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32 athletes from Taylor compete in ‘World’s Largest Gymnastics Meet’

Some 32 gymnasts from Taylor Gymnastics traveled to St. Petersburg March 1-3 to compete in the “World’s Largest Gymnastics Meet.” More than 5,000 athletes participated in the 25th annual Gasparilla…

Wentworth commits to play baseball for Florida

Wentworth commits to play baseball for Florida

Taylor County High junior shortstop Daniel Wentworth has decided to end the recruiting process early by verbally committing to play baseball for the University of Florida. “Having the opportunity to…

Boys shut out Suwannee 9-0 in final match

The Taylor County High boys tennis team will go into next week’s Class 2A, District 2 Tournament at Tallahassee’s Tom Brown Park with hopes of advancing to the state playoffs.…

Lady Bulldogs defeat Madison 5-4

The Taylor County High girls tennis team is struggling somewhat as players prepare for the district tournament next week in Tallahassee. “Our girls have not hit their stride but they…

Owen Carson McCall Jr.

Owen Carson McCall Jr., 46, of Mayo, formerly sheriff for Lafayette County, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at Haven Hospice of Lake City following an extended illness. Funeral services were…

Victoria Lewis Suriano

Victoria Lewis Suriano, 56, of Cape Coral, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at Hope Hospice House in Cape Coral. Memorial services will be held at Pentecostals of Perry on Friday,…

Internet cafe days numbered?

The days of so-called “internet cafes” here in Taylor County and across the state may be numbered, with the Florida Legislature working to pass a bill regarding the prohibition of…

TCSO aids in heroin ring bust

A burgeoning heroin ring has been shut down thanks to the efforts of the Taylor County Task Force (TCSO) and Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO). “Given the close ties Madison…

Storm brings lightning strikes that damage library, one home

A series of weekend storms produced three inches of rain coupled with frequent lightning strikes, one of which damaged several computers at the Taylor County Public Library. Library officials said…

Gantz crowned MoonPie Princess

Gantz crowned MoonPie Princess

Charming judges and audience members alike with a three-point turn worthy of any catwalk, pretty-in-pink Holly Gantz was crowned Taylor County’s MoonPie Princess during ceremonies held Friday, March 22. Gantz,…