Sports

Sixty Bulldogs ready for start of fall practice

First-year Taylor County High head football coach Tanner Jones is looking for a few good young men as he begins preparations for the 2014 season. “All a young…

Red tide bloom confirmed from Dixie to Pasco 40-90 miles offshore

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has confirmed a large-scale offshore fish kill in the northeast Gulf of Mexico between Dixie and Pasco counties. Citizens have…

Amberjack season re-opens this week

The recreational harvest of greater amberjack and gray triggerfish in Gulf of Mexico state waters (shore to nine nautical miles) re-opens Aug. 1. In Gulf federal waters, greater…

FWC will discuss red snapper at workshops

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has scheduled a series of Gulf of Mexico red snapper workshops for recreational stakeholders beginning in late July to discuss…

News

4 charged in drug conspiracy case

Federal representatives filed a motion Thursday, July 24, seeking forfeiture of property linked to a…

Hall, Sullivan to take part in political forum this Thursday

Two of the four city candidates, Alan Hall and David Sullivan, will take part in…

Shop tax free Aug. 1-2

If you haven’t bought your back-to-school supplies yet, waiting until this weekend could save you…

City, county moving forward with BioNitrogen incentive packages

The Taylor County Commission and Perry City Council are both moving forward with items which…

Pine Ridge sewer fee talks tabled by city

The Perry City Council last week tabled until next month a discussion of the controversial…

FDLE investigating unattended death; foul play is not suspected

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) has requested the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s (FDLE)…

Unemployment rate edges up slightly in June

Taylor County’s unemployment rate edged up slightly in June to 7.0 percent. The county’s rate…

Community

Want to make bread? Wine?

The Taylor County Public Library has announced its adult workshop schedule for August. The scheduled programs include: • Thursday, Aug. 7: Acrylic art with Tammy Mowrey at 6…

Author to speak at library July 28

Oxford, Miss., writer Ashton Lee, author of “The Cherry Cola Book Club” series, will visit the Taylor County Public Library Monday, July 28, at 5:30 p.m. The program…

Photos sought for historical calendar

The Taylor County Historical Society is nearing the final planning stages of printing a 2015 calendar. “We are in need of good old photographs for the calendar. If…

Author to speak at library Monday

Oxford, Miss., writer Ashton Lee, author of “The Cherry Cola Book Club” series, will visit the Taylor County Public Library Monday, July 28, at 5:30 p.m. The program…

Entertainment

Review: Warning: Watching ‘Chef’ could be very hazardous to your diet

Review: Warning: Watching ‘Chef’ could be very hazardous to your diet

Director Jon Favreau is best known for directing the first two “Iron Man” films, as well as starring as Tony Stark’s…

Music-filled weekend at Spirit of the Suwannee includes a trip to the 80s

Music-filled weekend at Spirit of the Suwannee includes a trip to the 80s

Grab your leg warmers and big hair for a Back to the 80s party Saturday, July 26, at The Spirit of…

Free concert in Gainesville

Free concert in Gainesville

Ricky Kendall and the Healers will perform tonight (Friday) in their first appearance in Gainesville’s “Free Fridays” Concert Series. Ricky Kendall…

Review: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ is one of the best films of 2014

Review: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ is one of the best films of 2014

I was eagerly anticipating the sequel to 2011′s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” But then each new trailer gave…