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4 vie for DYW title

4 vie for DYW title

“Motown Madness” will shimmy on stage Saturday, Oct. 5, for the 2013 Florida Forest Festival Distinguished Young Women (DYW) program at Forest Capital Hall, stating at 6 p.m. Four Taylor…

McNutt verdict brings relief to victims, sorrow to family

One of the first things friends will tell you about Paul McNutt is that he is not a monster. Taking the stand in his defense, McNutt’s daughter, Cheryl Moore described…

Home a ‘total loss’ for victims of fire

The community is rallying to help a family in need after their home  was destroyed by a fire Sunday evening, Sept. 29. An account has been set up at Capital…

McNutt: ‘the lights went out’

McNutt: ‘the lights went out’

Paul McNutt, 71, testified in his own defense Thursday morning telling the jury his side of the story and the series of events Dec. 5, 2011, that resulted in the…

Commission, DMH board debate lease

The Taylor County Commission spent more than an hour Tuesday evening discussing a proposed new lease agreement between the county and Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) Board of Directors for the…

TCSO awarded for loss control

TCSO awarded for loss control

Sheriff L.E. “Bummy” Williams and the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) has been awarded the Florida Sheriffs Risk Management Fund (FSRMF) Loss Control Annual Safety Award for 2013 for “excellence…

2 injured in Madison crash

Two Greenville residents were injured Monday morning when the farm tractor they were riding was rear-ended during heavy rain on County Road 150 in Madison. Tyanna S. McGuire, 22, was…

BREAKING: McNutt guilty of first-degree murder

BREAKING: McNutt guilty of first-degree murder

Jurors took right at one hour and 30 minutes Thursday, Sept. 26, to convict Paul McNutt, 71, of first degree murder for the December 2011 shooting deaths of Lee Spees…

‘Please don’t shoot me no more’

‘Please don’t shoot me no more’

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Bleeding from a shotgun wound to his shoulder and struggling to breathe through a collapsed lung, David Spees said he could only watch…

County to seek CDBG funds for housing rehab

The Taylor County Commission is looking to apply for a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to fund low-income housing improvements. The commission held the first of two public hearings…