Sports

‘Dogs improve to 2-1 after defeating Lafayette County

The Taylor County High baseball team ran its record to 2-1 Thursday after recording a 6-4 victory over Lafayette County in cold and blustery weather in Mayo. The…

TCMS baseball downs Wakulla Middle School

The Taylor County Middle School baseball team traveled to Wakulla Thursday and earned their first win of the season defeating Wakulla Middle School by a score of 6…

Baseball registration is extended until Feb. 28

Although registration for the 2015 Taylor County Recreation baseball season ended last week, late sign-ups will be accepted until this Saturday, Feb. 28. All players will be evaluated…

Fishing club hosts tourney Feb. 28

The Taylor County Fishing Club will be holding its monthly tournament this Saturday, Feb. 28, out of Sea Hag Marina at Keaton Beach. The entry fee is $20…

News

Rains, wind batter county

A storm front moved through the area Wednesday night, bringing with it heavy rain and…

Cypress Mill: bar or a restaurant?

A local business which opened under the assumption it met the newly-adopted requirements that allow…

He’s Home: Town celebrates return of gridiron great Saturday

He’s Home: Town celebrates return of gridiron great Saturday

The community is expected to turn out Saturday for a homecoming celebration for Super Bowl…

Habitat ready to build a new home in 2015

Habitat ready to build a new home in 2015

With a new executive director on board and new office spaces, Habitat for Humanity in Taylor…

Woman, 80, chastises city council

An 80-year-old woman took the Perry City Council to task Tuesday night over the “terrible…

McLeod, Denmark file federal lawsuit against sheriff, police chief for civil rights violations

McLeod, Denmark file federal lawsuit against sheriff, police chief for civil rights violations

A Perry man acquitted on charges of lewd battery and molestation of a minor filed…

Crews respond to house fire on Balthazar

Taylor County Fire- Rescue responded to a house fire on Balthazar Street Saturday, Feb. 21,…

Community

Health fair at TTI

North Florida Community College’s LPN to RN Bridge program is hosting a health fair today (Feb. 27) at Taylor Technical Institute (TTI), from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.…

African-American History celebration is Feb. 28 at Jerkins Community Center

The annual African-American History Month Celebration will be held this Saturday, Feb. 28, at Jerkins Community Center from 2-4 p.m. Program highlights will include a history of ancestral…

AMVETS Riders host benefit Poker Run Feb. 28

AMVETS Riders chapter 20 will host a benefit Poker Run this Saturday, Feb. 28. Proceeds will benefit a local family facing medical and housing needs: the husband is…

CERT training sessions offered

Taylor County Emergency Management is offering its second certification training program for Taylor County coastal residents. Residents of Jena and Dixie County are also welcome to attend. Community…

Entertainment

Review: ‘McFarland USA’ accomplishes its mission: it makes us care

Review: ‘McFarland USA’ accomplishes its mission: it makes us care

By MARK VIOLA “McFarland USA” tells the true story of a down-on-his-luck high school coach and the at-risk students he turned…

Globetrotters face off against rival Generals

Globetrotters face off against rival Generals

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring “some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet,” will bring their family show…

Broadway Series draws Blue Man Group to Tucker Center

The Tallahassee Broadway Series continues with the Blue Man Group’s new theatrical touring production, which will visit the Donald L. Tucker…

Review: ‘Kingsman’ is a wild, crazy and bloody spy adventure

Review: ‘Kingsman’ is a wild, crazy and bloody spy adventure

By MARK VIOLA What if you could have a movie that had all of the style and sophistication of the Bond…