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Student allegedly planning school shooting in custody

A 15-year-old student allegedly planning a shooting at a private school in Perry was in police custody less than two hours after the threat was reported to local law enforcement…

Scallop season will open two weeks early

Scallop season will officially open two weeks early this year off the Taylor County coast south of the Fenholloway River. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced the…

County reverses its decision on scallop opening

Like the tide coming in and out, the Taylor County Commission spent this week changing directions on its opinion on the prospect of opening the annual scallop season early. Less…

Twisted

Twisted

A line of strong wind made a beeline from Highway 19 east across downtown Perry Tuesday night, leaving twister-like destruction in its wake. Above, a decades-old pine tree in the…

Our next stop, Nature’s Coast

Our next stop, Nature’s Coast

Dazzling costumes in jewel colors. Sizzling samples of cabbage cakes. Custom henna tattoos. Shaved slivers of dark chocolate. Pan-seared shrimp. A cornucopia of sights, smells, tastes and activities greeted the…

Blount makes history with second Super Bowl win

A day before Super Bowl LI, Perry native LeGarrette Blount called the game “the biggest stage” and while the game did not go exactly as the team might have scripted…

Fire-Rescue family mourns loss of brother firefighter

The firefighter and first response community is mourning the death of one of its own, 27-year-old Taylor County Fire- Rescue firefighter/EMT Christopher Misner, who was a victim in one of…

TCSO on the offense with drug arrests

Sheriff Wayne Padgett shared a snapshot of drug-related arrests made during his first month on watch and told the county commission Monday night that his office will continue to move…

Miracle Monday

Miracle Monday

Guardian angels were no doubt at work during a nearly head-on crash involving a unloaded log truck and a four-door small sedan Monday morning near the Taylor/Madison county line. According…

Bethea schools commission on scallops

The Taylor County Commission has backed off on its efforts to encourage the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to open the annual scallop season two weeks early this…