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Hagan: A news man to the end

Hagan: A news man to the end

Armed with his trusty microphone, there wasn’t a news story Harry Hagan wouldn’t chase. He may have started his career with big-time brands like NBC, but Hagan came to love…

Clarification on fatality crash

A Florida Highway Patrol spokesman has clarified a statement attributed to him in a story in the April 23 edition of the Taco Times concerning the teen driver involved in…

City Council spars over alleged violation, cites ‘lesson learned’

City Council spars over alleged violation, cites ‘lesson learned’

Minutes after passing a resolution marking May as Civility Month, the Perry City Council’s Tuesday night meeting quickly lapsed into an uncivil discussion with a volley of barbed comments and…

Hampton ‘accepts’ responsibility for bill

Councilwoman Shirlie Hampton said Wednesday she accepted responsibility for her actions regarding a request to City Attorney Ray Curtis and had directed him to bill her for the service. “I…

Flood waters cover county

Flood waters cover county

County crews are going neighborhood by neighborhood conducting damage assessments of the continued widespread flooding to document a case for state and federal assistance. Assistant County Administrator Dustin Hinkel, who…

FCAT fumble leads to re-testing for some students

Taylor County was one of a reported 26 school districts experiencing problems Tuesday with the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) when students were knocked off the website of Pearson, the…

Commission irons out final contract with county admn.

The Taylor County Commission has approved a one-year contract with Assistant County Administrator Dustin Hinkel to take over the duties of county administrator beginning May 15. Hinkel will replace outgoing…

Hampton violates charter?

The Perry City Council started the month with a workshop covering Florida Sunshine laws and Code of Ethics regulations. Now, it seems members could be ending the month by having…

Teen driver ‘distracted’ by cell phone at time of fatal crash

Teen driver ‘distracted’ by cell phone at time of fatal crash

Clarification: A Florida Highway Patrol spokesman has clarified a statement attributed to him in a story in the April 23 edition of the Taco Times concerning the teen driver involved…

County declares state of emergency on Easter

With more than three inches of additional rain falling on the county Friday exacerbating flooding conditions in many locations, the Taylor County Commission met on Easter Sunday to declare a…