Sports

Orange-Blue Game is Feb. 12

The Taylor County High varsity and junior varsity baseball teams will combine this Friday night (Feb. 12) at Perry’s Pace Field for the annual pre-season Orange-Blue intersquad game.…

Fiddler Crab Festival tourney offering $$$ for biggest catch

The 2016 Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Fishing Tournament will be held this Saturday out of Sea Hag Marina. The entry fee is $25 per angler with cash prizes being…

5K run to benefit senior class trip

The Taylor County High seniors going on the New York City trip will be hosting a 5K run on Saturday, Feb. 27. The race begins at the intersection…

TCMS baseball defeats Wakulla 9-5

The Taylor County Middle School baseball team traveled to Wakulla Tuesday and defeated Wakulla Middle School by a score of 9 to 5 in their opening game of…

News

Grants funding 15 housing projects currently underway

Grants funding 15  housing projects currently underway

With 15 grant-funded housing rehabilitation projects currently underway and two more expected to begin soon,…

Man dies in fire at campsite

A man staying at a campsite off of Strickland Landing Boulevard died last week as…

Glover’s superintendent run will open school board seat

Local voters could soon have an additional seat to fill this election cycle. As a…

Residents urged to remain vigilant about mosquitoes with 16 Zika cases in Florida

Although this week’s cold weather has mosquitoes far from most people’s minds, local and state…

Former postmaster returns with ‘Scrapbook’ of stories

Former postmaster returns with ‘Scrapbook’ of stories

A familiar face will greet visitors at this weekend’s Fiddler Crab Festival in Steinhatchee when…

School board members affirm commitment to Steinhatchee School

School board members affirm commitment to Steinhatchee School

Steinhatchee School will remain open for the 2015-16 school year with officials saying the workshop…

Steinhatchee parents: ‘We have a plan for our school’

In a nearly 90-minute presentation, Steinhatchee School parents and other concerned community members addressed the…

Community

Share our history Feb. 18

Taylor County Historical Society President J.T. Davis has announced special extended hours Thursday, Feb. 18. “We will be open to 7:30 p.m. Residents are invited to stop by…

African-American History Month celebration planned

The annual African-American History Month celebration will be held Saturday, Feb. 27, from 2-4 p.m. at Jerkins Community Center. Activities will include group study, trivia, refreshments, a step…

Need help with Medicaid?

A representative from the statewide Medicaid managed care office will be at the Florida Department of Health in Taylor County Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. to noon.…

Caring for an Alzheimer’s patient?

Caregivers are invited to register now for the 31st annual Alzheimer’s Disease Education & Training Conference planned Saturday, Feb. 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Tallahassee.…

Entertainment

Review: ‘The Finest Hours’ is a tension-filled adventure about real life heroism

Review: ‘The Finest Hours’ is a tension-filled adventure about real life heroism

By MARK VIOLA Of the various branches of the U.S. armed forces, I probably know the least about the U.S. Coast…

Review: ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ provides another round of anthropomorphic kung fu

Review: ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ provides another round of anthropomorphic kung fu

By MARK VIOLA I tend to hold family movies, especially animated films, to just as high a standard as I do…

Review: ‘Room’ tells a story filled with horror that somehow manages to be hopeful

Review: ‘Room’ tells a story filled with horror that somehow manages to be hopeful

By MARK VIOLA Each January, once the Academy Award nominations are announced, I begin a quest to see every Best Picture…

Review: Michael Bay surprises by making an actual good movie about Benghazi in ‘13 Hours’

Review: Michael Bay surprises by making an actual good movie about Benghazi in ‘13 Hours’

By MARK VIOLA It’s impossible for me to go into a movie inside a vacuum, especially considering how much film news…