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BREAKING: Deputy Lundy cleared by grand jury

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: May 20, 2014 PERRY, Fla. – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Tallahassee Regional Operations Center completed its investigation into the use of force involving…

Flooding conditions worsen with another six inches of rain

After more than a week of mostly dry weather, Taylor County received another bout of strong storms late Wednesday and early Thursday, dropping as many as six inches of rain…

Memorial Day salute

Memorial Day salute

Taylor County Veterans Memorial Park will host a Memorial Day program Monday, May 26, honoring past and present members of the U. S. armed forces. (Left) Pam Feagle, coordinator of…

Public hearing set Tuesday for Foley land use change

The Taylor County Commission will consider a Future Land Use Map (FLUM) amendment next week for a 55-acre parcel located on Foley Road across from the Buckeye mill which landowner…

Monday is the final deadline for county candidates to qualify by petition method

As the first months of 2014 quickly pass by, looming election deadlines turn the focus to the coming General Primary slated Aug. 26. Supervisor of Elections Dana Southerland reminds potential…

City, Brown to share attorney

Officials were served with papers last week related to the federal lawsuit filed by City Council candidate Tonya Holton; on Tuesday, the Perry City Council (on behalf of the City…

Built tough & standing strong

Built tough & standing strong

A $10 donation could put you in the driver’s seat of this new Ford F150 truck. The giveaway is being sponsored to benefit Timberland Ford shooting survivors Mike Cook, John…

Districts get reprieve from school grade penalties

With school districts across the state facing a new assessment exam replacing the FCAT next year, officials learned this week that they will receive a one-year reprieve during the 2014-15…

Alleged serial killer linked to missing Perry girl, 17?

The Perry Police Department (PPD) is investigating a possible link between a missing Perry teen and an alleged serial killer currently facing trial in California for the deaths of three…

Senate recognition a historic first

Senate recognition a historic first

In what is believed to be a historical first for Taylor County, the Florida Senate recognized a local deputy with a formal resolution and presentation on the Senate Floor. Shooting…