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Want to be an umpire? Training clinic on April 6

The Taylor County Recreation Department will be hosting an umpire clinic to recruit and train individuals interested in umpiring for the upcoming Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth baseball and softball seasons. The…

Jayvee team beats Thomasville

The Taylor County High junior varsity baseball team was blanked by Wakulla last Friday 11-0 in only their second loss of the season. “I told our guys that there will…

Fishing tournament slated for April 19-20

The Steinhatchee Community Projects Board is finalizing plans for its 12th annual Steinhatchee Community Fishing Tournament. This year it will be a two-day tournament on Friday, April 19, and Saturday,…

Claude Olan Faulkner

Claude Olan Faulkner, 83, of Tallahassee, died Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 25, at Forest Heights Baptist Church. Interment will follow…

Diane Joyce McNutt

Diane Joyce McNutt, 50, died Sunday, March 17, 2013, at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on March 29, at the Hickory Head Baptist Church…

Pilot walks away from crash landing

Pilot walks away from crash landing

The pilot of a twin-engine piper Aztec plane which crash landed here Thursday morning was able to walk away from the incident with only minor injuries. Pilot Gary Brown left…

Phelps ready to face jury in murder charge

Lloyd Phelps, 60, has been in jail since September awaiting trail for the 2006 killing of Patricia “Niece” Knight and, through his team of court-appointment attorneys, let it be known…

Buckeye skyline adds 100-ft. tower

Buckeye skyline adds 100-ft. tower

Buckeye’s skyline has changed slightly with the weekend addition of a new purification tower on the north end of the manufacturing facility. The 100-foot-long, eight-foot diameter pressure vessel was transported…

City not backing down on vehicle impoundment, fines for ‘spice’ citations

The sale and distribution of synthetic cannabis, also known as spice, is an ongoing issue the Perry Police Department grapples with on an almost daily basis. Just this week, a…

Local coon hunters poised to take reality television by storm

From “American Idol” to “Deadliest Catch,” reality television has commandeered the airwaves, and if several local filmmakers have their way, the latest reality TV show will be set and filmed…