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Man dies in rollover crash

A Tallahassee man was killed in a single-vehicle crash that happened here early Monday morning on Keaton Beach Road. William Cabot Kyle IV, 37, was ejected from the 2000 Chevy…

Ethics complaint against Deming is dismissed

The State of Florida Commission on Ethics has dismissed the ethics complaint filed against Perry City Councilman Mike Deming, finding that the complaint lacked legal sufficiency. Former Code Enforcement Board…

Judge rules Frazier ‘not guilty’ Friday

Infernal Club manager Michael Frazier was found not guilty of operating a bottle club without a license following a two-hour non-jury trial held Friday, Nov. 1. Circuit Judge Greg Parker…

County inks 10-year lease with DMH

The Taylor County Commission approved a new 10-year lease agreement Monday with the Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) Board of Directors for the continued operation of the hospital. During previous discussions,…

FFS reports drop in wildfires

The Florida Forest Service (FFS) responded to 39 wildfires in Taylor County during the fiscal year ending June 30, almost half the number they battled the previous year. FFS Forest…

Judge lifts stay on net fishing

The Leon County circuit court judge who ruled against the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) last week over its regulations enforcing the 1994 net ban amendment, sided with…

Health dept. welcomes surgeon general here

Florida’s Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John H. Armstrong visited the Florida Department of Health in Taylor County Thursday, Oct. 31, to promote the Healthiest Weight Florida initiative.…

Community leaders get firsthand look at TCI

Community leaders get firsthand look at TCI

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Block walls barely taller than waist-high give a modicum of privacy between the line of toilets that face an open bank of showers.…

Scott shook every hand, served fish at festival

Scott shook every hand, served fish at festival

Politicians far and wide are known for kissing babies and shaking hands, but only in Perry at the Florida Forest Festival can the governor of the State of Florida spend…

Big smiles all around for Florida Forest Festival

Big smiles all around for Florida Forest Festival

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer In a year when the 58th annual Florida Forest Festival honored the state’s rich history under the theme of “Viva Florida Forestry,” the festival…