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Mosquito relief on its way?

Two and a half weeks after Hurricane Hermine struck Taylor County, many of the public facilities damaged by coastal flooding are now back in operation. Giving his latest update to…

United Way kicks off campaign with breakfast

When Taylor County United Way volunteers officially kick off their 2016- 17 campaign next week, several of the agencies they support will still be helping local residents recover from Hurricane…

American Legion helps (re)stock pantry

American Legion helps (re)stock pantry

When Hurricane Hermine sent a storm surge sweeping through much of Steinhatchee, one of the locations flooded was Sowers of the Seed Food Pantry operated by Fellowship Baptist Church. The…

Tax notices wrong

Taylor County residents received their Truth In Millage (TRIM) notices late last month, but it wasn’t until this week that local officials discovered they all show an incorrect millage rate…

Swearing-in

Swearing-in

Judge Greg Parker, right, injected a moment of humor at Wednesday’s swearing-in ceremony for newly re-elected members of the Perry City Council. “The final line of the oath is ‘So…

160 grams cannabis seized, James charged

When officers responded to assist an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team treating an unresponsive individual at a Calhoun Street address, they discovered a substantial amount of what they suspected to…

School board pulls $1.8 million from savings to balance budget

The Taylor County School Board has approved its final $35.7 million budget for the 2016-17 school year, which will see its general fund cash balance drop by $1.8 million. According…

History lesson: it was 14,550 years ago…

History lesson: it was 14,550 years ago…

While Taylor County’s modern history reaches back 160 years, its native story dates back more than 14,000 years ago. Florida State University (FSU) assistant professor of anthropology Dr. Jessi Halligan…

Lynn captures Big Bend Golf Championship

Taylor County High senior golfer Graham Lynn fired a 1-under par 71 Tuesday to win the Big Bend Golf Championship at Capital City Country Club. The annual tournament features the…

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…