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BREAKING: Steinhatchee River at flood stage, still rising

BREAKING: Steinhatchee River at flood stage, still rising

The National Weather Service has issued  a flood warning for the Steinhatchee River, which has risen more than seven feet since Thursday morning when the county started being impacted by…

BREAKING: No fatalities reported along the Taylor County coast

With now Tropical Storm Hermine making its way into South Carolina, hundreds of Taylor County residents have been left to assess the damage and begin was appears to be a…

Hermine leaves extensive damage at Keaton Beach

Hermine leaves extensive damage at Keaton Beach

Perry Newspapers, Inc., was provided with the following exclusive photos showcasing the damage at Keaton Beach in the wake of Hurricane Hermine:…

BREAKING: Taylor receives ‘severe’ damage from Hermine (UPDATED)

UPDATE: 9:25 a.m. According to Taylor County emergency officials, checkpoints have been established outside coastal communities restricting access to those areas in the wake of Hurricane Hermine. Currently, no one…

Overturned log truck snarls traffic on US 19

An overturned log truck and trailer triggered traffic delays Tuesday morning for drivers on Highway U.S. 19 South. Kenneth Godbolt, 51, of Cross City, told Florida Highway Patrol Trooper James…

Who won state, federal races?

In addition to the local races decided during Tuesday’s Primary Election, a number of circuit, state and federal races were also on the ballot for voters to consider. Third Judicial…

BREAKING: Hurricane Hermine nearing landfall with 80 mph winds (UPDATE #8)

BREAKING: Hurricane Hermine nearing landfall with 80 mph winds (UPDATE #8)

UPDATE #8 (11:10 p.m.) With Hurricane Hermine nearing landfall, the system continues to boast maximum sustained winds of 80 mph. There have been multiple tornado warnings in Taylor County as…

2016 PRIMARY ELECTION UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

In Tuesday’s Primary Election, a number of races were decided, while other fields were narrowed. Below are the unofficial results as reported by the Taylor County Elections Office and do…

Father, son reunite in court

Father, son reunite in court

A new trial date of January 2017 was tentatively scheduled for murder suspects Rodney Whiddon, and his son, Manden, during a court hearing held Tuesday morning before Circuit Judge David…

Taylor’s gas tax one of lowest in state

The Taylor County Commission has renewed its six-cent local option gas tax for another five years, keeping the county’s fuel taxes among the lowest in the state. At six cents…