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Heavy fog factor in head-on crash

Heavy fog is believed to be a major factor in an early-morning crash Tuesday that left an 85-year-old Perry man seriously injured. Marion Catalano was transported to Doctors’ Memorial Hospital;…

Plea agreement gives Flowers 30 months for beating death

A Perry man charged with the May 2014 beating death of his girlfriend has pled guilty to manslaughter and been sentenced to 30 months in prison. In court proceedings last…

Victim had lifelong addiction battle

Victim had lifelong addiction battle

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Charity Cronin felt motherhood was her saving grace. “I’m just watching Alycia sleep. Waking is so different these days. I wake up clean,…

What role did Whiddons play in Strickland’s 2015 murder?

Investigators determined that Rodney Whiddon and his son, Manden, were involved in the June 2015 shooting death of longtime educator Shelly Strickland when they discovered that both men attempted to…

City council to hold executive meeting for BioNitrogen talks

The Perry City Council has scheduled a special meeting Monday afternoon in order to hold a closed executive session to meet with the attorney representing the city in the ongoing…

Expert needed for facility assessment

Expert needed for facility assessment

In order to develop what County Administrator Dustin Hinkel is calling a “blueprint” for future county operations, the commission has issued a solicitation seeking firms to develop an assessment for…

Father, son charged in Strickland murder

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Manden Whiddon turned 21 in prison one month before his release. Six weeks later he is alleged to have taken part in the…

McLeod, Denmark federal lawsuit dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed all charges in a 22-count complaint filed against local deputies, police officers and the City of Perry brought by William Daniel McLeod Jr. and Jeremy…

Taylor solar plant first in Duke’s STEM partnership with schools

Taylor solar plant first in Duke’s STEM partnership with schools

Local and state leaders joined Duke Energy to celebrate the groundbreaking of the company’s new five-megawatt Perry Solar Facility Friday morning. The threat of severe weather forced the event indoors…

Brown named district ‘Teacher of the Year’

Brown named district ‘Teacher of the Year’

By MARK VIOLA  / Staff writer Superintendent Paul Dyal did not carry the traditional bouquet of roses when he entered Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) Welding Instructor Tim Brown’s classroom Friday…