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Glover ‘ready to work’

Former school board member Danny Glover Jr. has a short turnover time to prepare for his new job as Taylor County Superintendent of Schools. Glover defeated fellow challenger Daryll Gunter…

Trump carries Taylor; Montford re-elected

In addition to the local races voters were asked to consider in last week’s General Election, a number of state and federal races were also decided, including selecting the United…

FEMA deadline is Nov. 28

Both local officials and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are urging all homeowners, renters or business owners who have not yet registered their disaster-related damage in Taylor County to…

Padgett, Glover win top seats

The sheriff’s race dominated much of the 2016 election with half a dozen candidates stepping forward for the job. The Primary Election whittled the field to five candidates and the…

State: ‘Actual facts needed’ before motion can be granted

A motion filed on behalf of Garrett Arrowood seeks full disclosure of all evidence presented not only to the grand jury that handed down a first degree murder indictment against…

Service to county ‘an honor and privilege’

Service to county ‘an honor and privilege’

The Taylor County Commission said goodbye to two of its own Monday night, which marked the final full meeting for commissioners Pat Patterson and Jody DeVane. A brief reception was…

Voter turnout above state average

Nationally, the 2016 General Election was one of the most contentious and surprising in recent memory, but in Taylor County, the night was “another smooth, uneventful election.” That is according…

Bulldogs travel to Jacksonville for state playoffs

The Taylor County High football team, runners-up in Class 3A, District 1, will travel to Jacksonville Friday, Nov. 11, to take on three-time defending state champ Trinity Christian in the…

Voters support medical marijuana and tax exemption amendments

Three of the four proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution were approved by voters Tuesday, including one allowing the use of medicinal marijuana within the state. Although the margins were…

2016 GENERAL ELECTION UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

2016 GENERAL ELECTION UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

In Tuesday’s General Election, three local incumbents won re-election while four other open seats were filled. Below are the unofficial results as reported by the Taylor County Elections Office and…