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Woman killed in crash

Woman killed in crash

Emergency responders faced a snarl of bent metal and had to deploy the “Jaws of Life” Thursday morning to extricate a 17-year-old Taylor County High School student pinned inside his…

Boy, 4, left on school bus

A four-year-old Pre-K student was evidently left on a bus, by himself, for an entire school day last week, and the investigation into the incident remains ongoing. The boy’s mother…

Four arrested; over $2,000 in counterfeit bills seized

Two Perry Police Department (PPD) officers found themselves in the right place at the right time Wednesday to capture four suspects who were allegedly passing counterfeit $100 bills at businesses…

Company makes deposit on Lance building

The company interested in purchasing the former Snyder’s-Lance plant in Perry has placed a “sizable, non-refundable” deposit on the property and the equipment inside. That was the report from Perry…

Let’s get to work!

Let’s get to work!

Ground-breaking ceremonies were held Thursday morning, Dec. 14, for a new community center in Shady Grove. PHOTO: (L to r) Florrie Burroughs with the Shady Grove Community Council, County Administrator…

PPD: Suspect grabbed gun during drug arrest

Perry Police Chief James Cruse is praising the restraint shown by two Perry Police Department (PPD) officers after they avoided using deadly force while arresting a convicted felon for trafficking…

FWC plans split scallop seasons

Most of Taylor County’s coastal waters and plentiful scalloping grounds will likely be opening early again this coming year, as the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is moving…

County’s flood rating delivers residents break

Taylor County has once again maintained its community flood rating, meaning those with National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policies can receive up to a 15 percent discount if they live…

Building done, parking lot remains for elections office

Work on the new Taylor County Supervisor of Elections office on U.S. 19 is complete, at least on the inside of the building. According to Supervisor Dana Southerland, county officials…

Arson is a leading cause of wildfires

Arson is a leading cause of wildfires

The Florida Forest Service (FFS) responded to 75 wildfires during the fiscal year ending June 30, with arson once again among the top causes, burning 394 of the 495 acres…

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