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Alfhild Berthia Haugen Snell

Alfhild Berthia Haugen Snell, known by most as Aunt Alfie, was born in Crystal Springs, North Dakota on April 13, 1909, and passed away at home on June 24, 2015,…

BREAKING: Long-time educator found dead at home; FDLE crime lab enroute

BREAKING: Long-time educator found dead at home; FDLE crime lab enroute

Long-time Taylor County educator Shelly O’Steen Strickland was found dead at her home earlier today (Wednesday, June 24), according to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson. TCSO Capt. Ron Rice…

Scallopalooza set for June 27

Steinhatchee non-profit Marker 1 will host its third annual Scallopalooza Saturday, June 27, from 11 a.m.-10 p.m., in the parking lot of Roy’s Restaurant. Admission is $6; children ages 12…

Steinhatchee will celebrate July 4 with fireworks display

Celebrate the 4th of July in Steinhatchee with fireworks at 8:45 p.m. at the bridge, sponsored by the Steinhatchee River Chamber of Commerce. The holiday festivities start at 6 p.m.…

Graham’s staff in Perry June 24

Staff members from U.S. Representative Gwen Graham’s office will be at the county commissioners’ meeting room at the courthouse annex today (Wednesday, June 24) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon…

Covenant Hospice agrees to repay feds $10 million over billing errors

Covenant Hospice, Inc., agreed to pay $10,149,374 to reimburse the government last week for alleged overbilling of Medicare, Tricare and Medicaid for hospice services. The U.S. Department of Justice announced…

Scott vetoes local grant in state budget

Gov. Rick Scott signed the state’s $78 billion budget Tuesday, vetoing more than $450 million in allocations, including a $292,000 grant for improvements to Forest Capital Hall in Taylor County.…

Authorities believe shooting incident which left Old Town man dead was ‘truly accidental’

A shooting incident Saturday night near the Dixie/Taylor County border claimed the life of a 21-year-old man, Garrett Cowart, from Old Town. “All indications show this was truly accidental,” Dixie…

Cough leads to semi-truck crash

An ill-timed cough apparently led to a semi-truck crash Saturday afternoon on U.S. Highway 19. Driver James Lee Thompson, 57, of Auburndale, told Florida Highway Patrol Trooper W.B. Young that…

Pinning ceremony to be held Saturday for TTI’s inaugural class of nursing students

Pinning ceremony to be held Saturday for TTI’s inaugural class of nursing students

For the inaugural class of Taylor Technical Institute’s practical nursing program, this Saturday will mark the culmination of nearly a year of hard work and dedication when they, along with…