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Motorcyclist crashes on Deadman’s Curve

A 47-year-old Perry man escaped serous injury after being ejected from his motorcycle during a crash Thursday night on Beach Road. Donnie Rhodes was transported to Doctors’ Memorial Hospital with…

For 2016 Lady of the Year, volunteering is a family affair

For 2016 Lady of the Year, volunteering is a family affair

By SUSAN H. LINCOLN / Managing Editor Leslee Sunderland quietly found a seat at a table inside Backdoor Bistro Sunday, prepared to present a message about Special Olympics to Beta…

Man beaten with bat, hit by car; one arrest made

A Perry man remains in critical, but stable condition at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital’s ICU after being struck by a car Tuesday evening, May 10, during an escalating confrontation that began…

Rigoni ‘logs’ national title

Rigoni ‘logs’ national title

The Forest Resources Association (FRA) honored M.A. Rigoni, Inc., as “2016 National Outstanding Logger” at its annual awards dinner held May 5 in Colorado Springs, Colo. FRA Chairman Tom Reed…

Active meth lab busted

An active methamphetamine lab was discovered at a local motel Tuesday, with noxious fumes filling walkways and guest rooms. Perry Police Department (PPD) Det. Sgt. Lin Gray and Det. Sgt.…

Twin brothers, 3 others arrested Mother’s Day for trafficking meth

An investigation by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) resulted in the Mother’s Day arrest of five suspects–including twin brothers–for multiple drug charges and the seizure of 61 grams of…

Hilton faces arson charge

A Taylor County man has been arrested on a charge of arson in connection to a residential fire in February. Shawn W. Hilton, 47, was booked at the Taylor County…

Folsom, third-generation law enforcement officer, declares his candidacy for sheriff

Folsom, third-generation law enforcement officer, declares his candidacy for sheriff

Third generation law enforcement officer Chris Folsom has announced his candidacy for sheriff. “Law enforcement is in my blood,” said Lt. Folsom, who has been with the Taylor County Sheriff’s…

City will break ground on Rosehead Lake May 18

The last leg of a four-year journey begins Wednesday, May 18, with groundbreaking ceremonies for the final construction phase of Rosehead Park. Located in the heart of downtown Perry, the…

Record baseball tourney set for May 14

As many of 1,200 to 1,600 people are expected in Perry this weekend for the largest baseball tournament ever hosted at the Taylor County Sports Complex boasting as many of…