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Increased log truck traffic prompts look at C.R. 30

With more log trucks entering Foley Cellulose Mill, Taylor County’s commissioners are receiving demands that they address the resulting traffic safety concerns along County Road 30 (Foley Road). The Taylor…

City to vote on Hwy. 19 appearance ordinance April 28

Moving forward with its efforts to improve the look of the Hwy. 19 business corridor, the Perry City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a new set of standards…

Close call for TCSO deputy

Close call for TCSO deputy

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy James “Jimmy” Cash credits a higher power for keeping him safe during a one-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon. “That was all the good Lord,” Cash…

County gets $52,000 grant to help with Forest Capital Hall upgrades

With work about to kick off on a $625,000 renovation project at Forest Capital Hall, the Taylor County Commission on Tuesday approved an agreement with the Suwannee River Water Management…

Business owner seeks helps with ‘spiteful’ neighbor

For counselor Joyce Fuller, parking is an issue for her clients. “I worry about their safety—we are dealing with domestic abuse situations, abuse situations…and someone is taking up the parking…

Teen beaten while crowd watched

A Taylor County High School student was lured out of an apartment and attacked by five to six young men Saturday night while an unknown number of eyewitnesses stood by…

Happening in the Hatch

Happening in the Hatch

Steinhatchee’s first Seafood Festival attracted hundreds of visitors for the all-day event Saturday, April 18. Nearly a dozen vendors lined the street leading to the entertainment area which featured live…

First ‘Founders’ Day’ is Saturday

At the turn of the 20th century, Perry had a population of 100 and four businesses. By the town’s founding in 1903, population had increased by 500 percent. By 1905,…

Bad weather triggers widespread outage

In what is being described as a “widespread wind event,” a series of storms Sunday brought down trees and caused a power outage affecting much of Perry. The weather also…

Another testing glitch…

For the second time this spring, glitches in the online component of the new Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) prevented local students from taking the test as planned. According to Superintendent…

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