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Former AMTEC executive arrested

A former vice president with AMTEC-Less Lethal Systems, Inc., turned himself in to authorities Tuesday to face charges of grand theft. Michael “Mike” Aultman, 46, was booked on a charge…

City’s outstanding liens top $384,000

City’s outstanding liens top $384,000

Once code enforcement avenues are exhausted and property owners fail to take action regarding overgrown weed/grass complaints, then city crews step in. When city workers mow and/or clean up a…

State undecided on death penalty in Arrowood case

State undecided on death penalty in Arrowood case

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Subdued and soft spoken, a handcuffed Garrett Arrowood looked strikingly young despite his 26 years as he stood before a judge Monday. Behind…

Surgeon general here Aug. 21

State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. Johnson Armstrong will be in Perry Friday, Aug. 21, to promote the benefits of eating healthy with members of the Boys &…

Sinkhole leads to road closure on SR 51

Sinkhole leads to road closure on SR 51

With SR 51 closed between Steinhatchee and Tennille due to a sinkhole, officials and residents were awaiting the results of core samples which would determine whether traffic could resume this…

FEMA team eyes flooding damage

Personnel with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Florida Division of Emergency Management have toured flooded areas in and around Steinhatchee twice in the last week to assess…

Does the city council need a raise?

The Perry City Council will look at its own pay rate when it meets next week, per a request from Councilwoman Shirlie Hampton. “I guess I’ll be the bad guy,”…

New congressional map impacts Taylor

The Florida House approved a new congressional district map for Florida Tuesday, keeping the base map legislative staff unveiled two weeks ago with a drastically different District 2, which includes…

Murder suspect in court Aug. 17

Murder suspect Garrett Arrowood, 26, is expected to be in court here Monday, Aug. 17, during pre-trial hearings before Live Oak Circuit Judge David W. Fina. Both local judges—Circuit Judge…

Property owners who refuse to clean up may face $250 fine

Property owners who refuse to clean up may face $250 fine

After toying with the notion of reducing garbage collection to once a week, the Perry City Council opted instead for a “wait and see” course of action Tuesday after learning…