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Free lunch for all students?

The saying may suggest there is no such thing as a free lunch, but that won’t be the case for Taylor County students and their parents next school year. The…

Remaining FCAT scores are ‘mixed bag’ for district

Remaining FCAT scores are ‘mixed bag’ for district

Following the earlier release of third grade Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) scores, state officials announced the remainder of the results Friday. Once again, the results were a mixed bag…

Tropical Storm Andrea makes landfall 10 miles south of Steinhatchee

Tropical Storm Andrea makes landfall 10 miles south of Steinhatchee

UPDATE 7 (6:05 p.m. 6/6/13): According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), Tropical Storm Andrea made landfall in Dixie County about 10 miles south of Steinhatchee at 5:40 p.m. At…

Math, reading scores improve

Third graders’ results from the reading and math portions of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) have been released by the state and in almost every area, local students showed…

Man dies after hitting deer with 4-wheeler

Walter Alan Davis enjoyed sharing with his wife and children the typical pastimes found in a rural community–fishing, hunting, riding ATVs and mudbogging. The 38-year-old grandson of Hoke and Helen…

School dist. retirees celebrate start of ‘permanent vacation’

School dist. retirees celebrate start of ‘permanent vacation’

While students and teachers are enjoying the beginning of summer break, a select group of Taylor County School District employees are kicking off a permanent vacation and sinking their toes…

7-year-old ‘serious’ after falling from back of truck on Beach Road (UPDATED)

UPDATE: The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) has released an updated report on the Sunday afternoon crash where a seven-year-old child was seriously injured after falling out of the back of…

Tinsley responds to sign placement

Responding to the City of Perry’s placement of a sign in front of his residence proclaiming his conviction as a sexual predator, Charles Tinsley told the Taco Times Tuesday he…

VA clinic returning to Taylor?

The county is continuing to work with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to bring a VA clinic back to the community. According to County Administrator Jack Brown, he…

County pursues $442,00 in upgrades for Forest Capital Hall

County officials are pursuing a major $442,000 renovation project for Forest Capital Hall and seeking a $215,000 state grant to help fund the improvements. In April, the Taylor County Commission…