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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…

Rains leave washed-out roads, clogged culverts, standing water

Rains leave washed-out roads, clogged culverts, standing water

With Monday’s storm dropping as much as seven inches of rain on much of central and southern Taylor County, county crews are still working to repair damage to roadways and…

Jury rules in favor of school district

A jury found in favor of the Taylor County School District this week in a federal lawsuit filed by a former student at Taylor Technical Institute (TTI) alleging she was…

Mosquito control in high demand

With so much standing water around the county, mosquito season has begun early and officials are already being inundated with calls requesting assistance from Taylor County Mosquito Control. County officials…

All in the family

All in the family

The children and grandchildren of Robert and Edna Hunter honored their memory, and the military service of their four sons R.V., Robert L., Sammy and Larry, with the placement of…

‘Always trust in God’

‘Always trust in God’

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer His brave actions put him in the spotlight, but Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Lundy gives the greater glory to a higher power.…

‘Project Freedom’ could mean $220 million investment here

The Taylor County Development Authority (TCDA) is working with the Taylor County Commission, Perry City Council and Taylor County School Board to develop an incentive package to entice a company…