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Blount makes history with second Super Bowl win

A day before Super Bowl LI, Perry native LeGarrette Blount called the game “the biggest stage” and while the game did not go exactly as the team might have scripted…

Fire-Rescue family mourns loss of brother firefighter

The firefighter and first response community is mourning the death of one of its own, 27-year-old Taylor County Fire- Rescue firefighter/EMT Christopher Misner, who was a victim in one of…

TCSO on the offense with drug arrests

Sheriff Wayne Padgett shared a snapshot of drug-related arrests made during his first month on watch and told the county commission Monday night that his office will continue to move…

Miracle Monday

Miracle Monday

Guardian angels were no doubt at work during a nearly head-on crash involving a unloaded log truck and a four-door small sedan Monday morning near the Taylor/Madison county line. According…

Bethea schools commission on scallops

The Taylor County Commission has backed off on its efforts to encourage the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to open the annual scallop season two weeks early this…

Early morning raid nets drugs and one arrest

Some 88 grams of narcotics were seized and one arrest made following three early-morning raids by police officers and sheriff’s deputies Thursday. Perry Police Department (PPD) Det. Dwight Norris was…

K-9 teams scour woods for suspect

A Pensacola man who abandoned his vehicle on U.S. 98 West and admitted to setting a brush fire, led K-9 teams on a three-hour chase through Camp Misery Hunt Club…

Smart-Hall is Teacher of the Year

Smart-Hall is Teacher of the Year

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Taylor County Elementary School (TCES) teacher Gretchen M. Smart-Hall was leading her fifth-grade students through a fact drill last Friday morning when Principal Chuck…

Howell honored as district’s top school-related employee of year

Howell honored as district’s top school-related employee of year

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer For Taylor County Middle School (TCMS) computer technician Patricia Howell, the call to the front office last Friday was just like any other, most…

Scallop season to open in June?

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is expected to take action at its meeting in Crystal River next week that could change the annual scallop season in Taylor…