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Chain reaction

Chain reaction

Despite extensive damage to both vehicles, everyone involved in this two-vehicle crash reportedly escaped with minor injuries. The Florida Highway Patrol reported Mikayla Vachel Lamb, 18, of Old Town, was…

Legislative Delegation meeting is Oct. 29

As the 2016 Legislative Session will convene earlier than usual, Taylor County’s representatives are scheduling their legislative delegation meetings earlier as well. State Senator Bill Montford and Representative Haley Beshears…

Forest Festival turns 60 in style

Forest Festival turns 60 in style

Taking a trip “Back to Our Roots,” the 60th annual Florida Forest Festival was a mixture of old favorites and new traditions. The month-long celebration of the forestry industry culminated…

Bulldogs’ turnovers converted into 21 points in 34-12 loss to Madison

Bulldogs’ turnovers converted into 21 points in 34-12 loss to Madison

By AARON PORTWOOD The visiting Madison County Cowboys took advantage of three Taylor County turnovers–converting them into 21 points–and some poor tackling to run over the Bulldogs 34-12, Friday night…

Clinton Dawson Wheeler Jr.

Clinton Dawson Wheeler Jr., 64, of Perry, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, in Tallahassee. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, at Beggs Funeral Home, Perry…

Byron George Morse

Byron George Morse, 73, of Perry, died Oct. 24, 2015, at Marshall Health & Rehabilitation Center in Perry. There are no services planned at this time. All arrangements are under…

Fire claims beach house

Fire claims beach house

Fire claimed a one-story beach house on stilts at Keaton Beach just before midnight Sunday, Oct. 18. No one was home (the owners live in Jacksonville) and the structure was…

$650,000 returned to city coffers

A portion of the $5 million collateral guarantee the City of Perry provided to BioNitrogen, the company working to construct a $300 million urea fertilizer plant in Taylor County, has…

Review: Spielberg, Hanks, Coen brothers team up for gripping, tension-filled ‘Bridge of Spies’

Review: Spielberg, Hanks, Coen brothers team up for gripping, tension-filled ‘Bridge of Spies’

By MARK VIOLA Director Steven Spielberg (“Lincoln”) tries his hand at the Cold War era with “Bridge of Spies,” starring Tom Hanks (“Saving Mr. Banks”) as real life attorney James…

After-school story time program announced

The Taylor County Public Library will host a special after-school story time for students K-3 on Thursday, Oct. 29, from 3:30-4:15 p.m. The free program will include Halloween activities. Story…