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McLeod, Denmark file federal lawsuit against sheriff, police chief for civil rights violations

McLeod, Denmark file federal lawsuit against sheriff, police chief for civil rights violations

A Perry man acquitted on charges of lewd battery and molestation of a minor filed a 22-count federal lawsuit against the sheriff, police chief, numerous officers and the City of…

Crews respond to house fire on Balthazar

Taylor County Fire- Rescue responded to a house fire on Balthazar Street Saturday, Feb. 21, around noon. According to Fire Chief Dan Cassel, crews arrived to find smoke and flames…

All for veterans

All for veterans

Veterans were lined up before the doors even opened for Monday’s Veterans Fair held at Forest Capital Hall. More than a dozen veterans-service related organizations were on hand to answer…

No more books? Laptops replace textbooks at elementary school

No more books? Laptops replace textbooks at elementary school

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer This past summer, the Taylor County School District began a four-year plan to bring individual digital devices into local classrooms by purchasing laptops for…

Biker injured in crash

A motorcyclist from Winter Garden was seriously injured in a late night one-vehicle crash on U.S 98 West Monday, Feb. 9. Richard Dahdah Jr., 59, was thrown from his motorcycle…

20-year veteran named police chief

Outgoing Perry Police Department (PPD) Chief Vern Clark gave a personal recommendation for his replacement, one that apparently carried weight with the selection committee. His recommendation, 20-year police department veteran…

Family legacy

Family legacy

Members of the founding family of Gulf Telephone Company attended Monday’s Taylor County Historical Society meeting to hear Donald Bowden share the history of telephone service n this community. He…

‘Blount Force Trauma’ hits town next Saturday

‘Blount Force Trauma’ hits town next Saturday

Taylor County’s own Super Bowl champion LeGarrette Blount will back in his hometown next week, and the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce is throwing a celebration. The chamber will host…

Commission earmarks $195,000 for Capital Hall upgrades

The Taylor County Commission agreed this week to allocate an additional $195,000 toward planned renovations at Forest Capital Hall with the hope that much of the funds could be recouped…

Truck vs. golf cart

A 73-year-old Keystone Heights man, who also has a home in Steinhatchee, was airlifted to Shands Hospital in Gainesville Saturday night after a truck hit his golf cart. Gerald H.…

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