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Campus ‘surreal’ after shooting

“Whatever you see on social media, know that I’m ok.” That was the text Libby Denmark saw from her daughter, Florida State University (FSU) freshman Kaylee Denmark, when she woke…

Boneta Beach: the land of sunshine, magnolias & palms

Boneta Beach: the land of sunshine, magnolias & palms

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer It was near the height of the land boom in Florida and developers were casting their eye west. With established rail lines and…

Record cold sets new low

Taylor County experienced record cold Thursday morning, setting a new apparent record low for the date. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) station at Perry-Foley Airport, the temperature reached…

GP laptop donation helps local students

Georgia-Pacific recently upgraded and replaced all computer systems used at the Foley Cellulose Mill. According to company officials, 60 of the laptops replaced were “close to new and in great…

County nabs $50,000 for upgrades at Hodges Park

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) has executed a total of 51 contracts for outdoor recreation projects in 26 counties, including a $50,000 project…

Former TTI finance manager arrested for $100,000 theft

A 25-year veteran employee with the Taylor County School District was arrested Thursday and charged with three counts of grand theft after she was linked to the theft of more…

Sunday alcohol sales move ahead

Sunday alcohol sales move ahead

With little fanfare and no public comment, the Perry City Council moved forward last week with amending its alcohol ordinance to allow restaurants to serve alcohol on Sundays. The amended…

Steinhatchee residents can soon drive golf carts at night

Residents in Steinhatchee will soon be allowed to drive golf carts at night, after the Taylor County Commission unanimously agreed to change the ordinance governing golf cart usage in the…

County elects new chair

Commissioner Pat Patterson will once again assume the role of chairperson of the Taylor County Commission after her fellow board members unanimously elected her to the position. Patterson takes over…

3 airlifted after crash

Three Taylor County men were airlifted to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital following a two-vehicle crash on Beach Road Wednesday noon, Nov. 12. Medical transport helicopters ShandsCair 1 and ShandsCair 3, as…

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