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Lee gets life sentence for murder

Raymond Mark Lee, who admitted under oath to bludgeoning Perry resident Derek Dixon to death with an industrial wrench, was sentenced to life in prison Monday morning, Feb. 17. The…

Sentence is reversed for Death Row inmate

After spending nearly 40 years on Death Row, convicted killer Douglas A. Meeks may get the opportunity to spend the remainder of his life with the general prison population. Assistant…

‘Team Lundy’ launches fund-raisers for deputy

‘Team Lundy’ launches fund-raisers for deputy

After many anxious hours and days, the family of Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy Robert Lundy said he has won the fight for his life, but is now fighting…

Welding program to get $380,000 expansion

The Taylor County School Board has approved a $380,000 expansion of Taylor County Technical Institute’s (TTI) welding shop, which is expected to more than double the capacity of the program.…

Search continues for bank robber

The suspect in Monday’s robbery at Citizens State Bank is still at large and law enforcement officials are asking anyone with information to come forward. The robbery occurred shortly before…

Scam alert issued

Local law enforcement agencies have issued a scam alert for residents in Taylor and surrounding counties. Officials said local citizens have reported receiving phone calls from individuals identifying themselves as…

Deputy remains in ‘stable, but critical condition’ at Shands

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy Robert Lundy remains in stable, but critical condition after being transferred to Shands Hospital in Gainesville Friday night, Feb. 7, where he underwent additional…

Five face meth charges

A four-year-old child was present at a home where four suspects were arrested for manufacturing methamphetamine on the premises. The child was turned over to a “responsible adult” and the…

$133 million spent on FDOT road projects in Taylor since 2005

$133 million spent on FDOT road projects in Taylor since 2005

Since 2005, the Florida Department of Tranportation (FDOT) has spent $133 million on road projects in Taylor County, with $24 million spent here on roadways outside the state highway system.…

Bank robber remains at large

Bank robber remains at large

  UPDATE: According to the Perry Police Department, shortly before 4 p.m. Monday, an unidentified black male entered the Citizen’s State Bank, located at 2000 S. Byron Butler Parkway) in…