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Grants fund improvements to airport hangar

Taylor County has once again received state and federal funding for improvements to Perry-Foley Airport, this time to add restroom facilities to the airport’s newest aircraft hangar. Earlier this month,…

Bellamy, Simmons honored for community contributions

Bellamy, Simmons honored for community contributions

Dedication to the community. Concern for those in need. Always willing to lend a hand. For Dan Simmons and the late Amon Bellamy, these qualities are, and were, simply a…

Middleton wins district, regional titles, qualifies for state championship meet

Taylor County High’s Caroline Middleton has qualified for the Class 1A state championship weightlifting meet to be held Friday, Feb. 3, in Ocala. The sophomore won both the district 4…

Fiddler Crab Festival expected to draw thousands of visitors

As many as 10,000 people are expected to enjoy the 2017 Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Festival in Steinhatchee Feb. 17-19. Festival-goers will have the opportunity to enjoy three days of food,…

Legal Notices for January 27, 2017

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2016-CA-000042 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, Plaintiff, N.C. HUDSON A/K/A NETTIE…

Sheriff Padgett has a message for drug dealers: ‘Stay out of Taylor County’

Many in law enforcement say methamphetamine abuse is the number one problem facing Taylor County today. Newly-elected Sheriff Wayne Padgett said he is ready to face the issue head-on.…

3 face drug charges

“Piles” of drug paraphernalia that included used needles and pipes were discovered by investigators at a single wide trailer on Ellison Gamble Road (Lot 10) duringthe execution of a search…

Deja vu: strong winds, rising tides

A strong storm system that produced tornadoes and left 18 people dead across the Southeast spared Taylor County from most of its wrath, although it did result in some minor…

Commission approves tax incentive for proposed high-end apartment project

The Taylor County Commission agreed last week to provide a tax incentive for the Prospect Perry Apartment development. The incentive consists of a 75 percent abatement of the increased property…

Jack Bodiford honored

The Taylor County Commission honored one of its own earlier this month, passing a proclamation recognizing former Commissioner Jack Bodiford, who died Dec. 31. The commission unanimously approved the proclamation…