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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…

City takes on student crosswalks

There is no law requiring crosswalk and school zone road markings, but concern for student safety is prompting the Perry City Council to step up and take on the responsibility.…

County sets special meeting to consider $11.2 million loan re-fi

The Taylor County Commission will hold a special meeting later this month to consider a bank loan to refinance the remaining $11.2 million in debt the county owes from constructing…

Design inspired by a star

Design inspired by a star

Working at night to avoid the blistering summer heat, muralist Nadia Bertrand and her partner, Sebastien DuBois, couldn’t help but track a bright star as it moved overhead. “She kept…

No arrest in death of Madison man, 22

No arrest in death of Madison man, 22

When Travis Lee Cruce found out he was going to be a father, he only asked— whether it was a boy or a girl—that the child share his middle name.…

SHIP funds available to help with flooding damage and repairs

More than a week after widespread flooding struck Steinhatchee, many residents still can only reach their homes by boat. According to County Administrator Dustin Hinkel, who updated commissioners during a…

Students start new year with a boat ride

Students start new year with a boat ride

With parts of Steinhatchee still underwater, getting to school has become more of an adventure than a simple trip for some local students. Lillian, Garrett and Logan England started their…

District hires lobbyist in pursuit of funding for new primary school

After the Taylor County School District’s request for funding to construct a new Perry Primary School did not make it into the final state budget this summer, the school board…

City $$$ in check as budget talks move forward

For the first time in decade, the Perry City Council began proposed budget talks with a balanced budget before them. “This is the first time I can remember in my…