Sports
Bulldogs’ quest for title continues

Bulldogs’ quest for title continues

For the first time in five years there is guaranteed to be a new Class 3A State football champion crowned this year, after the Florida High School Activities…

TCHS girls’ soccer squad drops first game, but rebounds with 5-2 victory

The Taylor County Lady Bulldogs soccer team suffered its first loss of the season — in a close game against Wakulla — but bounced back with a big…

TCMS girls’ basketball starts 2-0

The Taylor County Middle School (TCMS) Lady Bulldogs basketball team got their 2017 season off to a great start with big conference wins over Suwannee and Madison to…

Boys host first home game tonight

The Taylor County Middle School (TCMS) boys soccer team kicked off its 2017 season this past Monday in Wakulla County by taking on Riversprings Middle School, but came…

News

Busted for burglary

A visit from a neighbor led to the unexpected discovery of a stash of stolen…

Murphy released with ankle monitor

Joseph “Travis” Murphy turned himself in to Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) officials at 8…

‘Stable, but guarded condition’

‘Stable, but guarded condition’

Perry man is listed in stable, but guarded condition after sustaining extensive injuries in a…

Medical care for jail inmates drops by $10,000 per month

A change in oversight and better management has resulted in county taxpayers saving upwards of…

Campbell is remembered

Thursday marked the 43rd anniversary of the death of Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Charles E.…

Free tuition offered for diesel program

The new diesel technician program at Big Bend Technical College (BBTC) comes with quite a…

Williams honored

Williams honored

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy Scott Williams’ law enforcement family marked the one-year anniversary…

Community

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…

Yard sale benefits Helping Hands

A “Black Saturday Yard Sale” benefiting Helping Hands of the Shelter will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, from 8 a.m. to noon, at 4429 N. Lyman Hendry Road.…

New scholarship announced

Thanks to a generous contribution from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous, the Taylor County Historical Society has announced the establishment of a second college scholarship available…

Entertainment

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…

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ proves Marvel’s end of days are far in the future

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ proves Marvel’s end of days are far in the future

By MARK VIOLA I think I say this every time a new Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film is released, but it’s…

‘A Bad Moms Christmas’ delivers plenty of laughs under the tree

‘A Bad Moms Christmas’ delivers plenty of laughs under the tree

By MARK VIOLA In my review of the 2016 comedy, “Bad Moms,” I called it a laugh-producing machine of a comedy…