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Honor courage sacrifice

Honor courage sacrifice

Taylor County’s servicemen and women were honored during a trio of events held Tuesday, Nov. 11–Veterans Day 2014. Retired Army colonel Isadore “Izzy” Rommes took the podium as keynote speaker…

City’s attorney: ‘Case snarled by Holton’s lies, admissions of illegal conduct’

Over a span of several months, former city board representative Tonya Holton lobbied what an opposing attorney has called “a widespread and well-documented platform of conspiracy allegations and inflammatory criticism”…

Lawsuit triggers $15,000 insurance increase

City taxpayers will bear an estimated $20,000 in costs for the lawsuit brought against the City of Perry by self-deemed “government watchdog” Tonya Holton. Holton, a former member of the…

Holton drops lawsuit

Tonya Holton, self-proclaimed “whistleblower,” dismissed her $75,000 federal lawsuit against the City of Perry Monday, just two days before attorneys for the city were set to seek sanctions against her…

Driver escapes with minor injuries after pulling into path of log truck

A Perry man had a close call Friday morning, Nov. 7, after pulling into the path of a loaded, on-coming log truck. Timothy James Roach, 53, sustained minor injuries and…

$300 million plant pushes forward

BioNitrogen, which is working to build a $300 million plant in Taylor County, has announced it has received its final engineering report prior to awarding a Firm-Fixed Price Engineering, Procurement…

Taylor school district selected for pilot study

The Taylor County School District is one of four districts in the state to be chosen by the Florida Department of Education to participate in a pilot program to help…

Feagle wins second term, school tax stays

Taylor County Commissioner Pam Feagle successfully defended her District 4 seat against challenger David J. Woods during Tuesday’s General Election. According to unofficial results, Feagle earned a second term in…

Veterans honored with three events on Tuesday

Veterans honored with three events on Tuesday

They served with honor and now Taylor County residents have the opportunity to thank each and every local serviceman and servicewoman during a host of activities planned Veterans Day, Tuesday,…

Taylor’s voter turnout tops 55%

Voter turnout in Taylor County topped 55 percent in Tuesday’s General Election, besting the state average of 50.4 percent. “The election went really well overall,” Supervisor of Elections Dana Southerland…