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Nelson is honored as 2013 Rural Physician of the Year

Nelson is honored as 2013 Rural Physician of the Year

The Florida Rural Health Association (FRHA) has named Dr. Miles V. Nelson of Perry the 2013 Rural Physician of the Year. FRHA’s Rural Physician of the Year Award recognizes a…

City takes belt to baggy pants?

The Perry City Council looks to kick off the new year tackling two polar opposite issues: baggy pants and ethics training. Councilwoman Shirlie Hampton initiated discussion on both topics at…

Page commission chair with a split vote of 3-2

Taylor County Commissioner Malcolm Page was elected chairman of the board during the commission’s annual re-organization held last week. Page was elected in a split 3-2 vote over former Chair…

County workers to pocket a $500 incentive payment

Stating it was far less than employees deserve, but the best gesture of appreciation it could make, the Taylor County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a one-time performance incentive payment…

Noland’s voyage began in space, landed on Walter Cronkite’s desk

Noland’s voyage began in space, landed on Walter Cronkite’s desk

On July 20, 1969, Josh Noland, like millions of others around the world, sat in his living room to watch man’s first step foot on the moon. On his television,…

$5,000 donation to fund ‘much-needed’ radio upgrades for Taylor firefighters

$5,000 donation to fund ‘much-needed’ radio upgrades for Taylor firefighters

Taylor County Fire Rescue will receive new communication equipment under the Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grant program. The plant technology manager of Georgia- Pacific’s Foley Cellulose mill presented a $5,000 check…

Mother of 2 killed in crash

Mother of 2 killed in crash

A local family is grappling with the loss of a mother of two young children whose life was cut tragically short in a fatal car crash here late Monday evening,…

‘Humble physician’ remembered for a rich legacy of patient care

‘Humble physician’ remembered for a rich legacy of patient care

Elegant hors d’oeuvres, community leaders and medical professionals mingling together…it was a scene that the guest of honor would have likely avoided by slipping away when the first opportunity presented…

Early morning blaze damages Gilman’s

Early morning blaze damages Gilman’s

A massive fire lit the skies over the sprawling Gilman Building Products plant located off U.S. 19 North in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Nov. 13, with the blaze…

DOT work plan includes 3 new bridges here

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has unveiled its tentative five-year work plan for 2015-2019 in Taylor County and it includes three bridge replacement projects and the resurfacing of U.S.…