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Harris honored as district’s non-instructional employee of year

Harris honored as district’s non-instructional employee of year

When Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) custodian Rosa Marie Harris was called to the administration building Friday morning, she wasn’t greeted by a new chore or assignment for the day. Instead,…

BREAKING: Father, son charged in Strickland murder

A Third Judicial Circuit Grand Jury on Thursday, Jan. 21, returned indictments on Manden Whiddon and his father Rodney Whiddon in relation to the 2015 murder of Shelly Strickland, 50,…

Steinhatchee parents, residents want their school to remain open

Steinhatchee parents, residents want their school to remain open

Fearing alleged reports of the possible closure of Steinhatchee School, parents and community members responded en masse at the Taylor County School Board’s Tuesday night meeting. The standing-room-only crowd was…

Glover to run for school supt.

School Board member Danny Glover Jr. (D) has given notice he will seek the district’s top administrative office, superintendent of schools. The Dist. 1 representative is among the latest trio…

Fellow inmates charged with murder of Naples’ notorious pipe bomb killer

Two fellow inmates have been charged with the July 2015 murder of a Naples man serving a life sentence for the pipe bomb killing of his mother and brother. All…

Graham’s farm tour includes work day at citrus nursery

Graham’s farm tour includes work day at citrus nursery

U.S. Representative Gwen Graham brought her 2016 North Florida Farm Tour to Taylor County Wednesday with a work day at Murphy Citrus Nursery. Graham was on the second day of…

Shady Grove to get community center

Spurred by a request from Commissioner Pam Feagle and about a dozen Shady Grove residents in attendance at Tuesday’s board meeting, the Taylor County Commission is moving forward with designing…

Arrest is made in mud bog hit-and-run crash

A 19-year-old Weeki Wachee man faces two felony charges for a hit-and-run crash that happened Florida Forest Festival weekend during the annual bog at Iron Horse Mud Ranch. Shane Bradley…

Duke breaks ground Jan. 22

Duke Energy Florida will host a groundbreaking ceremony this week to kick off construction of its five-megawatt Perry Solar Facility. The ceremony will be held Friday, Jan. 22, at 10…

Suspect absconds from the hospital, TCSO in the hunt

Suspect absconds from the hospital, TCSO in the hunt

Darrius Beasley, the 25-year-old suspect who led officers on a high-speed chase that ended with him crashing into two power poles, absconded from Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Friday where he was…