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Annie Ree Traywick

Annie Ree Traywick, 94, of Perry, died Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Lafayette Health Care in Mayo following an extended illness. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday,…

Deborah K. Simmons

Deborah K. Simmons, 60, of Perry, died Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March…

Rotary Club completes pledge to city

Rotary Club completes pledge to city

Rotary Club President Mark Viola, center, presented the Perry City Council a $2,000 check during its Tuesday, March 12, meeting. The funds completed the club’s $7,000 pledge for the Rosehead…

Foul play not suspected in death of murder suspect’s wife

Accused double murderer Paul McNutt appeared briefly in court Monday, just one day after his wife–and potential defense witness–Diane, 50, was found dead at the home they shared on Johnson-Stripling…

Man, 25, dies at mud bog

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a 25-year-old Brooksville man who was found dead at the Iron Horse Mud Bog here Friday night. Justin Rashley and his…

2013 Forestry Queens

2013 Forestry Queens

Contestants sparkled and shined on stage Saturday, March 16, during Taylor County’s 2013 Miss Forestry Pageant. Winners for the evening were: (back row, l to r) 2013 Junior Miss Taylor…

Tips sought in bogus bomb threat case

The Perry Police Department continues to seek information in its investigation into a bogus bomb threat that temporarily shut down the Taylor County Courthouse last week. “Anyone with information is…

Brown is cleared of all ethics complaints

The Florida Commission on Ethics has dismissed two complaints filed against Perry City Manager Bob Brown filed by a local business owner. The Taco Times learned of the complaints in…

Bluegrass festival promises toe-tapping good time

Bluegrass festival promises toe-tapping good time

The sweet chords of bluegrass music will once again fill Forest Capital State Park when the 11th annual Florida State Bluegrass Festival arrives April 4-6. The festival will feature three…

Taylor unemployment rate remains steady

Taylor County’s unemployment rate remained relatively stableonce again in January, but with several other counties seeing increases, Taylor fell out of the worst 10 counties in Florida. For the month,…