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PPD seeks ‘person of interest’ in series of suspicious incidents

The Perry Police Department (PPD) is seeking information regarding a person of interest possibly tied to a series of suspicious incidents here. Capt. Jamie Cruse reports that the mother of…

Relay For Life committee launches 2014 season with meeting Thursday

Great events take great planning and that is just what members of Taylor County’s Relay For Life Event Committee are doing, launching their 2013-14 meeting schedule this week. The volunteer…

Anglers will reap benefits of joint reef project

Anglers will reap benefits of joint reef project

The Taylor County Reef Research Team completed its latest artificial reef deployment Monday thanks to donations from state and local agencies, along with the cooperation of volunteers and several residents.…

Woods’ team to play in Jax this weekend

Woods’ team to play in Jax this weekend

Former Taylor County High standout Taylor Woods’ University of Pikeville (Ky.) team will be traveling to Florida this weekend to take on Edward Waters College in Jacksonville. The game will…

Loundon to address Taylor TEA Party Sept. 12

Well-known author Trevor Loudon will be returning to speak at the Taylor Tea Party meeting Thursday, Sept. 12, starting at 5:45 p.m. The event will be held at the Catholic…

Margaret Russell

Margaret Russell, 75, of Eridu, died Monday, Sep. 9, 2013, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church…

Robert D. Whiddon

Robert D. “Bob” Whiddon, 68, of Perry, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at his home in Lake Bird. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Lake…

Congressional reps take opposing stand on action in Syria

With the U.S. Congress set to vote on approving military action in Syria next week in response to allegations that the country’s regime used chemical weapons in its two-year civil…

EBT users: system will be down Sept. 16

Taylor County residents who utilize EBT cards are being warned that the state system will be down on Monday, Sept. 16, and purchases will not be available that day. The…

City unveils canopy designs

City unveils canopy designs

Taking another step forward in its Downtown Canopy Project, the city has released partial construction plans it has received from project designers. PHOTO: Shown above is a depiction of a…