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Teacher will not be charged for having sex with 3 students

The State Attorney’s Office announced Friday it would not be pursuing sexual battery charges against former Taylor County High School teacher Christine Bennett, who admitted to having a sexual relationship…

Teen gets traffic citation for fatal crash

The local teen involved in a fatal head-on collision that claimed the life of 56-year-old Wayne Gregory Dean was cited for a traffic infraction by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP)…

Writing awards

Writing awards

The Friends of the Taylor County Public Library recognized the winners of its eighth annual Short Story Conest Monday evening at the library, presenting them with certificates and cash prizes,…

School board turns to voters for support of property tax

While there will be no Taylor County School Board races on the Nov. 4 election ballot, the board will be asking voters to consider renewing a 0.25 mill critical needs…

Celebrate the 4th in Steinhatchee

Steinhatchee will hold its annual 4th of July celebration this Friday with festivities beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the community center. Food concessions will include hamburgers, red beans and rice,…

Company reaches settlement with OSHA over worker’s death

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and GLF Construction Corp. have reached an informal settlement under which the company will be fined $42,000 in connection…

New option available for scallopers

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced changes that were made by the Florida Legislature and approved by the governor to divers-down flag requirements. House Bill 1049, by…

Taylor County United hosts bake sale today (July 2)

Taylor County United will host its fifth annual Bake Sale today (Wednesday) at Buckeye Community Federal Credit Union from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds will benefit deserving children…

Williams announces candidacy for city seat

Longtime Taylor County resident Mary Williams has announced her candidacy for the Dist. 4 seat on the Perry City Council. “The citizens of Perry need representation they can trust. Honesty…

County jail to get new $65,000 air conditioner

With the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office concerned the air conditioning units at the county jail could give out any day, the Taylor County Commission agreed last week to make an…