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Search continues for bank robber

The suspect in Monday’s robbery at Citizens State Bank is still at large and law enforcement officials are asking anyone with information to come forward. The robbery occurred shortly before…

Scam alert issued

Local law enforcement agencies have issued a scam alert for residents in Taylor and surrounding counties. Officials said local citizens have reported receiving phone calls from individuals identifying themselves as…

Deputy remains in ‘stable, but critical condition’ at Shands

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy Robert Lundy remains in stable, but critical condition after being transferred to Shands Hospital in Gainesville Friday night, Feb. 7, where he underwent additional…

Five face meth charges

A four-year-old child was present at a home where four suspects were arrested for manufacturing methamphetamine on the premises. The child was turned over to a “responsible adult” and the…

$133 million spent on FDOT road projects in Taylor since 2005

$133 million spent on FDOT road projects in Taylor since 2005

Since 2005, the Florida Department of Tranportation (FDOT) has spent $133 million on road projects in Taylor County, with $24 million spent here on roadways outside the state highway system.…

Bank robber remains at large

Bank robber remains at large

  UPDATE: According to the Perry Police Department, shortly before 4 p.m. Monday, an unidentified black male entered the Citizen’s State Bank, located at 2000 S. Byron Butler Parkway) in…

‘A man with a gun’

Vanessa Whitt Thrift was in the back of the Timberland Ford service area when she first heard the screams. Then, the yelling: “There’s a man with a gun.”…

Investigators seek motive behind shooting rampage

Investigators seek motive behind shooting rampage

Investigators are still trying to determine a motive behind the shooting inside Timberland Ford Wednesday morning in which employee Earl Edward Clague Jr., 51, allegedly crashed a pickup truck into…

Timberland employees sought shelter at Goodman’s

Wednesday began like most other days for Sandy Gail Chesser, preparing to open Goodman’s Barbecue for another busy lunch crowd. Then at just before 10:30 a.m., that all changed, when…

Training credited for making the ‘difference between life and death’

Training credited for making the ‘difference between life and death’

Local law enforcement officials are praising the actions of Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy Robert Lundy during Wednesday’s shooting at Timberland Ford and also expressing appreciation to outside agencies…