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17-year-old Chipley youth sets new state record for shoal bass with 4.49-lb. catch

Tucker Martin, 17, from Chipley, set a new state record for shoal bass on Sunday, March 8, around 5 p.m. He was bank fishing with a friend on the Chipola…

Anderson Columbia wins Roberts Aman Rd. project after being passed over

After rejecting a bid from Anderson Columbia Co. for a state-funded resurfacing project on Roberts Aman Road in January, the Taylor County Commission has agreed to accept a second bid…

Largo man killed in crash

Largo man killed in crash

A Largo man who was instrumental in a revitalization drive for Largo’s downtown, “Old Northwest,” was killed in a one-vehicle accident here early Monday morning, March 16. Joseph Anthony Stefko,…

Groundbreaking by year’s end?

BioNitrogen, the company working to build a $300 million urea fertilizer plant in Taylor County, expects construction to begin here by the end of the year. Although the timeline for…

Perry man, 21, dies while on Spring Break in PCB

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a 21-year-old Perry man whose body was discovered in a resort condominium early Saturday morning, March 14, at Panama City Beach.…

Rigoni-Parker, TCMS recognized at United Way’s campaign celebration

Several Taylor County volunteers and organizations were recognized last week during the United Way of the Big Bend (UWBB) campaign finale celebration held at Goodwood Museum & Gardens in Tallahassee.…

Landing was a ‘precaution’

An official with the University of Florida & Shands Communications has clarified the cause of a precautionary landing made Tuesday by the ShandsCair helicopter stationed at Doctors’ Memorial Hospital. “An…

Book signing slated Thursday at historical society

The Taylor County Historical Society will host a book signing and discussion event with local author Jessie H. Paulk of Salem Thursday, March 19, from 1-5 p.m. Paulk recently completed…

Driver injured

Driver injured

A Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) driver was injured in a one-vehicle rollover Thursday morning some 10 miles south of Perry on Highway 19. Timothy Elmer Williams, 46, of Mayo…

Captains’ Meeting March 13 for Steinhatchee Fishing Tourney

The 14th annual Steinhatchee Community Fishing Tournament is set for this Saturday, March 14. The tourney will get underway at safe light on Saturday morning with weigh-in slated from noon…