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B&G Club gets $19,500 grant from Duke Energy

The Boys & Girls Club of North Central Florida has been awarded a $19,500 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. The funding will allow the club to expand its Career…

Alarming discovery

A resident collecting trash along the roadway on Hampton Springs near Taylor Correctional Institution discovered an aluminum can that contained cell phones and chargers. The individual immediately contacted the Taylor…

Crab trap closure runs until July 30

Recreational and commercial blue crab traps in state waters from Hernando through Wakulla counties, including Taylor County, had to be out of the water before Thursday, July 20, the first…

Perry man is killed in early morning hit-and-run crash

Investigators are searching for a dark colored vehicle with a blunt front end (possibly a Ford truck) that may have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened shortly…

3 arrested in Cole Thomas case

North Carolina authorities arrested three suspects Monday, July 17, in relation to the November 2016 disappearance of 22-year-old Cole Thomas, the nephew of Perry resident Cheryl Curry. Julian Valles Jr.,…

Late to class, driver speeds 116 mph

A Florida State University student who said he was worried he would be late for class was stopped on U.S. Highway 19 North in Perry Tuesday morning driving 116 mph…

County begins budget talks facing a $1.3 million deficit

While a modest increase in county’s taxable value is expected to provide the Taylor County Commission some additional tax revenue next fiscal year, the board still has some hard decisions…

Sports complex announces events and tournaments

The Taylor County Sports Complex has released its recreation schedule for the remainder of the summer as well as the fall. “Some events to look forward to are The Peach…

Board to review discipline matrix

The Taylor County School Board will hold a public hearing on the district’s proposed amended discipline matrix at its next regular meeting Monday, July 24, at 6 p.m. A legal…

School district reviewing design for new Perry Primary School

Taylor County School District officials are working on the final details to complete plans for the new Perry Primary School. According to Superintendent of School Danny Glover Jr., the architects…