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TCFR awarded $16,895 grant from Firehouse Subs for training system

Taylor County Fire-Rescue recently received a $16,895 grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to purchase a digital fire extinguishing training system Consisting of a Bullex Smoke Generator 4000…

Got mosquitoes? Please call 838-3539 to report

Mosquitoes are once again on the rise in Taylor County and officials are urging residents to report mosquito issues. According to Taylor County Mosquito Control, state law requires justification for…

FDOT takes on removal of grounded ‘Louisa’

While Dixie County no longer wants Steinhatchee’s run-aground Louisa to build an artificial reef, local officials still hope the 40-ton vessel will soon be on its way out of the…

Annual children’s fun festival will be held April 29

The annual Children’s Fun Festival & Pinwheels for Prevention event will be held this Saturday, April 29, at City Park from 10 a.m. to noon. Families are encouraged to attend…

Relay For Life hosts Survivors Banquet April 27

Taylor County Relay For Life will hosts its annual Survivors Banquet, sponsored by Goodman’s BBQ, this Thursday, April 27, at Crosspoint Baptist (fellowship hall) beginning at 6 p.m. All cancer…

Deadline for short story contest is April 29

The deadline to enter the Friends of the Taylor County Public Library’s 11th annual Short Story Contest is Friday, April 28. The contest includes three age categories: youth (grades 5…

Registration for 4-H Summer Day Camps underway

Registration for all 4-H Summer Day Camps, which is now underway, is on a first come, first-served basis and all fees must be paid in full at the time of…

GP confirms 7000-gallon citric acid spill

A 7000-gallon citric acid spill was reported at Georgia Pacific’s (GP) Cellulose Mill Tuesday morning, which plant officials said posed “no danger to employees and minimal impact to the environment.”…

Lundy was ‘friend to a fault’

Lundy was ‘friend to a fault’

After nearly a lifetime of struggles, Rebecca N. Lundy was in a good place. Her sisters said she had mended fences with her grown children and was looking forward to…

Woman airlifted after bar melee

Perry woman was airlifted to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Saturday with serious injuries–including a broken jaw, cracked skull and broken nose–she received during a midnight melee at a local restaurant. The…