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Woodfaulk seeks second term as city’s Dist. 1 representative

Woodfaulk seeks second term as city’s Dist. 1 representative

Perry City Council District 1 council member Venita Woodfaulk-Gray wants “to continue making a difference by representing the community and its needs” with her re-election to a second term. “First,…

Man charged with assault

A 56-year-old man has been charged with aggravated assault and discharging a firearm in a residence following an early morning confrontation Monday. When Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy Sean…

Golf carts will be allowed to cross bridge

Despite concerns from county staff over the safety of allowing golf carts to drive across the Steinhatchee bridge, the nearly unanimous support from the capacity crowd at Monday’s county commission…

County puts budget to bed

The Taylor County Commission formally adopted its proposed millage rates Wednesday morning, adopting the rollback rate for the 2016-17 fiscal year, which is a roughly three-percent increase over the current…

Fish awarded ‘Medal of Heroism’

Fish awarded ‘Medal of Heroism’

Pushed by sustained winds of 35-50 mph, wildfires swept across Oklahoma in February and March of this year, consuming more than 367,000 acres of ranch and forest lands. Oklahoma’s State…

New bill targets derelict boats in Florida waters

A new Florida law, approved by the legislature and governor during the 2016 session, will enable county and local authorities along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)…

Shooting victim released after recovering a month in hospital

Tyrone David Miller Jr., 25, has been released from the hospital after spending nearly a month recovering from a July 9 incident where he was shot nearly a half dozen…

RV’ers working at county parks?

In an effort to reduce vandalism and improve maintenance at some of its more remote parks, the Taylor County Commission is exploring the possibility of establishing an RV site at…

Tax rate increase will be first in a decade

After a fourth and final workshop Tuesday morning, the Taylor County Commission appears set on its 2016-17 budget, which includes raises for most county employees funded by a slight increase…

These dogs can be saved

These dogs can be saved

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Tipping the scales at 100 pounds, the dog was all legs and paws…and didn’t realize he was too big to sit in someone’s…