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Town rallies behind injured deputy

While Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Robert Lundy continues to recover at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, his fellow officers are working tirelessly to raise money for him and his family.…

Lt. Morgan earns state recognition

Perry’s Lt. Karl Morgan was one of three Florida State Fire Marshal officers and investigators recognized for “excellence and commitment to service.” He received a nomination for the Outstanding Law…

TCHS students give back

TCHS students give back

A group of Taylor County High School (TCHS) students and teachers presented a $836.50 check to United Way, the proceeds of a variety of fund-raising activities held at the school.…

Lundy ‘more alert,’ able to communicate with family

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer When Kelly Lundy walked into her husband’s hospital room wearing a t-shirt and bracelet both emblazoned with the words “Team Lundy” on them,…

Commission bestows Certificate of Valor on deputy

Commission bestows Certificate of Valor on deputy

The accolades are continuing for Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Robert Lundy who has been credited with saving “numerous lives” through his actions during the Feb. 5 shooting incident at…

County takes action on Helen St.

After maintaining Helen Street for the almost the past 15 years, the Taylor County Commission voted Tuesday night to deed any claim it might have to the private roadway to…

Senior VP to share Georgia-Pacific vision for Taylor operation

Senior VP to share Georgia-Pacific vision for Taylor operation

Georgia-Pacific Senior Vice President of Cellulose and Containerboard Manufacturing Michael Tuchalski will share his company’s vision for its Taylor County operation during the Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet set Friday,…

Shooting survivor grateful for outpouring of prayers

Shooting survivor grateful for outpouring of prayers

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Sometimes the best medicine doesn’t come in a bottle, but has four paws and a wet nose. For shooting survivor Mike Cook, a…

Amman named ‘Teacher of the Year’

Amman named ‘Teacher of the Year’

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Superintendent Paul Dyal led the group, carrying a vase of roses as he approached the portable classroom. It was Valentine’s Day, but that wasn’t…

Stand up and holler for Sed Jones!

Stand up and holler for Sed Jones!

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Two bits! Last Friday morning, Taylor County Elementary School (TCES) custodian Sedrick Jones received a radio call, asking him to come to the school’s…