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Cayson named ‘Our Hero’

Cayson named ‘Our Hero’

Taylor County Fire-Rescue Lt. Shaun Cayson was named the 2014 recipient of the Perry Rotary Club’s Our Hero Award. He was presented the award Friday evening at the Perry-Taylor County…

TCHS Astronaut Challenge Team places fifth in state competition held at Kennedy Center

TCHS Astronaut Challenge Team places fifth in state competition held at Kennedy Center

The Taylor County High School (TCHS) Astronaut Challenge Team traveled to Kennedy Space Center this past weekend to compete in the Florida Student Astronaut Challenge for the second year in…

SUV hits RV head-on

SUV hits RV head-on

A Panama City man, 70, was killed Monday after crashing head-on with a RV land cruiser some 20 miles west of Perry on U.S. Highway 98. James Thomas Long Jr.…

Man ‘critical’ after beating

A resident of the RV campground at Tennille sustained life-threatening injuries during an attack late Saturday night/early Sunday morning and was airlifted to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital (TMH) in critical condition.…

‘Taylor County is the best place to be’

‘Taylor County is the best place to be’

Hundreds of supporters were on hand to wish Super Bowl Champion running back LeGarrette Blount a warm homecoming Saturday afternoon. The event, sponsored by the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce,…

Ware Oil named ‘Member of Year’

Ware Oil named ‘Member of Year’

Taylor County’s community and business leaders gathered together Friday evening, dressed in their finest, for the annual Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce banquet. More than 250 people were in attendance…

Rains, wind batter county

A storm front moved through the area Wednesday night, bringing with it heavy rain and high winds gusting to nearly 40 mph. Numerous residents reported multiple power outages Wednesday evening…

Cypress Mill: bar or a restaurant?

A local business which opened under the assumption it met the newly-adopted requirements that allow restaurants to serve alcohol on Sundays was shut down by police this past Sunday and…

He’s Home: Town celebrates return of gridiron great Saturday

He’s Home: Town celebrates return of gridiron great Saturday

The community is expected to turn out Saturday for a homecoming celebration for Super Bowl champion LeGarrette Blount. The NFL running back, and former Taylor County High School standout, is…

Habitat ready to build a new home in 2015

Habitat ready to build a new home in 2015

With a new executive director on board and new office spaces, Habitat for Humanity in Taylor County has its eye on meeting one chief goal in 2015: to build a home…