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Aucilla discovery ‘rewriting history’

Aucilla discovery ‘rewriting history’

A sinkhole in the Aucilla River near Nutall Rise is rewriting the history books after archeologists found human tools dating to 14,550 years ago, making the site home to the…

Orange & blue walk of fame

Orange & blue walk of fame

Beginning a new tradition, Perry Primary School hosted the 2016 Graduating Class of Taylor County High School, greeting seniors Friday afternoon with cheering, music, balloons and personalized posters for each.…

SRWMD awards $97,000 grant for Stephens Spring restoration

The Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) governing board has awarded Taylor County a $97,000 grant to help fund the restoration of Stephens Spring in Steinhatchee. The project was one…

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…