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No one injured in 2-vehicle crash

No injuries were reported in a Thursday morning, two-vehicle crash on Beach Road. Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Trooper William Ernest reported that Lanson Catalano, 19, was traveling north on Beach…

Local VA clinic on track to open doors by September

Local VA clinic on track to open doors by September

County crews are continuing work on the home of Perry’s new U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic, which is expected to be ready to open its doors by September.…

Tax free shopping days begin Aug. 7

With the 2015-16 school year now less than two weeks away, parents and students are preparing for back-to-school shopping, but those who wish to take advantage of the state’s sales…

Horse owner alert: confirmed case of equine encephalitis is reported

Local veterinarians are issuing an alert for local horse owners to be aware that there has been a confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the this area. Eastern…

Congressional upheaval may impact Taylor reps

The Florida Legislature announced this week it will hold a second special session this summer after the Florida Supreme Court invalidated the state’s congressional district map which lawmakers passed in…

City taxpayers are on the hook for demolition of condemned building

City taxpayers are on the hook for demolition of condemned building

City taxpayers will bear the brunt of the estimated $6,000-8,000 cost of tearing down the abandoned, derelict gas station located at the corner of Dundee Street and U.S. Highway 19…

Engineers: Structural reinforcements needed at Taylor County High School

Members of the Taylor County School Board received a good news/bad news report Tuesday night regarding the state of the high school after a corner section of block collapsed Father’s…

‘Avid outdoorsman, people person’ honored with first memorial reef

‘Avid outdoorsman, people person’ honored with first memorial reef

Skimming across the Gulf waters off Taylor County’s coast aboard his boat “The Salt Shaker” was Larry Dasher’s favorite place to be. Even better were “overnighters” spent under the stars…

County commission schedules third budget workshop Tuesday to continue financial talks

With the Taylor County Commission still working to overcome an initial $500,000 deficit in its proposed 2015-16 budget, the board has scheduled a third workshop for Tuesday to hammer out…

Murphy prepared to take the lead in honoring soldiers

Murphy prepared to take the lead in honoring soldiers

While joining the rest of the country in mourning the deaths of five American soldiers killed Thursday in Chattanooga, Tenn., Taylor County Clerk of Court Annie Mae Murphy was also…