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Senior VP to share Georgia-Pacific vision for Taylor operation

Senior VP to share Georgia-Pacific vision for Taylor operation

Georgia-Pacific Senior Vice President of Cellulose and Containerboard Manufacturing Michael Tuchalski will share his company’s vision for its Taylor County operation during the Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet set Friday,…

Shooting survivor grateful for outpouring of prayers

Shooting survivor grateful for outpouring of prayers

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Sometimes the best medicine doesn’t come in a bottle, but has four paws and a wet nose. For shooting survivor Mike Cook, a…

Amman named ‘Teacher of the Year’

Amman named ‘Teacher of the Year’

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Superintendent Paul Dyal led the group, carrying a vase of roses as he approached the portable classroom. It was Valentine’s Day, but that wasn’t…

Stand up and holler for Sed Jones!

Stand up and holler for Sed Jones!

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Two bits! Last Friday morning, Taylor County Elementary School (TCES) custodian Sedrick Jones received a radio call, asking him to come to the school’s…

Lee gets life sentence for murder

Raymond Mark Lee, who admitted under oath to bludgeoning Perry resident Derek Dixon to death with an industrial wrench, was sentenced to life in prison Monday morning, Feb. 17. The…

Sentence is reversed for Death Row inmate

After spending nearly 40 years on Death Row, convicted killer Douglas A. Meeks may get the opportunity to spend the remainder of his life with the general prison population. Assistant…

‘Team Lundy’ launches fund-raisers for deputy

‘Team Lundy’ launches fund-raisers for deputy

After many anxious hours and days, the family of Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy Robert Lundy said he has won the fight for his life, but is now fighting…

Welding program to get $380,000 expansion

The Taylor County School Board has approved a $380,000 expansion of Taylor County Technical Institute’s (TTI) welding shop, which is expected to more than double the capacity of the program.…

Search continues for bank robber

The suspect in Monday’s robbery at Citizens State Bank is still at large and law enforcement officials are asking anyone with information to come forward. The robbery occurred shortly before…

Scam alert issued

Local law enforcement agencies have issued a scam alert for residents in Taylor and surrounding counties. Officials said local citizens have reported receiving phone calls from individuals identifying themselves as…