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Water level to be lowered at Hickory Mound this week

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologists are planning a drawdown–lowering the water level– of the Hickory Mound Impoundment this week. The impoundment area is in the Hickory Mound…

FWC extends hours for turkey hunting at Snipe Island Unit

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), at its meeting Feb. 4 in Jacksonville, increased hunting opportunities, beginning with the next hunting season (2015-2016). It established a new public…

Prior to Blount, TCHS alum Brandon drafted into the NFL

Prior to LeGarrette Blount’s pro football career, former Taylor County High defensive lineman Michael Brandon is believed to be the first former Bulldog to play in the NFL. Brandon, after…

TCHS baseball team hosts Orange and Blue intersquad game Feb. 6

The Taylor County High baseball team will hold its annual Orange and Blue intersquad game this Friday beginning at 6 p.m. at Pace Field. The game will feature players from…

Mandalay ramp to close Feb. 4 for improvements

Aucilla River’s Williams Fish Camp Landing boat ramp, more commonly referred to as the Mandalay boat ramp, is expected to be closed for nearly two months while crews work on…

Red snapper season on the agenda

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet Feb. 4-5 in Jacksonville at the Hyatt Regency, 225 E.Coastline Dr. The sessions on Wednesday and Thursday both start at…

5k run will benefit football programs

The Taylor County Middle School and Taylor County High School football programs will be sponsoring a Gridiron 5k Challenge Run/Walk on Saturday, March 21, starting and ending at the Dorsett…

TCHS Bulldog football team will play in new district, classification

The Taylor County High School football team will be playing in a new district and a new classification for the next four seasons beginning this fall. The Florida High School…

Captured black bear sets new record at 740 pounds

Florida state record for black bear has been broken after wildlife officers captured a 740-pound bear in a neighborhood. On Sunday, Jan. 11, the Florida record for largest black bear…

Softball league begins sign-up

Registration for the Taylor County Fastpitch Parents Association (TCFPA) softball league is now underway and will continue through Feb. 20th. Girls ages 5 through 15 are eligible to participate. New…