Sports
Refs throw 44 flags for 420 yards in Bulldogs’ 22-14 loss to Dixie County

Refs throw 44 flags for 420 yards in Bulldogs’ 22-14 loss to Dixie County

BY AARON PORTWOOD Despite dominating the first quarter and jumping out to a 14-0 lead just 6 minutes into the game, the Taylor County Bulldogs were overcome by…

Golf team improves to 3-1

The Taylor County High golf team ran its record to 3-1 Monday with a 151-187 victory over Florida High in a nine-hole match played at Perry Golf and…

TCHS golf team defeats ACA

The Taylor County High golf team opened the 2015 season this week defeating Aucilla Christian on Tuesday while placing second in a three-way match on Wednesday in Tallahassee.…

Near-world-record bass caught

Ferrol “Roscoe” Holley, Jr. (52) from Telogia had the honor of releasing a near-world-record Suwannee bass into the 9,200-gallon aquarium at Bass Pro Shops’ Tallahassee store. On June…

News

Hampton denies any wrongdoing

Perry City Councilwoman Shirlie Hampton denied assertions that she either directly, or indirectly, issued orders…

Man charged with making threats via Facebook

A former Georgia resident who made threats against a police officer, sheriff’s captain and city…

SR 51 remains closed

While work to repair the sinkhole which forced the closure of SR 51 between Steinhatchee…

Commission votes to continue providing transportation for adults with special needs

For the past several years, the Taylor County Commission has provided shuttle rides to students…

Judge asks for help on district maps

In the wake of the Florida Legislature’s inability to agree on a new congressional district…

A new club on the way…

A new club on the way…

What a difference a week makes. This was the scene last Wednesday as construction began…

City firefighter injured in accidental shooting

City firefighter injured in accidental shooting

  A City of Perry firefighter was critically injured during an accidental shooting Tuesday afternoon…

Community

Pre-order your festival t-shirt today

Pre-orders are being taken for commemorative Country in the Pines t-shirts. Shirts are $15 each (M-XL) and $20 (XXL). To order, please contact the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of…

Got a mud truck?

The Country in the Pines Music Festival will feature the second annual Mud Truck Show. For information on entering a truck, please contact the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of…

Register now for Fall Trout Tournament

The Taylor County Tourism Development Council (TDC) invite anglers to register now for the fifth annual Fall Trout Tournament planned Saturday, Sept. 19. A captains’ meeting will be…

Blood drive planned for Sept. 5

OneBlood will host a blood drive this Saturday, Sept 5, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Walmart. All donors will receive a $10 Walmart gift card and a…

Entertainment

Review: ‘American Ultra’ lights up some laughs along with the violence

Review: ‘American Ultra’ lights up some laughs along with the violence

By MARK VIOLA More often than not, the first impression anyone gets of a movie is the trailer. Depending on the…

Review: ‘Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ packs a lot of fun in remaking 60s TV series

Review: ‘Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ packs a lot of fun in remaking 60s TV series

By MARK VIOLA Prior to seeing the first trailer for director Guy Ritchie’s (“Sherlock Holmes,” “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels”)…

Opening Nights season will feature more than 40 events

Opening Nights season will feature more than 40 events

Florida State University will present world-class performers and introduce new artists to the community during the 2015-16 Opening Nights Performing Arts…

Review: Streep proves she can rock, too, in the heartfelt ‘Ricki and the Flash’

Review: Streep proves she can rock, too, in the heartfelt ‘Ricki and the Flash’

By MARK VIOLA Needless to say, 19-time Academy Award nominee Meryl Streep has portrayed a lot of different characters, and while…