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TCMS Bulldogs win conference title

The Taylor County Middle School football team defeated Wakulla 36-22 last week, giving the Bulldogs the conference championship while snapping the War Eagles’ 30-game win streak. The Bulldogs managed to…

Deputy killed in crash

Deputy killed in crash

With a tumbling schedule that gave him every other weekend off from work, Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy Scott Williams had developed a Sunday routine: the morning would find…

30% of the county has already voted

30% of the county has already voted

With a week remaining until Election Day on Nov. 8, more than 30 percent of Taylor County’s registered voters have already cast their ballot. According to Supervisor of Elections Dana…

Commission seeks new administrator

The Taylor County Commission has begun advertising its soon-to-be open county administrator position. Administrator Dustin Hinkel announced he was resigning effective the end of the year and the commission officially…

Trunk or Treat 2016

Trunk or Treat 2016

Princesses and pirates ruled the day at the third annual Trunk or Treat held Saturday, Oct. 29. The streets of downtown Perry were filled with trick-or-treaters and their families taking…

Fewer options for health insurance

When the open enrollment period began Tuesday, Nov. 1, those in Taylor County seeking insurance through Florida’s Obamacare exchange found fewer options and higher premiums. A number of insurance companies…

‘Dogs finish as district runners-up

By AARON PORTWOOD The Taylor County Bulldogs survived a scary Halloween night and salvaged their season by finishing second in a three-team district tiebreaker Monday night in Perry. Over the…

County administrator resigns

County Administrator Dustin Hinkel, who has been on the job for the past two and a half years, announced this week he is resigning from his position to pursue another…

Social media argument escalates to violence

An argument posted on social media escalated to the point of physical violence and resulted in two arrests Tuesday night at Nafee Campground. Trenton Allen Jones, 19, and Brittany Ray…

Few answers on Head Start

It’s been nearly a month since the Taylor County School District’s contract to operate the local Head Start program expired, and the agency tasked with taking over the program will…