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DUI suspected in 1 crash; medical condition, another

DUI suspected in 1 crash; medical condition, another

Post holiday crimes, ranging from shoplifting to driving under the influence (DUI), kept patrol officers on the go Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25 and 26. Friday night, Rhonda Kuhn of…

Child in car when mother slams patrol car and flees

A 25-year-old Perry woman had her eight-year-old child in the car with her when she crashed into a Perry Police Department (PPD) patrol car and then fled the scene. Jessica…

Commissioners to review county administrator applications Dec. 8

The Taylor County Commission will hold a special meeting next week to short-list its candidates to replace Dustin Hinkel as county administrator. Hinkel announced last month that was he resigning…

‘Tis the season to be jolly

‘Tis the season to be jolly

Downtown Perry becomes a Christmas wonderland Friday, Dec. 2, during the annual open house hosted by businesses and volunteers. Activities are planned throughout the square with strolling carolers in period…

Election audit shows results were ‘100% accurate’

A random hand-counted audit of locally-cast ballots during this year’s General Election showed that the results reported following the General Election held earlier this month were “100 percent accurate.” According…

Commission honors former board member Edd Sadler

The Taylor County Commission honored one of its own last week, passing a proclamation recognizing former Commissioner Edd Sadler, who died Nov. 11. Sadler represented District 3 on the commission…

Man, 26, arrested for sending nude photographs to juvenile

A 26-year-old Live Oak man faces numerous felony charges after allegedly sending nude photos of himself to a Taylor County juvenile. Justin Lamar Floyd, 26, remains at the Suwannee County…

‘Ready to work’

‘Ready to work’

Resolute. Happy. Nervous. Thankful. Those were the expressions that played across the faces of Bonnie Sue Agner, Jeannie Mathis and Danny Glover Jr. Tuesday evening during swearing-in ceremonies where they…

Time to fire it up!

In just two weeks, the ninth annual Southern Pines Blues & BBQ Festival will bring award-winning barbecue and hours of live music to Forest Capital State Park. Admission is once…

$561,000 awarded to local residents by FEMA

While the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), using its own algorithms, initially suggested that there was only $24,000 in damages from Hurricane Hermine in Taylor County, since approving individual assistance…