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Phelps’ fate in hands of the jury

Phelps’ fate in hands of the jury

Testimony in the murder trial of Lloyd Phelps, 59, peeled back the curtain on a story of crippling addictions, alleged jealousies and uncontrolled rage. The all-white, five-man, one-woman jury began…

Rivers over their banks as rains continue

Rivers over their banks as rains continue

Local rivers are rising again after another rainfilled weekend, causing flooding in some areas along the Steinhatchee and Econfina rivers. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued flood warnings for…

Former Perry man killed in Gainesville

The United States Marshal’s Service and the Gainesville Police Department (GPD) are still searching for the suspect in the July 15 shooting death of former Perry resident Samuel Lee Hamilton…

‘Fun, friends and education’ at Camp Cherry Lake

‘Fun, friends and education’ at Camp Cherry Lake

By ABBEY L. THARPE / 4-H Extension Agent I Summer is made for fun and fun was had by all at 4-H Camp Cherry Lake. Kayaking, archery, spa, life lessons…

Crash knocks out power for 70 customers

An 18-year-old Perry man allegedly left the scene of a one-vehicle crash Monday afternoon on Ash Street which damaged a power pole, cutting off electricity for around 70 Duke Energy…

Three SHIP projects awared to local contractor

The Taylor County Commission awarded three State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) rehabilitation projects to local contractor Weiss Construction Co. Weiss was the low bidder for all three projects, which are…

Legal Notices for July 24, 2013

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA In Re: The Estate of: Case No. 13-532-CP JOHN ELLIOTT RITCH, JR Deceased. ______________/ NOTICE TO CREDITORS…

Scholarship recipient visits Perry Rotary Club

Scholarship recipient visits Perry Rotary Club

Taylor County High School graduate Austin Wynn was the 2013 recipient of the Perry Rotary Club’s Grady C. Moore Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Wynn, the son of Greg and Laurie Wynn,…

Leaping sturgeon injures child on Choctawhatchee

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is urging boaters to go slow and be vigilant on the Choctawhatchee River. The request to go slow comes after a Bay…

Senior Center to raise funds with July 26 breakfast

The Taylor Senior Citizens Center will hold a breakfast fund-raiser Friday, July 26, from 7 to 9 a.m. The meal will consist of eggs, sausage, grits and biscuits. Advance tickets…