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TCHS seniors to hold ‘Reindeer Run’ on Dec. 20; register today!

Taylor County High School (TCHS) seniors who are participating in the school-sponsored Senior Trip will be sponsoring a 5K “Reindeer Run” Saturday, Dec. 20. The race will begin at 8:30…

White’s second novel will hit bookshelves across the U.S.

White’s second novel will hit bookshelves across the U.S.

By MARK VIOLA  / Staff writer This time last year, author Anthony White, who writes under the penname Anthony Lamarr, was preparing for the mass-market publication of his novel “Our…

Laugh Out Loud comedy tour coming to Tallahassee

J/C Media Company LLC brings an all new comedy tour, Laugh Out Loud, starring Deray Davis, Michael Blackson, and Benji Brown and hosted by Rob Stapleton, to the Donald L.…

PPD ahead of the curve when it comes to body cams for officers

With the national spotlight bearing down on law enforcement agencies across the country and federal officials promising millions toward the purchase of new security equipment for officers (including body cameras),…

‘Dogs beat North Florida Christian

The Taylor County High boys basketball team ran its record to 4-2 on the season Monday night following a 50-42 victory over North Florida Christian. The win came after a…

Ready for a smokin’ good time?

With more than 50 professional barbecue cook teams and some 120 judges expected in town the seventh annual Southern Pine Blues & BBQ Festival, several local hotels are already booked…

Bear captured after Lake Mary woman bitten

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) captured a bear in the Lake Mary neighborhood last Thursday night where a woman was bitten by a bear on her upper…

Open House heralds the holidays

Open House heralds the holidays

Cherished traditions returned and new memories were made during the annual Downtown Christmas Open House Friday, Dec. 5. Red flashing lights heralded the arrival of Santa Claus perched atop a…

Ride for free Dec. 15- Jan. 2

Taylor County’s in-town shuttle bus will be free of charge beginning Monday, Dec. 15, through Jan. 2, 2015. In September, the Taylor County Commission unanimously agreed to waive the 50-cent…

Snook season closes Dec. 15

The recreational harvest season for snook closes Dec. 15 in Atlantic state and federal waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, and will remain closed through Jan. 31, 2015,…