to catch some of this summer’s limited-release fare brings me to the second dystopian adventure of the season: “Snowpiercer.”…