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Close call for TCSO deputy

Close call for TCSO deputy

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy James “Jimmy” Cash credits a higher power for keeping him safe during a one-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon. “That was all the good Lord,” Cash…

County gets $52,000 grant to help with Forest Capital Hall upgrades

With work about to kick off on a $625,000 renovation project at Forest Capital Hall, the Taylor County Commission on Tuesday approved an agreement with the Suwannee River Water Management…

Business owner seeks helps with ‘spiteful’ neighbor

For counselor Joyce Fuller, parking is an issue for her clients. “I worry about their safety—we are dealing with domestic abuse situations, abuse situations…and someone is taking up the parking…

Teen beaten while crowd watched

A Taylor County High School student was lured out of an apartment and attacked by five to six young men Saturday night while an unknown number of eyewitnesses stood by…

Happening in the Hatch

Happening in the Hatch

Steinhatchee’s first Seafood Festival attracted hundreds of visitors for the all-day event Saturday, April 18. Nearly a dozen vendors lined the street leading to the entertainment area which featured live…

First ‘Founders’ Day’ is Saturday

At the turn of the 20th century, Perry had a population of 100 and four businesses. By the town’s founding in 1903, population had increased by 500 percent. By 1905,…

Bad weather triggers widespread outage

In what is being described as a “widespread wind event,” a series of storms Sunday brought down trees and caused a power outage affecting much of Perry. The weather also…

Another testing glitch…

For the second time this spring, glitches in the online component of the new Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) prevented local students from taking the test as planned. According to Superintendent…

Secretary of Commerce visits Taylor

Secretary of Commerce visits Taylor

Steinhatchee played host this week to a three-day symposium with economic development professionals from all over the country. The event was hosted by the North Florida Economic Development Partnership —…

Short summer for students?

Taylor County students will likely be returning to class two weeks earlier than originally planned for the 2015-16 school year, after Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed an education accountability bill…