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Lee claims self-defense

Lee claims self-defense

Accused murderer Raymond Mark Lee is affirming self-defense for his role in the death of Derek Lamont Dixon, the 44-year-old Perry man whose body was found in a wooded area…

Freezing rain, sleet possible

With forecasts calling for the possibility of a wintery mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet today (Wednesday), local officials are urging residents to use caution on the roadways. The…

Baseball team hosts Orange-Blue game Jan. 31 at Pace Field

The Taylor County High baseball team will host its annual Orange-Blue intra-squad game this Friday night at Pace Field beginning at 6 p.m. Members of the varsity and junior varsity…

Veterinarians host discount vaccination clinic Feb. 1

Local veterinarians, Dr. Miles Owens, Dr. Tom Fletcher and Dr. Will Sapp, will offer a discount animal vaccination clinic Saturday, Feb. 1. The event, which runs from 9 a.m. until…

Cal Ripken, Babe Ruth leagues to meet Feb. 6

A meeting concerning the upcoming Cal Ripken and Babe Ruth baseball leagues will be held Thursday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Taylor County Sports Complex. All coaches, umpires…

Unemployment rate is lowest since 2008

Taylor County’s unemployment rate fell for the fifth straight month in December, dropping to 6.9 percent, the lowest rate since June 2008, when the county’s unemployment rate was 6.1 percent.…

Softball meeting Feb. 4

A meeting concerning the upcoming Babe Ruth girls softball leagues will be held Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. at the Taylor County Sports Complex. All coaches, umpires and parents…

Holton wants to ‘restore power to the people’

Local businesswoman Tonya Holton, 43, has announced her candidacy for the Perry City Council District 5 seat. The current representative for that district is Mayor Daryll Gunter.…

Scouting for Food begins Saturday

Local Boy Scouts will distributing bags to households this Saturday, Feb. 1, as part of their Scouting for Food initiative. Residents are asked to place canned goods and other non-perishable…

Library workshops announced

The Taylor County Public Library has announced its adult workshop schedule for February. The programs include: • Monday, Feb. 10: Computer internet workshop at 5 p.m. and mobile devices workshop…