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SR 51 sinkhole repair cost? $364,988

The work to fill several sinkholes and repair SR 51 between Steinhatchee and Tennille, which is still underway more than a month after it began, has cost the state $364,988.…

Wiggins’ recovery, nothing short of miraculous

Wiggins’ recovery, nothing short of miraculous

By SUSAN H. LINCOLN / Managing Editor Some anniversaries are marked with balloons and fanfare. Others just bring quiet, reflective attention. So it was on Monday, Sept. 28, when the…

2 ejected in rollover

2 ejected in rollover

A Perry couple was seriously injured after both were ejected during a violent rollover crash Wednesday evening on Green Farm Road. Richard Carlton, 24, and Stormie French, 21, were airlifted…

City inks $4.4 million deal

Under an agreement approved Tuesday, the Perry City Council will sell a 55-acre parcel on Foley Road to Applied Gaia, the company planning to construct a $60 million biomass plant…

‘Good Samaritan’ foils robbery

A routine stop at the parts store put Billy Brock of B&B Auto in the right place, at the right time to catch a thief Friday night, Sept. 18. It…

Sinkhole repairs continue to mount

Sinkhole repairs continue to mount

Six weeks after a sinkhole first opened up underneath SR 51 between Steinhatchee and Tennille, state-contracted work crews are still working to repair the roadway. According to Florida Department of…

County workers call proposed raises ‘unfair’

Upset over the Taylor County Commission’s decision to set a $10.50 “minimum wage” for its own workforce, about 20 county employees, most of whom would not see a pay bump…

No ruling for months?

No ruling for months?

Two days of testimony from expert witnesses argued both sides of the issue as to whether or not Death Row inmate Douglas Ray Meeks is “intellectually disabled.” A final ruling…

Man, feared armed, holds baby hostage

Sheriff’s deputies faced a tense situation Sunday evening with reports of a man–possibly armed–holding a baby hostage at his home on Bryant Russell Road. Officers were initially called to the…

Early morning chase tops 90 miles per hour

A 38-year-old Perry man led deputies on a high speed chase early Saturday morning, driving in the wrong lane at speeds reaching 90 miles per hour. Taylor County Sheriff’s Office…