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Bears packing in for the winter so keep your garbage secure

In fall, the world is an all-you-can-eat buffet for Florida black bears. Programmed to pack in extra calories before winter, bears can smell food a mile away and will eat…

‘Dogs clinch state playoff berth

By AARON PORTWOOD The Taylor County Bulldogs clinched their fifth-straight state playoff appearance, Friday night in Fernandina, jumping out to a commanding 20-0 lead and dominating district-foe Fernandina Beach, 48-16,…

Girls soccer team hosts pre-season classic Oct. 26 at sports complex

Eight of the Big Bend’s top high school girls soccer teams will be in town Saturday for the third annual pre-season soccer classic hosted by the Taylor County High girls…

TCHS golf team finishes second at district tourney, advances to state

TCHS golf team finishes second at district tourney, advances to state

The Taylor County High golf team finished district runners-up Tuesday in the Class 1A, District 3 tournament held at Tallahassee’s Hilaman Golf Course. The high finish qualifies the Bulldogs for…

Snapper season to close Oct. 22

The recreational harvest of red snapper will close Oct. 22 in state waters of the Gulf of Mexico, with the final day of harvest being Oct. 21. The season closed…

Stone crab season now open through May 2014

Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvest season opened Tuesday, Oct. 15, in state and federal waters. To be harvested, stone crab claws must be at least 2¾ inches…

Bulldogs rout Jefferson 49-16

Bulldogs rout Jefferson 49-16

By AARON PORTWOOD The Taylor County Bulldogs jumped on top of visiting Jefferson County 42-0 and then rolled to a mercy-rule shortened 49-16 blow-out win over the Tigers, Friday night…

Bulldogs host Jefferson Tigers Oct. 11 at Dorsett

The Taylor County High football team, fresh off its thrilling 34-33 win over Madison, will host Jefferson County tonight at Dorsett Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. TCHS Coach…

Local dojo to host English karate team this weekend

Sensei Phil Shire and his team from Suffolk, England, will be in Perry this weekend, leading a series of  trainings at the Perry Shotokan Karate Dojo located at 1713 S.…

Free saltwater fishing Oct. 12 in Florida

lorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recently announced that on Saturday, Oct. 12, visitors and residents are invited to partake in a saltwater license-free fishing day. On this day,…