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Newman’s quest for answers led her to Mayo Clinic

Newman’s quest for answers led her to Mayo Clinic

With Taylor County’s Relay For Life arriving this weekend, the American Cancer Society has selected Deidra McRory Newman to serve as honorary chair of this year’s event, sharing honors with…

Court rules against Rep. Brown, keeping state’s congressional district map intact

The long-running saga surrounding Florida’s congressional districts appears to finally be over after a three-judge panel for the U.S. District Court in Tallahassee ruled against U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown in…

City turns banker on $4.36 million BioNitrogen loan

The Perry City Council has agreed to purchase the $4.35 million loan taken out by BioNitrogen from Community and Southern Bank (C&S Bank) after the bank declared that the loan,…

Longtime city worker arrested for possession of child pornography

A 29-year city employee has been suspended without pay pending further investigation into his arrest on four counts of possession of child pornography. Edward Carl Pitts, 63, of 471 Leon…

Fire claims home

More than 9,000 gallons of water were used to extinguish a fire which claimed a residence on Snapper Street in the Yates Creek area Tuesday night. Taylor County Fire/Rescue (TCFR)…

April 15 is Hoover’s final day as Main Street director

Today (Friday) is Julie Hoover’s final day as program manager for Main Street Perry. In her April 4 resignation letter, Hoover said she made her decision to leave the post…

Williams will not seek sixth term

L.E. “Bummy” Williams announced Wednesday he will not be seeking a sixth term as Taylor County sheriff. “This was a decision (my wife) June and I made together. My age…

BioNitrogen gets second chance

BioNitrogen gets second chance

After listening to a presentation from BioNitrogen’s new CEO about the company’s plans to re-emerge from bankruptcy, the Perry City Council approved a term sheet outlining how, if BioNitrogen is…

Dice to run for county seat

Robert R. Dice Jr. has become the latest local candidate in what is becoming a crowded 2016 election cycle. Dice filed paperwork to run as an Independent candidate for the…

Chase spans four counties, a dozen deputies

A 2 a.m. vehicle chase that crossed three county lines and involved nearly a dozen officers came an end with the arrest of a 41-year-old Moultrie, Ga., man Friday, April…