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Company faces $72,000 in fines for construction worker’s death

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited GLF Construction Corp. for 14 safety violations and is proposing $72,000 in penalties following its investigation of…

New family visitation center in Steinhatchee now a reality

On Friday, May 23, County Judge Bill Blue, along with representatives from the Florida Guardian Ad Litem and the Partnership for Strong Families met with representatives of the Steinhatchee Community…

Page earns ‘Advanced County Commissioner’ designation

The Florida Association of Counties (FAC) presented Taylor County Commissioner Malcolm V. Page with the Advanced County Commissioner (ACC) designation following his completion of a comprehensive study program developed by…

Snyder’s-Lance adds Baptista’s Bakery to brand

Snyder’s-Lance, Inc., announced this week the completion of its acquisition of Baptista’s Bakery, Inc., first announced in early May. Baptista’s, an industry leader in baked snack foods and product innovation,…

Smith to question Brown, city

Former Taylor County state representative, newspaper owner and coach Ken Smith has asked to be on next Tuesday’s Perry City Council meeting agenda to discuss issues he says he has…

Five to vie for two city seats

Monday, June 16, marked the final deadline for candidates to complete qualifying documents for two city seats that will be on the August Primary Election ballot. Five city residents submitted…

District pleased with EOC exam results

The Taylor County School District fared well compared to surrounding counties as well as the state in most subject areas on end-of-course assessments, the results of which were released by…

Automotive services program closes at TTI

Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) has ended its long-running automotive program due to a lack of enrollment and placements. TTI Director Judy Johnson requested the Taylor County School Board consider closing…

‘Fizz, Boom, Read!’

‘Fizz, Boom, Read!’

The Taylor County Public Library kicks off its annual summer reading program Thursday, June 19, with a performance by Jiggleman (shown above during a previous visit to the library). The…

All principals will return for 2014-15 term

After hiring three new principals last summer, the Taylor County School District is staying the course this year, with the school board re-appointing all of its administrators for the upcoming…