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Ptl. Arnold presented ‘Our Hero’ award

Ptl. Arnold presented ‘Our Hero’ award

Perry Police Department (PPD) Plt. John Arnold was named the 2016 recipient of the Perry Rotary Club’s Our Hero Award. He was presented the award Friday evening at the Perry-…

Man charged with assaulting his 98-year-old grandmother

A suspect charged with abusing his 98-year-old grandmother was found hiding in a closet when officers went to arrest him at a North Jefferson Street residence Tuesday. Achilles Bradley Mantzanas,…

Close call

Close call

The driver of this VW Jetta escaped serious injury after crashing into a tree off Foley Cut Off Road Thursday afternoon. The car caught fire after the crash. Taylor Fire-Rescue…

Semi rear-ends truck

A one-year-old child sustained minor injuries during a three-vehicle crash that happened just after midnight Tuesday, Feb. 21. The child was transported to Doctors’ Memorial Hospital for treatment.…

White sought after defying judge’s order

Suspect Alan White, whose attempt at a home invasion was thwarted by the homeowner, failed to return to custody after receiving a medical furlough Tuesday. “We are actively searching for…

Perry-Foley Airport going solar?

The county is looking into the possibility of leasing a portion of the Perry-Foley Airport property for a solar farm as a way to generate additional revenue for the airport.…

Local surgeon foils home invasion

A Perry man who attempted to push his way into the home of local surgeon Dr. Miles Nelson Monday night was arrested after a brief struggle with police. Alan White,…

Padgett announces termination

A corrections officer at the Taylor County Jail was fired Monday after a two-week investigation into allegations he had improperly used pepper spray (O.C. spray) against an inmate. “The allegation…

It’s all about da’ Crab

It’s all about da’ Crab

While Steinhatchee’s ninth annual Fiddler Crab Festival dawned with cool temperatures and morning showers, clear skies were not far behind…and with them, the crowds. Thousands of area residents descended on…

Bring your shades! Chamber celebrates ‘bright’ successes

Local business and community leaders will gather this Friday, Feb. 24, for the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet, celebrating its past year of accomplishments. Circuit Judge Greg Parker…