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Taylor schools earn ‘C’ average

Nearly nine months after the end of the 2014- 15 school year, the Florida Department of Education (DOE) finally released school grades Friday, Feb. 12, and Taylor County schools earned…

NFL honors high schools of Super Bowl athletes

NFL honors high schools of Super Bowl athletes

As part of its celebrations surrounding Superbowl 50, the National Football League (NFL) presented golden footballs to every high school in the country which had produced an athlete who later…

Signing Day at Taylor County High School

Taylor County High School (TCHS) hosted a signing day ceremony Friday, Feb. 12, for five student athletes who will be playing their respective sports at the college level next fall.…

10,000 enjoy 8th annual Fiddler Crab Festival

10,000 enjoy 8th annual Fiddler Crab Festival

As many as 10,000 people enjoyed the 8th annual Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Festival last weekend in Steinhatchee. Festival goers enjoyed great weather and three days of food, music, arts and…

Williams presented award by Gov. Scott

Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) student Michael Williams was recognized last week by Florida Gov. Rick Scott with the Excellence in Technical Education Award. Williams, a welding student at TTI, received…

Steinhatchee woman murdered

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) is investigating the homicide of a Steinhatchee woman found dead in her residence Tuesday night, Feb. 9. TCSO received a 911 call from a…

Bondi names Lundy Officer of the Year

Bondi names Lundy Officer of the Year

Attorney General Pam Bondi named Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Robert Lundy the Attorney General’s 2015 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year during Thursday’s meeting of the Florida Cabinet. Bondi…

Reaves, Demps will vie for seat on commission

Four more candidates have entered the field for local seats in the Election 2016 election cycle. Incumbent County Commissioner Jody DeVane, who was first elected to office in 2012, has…

Putting science in students’ hands

Putting science in students’ hands

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer With an ever increasing emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) in schools, several teachers at Taylor County High School (TCHS) are working…

Commission gives FDOT wish list for road paving

Each year the Taylor County Commission provides the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) with a list of local projects to be considered for state funding. Taylor County Administrator Dustin Hinkel…