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Finding common ground at the continental divide

Finding common ground at the continental divide

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer For Taylor County High School biology teacher Patricia Joe (P.J.) Piland, who was chosen to attend the Keystone Science School’s 2014 Key Issues Institute,…

Victims ran for their lives

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer No one will ever know what thoughts were going through Earl Edward Clague Jr.’s mind Wednesday, Feb. 5, when he crashed his vehicle…

Deputy charged with perjury

A veteran Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) deputy has been suspended without pay following his arrest on felony perjury charges July 10. Nelson “Big Bird” Gilbreath Jr., 46, turned himself…

Sadler case clears first hurdle

Sadler case clears first hurdle

City resident William C. Sadler Sr., left, and his attorney, Sally Jean Roberts, appeared before Judge Greg Parker Thursday afternoon, to further Sadler’s bid to be placed on the upcoming…

Perry man charged in bomb threat

A Perry man has been arrested for allegedly making a bomb threat against Apalachee Center for Human Services in Tallahassee. Jacob William Fowler, 27, was a patient at the facility…

County voters face scant ballot

With numerous local and state elected officials returning to office unopposed, next month’s primary election ballot will not have many races for which Taylor County residents may cast a vote.…

School grades: TCMS now an ‘A’

The Florida Department of Education (DOE) has released grades for elementary and middle schools across the state and locally, Taylor County’s schools all showed improvement, including two which jumped two…

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…