Sports

TCMS girls pick up first win

The Taylor County Middle School (TCMS) girls soccer team picked up their first victory of the season last Friday night, defeating Fort White, 2-1. The Lady Bulldogs were…

Girls’ soccer plays 3 games next week

The Taylor County High School (TCHS) Lady Bulldogs varsity soccer team will look to improve on their 3-1 record with a full slate of games next week following…

Boys’ soccer hosts Rickards Monday

The Taylor County High School (TCHS) boys’ varsity soccer team kicked off their 2017 season last week with three straight road games. The Bulldogs dropped their first two…

War Eagles prepare for tourneys

The Taylor County War Eagles 13-and-Under (13U) and 9-and-Under (9U) football teams have been busy preparing for their upcoming tournaments scheduled for December. The 9U team will travel…

News

3 suspects snarled in meth conspiracy

The continued investigation into a methamphetamine operation in Steinhatchee has led to additional charges for…

County moves meeting to 9 a.m.

Members of the public with normal working hours will now have to decide if they…

One heart at a time

One heart at a time

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Managing Editor Bruno shied away from the friendly hands reaching…

Bridge lighting project moving forward

Thanks to the generosity of the Frank Jackson family, the Steinhatchee Bridge will soon be…

No incentives without guarantees

A new ordinance that calls for key guarantees from individual(s) seeking economic incentives from the…

Heartbreaking loss: Three killed in fiery car crash

Funny, witty and smart. Positive, genuine and thoughtful. Caring, fun-loving and talented. All-around great guys.…

Vehicle went airborne, caught fire

A single-vehicle crash that claimed the lives of three men happened on Paul Poppell Road…

Community

Registration underway for Gingerbread House Contest

The deadline to enter the annual Taylor County Historical Society Gingerbread House Contest is Friday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. and the contest theme is “Christmas Through the…

Register today for Christmas parade

Applications are currently being accepted for the “Santa’s Little Helpers” Christmas Parade planned Friday, Dec. 1, in conjunction with the annual Downtown Christmas Open House. All entries must…

Win a wreath

Tickets are on sale now to win a paw-themed wreath fashioned by Gary and Holly Horner, with proceeds benefiting the Forest Capital Humane Society. Tickets are $1 each…

Retired educators meet Nov. 20

Taylor Retired Educators will meet Monday, Nov. 20, at First United Methodist Church, starting at 10:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Sabrina Lytle, principal of Perry Primary…

Cat adoption Nov. 18

Meet your “purr-fect” match this Saturday, Nov. 18, at Tractor Supply. Southeast Community Cat Alliance (SECCA) will host a pet adoption and bake sale, as well as a…

Entertainment

‘Justice League’ is a pretty good film, which is an improvement

‘Justice League’ is a pretty good film, which is an improvement

By MARK VIOLA Back in 2012, Marvel did the seemingly impossible feat of bringing its various comic book superheroes together for…

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is an intriguing, if very talkative, mystery

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is an intriguing, if very talkative, mystery

By MARK VIOLA Agatha Christie is still one of the most famous mystery writers of all time, and “Murder on the…

You’ll never go to Orlando without thinking about ‘The Florida Project’

You’ll never go to Orlando without thinking about ‘The Florida Project’

By MARK VIOLA When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the Oscar nominations in January, many of the…

‘Wonderstruck’ is a different family film deserving a look

‘Wonderstruck’ is a different family film deserving a look

By MARK VIOLA In my preview last week, I noted how some movies manage to pass me by despite the time…