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Fallen deputy was ‘the glue that held family together’

Fallen deputy was ‘the glue that held family together’

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Mothers aren’t supposed to have favorites, but Karen Williams openly admits she did. “Scott was my little stinker. He loved to aggravate his…

Individual assistance approved for Taylor County hurricane victims

More than two months after Hurricane Hermine wrought significant damage along the Taylor County coast, local residents can finally begin applying for individual assistance. Taylor County, along with Manatee and…

TCMS Bulldogs win conference title

The Taylor County Middle School football team defeated Wakulla 36-22 last week, giving the Bulldogs the conference championship while snapping the War Eagles’ 30-game win streak. The Bulldogs managed to…

Deputy killed in crash

Deputy killed in crash

With a tumbling schedule that gave him every other weekend off from work, Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy Scott Williams had developed a Sunday routine: the morning would find…

30% of the county has already voted

30% of the county has already voted

With a week remaining until Election Day on Nov. 8, more than 30 percent of Taylor County’s registered voters have already cast their ballot. According to Supervisor of Elections Dana…

Commission seeks new administrator

The Taylor County Commission has begun advertising its soon-to-be open county administrator position. Administrator Dustin Hinkel announced he was resigning effective the end of the year and the commission officially…

Trunk or Treat 2016

Trunk or Treat 2016

Princesses and pirates ruled the day at the third annual Trunk or Treat held Saturday, Oct. 29. The streets of downtown Perry were filled with trick-or-treaters and their families taking…

Fewer options for health insurance

When the open enrollment period began Tuesday, Nov. 1, those in Taylor County seeking insurance through Florida’s Obamacare exchange found fewer options and higher premiums. A number of insurance companies…

‘Dogs finish as district runners-up

By AARON PORTWOOD The Taylor County Bulldogs survived a scary Halloween night and salvaged their season by finishing second in a three-team district tiebreaker Monday night in Perry. Over the…

County administrator resigns

County Administrator Dustin Hinkel, who has been on the job for the past two and a half years, announced this week he is resigning from his position to pursue another…