Sports

Blount signs with Patriots

Former Taylor County High great LeGarrette Blount agreed to a two-year deal with his former team Thursday, the New England Patriots, after being released by the Pittsburgh Steelers…

Boys start soccer season 5-0

The Taylor County High boys soccer team has jumped out to a 5-0 start in the 2014-15 season. The Bulldogs, under head coach Rodney King, have defeated both…

Girls soccer is 5-1

The Taylor County High girls varsity soccer team is off to a great start in the new season recording five victories in six starts. The Lady Bulldogs have…

FWC lowers red grouper bag limit

At its meeting in Key Largo on Thursday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved lowering of the red grouper recreational bag limit from four to…

News

Campus ‘surreal’ after shooting

“Whatever you see on social media, know that I’m ok.” That was the text Libby…

Boneta Beach: the land of sunshine, magnolias & palms

Boneta Beach: the land of sunshine, magnolias & palms

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer It was near the height of the land…

Record cold sets new low

Taylor County experienced record cold Thursday morning, setting a new apparent record low for the…

GP laptop donation helps local students

Georgia-Pacific recently upgraded and replaced all computer systems used at the Foley Cellulose Mill. According…

County nabs $50,000 for upgrades at Hodges Park

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) has executed a…

Former TTI finance manager arrested for $100,000 theft

A 25-year veteran employee with the Taylor County School District was arrested Thursday and charged…

Sunday alcohol sales move ahead

Sunday alcohol sales move ahead

With little fanfare and no public comment, the Perry City Council moved forward last week…

Community

Free ‘Movie in the Park’ at Forest Capital Park

Bundle up and bring the family for an evening under the stars tonight (Friday) at Forest Capital Park. Students Working Against Tobacco (S.W.A.T.) and the Florida Department of…

Educators’ Hall of Fame seeking nominations

The Taylor County School District is now accepting nominations to the 2014 Educators’ Hall of Fame. Forms can be picked up at the Alton H. Wentworth Administrative Complex…

Relay For Life bake sale is Nov. 22 at Save-A-Lot

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church’s Relay For Life team will host a bake sale this Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Save-A-Lot. Items will include…

City announces holiday schedule

The City of Perry has announced the following garbage schedule for next week’s Thanksgiving holiday: • Regularly scheduled service on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 24 and 25. •…

Entertainment

Review: ‘Interstellar’ is Nolan’s most ambitious, powerful film yet

Review: ‘Interstellar’ is Nolan’s most ambitious, powerful film yet

By MARK VIOLA Director Christopher Nolan’s latest, and perhaps most ambitious project to date, is “Interstellar,” which combines elements of science…

‘James and the Giant Peach’ sets sail at FSU

The School of Theatre at Florida State University presents “James and the Giant Peach,” written by Roald Dahl and dramatized by…

Festival celebrates Bach

The “C. P. E Bach at 300” festival features three days of concerts and lectures celebrating the life, music and influence…

Review: ‘Dracula Untold’ gives a new twist on an old horror legend

Review: ‘Dracula Untold’ gives a new twist on an old horror legend

By MARK VIOLA With zombies roaming all over television and occasionally in movies these days, vampires may seem a little 2012,…