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Olive Jackson

Olive Jackson, 83, a lifelong resident of Perry, died Aug. 7, 2013, at her residence. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, at 10 a.m. at Lakeside Baptist Church in…

Steinhatchee man faces attempted murder charges

A Steinhatchee man was ordered held on a $300,000 bond Tuesday morning, charged with one count of attempted murder following a shooting incident that happened late Sunday night, Aug. 4.…

No tax increase for city residents

The Perry City Council is holding the line on property taxes for city residents, but is eyeing incremental fee increases for some utility services. “I remember so well the last…

Commissioners welcome ‘payment in lieu of taxes’ check from SRWMD

Commissioners welcome ‘payment in lieu of taxes’ check from SRWMD

The Suwannee River Water Management District on Monday presented the Taylor County Commission with a check for $17,701 as payment in lieu of taxes. The payment in lieu of taxes…

County forging ahead with Phase III of sports complex

The Taylor County Commission is moving forward with Phase III of the Taylor County Sports Complex, which will include the addition of a softball field and a baseball field, even…

Brock wins big at Texaco Showdown final, advances to next level of competition

Brock wins big at Texaco Showdown final, advances to next level of competition

Taylor County’s own Adam Brock was one of the two top winners chosen Aug. 2 during the WQHL The Big 98 North Florida Texaco Country Showdown Final at The Spirit…

Former FSU standout joins Bulldogs

Former FSU standout joins Bulldogs

Former Florida State standout Tony Yeomans is Taylor County High’s new offensive coordinator. He made his presence known Monday as the Bulldogs began fall practice in preparation for the 2013…

More improvements for Hodges Park?

Taylor County commissioners are considering an application to the Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) for a grant to fund improvements at Hodges Park in Keaton Beach. The board held…

Taylor’s forestry queens shine at state pageant

Forestry queens representing Taylor and Jefferson counties recently participated in the Florida Forestry Scholarship Pageant held recently in Macclenny. Maggie Walker, the daughter of Thomas and Christell Walker, represented Jefferson…

Volleyball tryouts set for Aug. 14-15

Tryouts for the 2013 Taylor County High girls volleyball team will be held next week in the TCHS gym. The tryouts will be on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 14 and…