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Boat ramp fees not settled

Facing backlash from its decision to eliminate daily boat ramp passes, the Taylor County Commission is expected to re-address the issue at its last meeting prior to the start of…

Lincolns announce retirement from Perry Newspapers, Inc.

Don Lincoln, who for 33 years has served as publisher of the Taco Times and the Perry News-Herald, has announced his retirement effective June 15. Lincoln has a total of…

Sales tax extension must be redone

Earlier this year, the Taylor County Commission agreed to extend the current local one-cent sales tax, but now the board is tweaking the language to satisfy state officials. The current…

Lawmakers speak out on snapper season

Congressman Neal Dunn (FL-02) urged Director Comstock of the Commerce Department to expand the 2017 private recreational Red Snapper season in federal waters. Recently, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)…

Legal Notices for May 26, 2017

Notice is hereby given to Jayson Ryan Platt. Unless payment is made on 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer, VIN: 1GDS13S13S052151860 for repairs and storage charges on 07/19/2016. Vehicle will be auctioned on…

Navy veteran will be keynote speaker for Memorial Day ceremony May 29

Navy veteran will be keynote speaker for Memorial Day ceremony May 29

Navy veteran and Perry native Everett R. Kimble Sr. will be the keynote speaker at Monday‚Äôs annual Memorial Day ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park. The program will start at 10…

Legal Notices for May 24, 2017

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIA CIRCUIT IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLOIDA Case No.: 2016-252-CA BELL TREE FARMS, INC. a North Carolina Corporation authorized To do business in Florida…

Carson Jerome Walker

Carson Jerome Walker, 60, passed away on May 22, 2017 in Perry, FL. Carson was born January 10, 1957 in Perry, Florida to Wesley Walker and Helen Hunter Walker. Memorial…

Cold blooded killer or coward?

Cold blooded killer or coward?

Is Billy Gear a cold-blooded killer who crushed the life out of the mother of his infant son? Or is he a coward who panicked and fed investigators lie upon…

Coastal flood watch issued

A coastal flood watch has been issued for Taylor County lasting from this morning (Wednesday, May 24) to this afternoon. According to the National Weather Service, conditions are favorable that…