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Sinkhole repairs continue to mount

Sinkhole repairs continue to mount

Six weeks after a sinkhole first opened up underneath SR 51 between Steinhatchee and Tennille, state-contracted work crews are still working to repair the roadway. According to Florida Department of…

Legal Notices for Sept. 25, 2015

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT THE TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF  COMMISSIONERS  WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING OCTOBER 5, 2015   AT 6:00  P.M. TO RECEIVE PUBLIC INPUT…

Lose weight, get healthier

A new weight management program is now available at the Mayo Extension Office and is open to Taylor County residents. This no-cost program aims to help participants lose weight, increase…

Hooks reel in 2nd place at the Gotham City Slug Fest

The Gulf Coast Hooks 8-under baseball team competed in the Gotham City Slug Fest in Valdosta, Ga., on Saturday, Sept. 19, and took home the second place trophy. The Hooks…

Review: Depp leads a sermon of murder, mayhem in excellent ‘Black Mass’

Review: Depp leads a sermon of murder, mayhem in excellent ‘Black Mass’

By MARK VIOLA Since longtime fugitive and former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger’s capture and subsequent conviction on 31 counts, including complicity in 11 murders, there has been a…

Robert Wiggins

Robert  “Bob” Wiggins, 55, died Monday, Sept. 21. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m. at Northside Community Church. Family will receive friends prior to the service,…

County workers call proposed raises ‘unfair’

Upset over the Taylor County Commission’s decision to set a $10.50 “minimum wage” for its own workforce, about 20 county employees, most of whom would not see a pay bump…

No ruling for months?

No ruling for months?

Two days of testimony from expert witnesses argued both sides of the issue as to whether or not Death Row inmate Douglas Ray Meeks is “intellectually disabled.” A final ruling…

Man, feared armed, holds baby hostage

Sheriff’s deputies faced a tense situation Sunday evening with reports of a man–possibly armed–holding a baby hostage at his home on Bryant Russell Road. Officers were initially called to the…

Early morning chase tops 90 miles per hour

A 38-year-old Perry man led deputies on a high speed chase early Saturday morning, driving in the wrong lane at speeds reaching 90 miles per hour. Taylor County Sheriff’s Office…