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Community prepares to honor its military sons and daughters

Taylor County will honor its military sons and daughters with a red, white and blue celebration Wednesday, Nov. 11. Taylor County High School’s JROTC will lead the way with its…

County moving closer to Sunday wine sales

The Taylor County Commission agreed unanimously Monday to move forward with the process to allow wine sales on Sundays. The board was approached last week during its monthly workshop by…

$100,000 grant check for the county

$100,000 grant check for the county

Representatives from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently presented the Taylor County Commission with a ceremonial check for $100,000 for the two Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP)…

Death penalty off the table in Arrowood murder case

Death penalty off the table in Arrowood murder case

Garrett A. Arrowood, 26, waived his right to a 12-person jury and, in return, the State Attorney’s Office agreed to take the death penalty off the table during a pre-trial…

Whiddon wants new attorney

Whiddon wants new attorney

What was supposed to be a routine pre-trial hearing Monday morning took a turn when defendant Rodney Whiddon–linked to the Shelly Strickland murder investigation–asked the court for a new attorney.…

Graham to speak at VA clinic opening

U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham will be the keynote speaker at the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Perry Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) scheduled for Tuesday, Nov.…

Jury finds Wall guilty of DUI manslaughter

Jury finds Wall guilty of DUI manslaughter

Jurors took less than an hour Wednesday afternoon to return a guilty verdict in the DUI (driving under the influence) manslaughter trial of Jason Wall, 33, for the 2011 crash…

Steinhatchee business owners ask county to approve Sunday wine sales

For the second time in as many weeks, the Taylor County Commission was discussing alcohol, this time after a group of Steinhatchee business owners requested the board consider allowing wine…

Boat ramp fees top agenda Tuesday

With the Taylor County Commission set to decide next week whether to increase the permit fee to use public boat ramps, the board is also considering additional changes on the…

Lucky break

Lucky break

Taylor County Fire Rescue responders had to break the windshield of this overturned truck Tuesday morning to free the driver. “She was standing up through the driver’s side window waving…