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ELECTION 2014: School board referendum passes

During Tuesday’s General Election, Taylor County voters granted the school board the authority to levy a .25 mill critical needs property tax for another four years. According to unofficial election…

ELECTION 2014: Feagle wins re-election

Taylor County Commissioner Pam Feagle has won re-election to her District 4 seat. According to unofficial election results, Feagle received 65.64 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s General Election, with…

Council favors alcohol sales in restaurants on Sundays?

The Perry City Council appears to be moving toward amending its current alcohol ordinance to allow restaurants to serve alcoholic beverages on Sundays. Last week, council members heard from supporters…

$50,000 sought for Sports Complex

The Taylor County Commission has agreed to submit a second grant this year to the Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) seeking $50,000 in funding for improvements at the Taylor…

Frosty start for fall

Many Taylor County residents woke up Monday morning to frost on their lawns and ice on their vehicle windshields after the area received its first freeze of the season. According…

Crash victim released from Shands

The Taylor County mother seriously injured in an automobile crash involving a log truck last week was released from Shands Hospital in Gainesville Monday and has returned home to recover.…

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat

Organizers of Main Street Perry’s first “Trunk or Treat” Halloween night, Oct. 31, said they were “thrilled” with the turn-out. Hundreds of children and their families took part in the…

Hampton Springs: Historic site prey for ‘rampant vandalism’

Hampton Springs: Historic site prey for ‘rampant vandalism’

Facing frequent vandalism and a lack of resources to properly maintain its Hampton Springs Park, the county is looking for “creative solutions” for the park’s future, one of which could…

Veterans to be honored Tuesday, Nov. 11

Taylor County High School (TCHS) JROTC will host its 28th annual Veterans Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the gymnatorium. The ceremony will begin at 10:40 a.m. “We ask guests…

Mother, two children injured in crash with log truck

A mother and two children were seriously injured during an early morning crash involving a log truck Tuesday, approximately four miles south of Salem on U.S. Highway 19. Deirdre Drawdy…