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Carnival!

Carnival!

Wednesday evening brought the opening of the annual Florida Forest Festival Carnival. Children of all ages, from toddlers to teens, enjoyed the rides, games and fair foods. The carnival will…

‘A quarter a day’ to feed those in need

‘A quarter a day’ to feed those in need

Spearheaded by student council members, Taylor County Middle School recently completed its 2014 United Way campaign, raising $540 through a “quarter a day” fund-raiser. “Along with the help of Second…

Ebola: DMH ‘well-prepared’

With the potential threat of ebola continuing to lead headlines across the country, Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) is “very well prepared” for the situation, according to hospital officials. Representatives from…

TCHS golf team falls in sudden death playoff

Taylor County High nearly qualified for the state finals golf tournament this week but lost in a sudden death playoff for region runner-up at the Class 1A state regional tournament…

Review: ‘Fury’ is a horrific, ugly look at the terrible costs of war

Review: ‘Fury’ is a horrific, ugly look at the terrible costs of war

By MARK VIOLA Written and directed by David Ayer (“End of Watch”), “Fury” is brutal, ugly, dirty, bloody, powerful, compelling, heartbreaking, thought-provoking and unforgettable. Although the conditions these characters endure…

Proposed new primary school not included in DOE budget

While Florida Department of Education’s (DOE) Special Facilities Construction Committee recommended the Taylor County School District’s proposal for a new Perry Primary School be included in the agency’s 2014-15 budget,…

Hunter safety course set for Jefferson Co.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety course in Jefferson County. The course will be at the Jefferson County Correctional Institution, 1050 Big…

Legal Notices for Oct. 24

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No: 62-2009-CA-000130-XXXX-XX Division: Civil Division GREEN TREE SERVICING…

Williston Timber named ‘Logger of the Year’

Representatives from Williston Timber Company, Inc., will be featured in Saturday’s Florida Forest Festival King Tree Parade. The Florida Forestry Association recently named the business this year’s “Logger of the…

Review: ‘Book of Life’ is a vibrant, fun, animated adventure

Review: ‘Book of Life’ is a vibrant, fun, animated adventure

By MARK VIOLA “The Book of Life” is a wonderful, beautifully animated film with a story that doesn’t exactly break new ground, but delivers its message wrapped in package that…