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Holiday DUI enforcement wave now underway

‘Tis the season to celebrate but the Perry Police Department (PPD) reminds residents to always make sure to have a designated driver and to be vigilant in watching for impaired…

Taylor natives named to top state jobs

With Gov. Rick Scott shuffling his team in preparation for the start of his second term in office next month, two Taylor County natives had their names called this week…

Mandalay boat ramp closes Jan. 5

Mandalay boat ramp closes Jan. 5

Aucilla River’s Williams Fish Camp Landing boat ramp, more commonly referred to as the Mandalay boat ramp, is expected to be closed for nearly two months while crews work on…

3 charged in theft ring

Three young men, including a 14-year-old teenager, were arrested on numerous felony charges stemming from their involvement in a rash of vehicle burglaries within the city limits. Information from a…

Man ‘serious’ after crash

A Perry man was airlifted to an area hospital Friday after sustaining serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash. Stanely Wayne McElveen, 38, was driving a 2005 GMC truck when he…

A ‘porkalicious’ good time!

A ‘porkalicious’ good time!

After receiving several hours of unordered rain last year, the seventh annual Southern Pines Blues & BBQ Festival enjoyed two days of sunshine this past weekend as more than 30…

Clinic delays keep veterans on the road

With local veterans forced to make trips to other cities to visit a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic, Taylor County’s efforts to establish a new VA clinic in…

Jess to compete at Westminster

Jess to compete at Westminster

In a history-making move, a dog owned by local residents will represent Taylor County at the prestigious Westminster Dog Show in New York City, N.Y. Jess, formally known as GCH…

Hampton seeks amnesty for horse owners she filed complaints against

“I want to correct a wrong.” With that short statement, Councilwoman Shirlie Hampton set the stage Tuesday night for the city to address, once again, its policies regarding horses being…

Time to get SAUCED!

Time to get SAUCED!

Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce President Dawn Taylor, along with LeAnne Powell and Sandy Gail Chester, flew to Charlotte, N.C., this week to talk on-air with radio personalities John Boy…