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Three Lakeland men charged with harvesting and selling wild turtles

Three Lakeland men and an Okeechobee freshwater turtle farmer were caught illegally harvesting, selling and buying wild-caught freshwater turtles as a result of a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission…

Walker to hold book signing July 18

Delores Leggett Walker, author of “Legend of Promise,” will hold a book signing today (Friday) from 3 to 6 p.m. at Java Connection, located in Historical Perry Station.…

Gainesville’s Free Fridays concert series continues with 11-piece R&B band

Gainesville’s Free Fridays concert series continues with 11-piece R&B band

Uncle Morty’s Rhythm Cream will perform tonight (Friday, July 18) at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza in Gainesville at 8 p.m. as part of the “Free Fridays” concert series. Uncle…

Children left in hot car

A 26-year-old Perry man was charged with child abuse after leaving two small children (ages eight and two) in a parked car for more than 10 minutes Monday during the…

Sadler files lawsuit against city council

Spurned city candidate William Carl Sadler Sr. is taking his case to the next level, filing a lawsuit against the members of the Perry City Council and asking a judge…

DMH asks county for $3 million

DMH asks county for $3 million

The Taylor County Commission is once again considering dipping into its excess sales tax revenue to fund equipment purchases at Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) after the hospital’s board of directors…

School board schedules two meetings in July

The school board will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, July 29, at 6 p.m. at the Alton H. Wentworth Administrative Complex. A special school board meeting will be…

Family loses home to fire Sunday

A local family of four lost their home and all of their possessions to fire Sunday night, July 13. David and Mary Emory, along with their two children (ages six…

Friends of NRA to hold annual banquet Aug. 1

Taylor County Friends of NRA invite supporters of the Second Amendment to attend their third annual banquet on Friday, Aug. 1, at 6 p.m. at the Perry Elks Lodge (305…

TCDA, chamber to host forum July 31

The Taylor County Development Authority and Chamber of Commerce will host a city candidate forum Thursday, July 31. The event will begin at 6 p.m. at Taylor Technical Institute.…