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DMH Foundation receives ‘largest ever’ donation totaling $200,000

DMH Foundation receives ‘largest ever’ donation totaling $200,000

In the largest ever donation to the Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) Foundation, the Robert Day Foundation and the Willametta K. Day Foundation this week presented a pair of checks totaling…

Food worker charged with smuggling synthetic pot, tobacco into Taylor CI

County Judge Bill Blue set a $15,000 bond Thursday morning for a Mayo woman who allegedly smuggled synthetic cannabis and tobacco to inmates at Taylor Correctional Institution (TCI). Franchesca Smith,…

No arrest in Roberts’ death

No arrest in Roberts’ death

No arrests have been made related to the death of a 50-year-old Perry woman who died Easter Sunday, March 27, following a physical altercation on Potts Still Road, off Puckett…

Father of 2 critical, but stable, after crash

Father of 2 critical, but stable, after crash

Bryan Howard remains in critical but stable condition at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital (TMH) following a one-vehicle crash Easter morning on O’Steen Road. His wife, Luanne, said he was scheduled to…

Tharpe crowned MoonPie Princess

Tharpe crowned MoonPie Princess

PHOTO: (Second from left) Lacey Brooke Tharpe, the daughter of Jerrod and Abbey Tharpe, was crowned the 2016 MoonPie Princess during ceremonies held Thursday at Forest Capital Hall. Paityn Clark…

Taylor teens top state average for STDs and pregnancy rates

Does the fact that Taylor County exceeds the state average in many sexually-transmitted disease (STD) rates and nearly doubles the state’s teen pregnancy rate warrant a re-examination of how sexual…

Hampton refutes allegations; employees stand behind statements

Hampton refutes allegations; employees stand behind statements

Veteran public works director Barney Johnson has seen council members come and council members go during his 42-year career with the City of Perry. “I have never dealt with anybody…

The rebirth of Stephens Spring

After securing the required permits, a community-led effort to restore and improve the county-owned Stephens Spring in Steinhatchee is expected to begin work next week on the estimated $130,000 project.…

Taylor on low end of health study

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) announced the release of the 2016 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps last week, with Taylor County ranking 52nd out of the state’s 67 counties…

County takes the stage at Philadelphia Travel Show

County takes the stage at Philadelphia Travel Show

Taylor County was once again represented at a national travel show along with locales spanning the country and the world. The two-day Philadelphia Travel & Adventure Show, held this past…