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Rains, wind batter county

A storm front moved through the area Wednesday night, bringing with it heavy rain and high winds gusting to nearly 40 mph. Numerous residents reported multiple power outages Wednesday evening…

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. Free blood…

Cypress Mill: bar or a restaurant?

A local business which opened under the assumption it met the newly-adopted requirements that allow restaurants to serve alcohol on Sundays was shut down by police this past Sunday and…

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 into a championship-contending cross country team. The film pushes…

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 champion LeGarrette Blount. The NFL running back, and former Taylor County High School standout, is…

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 spirituals/hymn fest,…

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 County has its eye on meeting one chief goal in 2015: to build a home…

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 a U.S.…

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 to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee…

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 Emergency Response…

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