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‘Ride to the Ranch’ Aug. 17

First United Methodist Church will host a “Ride to the Ranch” bike run this Saturday, Aug. 17, benefitting the Madison Youth Ranch (an extension of the Florida United Methodist Children’s…

Weekend food program is awarded $2,000 grant

Weekend food program is awarded $2,000 grant

Last year, a number of community-minded volunteers saw a need within Taylor County schools, where more than 70 percent of students were eligible for free or reduced meals. And so,…

Robertson represents Taylor as STEM scholar

Robertson represents Taylor as STEM scholar

Talented and gifted high school juniors and seniors from small and rural districts across Florida, including a Taylor County student, spent recently five full days immersed in STEM (Science, Technology,…

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…