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FCAT Writing Test set Feb. 26 for Taylor students

FCAT Writing Test set Feb. 26 for Taylor students

The Taylor County School District would like to remind students and parents that the FCAT 2.0 Writing Test will be conducted Tuesday, Feb. 26. Students throughout the State of Florida…

State to seek death penalty in Phelps’ murder case

State to seek death penalty in Phelps’ murder case

The parents of murder victim Patricia Knight waited more than two hours to witness a five-minute court appearance by her accused killer, Lloyd Phelps, during pre-trial hearings held Thursday, Feb.…

County may receive up to $12 million from settlement with BP

Nearly two years after an explosion ripped through the Deepwater Horizon oil platform off the coast of Louisiana, Taylor County officials have learned that the county could receive as much…

Frazier cited for sign violations

Frazier cited for sign violations

Michael Frazier, who has filed ethics complaints against City Manager Bob Brown and who has been vocal in his criticism of Brown through roadside signs posted around his auto detailing…

Legal Notices for Feb. 20, 2013

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION In Re: The Estate of: GRACE FLORENCE WHITAKER, Case No. 11-255CP Deceased. __________/ NOTICE TO…

Turkey Federation to hold banquet at Senior Center

The local chapter (Yellow Pine Drummers) of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its annual hunting heritage banquet on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Taylor County Senior Center on…

Baseball team improves to 2-0

The Taylor County High baseball team ran its record to 2-0 Thursday following a 5-1 victory over John Paul II at Perry’s Pace Field. Dylan Harty started on the mound…

Jamie & Gena English–with girls–named Ambassador Family for March of Dimes

Jamie & Gena English–with girls–named Ambassador Family for March of Dimes

Taylor County’s Ambassador Family for the 2013 March for Dimes March for Healthy Babies, Jamie and Gena English with daughters Addison and Allie, helped kick off the 2013 campaign season…

Wilbur Driggers

Wilbur Driggers, 74, of Perry, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at his residence. Services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, at Joe P. Burns Funeral Home with…

Be on the look-out for Girl Scout cookies

Be on the look-out for Girl Scout cookies

For Girl Scout cookie lovers who have been waiting patiently for the arrival of their favorite Girl Scout cookie, the wait is over. Girl Scout volunteers, girls and staff from…