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Head Start under fire

Reach-1 Teach-1, the private agency which has overseen the Taylor County Head Start program since last September, received a federal review this week citing 13 deficiencies, including fiscal mismanagement, lack…

Union ratifies contract with GP

Members of United Steel Workers (USW) Local 1192 voted to accept Georgia- Pacific’s final contract offer, averting any signs of a strike. Workers voted throughout the day Wednesday and the…

FWC’s ‘Operation Dry Water’ will run through July 4

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds boaters, as the holiday weekend approaches, that boating under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is dangerous and illegal. During Operation…

Southerland to lead state’s supervisors of elections as president

Taylor County Supervisor of Elections Dana Southerland was sworn in as the 2017-18 president of the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE) by Secretary of State Ken Detzner…

Gag grouper season will end in state waters July 1

Gag grouper recreational harvest will close in state waters off the coasts of Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties July 1, with the last day of harvest June 30, but…

Suspect resists; takes 3 deputies to handcuff her

A woman who allegedly used a steel pole to bust out the window of her father’s front door became so agitated that it took three deputies to place her in…

Union votes on GP’s ‘last, best offer’ today

Some 326 members of United Steel Workers (USW) Local 1192 will vote today (Wednesday) to accept or reject Georgia- Pacific’s “last, best and final” contract offer, one that–according to union…

Chamber welcomes new members with ribbon-cutting ceremonies

The Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce will host four upcoming ribbon-cutting events to welcome new members. • Wednesday, June 28: Sun Pools of North Florida, 11 a.m. (at the chamber…

One-cent sales tax approved

When the current local one-cent sale taxes completes its task later this year of paying off the cost of constructing and equipping the Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) building on U.S.…

Farewell, Louisa

Farewell, Louisa

The Louisa, a 40- ton vessel which had become a fixture of Steinhatchee’s riverscape over the past decade, was recently removed by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) crews and demolished.…

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