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Record turnout already

A record number of Taylor County residents voted early this year and, when combined with those who voted by mail, more than 42 percent of Taylor County voters cast their…

FEMA team going ‘door to door’

Local emergency management officials are continuing to remind local residents who experienced damage as a result of Hurricane Hermine to file their claims now with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).…

Governor among mourners at deputy’s memorial

Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi were among the hundreds of individuals who gathered in Steinhatchee Saturday, Nov. 5, to honor the late Taylor County Deputy Scott Williams.…

Veterans honored Nov. 11

Veterans honored Nov. 11

Taylor County JROTC will mark a 30-year milestone Friday, Nov. 11, when cadets host their annual Veterans Day ceremony honoring the community’s veterans and their families. Program highlights will include…

Taking care of our own

Taking care of our own

With many coastal residents still unable to live in their homes after the destruction left behind by Hurricane Hermine, the United Way of the Big Bend has partnered with Taylor…

Contractor selected for new primary school

The proposed new Perry Primary School is moving closer to fruition with the Taylor County School District entering into a contract with a Tallahassee construction firm to potentially build the…

Fallen deputy was ‘the glue that held family together’

Fallen deputy was ‘the glue that held family together’

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Mothers aren’t supposed to have favorites, but Karen Williams openly admits she did. “Scott was my little stinker. He loved to aggravate his…

Individual assistance approved for Taylor County hurricane victims

More than two months after Hurricane Hermine wrought significant damage along the Taylor County coast, local residents can finally begin applying for individual assistance. Taylor County, along with Manatee and…

TCMS Bulldogs win conference title

The Taylor County Middle School football team defeated Wakulla 36-22 last week, giving the Bulldogs the conference championship while snapping the War Eagles’ 30-game win streak. The Bulldogs managed to…

Deputy killed in crash

Deputy killed in crash

With a tumbling schedule that gave him every other weekend off from work, Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy Scott Williams had developed a Sunday routine: the morning would find…