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New school funding raises questions

While the Taylor County School District’s request for funding to construct a new primary school in Perry was not included in the state budget, two other counties’ projects found their…

Three bus driver positions added, high school diploma requirement dropped

The Taylor County School Board added three new full-time bus driver positions this week and removed a requirement that applicants have a high school diploma as part of its continuing…

District stays the course with school principals

Taylor County students will have familiar faces greeting them when they return to class in August after the school board re-appointed all of the district’s principals and directors this week.…

New school funding axed

With the Florida House and Senate reaching a budget deal late Monday evening, it appears the final nail has been placed into the coffin of the Taylor County School District’s…

Oh how it shines! Blount sporting a 205-diamond Super Bowl ring

Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft and his family hosted another Super Bowl ring ceremony at his home in Chestnut Hill, Mass., Sunday evening, June 14. While this is the…

Woman, 31, arrested in the ‘Trap’

A traffic stop in an area known for drug activity Saturday, June 13, led to the arrest of a 31-year-old Perry woman for possession of prescription drugs without a prescription…

McCall’s Taylor County charm on display at prestigious World Cup

McCall’s Taylor County charm on display at prestigious World Cup

The Fleurop-Interflora World Cup is the design world’s Super Bowl, Daytona 500 and The Masters all rolled into one. Taylor County’s own Jacob McCall was selected to compete at the…

Hampton ready to tackle condemned buildings

While the city is moving forward with its application for a $700,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for continued downtown improvements, some council members also want to step up efforts…

Taylor’s crime rate falls; Leon’s tops state

Taylor County’s crime rate fell 7.2 percent in 2014, with the county possessing the 25th lowest rate among Florida’s 67 counties. According to Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s (FDLE) recently…

$12,500 donation to Boys & Girls Club

$12,500 donation to Boys & Girls Club

The Foley Cellulose mill has donated $12,500 to the Boys & Girls Club of Taylor County. “Georgia-Pacific and the Foley Cellulose mill are proud to support the work and mission…