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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…

A father’s pride & joy

A father’s pride & joy

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Waiting for the next race, Bobby Hall reminded his 11-year-old son Gino that he had to finish at least in third place in…

Woman faces felony charge for $21,000 grand theft

A longtime employee at a local dentist’s office has been charged with grand theft after the discovery of some $21,000 in misappropriated funds. Sherrie Renee Dice, 54, was booked at…

War of letters continues with locals backing pipeline plan

The war of letters and resolutions continues over the Foley Cellulose Mill’s Fenholloway River pipeline project, with Taylor County’s constitutional officers, along with a number of local agencies, this week…

Residents are voting early and by mail: 1,800 to date

A week remains until the 2016 Primary Election and more than 1,800 Taylor County voters have already cast their ballots. As of presstime Tuesday, 1,096 people had voted by mail,…

DeVane: ‘Keep moving forward’

DeVane: ‘Keep moving forward’

County Commissioner Jody DeVane said he feels “tremendous” progress has been made within the county and Dist. 3” during his first term in office. “When I was first elected in…

Reaves: ‘I will serve Dist. 5 with integrity and honesty’

Reaves: ‘I will serve Dist. 5 with integrity and honesty’

County Commission Dist. 5 candidate Ocie Reaves said, if elected, he would serve “as a man of honesty, integrity and common sense.” Reaves said he served his county as a…

Kidd brings ‘lifelong dedication to youth’

Kidd brings ‘lifelong dedication to youth’

Kevin Kidd said he will bring a lifelong dedication to working with youth to the Taylor County School Board. “All my adult life has been dedicated to working with youth.…

22-year Army veteran now wants to serve his county

22-year Army veteran now wants to serve his county

Charles Andrews Reaves Sr. served his country for 22 years in the U.S. Army. Now he wants to serve his county and is seeking election to the Dist. 1 county…