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New Head Start provider continues to remain a mystery; district contract will end Sept. 30

Taylor County School District officials had another conference call with the Office of Head Start Tuesday and once again the identity of the organization which will be taking over the…

Portions of Big Bend WMA have re-opened

Portions of the Big Bend Wildlife Management Area have re-opened after being temporarily closed due to Hurricane Hermine, according to an FWC press release. In the Hickory Mound Unit, public…

County will approve final 2016-17 budget Sept. 19

The Taylor County Commission adopted its tentative millage rates Monday evening, approving the rollback rate for the 2016-17 fiscal year, which is a roughly three percent increase over the current…

County approves $650,000 canal clean-up contract

County approves $650,000 canal clean-up contract

County officials are continuing to work to re-open public boat ramps and canals along the coast in the wake of Hurricane Hermine. County commissioners have made restoring gulf access their…

Pitts gets probation for child porn possession

Pitts gets probation for child porn possession

Former longtime city employee, Edward Carl Pitts, 63, pled guilty as charged Monday morning, Sept. 12, to four counts of possession of child pornography and was sentenced to five years…

‘Revenge porn’ leads to charges against Price

A Perry man has been charged with video voyeurism and sexual cyber stalking after allegedly posting on social media a video depicting his ex-girlfriend and him having sex. Akeem Price,…

Mihal murder trial is granted a delay

Mihal murder trial is granted a delay

The attorney representing murder suspect Douglas Lee Mihal, 20, asked for a continuance in his case during pre-trial motions heard Monday by Circuit Judge Greg Parker. “We will not be…

Former TCI worker pleads guilty to money laundering

Former TCI worker pleads guilty to money laundering

A former food service worker at Taylor Correctional Institution (TCI) will serve three years of probation for accepting money from an inmate as payment for drugs she allegedly smuggled into…

DEP reps at Keaton Beach today

As part of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s continued efforts to assist Florida communities and businesses as they work to recover from the impacts of Hurricane Hermine, representatives will…

Fire claims home

An electrical fire, possibly sparked by a surge when power was restored in the Will Clark Road neighborhood Sept. 4, is believed to be the cause of a house fire…