Sports

Bulldogs win Homecoming 26-9

By AARON PORTWOOD The Taylor County Bulldogs won their second straight game and got a key 26-9 homecoming victory over district foe Fernandina Beach to keep their play-off…

TCHS golf qualifies for state regionals

The Taylor County High golf team finished as district runners-up last Thursday at Tallahassee’s Southwood Golf Club, qualifying the team for the state regionals. The Bulldogs battled the…

Hunting season is ‘cranking up’

By Tony YOUNG / Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Football season is in full swing, and the 2014-15 hunting season is cranking up. Heck, in Zone A,…

Bulldogs win defensive battle 15-8

By AARON PORTWOOD Despite committing five turnovers and 15 penalties for minus 145 yards, the Taylor County Bulldogs played outstanding defense and got just enough offense to outlast…

News

2 seriously injured in crash on C.R. 30

Two young men were airlifted to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Monday night after both sustained serious…

Davis takes the helm at Foley mill

Lee Davis assumed his responsibilities as vice president and general manager of the Foley Cellulose…

‘A true American hero remembered’

‘A true American hero remembered’

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer More than 80 people gathered Monday afternoon to witness…

Local officials seek legislators’ help with Florida Retirement System and Medicaid

Local officials seek legislators’ help with Florida Retirement System and Medicaid

Taylor County’s legislative delegation listened to a number of concerns from local officials for nearly…

City eyes alcohol sales on Sunday

In a bid to keep its economic development momentum moving forward, the Perry City Council…

TCHS Homecoming Parade

TCHS Homecoming Parade

The Pride of Taylor Marching Band led the way for Thursday’s Taylor County High School…

Early voting opens Oct. 20

Those wishing to miss the rush on Election Day on Nov. 4 can begin voting…

Community

Legislative delegation meeting set for Oct. 20

Taylor County’s legislative delegation, which consists of Rep. Halsey Beshears and Sen. Bill Montford, will hold a public meeting for local officials and residents on Monday, Oct. 20.…

Benefit yard sale, car wash Oct. 18

A yard sale and car wash benefitting World Hunger Relief will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at Pizza Hut, starting at 7:30 a.m. Organizers said “100 percent” of…

TREA members meet Oct. 20

The Taylor Retired Educators Association (TREA) will meet Monday, Oct. 20, at Mama’s Italian Restaurant, at 10:30 a.m. Doyle Lundy will present information about the renovation of the…

Support Alzheimers’ awareness

A local team is holding an Alzheimer’s Awareness Raffle in support of the annual Alzheimers’ walk planned Oct. 25 in Gainesville. “Pops Peeps” has tickets available for two…

Entertainment

Review: ‘Gone Girl’ is a fascinating, disturbing look at marriage

Review: ‘Gone Girl’ is a fascinating, disturbing look at marriage

By MARK VIOLA Based on the best-selling book by Gillian Flynn, who adapted his own work for the movie, the premise…

Review: Downey Jr., Duvall shine in otherwise cluttered ‘Judge’

Review: Downey Jr., Duvall shine in otherwise cluttered ‘Judge’

By MARK VIOLA “The Judge” is part courtroom thriller, part family drama and part Robert Downey Jr. being Robert Downey Jr.…

Review: Washington gives stellar performance in ‘Equalizer’

Review: Washington gives stellar performance in ‘Equalizer’

By MARK VIOLA “The Equalizer,” loosely based on the 1980s television series of the same name, reunites Denzel Washington with Antoine…

Winners of local Suwannee River Jam audition moving on to finals

Winners of local Suwannee River Jam audition moving on to finals

The 2015 Suwannee River Jam’s second audition was held Saturday, Sept. 27, in Perry at the Country In The Pines Festival.…