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In the dark…

Hurricane Hermine forced much of Taylor County into a standstill, but some things wait for nothing, and state election law is one of them. While many in the community were…

Governor stressed need to open schools on schedule

Superintendent of Schools Paul Dyal weathered his own storm when he announced Taylor County schools would re-open as scheduled Tuesday morning, Sept. 6, in the wake of Hurricane Hermine. “We…

Storm could impact 2017 property taxes

Damages from Hurricane Hermine that are not rehabilitated before Jan. 1, 2017, will not be taxed for the 2017 tax year, according to Bruce Ratliff, Taylor County property appraiser. No…

Storm surge waters gut Steinhatchee landmark‘Devastated,

The dark water, heaving as if alive, rushed the building in the black hours of night. Furniture—tables, chairs and booths—was tossed around as if it weighed no more than a…

Help ‘Dogs give back

Both the football team and the varsity cheerleader squad for Taylor County High School are encouraging football enthusiasts to attend this Friday night’s game at Dorsett Stadium….and to bring non-perishable…

Residents remain in desperate straits, FEMA aid needed

Steinhatchee Chamber of Commerce President Jim Hunt said Thursday that spirits remain high in the community nearly a week after Hurricane Hermine sent a wall of water through the riverfront…

Food truck averages 100 meals a day

If you’re looking for the scope of the regional response so far to the devastation left behind by Hurricane Hermine, look no further than the Salvation Army food truck which…

Attendant wades through 2 feet of water to get home

As people continue to take stock and clean up after Hurricane Hermine, the Steinhatchee roll-off site has become an unintended monument to the widespread destruction wrought by the storm surge…

Federal help ‘weeks away’

With many coastal residents beginning what appears to be a lengthy clean-up in the wake of Hurricane Hermine, local officials are advising people not to wait on a federal disaster…

Woman dies in house fire

A 79-year-old Perry woman died in a house fire early Friday morning, Sept. 2, at her home on Third Street. Preliminary reports indicate Verna L. Woodfaulk is believed to have…