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Crash victim ‘a rare breed of man’

Crash victim ‘a rare breed of man’

A 63-year-old Perry man, who moved here from Texas in August to be closer to his family, died Thursday, March 3, when his 2012 Suzuki Hayabusa crashed into a 2011…

$290,000 grant would fund replacing docks at the Steinhatchee boat ramp

The Taylor County Commission agreed this week to move forward with applying for a grant to fund an estimated $290,000 project to replace the existing docks at the Steinhatchee boat…

‘Dogs defeat John Paul II 12-2

The Taylor County High baseball team defeated John Paul II here Monday 12-2 as the Bulldog bats exploded with 12 hits. Trevor Hathcock led the ‘Dogs with 3 hits (double,…

War declared on sand spurs at Hodges Park

War declared on sand spurs at Hodges Park

Hodges Park at Keaton Beach remains closed this week as county personnel work to refurbish the area thanks to a $50,000 state grant. The park, which closed Monday, is expected…

Four vie for contract

Four firms have submitted qualification packets to take on the job of creating what county officials are calling a “blueprint” for future operations by assessing all of the county’s facilities…

Drug sweep lands 9 in jail

Drug sweep lands 9 in jail

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force deployed a dragnet this week to scoop up 10 individuals on outstanding drug-related arrest warrants. Seven of the individuals had first appearance…

Search underway for missing Steinhatchee man

Search underway for missing Steinhatchee man

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office is pursuing two (believed-to-be unrelated) missing person investigations at this time, with information about the second missing individual released late Wednesday. Steinhatchee resident Aaron Michael…

County set to spend $212,000 for community center in Shady Grove

The Taylor County Commission is currently seeking architectural firms to design a community center at Shady Grove Park, which officials expect will cost up to $212,000. The board unanimously approved…

TCI K-9 team on the trail of national trophy

TCI K-9 team on the trail of national trophy

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Taylor County Correctional Institution’s (TCI) K-9 team is on the hunt for a first place win at the 17th annual Southern States Manhunt…

Buckeye Park to close

Buckeye Park, a fixture in the Perry community for at least the past four decades, will soon close and the facilities will be demolished to make way for future expansions…