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New bridge now open

Traffic was shifted onto the new U.S. 98 bridge over the Aucilla River at the Taylor and Jefferson County line late Monday. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project to…

Family loses home to fire

A fund has been established at Buckeye Community Federal Credit Union (BCFCU) to assist a local family who lost everything in an early-morning house fire Thursday, Jan. 9. Monetary donations…

Memories from long ago

Memories from long ago

By SUSAN H. LINCOLN / Managing Editor It was a pleasant Sunday morning when Charlie Duke came to enjoy a hearty breakfast and say “goodbye” to his host family in…

House fire under investigation

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) and State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a house fire that may have claimed the life of a local man last week, Dec. 30.…

New year starts with a deep freeze

New year starts with a deep freeze

By noon Tuesday, the temperature was still not above freezing, hovering at 31 degrees. The coldest day of the 2013-14 winter season followed the coldest night of the season so…

Is your child over weight? Under?

With Florida Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong putting an emphasis on the statewide “Healthiest Weight” initiative, Taylor County parents could receive letters within the next month notifying them that their…

Hall pledges to ‘work for the future of our children’

Hall pledges to ‘work for the future of our children’

Longtime resident and community volunteer, Alan C. Hall, has announced his candidacy for City Council, District 4. Hall has lived in District 4 for more than 40 years, residing in…

Candidate packets available for Perry City Council seats

Perry City Council candidate application packets are now available for pick-up at City Hall. Completed forms and the $25 fee may be submitted to the office of the City Manager…

Man injured in 2 a.m. crash

A 21-year-old Perry man was seriously injured in an early-morning crash on Cabbage Grove Road Thursday, Jan. 2. Christopher Shane Westberry was transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.…

First new arrivals of 2014 are ‘Taylor-made’

2014 is starting off with a baby boom, with two new “Taylor-made” arrivals being born within hours of one another on Wednesday, Jan. 1, at Tallahassee Memorial. Joey and Vanessa…