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Extension office hosting boat safety class July 10

Taylor County’s University of Florida Extension Office, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Taylor County Emergency Management Department will be hosting a Boater Safety Workshop on Friday,…

FWC changing amberjack length from 30 to 34 inches

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recently approved changing the minimum size limit for greater amberjack caught in Gulf of Mexico state waters from 30 inches fork length…

Bear permits available starting Aug. 3

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission last week passed final rules to establish a bear hunting season in late October and allow permits to be sold to licensed hunters…

All Stars play deep into state qualifier

The Taylor County under-6 all star baseball team went deep into the state qualifier tournament held last weekend in Lake City. The local team opened with a 23-8 win over…

8-under All Stars compete at tournament in Lake City

Taylor County’s 8-under all star baseball team competed in the state qualifier tournament last weekend in Lake City. The tourney, which featured 55 teams, was divided into “A,” “B” and…

10U All Stars play well in double-elimination event

Taylor County’s 10-under all star baseball team competed in the District 6 tournament June 11-14 in Live Oak. The local team battled Madison in their first round game and came…

15U team travels to Fort White this weekend for state tourney

Taylor County’s 15-under all star baseball team will be competing in the small town state tournament this weekend in Fort White. The team, coached by Brad Flores, dropped two close…

Boater safety workshop planned for July 10 at Forest Capital Hall

Taylor County’s University of Florida Extension Office, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Taylor County Emergency Management Department will be hosting a Boater Safety Workshop on Friday,…

Gag grouper season closes July 1 in state waters off Taylor, opens in federal waters

Gag grouper will open for recreational harvest in most Gulf of Mexico state waters and all Gulf federal waters July 1. The same day, the season will close in state…

Angler lands same trophy bass twice in 15 minutes

Robert Burnett, 55, from Inglis, is one of the most productive participants in TrophyCatch, with 26 Lunker Club (8 to 9.9 pounds) and one Trophy Club entry (10 to 12.9…