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Crews working to repair roads damaged from heavy rains

Taylor County’s rivers have been receding, but county road crews are still working to repair damage to roadways and culverts from last week’s heavy rains. With as much as four…

Deadline approaching to apply for SBA disaster loans for flood damage

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes in Taylor County that April…

‘King of the Trap’ de-throned

An intense, multi-agency investigation has brought down a drug trafficking organization that distributed millions of dollars worth of powder cocaine and crack throughout the north central panhandle area, including Taylor…

Lundy: ‘I am a man God used that day’

Taylor County’s “Hometown Hero” Deputy Robert Lundy has issued his first public statement more than two months after the workplace shooting at Timberland Ford. His wife, Kelly, posted the following…

United Way grand total tops $261,000

United Way grand total tops $261,000

The Taylor County United Way wrapped up another successful fund-raising campaign with a grand total of $261,000. “The campaign was a challenge this year, but our team worked diligently and…

Taylor’s unemployment rate jumps, first time since June

Taylor County’s unemployment rate started 2014 by breaking a six-month downward trend, jumping to 7.6 percent in January. January’s unemployment rate was a nearly half-percentage point jump from December’s revised…

Man dies in Sunday crash

Man dies in Sunday crash

Charges are pending against a local teen involved in a fatal head-on crash Sunday morning, March 16, on C.R. 30. The 17-year-old, whose identity has not been released by the…

Local rivers near flood stage

A powerful storm system moved over Taylor County Sunday, dropping more than four inches of rain in some locations and swelling a number of local rivers which are now in…

Lundy’s recovery takes a giant step forward with move to rehab

Lundy’s recovery takes a giant step forward with move to rehab

For Kelly Lundy, the emotional roller coaster that began with the news her husband, Robert, had been shot in the line of duty, continues to dip, spin and turn. But…

Deadline looms for Obamacare enrollment

Those without health insurance who wish to purchase individual policies through the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace have until the end of the month before open enrollment concludes and fines under…