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Legal Notices for Jan. 23, 2013

INVITATION TO BID The Taylor County Board of County Commissioners is soliciting sealed proposals for construction of the Steinhatchee Boat Ramp Phase II. Qualified firms or individuals desiring to provide…

Hoggetowne Medieval Fair returns to Gainesville

The 27th annual Hoggetowne Medieval Fair returns to Gainesville returns for its final weekend filled with lords and ladies, old-world games, jousting, eight entertainment stages, 160 artisans, food and more.…

Commission faces unique ethics dilemma over conflict of interest

It is not uncommon for county commissioners to abstain from voting on a particular issue due to a potential conflict of interest. By state law, the commissioner must publicly announce…

Research finds that county, not Buckeye, owns Contractor’s Rd.

Research finds that county, not Buckeye, owns Contractor’s Rd.

Contractor’s Road, which is used by log trucks to access the Buckeye Technologies facility, has long been thought by county officials to be a private roadway. After Buckeye approached the…

2013 Educators’ Hall of Fame inductees unveiled

2013 Educators’ Hall of Fame inductees unveiled

With a total of 117 years of service to the students of Taylor County, the three new inductees to the Educators’ Hall of Fame combined to work at nearly every…

School board recognizes Giddens

School board recognizes Giddens

The Taylor County School Board and Superintendent Paul Dyal recognized Meagan Giddens (center) last week for her freshman cross-country season, during which she won the District 2-2A individual title and…

Key committee appointment announced for Southerland

Key committee appointment announced for Southerland

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster announced this week that he has appointed Rep. Steve Southerland II, whose district includes Taylor County, to serve as vice chairman of…

Review: ‘The Last Stand’

Review: ‘The Last Stand’

“The Last Stand” features actor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first lead role since leaving the California governor’s mansion. The movie actually isn’t nearly as bad as its script tries to be, but…

FWC offering hunter safety course

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Taylor County. The course is Feb. 16 and 17 from 8 a.m. to 5…

Cedar Key man killed in hunting incident

A Cedar Key man was killed in a hunting incident near Rosewood Saturday evening, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigators. John Freddrick Alford, 63, was hunting…

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