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Boys & girls tennis teams beat Godby

Both the boys and girls tennis teams at  Taylor County High won their matches Tuesday at Godby in Tallahassee. The boys won 6-1 winning 4 of 5 singles matches and…

Students enjoy day off as Taylor dodges severe weather threat

Despite early forecasts calling for winds in excess of 70 mph, golfball-sized hail and a chance for tornadoes, Taylor County was spared by the strong storm system which ultimately caused…

Stone named new CEO of Doctors’ Memorial

Following an extensive search and interview process, Doctors’ Memorial Hospital’s (DMH) Board of Directors selected Thomas Stone, FACHE, to serve as the new chief executive officer of the hospital effective…

Fire Marshal investigating suspected arson here

A residential fire, which caused an estimated $15,000 in damages, is being investigated by the State Fire Marshal’s Office as suspected arson. Taylor County Fire-Rescue was dispatched Saturday, Feb. 20,…

Capital plan calls for ‘needed’ upgrades at GP cellulose mill

Capital plan calls for ‘needed’ upgrades at GP cellulose mill

Foley Cellulose Mill’s recently approved 2016 capital plan calls for a $38 million cash investment this year on a wide variety of projects and upgrades at the faculty. According to…

Man flees scene, found & charged

A 49-year-old Perry man escaped serious injury but could not escape responsibility for a one-vehicle crash on San Pedro Bay Road Friday morning, Feb. 19. Scott William Miller, who sustained…

Habitat seeks family for seventh home build

While it has been more than a decade since the last Habitat home was built, that’s all about to change in 2016. Taylor County’s Habitat for Humanity is now accepting…

County seeks grant to fund more upgrades

After a strong response from local residents seeking assistance through a $194,000 Residential Construction Mitigation Program grant received by Taylor County, commissioners have agreed to apply for a second grant…

Commissioner salutes Glanton

Commissioner salutes Glanton

On Thursday, Feb. 18, Taylor County Middle School eighth grader Robert Glanton received the Education Commissioner’s Leadership Award at the Florida State Capitol. Glanton, the son of Cappie Nash and…

Victim’s sister saw suspect flee scene

The Steinhatchee woman found slain in her home last week appears to have been the victim of a murder/ failed suicide apparently staged by her ex-boyfriend, Raymond “Little Ray” Parker…