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TCSO seeking information on missing woman

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) is investigating the apparent disappearance of a 47-year-old Perry woman who was last seen Nov. 1. Glenda Michelle “Gabby” Pearson’s vehicle was located where…

Top grillmasters go head-to-head at BBQ festival

Top grillmasters go head-to-head at BBQ festival

With what organizers are calling the “best weather we’ve ever had,” the eighth annual Southern Pines BBQ Festival took over Forest Capital Park for two days of music and barbecue.…

Superintendents back DOE commissioner’s score plan

Although students will be leaving school at the end of the week for their winter holiday break, the Florida Department of Education (DOE) still hasn’t released final school grades for…

Fraud finds Alford, again

Stephen Alford may be in trouble again. Alford went to federal prison in 2005 on fraud and money laundering charges in connection with an aborted half-billion-dollar effort to buy Taylor…

Driver flees crash

Law enforcement officials are searching for the suspect(s) who crashed a stolen 2013 Camaro Saturday night and fled the scene. Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Nathan Stidham reported the vehicle was…

Sunday afternoon crash

Sunday afternoon crash

A two-car crash Sunday afternoon at the corner of Church Street and Jefferson not only damaged both vehicles, but also a city fire hydrant. Water spewed from the broken hydrant,…

Scam Alert! Callers claiming to be IRS agents targeting Taylor County

Scam Alert: Several residents have reported receiving phone calls from individuals claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and threatening to send law enforcement officials to their door.…

3 charged with trafficking meth

Three suspects face smuggling and trafficking charges after more than 100 grams of methamphetamine was discovered hidden under the hood of their car. Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Trooper N.L. Cabe…

City Council gives itself an 82% raise

Perry City Council members unanimously approved an ordinance nearly doubling their current annual salary Tuesday during the final hearing on the proposal. Under the ordinance council members’ salaries will increase…

Porkalicious!

Porkalicious!

Mascots Muddy and Sizzle visited businesses downtown Thursday to promote this weekend’s Southern Pines BBQ Festival, which opens today (Friday) at Forest Capital State Park. Admission is free. For more…