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Jobless rate here tumbles

In its first significant movement in five months, Taylor County’s unemployment rate dropped almost a full percentage point to 8.3 percent, its lowest mark in years. The county’s rate had…

Bluegrass fans sway to sounds of traditional favorites

Bluegrass fans sway to sounds of traditional favorites

Despite some unpredictable weather, the 11th annual Florida State Bluegrass Festival took over Forest Capital State Park this past week, drawing large crowds for three days of music. “The festival…

Lady Dawgs shut out East Gadsden 16-0, Maclay 1-0

The Taylor County High School Lady Dawg softball team is winding up its season after posting two impressive wins in the last two games. The Lady Bulldogs defeated East Gadsden…

104 birthday candles for Snell Saturday

104 birthday candles for Snell Saturday

Tooling down the highway in her 1972 Plymouth Scamp, Alfhild Snell has both hands on the wheel and her attention directed on the road ahead. The classic car is a…

Drug trafficker sentenced to house arrest, probation

Sentencing has begun for Taylor County suspects tied to one of the largest drug trafficking cases in recent history. Troy Gunter and his wife, Jamie, were both sentenced last month.…

Tina Renee Hopkins

Tina Renee Hopkins, 40, of Perry, died Friday, March 29, 2013. Services will be 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at Antioch M.B. Church, with interment following at Springhill Cemetery.…

Hearing for fired trooper slated May 2

An evidentiary hearing on an appeal filed by former Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Trooper Charles Swindle will be held before the state Public Employee Relations Committee (PERC) May 2 in…

Bulldogs tied for district lead after loss to Fla. High

The Taylor County High baseball team battled district foe Florida High to a 2-2 tie through six innings here Tuesday but gave up 12 runs in the final inning to…

JaKourtney Quantashia Davis

JaKourtney Quantashia Davis, 19, of Perry, died Friday, March 29, 2013, in Madison. Services will be held Saturday, April 6, at 1 p.m. in Antioch M.B. Church. Interment will follow…

11 appointed to RESTORE committee

The Taylor County Commission appointed 11 local residents to sit on the newly formed RESTORE Act Committee to advise the county on how to spend up to $12 million in…