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Bridge accident leaves 1 dead

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office is looking into a construction-related accident that left one dead Thursday, Jan. 16. The incident happened on U.S. Highway 98 where crews are putting the…

City council declares emergency action to back police officer

The Perry City Council took emergency action Tuesday night to stand behind a police officer who has been named in a civil suit filed by a local resident recently acquitted…

Damaged rail lines back on track?

Damaged rail lines back on track?

Traffic along Perry’s sole rail line could resume as early as today (Friday), just three days after a train derailed here, causing noticeable damage to the tracks along the main…

Lundy to seek re-election to Dist. 4 school board seat

School board member Danny Lundy has registered as a candidate for his District 4 seat, joining his two fellow board members, Brenda C. Carlton and Danny Glover Jr., who will…

Train derails, blocks 9 downtown streets

Train derails, blocks 9 downtown streets

Downtown Perry was effectively “cut in two” Tuesday when a train traveling through town derailed at the curve near Jefferson Street just before noon, blocking traffic along nine crossings from…

Carlton, Glover want to stay on the job

One of Taylor County’s longest-serving school board members has filed notice she wants to stay on the job. Brenda C. Carlton has registered as a candidate for her District 2…

Get your ‘forever stamps’ now before price jumps Jan. 26

Those who wish to purchase “forever stamps” at the current rate of 46 cents have a week and a half before the latest increase hits, bringing the price of a…

DMH/TMH forge partnership

The leadership of Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) announced Wednesday that they have finalized an agreement creating an equal-governance partnership between the two institutions. Ken Arnold,…

Calhoun charged in fatal crash

From the beginning, officers said they were going to make sure all aspects of their investigation were complete before moving forward with charges in the case of a hit-and-run crash…

New bridge now open

Traffic was shifted onto the new U.S. 98 bridge over the Aucilla River at the Taylor and Jefferson County line late Monday. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project to…