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Greenville woman killed in crash

A 66-year-old Greenville woman was killed when she pulled into the path of an oncoming log truck Monday, July 8, in Buckville. Joanne Marie Hurst was traveling south on C.R.…

Engine trouble forces pilot down on U.S. 27

Engine trouble forces pilot down on U.S. 27

A Camilla, Ga., pilot was forced to make an emergency landing Saturday on U.S. 27 near County Road 30 with no damage to the plane and all four people onboard…

How would you spend $12 million? RESTORE accepting proposals

The Taylor County RESTORE Act Committee is seeking potential projects to consider should the county receive money from Clean Water Act penalties levied against British Petroleum (BP) for the Deepwater…

$10,000 reward offered in 1974 unsolved homicide

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrator(s) of the 1974 murder of James Norris whose body was found in Dixie County, near…

Gunter appointed to NFCC trustee board

Gov. Rick Scott has announced four appointments to the North Florida Community College (NFCC) District Board of Trustees, including Dawn Gunter of Perry. Gunter, 30, is an operations and management…

Expenses’ uptick, drop in revenues put a $700,000 strain on budget

The Taylor County Commission is set to begin the 2013-14 budget workshops with a projected $700,000 deficit due to a slight drop in revenues and a large uptick in expenses,…

FHP charges man with DUI

A Perry man was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and failing to stop at a stop sign after crashing his vehicle on Golf Course Road early Saturday morning,…

Traffic stop leads to cocaine arrest

A traffic infraction led to the seizure of more than 60 grams of cocaine and the arrest of a Perry man on drug trafficking charges. Jonathan D. McKnight, 41, was…

Riding the rails, Part IV

Riding the rails, Part IV

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Interlude III Former Perry resident Russell Tedder has been serving as conductor on a ride through Perry’s railroad history and this week we turn…

Doctors grappling with next move for toddler stricken with brain tumor

Doctors grappling with next move for toddler stricken with brain tumor

The heart-wrenching roller coaster ride of emotions continues for the family of Carl “Little CJ” Melton III, the 14-month-old Perry boy recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. On Tuesday,…