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Gary Earl DeVane

Gary Earl DeVane, 58, of Perry, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at his residence. A memorial service will be held Thursday Dec. 26, at 2 p.m. at Crosspoint Baptist Church. All…

Janie Towles Edwards

Janie Towles Edwards, 87, of Perry, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 23, at 10 a.m. at Joe P. Burns Funeral Home…

Suicide victim, 74, found at Mandalay boat ramp

A 74-year-old Crawfordville man shot and killed himself in the parking lot of the Taylor County Mandalay Public Boat Ramp Sunday; he was discovered Monday by a kayaker who had…

Fast food worker targets officer in attack

An employee at a local fast food restaurant faces felony charges after allegedly spitting saliva into a law enforcement officer’s hamburger when it was being prepared. Investigators with the Perry…

Shop With a Cop

Shop With a Cop

What could be better than giving a child a $100 gift card and free rein in the toy department? Getting to share the joy in helping make their Christmas wishes…

Review: ‘Desolation of Smaug’ improves on first ‘Hobbit’ film in every way

Review: ‘Desolation of Smaug’ improves on first ‘Hobbit’ film in every way

Last year, when “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” arrived, I said it was very hard to judge the film on its own, since it only provided one third of the…

Shady Grove welcomes all Saturday for Country Christmas

This Saturday, Dec. 21, brings the 2013 Country Christmas celebration to Shady Grove, and neighbors—near and far—are invited. A parade will step off at 11 a.m., but crafters are encouraged…

$50,000 benchmark

$50,000 benchmark

The Taylor County United Way Campaign recently placed the first slice on the “Tree-Meter” at the county courthouse to mark the collection of the first $50,000 of the campaign’s $285,000…

TCMS girls improve to 7-3

After several exciting games, the Taylor County Middle School girls basketball team has stretched its record to 7-3. Recent games have included Mayo, Lighthouse Christian, Hamilton, Suwannee and Wakulla.…

Bach Parlay presents ‘Kids Go for B’roque’

The Tallahassee Bach Parley is seeking applicants for “Kids Go for B’roque” 2014, an annual competition and honors concert for musicians 18 years old and younger currently studying with a…