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School board to consider ‘options’ for Steinhatchee School tonight (June 18)

The Taylor County School Board will consider recommendation options from Superintendent Paul Dyal regarding middle school classes at Steinhatchee School during its regular meeting tonight (Tuesday, June 18). The meeting…

Broader picture of Swindle’s firing captured in hearing officer’s report

In the past decade, Charles Swindle has donned a variety of uniforms that seem to reflect a dedication to duty and service—volunteer firefighter, emergency medical responder and Florida Highway Patrol…

Riding the rails

Riding the rails

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Prologue: A Man and His Trains Long before Historical Perry Station became a business incubator and home to several up-and-coming local establishments, before it…

Review: Hollywood favorites face the apocalypse in ‘This Is the End’

Review: Hollywood favorites face the apocalypse in ‘This Is the End’

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer “This Is the End” follows a group of well-known Hollywood celebrities, all playing themselves, led by Seth Rogen (“The Green Hornet”) and Jay Baruchel…

It’s a SNAP

It’s a SNAP

The Perry Kiwanis Club recently made a donation to the Special Needs Adult Program (SNAP) which is housed at Taylor Technical Institute. Shown above is Kiwanis President Bobby Edwards (center)…

Storm prep for Andrea ‘good trial run’ for residents

Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season, made landfall Thursday, June 6, along the Dixie County coast about 10 miles south of Steinhatchee bringing…

DVD/Blu-ray review: ‘Snitch’ pits a father against drug cartels to save his son

DVD/Blu-ray review: ‘Snitch’ pits a father against drug cartels to save his son

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Father’s Day is Sunday and there are plenty of films out there which look at the relationship between a father and son. There’s probably…

Wind mitigation workshop June 15

A free informative meeting will be held Saturday, June 15, to teach homeowners several wind mitigation tips which could save them money on insurance and protect their home in the…

Order up, at Holmes Grill

Order up, at Holmes Grill

Countless diners can remember the hamburgers served hot and fresh at Holmes Grill. The former restaurant was part of a roadside motel complex built along U.S. 19 North. But like…

Texaco Showdown begins next week at music park

The first two preliminaries in the 32nd annual Texaco Country Showdown’s North Florida competition will be held Friday, June 21, and Friday, June 28, at the Spirit of the Suwannee…