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State supreme court rules on congressional map changes

Notwithstanding a number of threatened federal lawsuits, the state’s congressional district map appears to be finally settled after the Florida Supreme Court issued a split ruling Wednesday affirming a lower…

5 arrested on drug charges

A trio of traffic stops netted five drug arrests over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO). Three individuals traveling together were each charged with methamphetamine…

Man flees scene, is later charged with second DUI

A Perry man who fled the scene of a rollover crash late Wednesday, Nov. 25, now faces multiple charges including driving under the influence (DUI) and possession of synthetic marijuana.…

Signs of the Season

Signs of the Season

Downtown is getting ready to welcome visitors for the annual Christmas Open House this Friday, Dec. 4. Opening ceremonies will be held in front of the Taylor County Historical Society,…

Commissioners take kinder, gentler approach to Hwy. 19 improvements

The Taylor County Commission is encouraging business owners along U.S. 19 to clean up their properties to help better the community’s image, but again stopped short of requiring they do…

Taylor marks 10th year of dodging hurricanes

The 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season came to an end Monday, marking the 10th consecutive year Florida has avoided a direct hurricane strike. In total, the season, which began June 1,…

Spreading holiday cheer

Spreading holiday cheer

PHOTO: Georgia-Pacific’s Foley Cellulose Plant Public Affairs Manager Scott Mixon, left, and Campaign Coordinator Scott Barton, far right, helped spread a little holiday cheer, presenting a $41,000 donation to Taylor…

Wall seeks a new trial, claims juror misconduct

Any measure of closure the family of the late Erin Walker Lawless found from a guilty verdict for the man found responsible for her death likely evaporated in an instant…

Rollings honored as ‘Woman of Distinction’ at Girl Scouts gala

Rollings honored as ‘Woman of Distinction’ at Girl Scouts gala

“To God be the glory!” That is a familiar refrain from longtime educator and community leader Estic Rollings whenever a blessing is bestowed upon her. It surely echoed across the…

Forest fires on the rise in Taylor?

The Florida Forest Service (FFS) responded to 70 wildfires in Taylor County during the fiscal year ending June 30, about double the number of fires from year before. In total,…