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Lights… camera… fireworks!

Lights… camera… fireworks!

Last summer, a crew of film students from Southeastern University spent several days in Perry interviewing a cross-section of individuals — war veterans and descendants of Taylor County pioneer families…

County approves spending $123,375 for rest rooms at boat ramp

Despite several attempts to lower the cost of what was originally described as a $50,000 building, the county commission will instead pay out $123,375 to construct rest room facilities at…

Larger crowds cited as need to expand courtroom

County Judge Bill Blue received approval from county commissioners to begin gathering engineering design plans and a cost estimate on his request to expand the second floor courtroom in the…

U.S. 221/Jefferson St. resurfacing project

Work is expected to begin soon on the resurfacing of U.S. 221 (Jefferson Street) through Perry. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project will run from West Cedar Street on…

Man, 78, crushed to death by truck

A Perry man died Wednesday, Jan. 3, after being crushed by a work truck at Cabbage Grove Mill, located some 20 miles west of Perry on U.S. Highway 98. John…

Ice, ice baby!

Ice, ice baby!

Taylor County missed out on most of the snow that kicked off the New Year and delighted many North Florida residents, but the county did receive plenty of rain and…

Roll-off issues raise a stink with commissioners

Frustration over citizen complaints about county solid waste roll-off sites boiled over at the county‚Äôs Jan. 2 meeting, to the point several commissioners indicated they may be willing to make…

Suspect caught after 2-hour hunt in woods

A Steinhatchee man who fled from a local deputy during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon crossed the county line and was apprehended after a two-hour hunt in the Big Bend…

Noah courageous

Noah courageous

Each new year is supposed to bring hope, but 2017 brought with it worry and concern for Kathy Flores and Victor Amador, after their one-year-old son, Noah Nicolas Amador, fell…

Residents brace for sleet, snow?

Temperatures are expected to fall into the 20s each night through the rest of the week and into the weekend, with a rare forecast calling for a wintery mix this…