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Livestock program ‘teaches life skills’

Livestock program ‘teaches life skills’

They clipped, groomed and prepared their animals as they were getting ready to show them for the 59th annual North Florida Livestock Show & Sale. More than 100 youth from…

Schwab signs to play college soccer

Schwab signs to play college soccer

Aucilla Christian Academy athlete Caroline Schwab of Perry made school history last week when she signed a letter of intent to play soccer for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in…

Bulldogs set records in the weight room

With the start of spring football practice less than a month away, the Taylor County High Bulldogs are setting records in the weight room. “We are having a great offseason.…

Reef team selling hams, Boston butts

The Taylor County Reef Research Team is in the midst of its third annual Buckeye Reef Enhancement fund-raiser, selling smoked Boston butts and picnic hams for $25. For each $25…

Ponce de Leon arrived 500 years ago; 4-H’ers mark anniversary visiting Capitol

Ponce de Leon arrived 500 years ago; 4-H’ers mark anniversary visiting Capitol

Twenty-two 4-H’ers from Taylor County were among more than 750 youth–dressed in green—who experienced 4-H day at the Florida Capitol. With this year marking the 500th year celebration of Ponce…

Mother, daughter killed in crash; 4 others critical

Just one day back from her senior cruise, Jakourtney “Tasha” Davis was looking forward to picking up her prom dress on Saturday. But before that, she planned a last-minute trip…

City hosts ‘sneak peek’ pavilion reveal

The City of Perry will hold a “sneak peek” of Rosehead Park’s Grand Pavilion for the community Friday, April 5, from 6-7 p.m. The free event will feature music from…

ATV accident claims life of Land O’Lakes man, 43

An ATV accident that happened just inside the Taylor County line claimed the life of a 43-year-old Land O’Lakes man Friday, March 29. Kearney C. Renwick was discovered by a…

Senate poised to vote on internet cafe ban

With the Florida House already passing a bill that would ban so-called “internet cafes” statewide, the Florida Senate appears poised to do the same as soon as Thursday. After listening…

Firm withdraws bid protest on road project

The firm which was passed over for the construction of Providence Road due to missing paperwork in its bid packet has officially withdrawn its bid protest, although permitting issues with…