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Perry man, 27, dies in fiery crash

A Perry man was killed in a Sunday crash in Lafayette County when his semi-truck rolled over and caught fire. Bobby Lee Omans Jr., 27, was driving a 1999 Western…

9 from Taylor plead guilty in federal court to drug distribution charges

Nine Taylor County residents have entered guilty pleas in a drug trafficking case investigators say rivals the heyday of illegal smuggling that took place here in the 1980s. Steven Mink…

Expect traffic delays on 98

Expect traffic delays on 98

Traffic in both directions on US 98 at the Taylor and Jefferson County line will be temporarily halted for up to 10 minutes at a time over the next six…

Frazier found not guilty of sign violations

The City of Perry’s Code Enforcement Board found local businessman Michael Frazier not guilty of charges that he was violating local signage ordinances by posting signs advocating that City Manager…

Legislators stress their availability to local citizens

Legislators stress their availability to local citizens

Local residents and officials had the opportunity last week to speak directly with their state representatives when Sen. Bill Montford and Rep. Halsey Beshears held their annual legislation delegation gathering…

Members sought for RESTORE committee

With Taylor County in line to possibly receive between $3 million and $12 million from British Petroleum’s (BP) Clean Water Act penalties resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, county…

Legal Notices for March 1, 2013

City of Perry is currently accepting sealed bids to supply labor to install over 80 concrete footers for the Rosehead playground system support. Visit www.cityofperry.net for details and specifications. Robert…

Simmie June Smith

Simmie June Smith, 66, of Wauchula, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Winter Haven. Services will be held at 1 p.m., Sat. March 2, in Antioch Missionary Baptist Church with…

Leslie Mack Landry

Leslie Mack Landry, 70, of Longwood, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at his home. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 09, at 11 a.m., at the First Baptist…

Gordon Wayne Cook Sr.

Gordon Wayne Cook Sr. died Feb. 18, 2013, at North Florida Regional Hospital. Memorial services will be held Sat., March 2, 2013, at New Prospect Baptist Church of Cross City.…