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Taylor’s gas tax one of lowest in state

The Taylor County Commission has renewed its six-cent local option gas tax for another five years, keeping the county’s fuel taxes among the lowest in the state. At six cents…

Taylor braces for rain, wind, storm surge

Tropical Depression 9 is projected to head toward the Big Bend coastline and Taylor County with an expected landfall Thursday, bringing with it wind, rain and the potential of two…

Monday fatality

Monday fatality

Unknown health issues are suspected to have caused truck driver James Adam of St. George, Ga., to crash into a stand of pines along U.S. Highway 19 South Monday afternoon.…

Pipeline draws more ire

The parade of resolutions regarding Foley Cellulose Mill’s Fenholloway pipeline project is expected to continue into September, with both the Leon County Commission and the Tallahassee City Commission expected to…

Emergency officials on watch as tropical storm approaches

Local emergency officials are monitoring the potential development of a tropical wave which could develop later this weekend or early next week as it approaches Florida and possibly the Gulf…

‘Alert Taylor’ system launched

Taylor County Emergency Management has unveiled its new “Alert Taylor” mass notification system which will be used to keep residents informed during possible disasters. “While the system is still under…

Berry pickers arrested

Palmetto berries are in peak season and local landowners are on the alert for illegal harvesting. On Tuesday, Four Rivers Timber & Land hired an airplane to search for trespassers…

Wednesday crash on Puckett Road

Wednesday crash on Puckett Road

Staci Richardson, 32, was cited for reckless driving when she over-corrected while negotiating the curve at Puckett Road and Houck Road Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 24. Her actions caused the 2008…

Still no answers for Head Start

Confusion and mystery continue over what is going to happen to the local Head Start program and its more than 120 students once the Taylor County School District’s contract to…

What can district do to prevent spread of Zika?

Superintendent of Schools Paul Dyal sent a letter to local parents this week, outlining the district’s efforts to prevent the spread of Zika. To date, there have been no reported…