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15 tips for getting back into school routine

By LORI WIGGINS / Family & Consumer Sciences Agent III We’re already into August and the term “Back to School” is popping up all over. Before you get overwhelmed, consider…

Walmart to host blood drive Aug. 9

OneBlood will hold a blood drive today (Friday) from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Walmart. All donors will receive a $10 Walmart gift card, a coupon for $5 off two…

Free school supplies will be given away Aug. 10

Perry Alliance of Ministers and Pastors (PAMP) will hold a “Back to School Rally” this Saturday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Jerkins Community Center. Free school supplies…

Need a small business loan?

The Taylor County Small Business Outreach Center, housed at the Taylor County Chamber of Commerce office, has announced it will hold a Small Business Loan Opportunities Workshop Thursday, Aug. 15,…

Brock wins big at Texaco Showdown final, advances to next level of competition

Brock wins big at Texaco Showdown final, advances to next level of competition

Taylor County’s own Adam Brock was one of the two top winners chosen Aug. 2 during the WQHL The Big 98 North Florida Texaco Country Showdown Final at The Spirit…

Taylor’s forestry queens shine at state pageant

Forestry queens representing Taylor and Jefferson counties recently participated in the Florida Forestry Scholarship Pageant held recently in Macclenny. Maggie Walker, the daughter of Thomas and Christell Walker, represented Jefferson…

Help available through Alzheimer program

The Taylor County Senior Center has announced the availability of funds through the Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative Program. The program can serve clients ages 18 and older who suffer from a…

Habitat hosts meeting Aug. 8

Taylor County Habitat for Humanity invites all local ministers and others interested in being involved in building homes for families living in substandard housing to a meeting Thursday, Aug. 8,…

Artwork from England to Hagens Cove

Artwork from England to Hagens Cove

Artist Bill Holkham spoke at the Taylor County Public Library Monday, presenting examples of his watercolor works while pointing out techniques he used to create specific effects in his paintings.…

Library announces August workshops

The Taylor County Public Library has announced its adult workshop schedule for August. The programs include: • Tuesday, Aug. 6: Computers and Technology with computer training at 2 p.m., internet…