Sports

Mayor, commissioner to throw first pitches during opening day of rec softball season

Six teams involving 75 participants will begin play Thursday at the Taylor County Sports Complex when the girls recreational softball program holds opening day ceremonies. The evening will…

Baseball team falls to Madison, concludes regular season Thurs.

The Taylor County High baseball team gave up 10 runs in the first inning Monday night at district foe Madison and never recovered, falling to the Cowboys 15-5.…

Warmer waters bring return of ‘feisty’ Spanish mackerel to Florida waters

Across Florida there are signs that spring has sprung, from the fine layer of yellow pollen coating everything in the north to folks returning to the water sans…

‘Dogs score two in the ninth to down district foe Godby

The Taylor County High baseball team scored 3 runs in the top of the 7th to tie its game Wednesday against district foe Godby and send the contest…

News

Victims ‘targeted,’ 1 was shot in the face

One of the victims of last week’s bloody home invasion has been released from the…

Brown resigns as county administrator

Taylor County Administrator Jack Brown will soon leave his position here to take a new…

Hinkel hired to replace Brown

The Taylor County Commission’s search for a new county administrator to replace Jack Brown lasted…

Suspected bank robber caught

A suspect who is believed to have robbed two Live Oak banks–and is possibly linked…

Tag fees going down

With Florida Gov. Rick Scott signing Senate Bill 156, which rolled back many of the…

Two shot, stabbed in home invasion

Two shot, stabbed in home invasion

Concentrated efforts by officers and investigators led to the swift arrest of two men wanted…

City to consider incentive package Tuesday, April 15

The Perry City Council will hold a special meeting next week to consider a series…

Community

Law Enforcement Torch Run arrives today (April 16)

Residents are invited to come out today (Wednesday) and support the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. The run will start at 10 a.m., at Walmart,…

Extension office to host aquaculture workshop

The University of Florida Taylor County Extension Office will hold an aquaculture workshop on Friday, April 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Topics will include aquaponics and…

Rotary to host motorcycle poker run

The Perry Rotary Club will host the Nature Coast “Cards for a Cause” Motorcycle Poker Run Saturday, April 26. There is a $200 cash prize for the best…

Baking for Babies cake auction is today (April 16)!

The second annual Baking for Babies auction gets underway today (Wednesday), from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Facebook. “Search ‘Baking for Babies’ and you’ll find the event.…

Entertainment

Review: ‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ is one of the best Marvel films yet

Review: ‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ is one of the best Marvel films yet

We’ve reached the point in the process where the individual films cannot be taken entirely by themselves, and it’s pretty much…

Concerts set at new amphitheater

Capital City Amphitheater at Cascades Park in Tallahassee will host a pair of inaugural concerts this weekend. On Saturday, April 12,…

Review: Visit ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ for a whimsical, emotional ride

Review: Visit ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ for a whimsical, emotional ride

In his latest film, “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” director Wes Anderson gives us a story set in a fictional hotel within…

Review: ‘Noah’ provides a compelling look at the biblical character

Review: ‘Noah’ provides a compelling look at the biblical character

When it was announced that there was to be big-budget film adaptation of Noah’s story, directed by Darren Aronofsky no less,…