Sports

TCHS golf team defeats ACA

The Taylor County High golf team opened the 2015 season this week defeating Aucilla Christian on Tuesday while placing second in a three-way match on Wednesday in Tallahassee.…

Near-world-record bass caught

Ferrol “Roscoe” Holley, Jr. (52) from Telogia had the honor of releasing a near-world-record Suwannee bass into the 9,200-gallon aquarium at Bass Pro Shops’ Tallahassee store. On June…

‘Dogs beat Lafayette 26-2 in Mayo

‘Dogs beat Lafayette 26-2 in Mayo

By AARON PORTWOOD The Taylor County Bulldogs kicked off the 2015 season with a bang–swatting the Lafayette County Hornets 26-2 Friday night in front of a standing-room-only crowd…

Golf team opens season Tuesday against Aucilla

The Taylor County High golf team will open its 2015 season Tuesday at Perry Golf and Country Club with a match against Aucilla Christian. Tee time is at…

News

City firefighter injured in accidental shooting

City firefighter injured in accidental shooting

  A City of Perry firefighter was critically injured during an accidental shooting Tuesday afternoon…

Emergency contract issued

Emergency contract issued

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has issued an emergency contract to fill in the…

Brown calls out Hampton on treatment of city employees

Apparent frustration on both sides led to a terse exchange between City Manager Bob Brown…

DMH wraps up fiscal year with $855,000 loss

As expected, Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) finished its latest fiscal year in the red, reporting…

Cruce death will go before a grand jury

The State Attorney’s Office will present the facts related to the Aug. 7 death of…

Sheffield earns Main Street’s highest honor

Four more Secretary of State Florida Main Street awards were added to the Main Street…

County votes to refinance $11.2 million balance of hospital construction debt

The Taylor County Commission unanimously agreed Monday to refinance the remaining $11.2 million in debt…

Community

Memorial Poker Run slated Sept. 19

Local riders are invited to take part in the first Sheriff Larry Campbell Memorial Salute to Law Enforcement Poker Run planned Saturday, Sept. 19. The ride, which will…

Award-winning authors to speak at library Monday

Two award-winning authors will be guest speakers at the Monday, Aug. 31, meeting of the Friends of the Taylor County Public Library. The free program, which begins at…

JROTC to hold car wash this Saturday at Ace Hardware

Taylor County High School JROTC Bulldog Battalion will hold a fund-raising car wash this Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ragans Ace Hardware.…

JROTC to hold car wash this Saturday

Taylor County High School JROTC Bulldog Battalion will hold a fund-raising car wash this Saturday, Aug. 29, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ragans Ace Hardware. “We…

Entertainment

Review: ‘American Ultra’ lights up some laughs along with the violence

Review: ‘American Ultra’ lights up some laughs along with the violence

By MARK VIOLA More often than not, the first impression anyone gets of a movie is the trailer. Depending on the…

Review: ‘Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ packs a lot of fun in remaking 60s TV series

Review: ‘Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ packs a lot of fun in remaking 60s TV series

By MARK VIOLA Prior to seeing the first trailer for director Guy Ritchie’s (“Sherlock Holmes,” “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels”)…

Opening Nights season will feature more than 40 events

Opening Nights season will feature more than 40 events

Florida State University will present world-class performers and introduce new artists to the community during the 2015-16 Opening Nights Performing Arts…

Review: Streep proves she can rock, too, in the heartfelt ‘Ricki and the Flash’

Review: Streep proves she can rock, too, in the heartfelt ‘Ricki and the Flash’

By MARK VIOLA Needless to say, 19-time Academy Award nominee Meryl Streep has portrayed a lot of different characters, and while…