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Get ready: more rain coming

The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting that as much as four inches of rain may fall on Taylor County today (Friday, April 18) and Saturday. Local emergency management officials…

Victims ‘targeted,’ 1 was shot in the face

One of the victims of last week’s bloody home invasion has been released from the hospital while the second victim remains in serious condition at an area facility, recovering from…

Coming home

Coming home

“I’m coming home.” When Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Lundy said those three simple words Friday morning, it sparked a flurry of actions from the front door of the rehab…

Brown resigns as county administrator

Taylor County Administrator Jack Brown will soon leave his position here to take a new job as the Escambia County administrator. The Taylor County Commission held a special meeting Monday…

Hinkel hired to replace Brown

The Taylor County Commission’s search for a new county administrator to replace Jack Brown lasted about 15 minutes, with the board voting 4-1 to offer Assistant County Administrator Dustin Hinkel…

Suspected bank robber caught

A suspect who is believed to have robbed two Live Oak banks–and is possibly linked to a bank robbery here at Citizens State Bank–was captured and taken into custody in…

Tag fees going down

With Florida Gov. Rick Scott signing Senate Bill 156, which rolled back many of the 2009 tax increases on motor vehicle registration renewals, Taylor County Tax Collector Mark Wiggins is…

Rare war bird

Rare war bird

A World War II-era TBM-3E Avenger bomber made an unscheduled pitstop at the Perry-Foley Airport this past weekend. The plane was on its way to Cactus Air Force Wings and…

Two shot, stabbed in home invasion

Two shot, stabbed in home invasion

Concentrated efforts by officers and investigators led to the swift arrest of two men wanted for a violent home invasion and robbery that happened late Wednesday night and left two…

City to consider incentive package Tuesday, April 15

The Perry City Council will hold a special meeting next week to consider a series of proposed incentives designed to draw a company, known currently as Project Freedom, to Taylor…