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Paul Hamilton Hayes

Paul Hamilton Hayes, 72, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Aug. 17 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity House of Praise in Perry with burial at…

Four killed in Sunday crash

Steinhatchee loved ones are mourning the loss of two fathers and their children who were killed in an early morning crash Sunday in Dixie County. Ray “Bucky” Enfinger, 51, his…

Early morning house fire

Early morning house fire

An early morning fire Monday, Aug. 12, destroyed a home on Dice Road. Taylor County Fire-Rescue (TCFR) officials said the family was not home when the fire started and the…

‘Ride to the Ranch’ Aug. 17

First United Methodist Church will host a “Ride to the Ranch” bike run this Saturday, Aug. 17, benefitting the Madison Youth Ranch (an extension of the Florida United Methodist Children’s…

What does future hold for U.S. 19 corridor?

A committee established by the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce to examine ways to help businesses owners revitalize Perry’s U.S. 19 corridor will hold a meeting Thursday, Aug. 15, to…

Weekend food program is awarded $2,000 grant

Weekend food program is awarded $2,000 grant

Last year, a number of community-minded volunteers saw a need within Taylor County schools, where more than 70 percent of students were eligible for free or reduced meals. And so,…

Ratliff hitting .318 so far in August for Hillsboro Hops

Ratliff hitting .318 so far in August for Hillsboro Hops

Former Taylor County High standout Taylor Ratliff seems to have found his game in August as he competes for the Hillsboro (Oregon) Hops–an Arizona Diamondbacks minor league affiliate. After a…

Murder suspect remains at large

It’s been a month since former Taylor County resident Samuel Lee Hamilton Jr. was fatally shot in Gainesville and the United States Marshal’s Service and Gainesville Police Department (GPD) are…

Robertson represents Taylor as STEM scholar

Robertson represents Taylor as STEM scholar

Talented and gifted high school juniors and seniors from small and rural districts across Florida, including a Taylor County student, spent recently five full days immersed in STEM (Science, Technology,…

Blount shines in first game with Pats

Perry’s LeGarrette Blount arguably aided his roster status for the New England Patriots more than any other player in Friday’s pre-season 31-22 win over Philadelphia. Blount led the way with…