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Saturday afternoon crash

Saturday afternoon crash

The driver of this overturned SUV was cited for failing to yield the right-of-way to an oncoming vehicle Saturday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. Highway 19 and Ash Street.…

Search for first-degree murder suspect spanned three states

Two months after the shooting death of former Taylor County resident Samuel Lee Hamilton Jr. in Gainesville, the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) apprehended suspect Larry Whitehead…

Council votes to close portion of Washington St.

Council votes to close portion of Washington St.

Weighing letters of support from community leaders and technical input from engineers against petitions and citizen protests, the Perry City Council voted 3-2 to close a portion of Washington Street…

Suspect identified in Goodman’s burglary

Suspect identified in Goodman’s burglary

The Perry Police Department (PPD) has identified a suspect in the overnight break-in and burglary at Goodman’s Barbecue which occurred during the early morning hours of Wednesday, Sept. 11. According…

New charge prompts new sign

Local business owner Michael Frazier, who has been vocal in his criticism of City Hall and City Manager Bob Brown, has added two more names to the gallery of signs…

Suspect caught on tape at Goodman’s Barbecue

When midnight struck Wednesday, Sept. 11, so did an unknown suspect who pried open a back door and burglarized Goodman’s BBQ restaurant. The Perry Police Department (PPD) is investigating the…

‘Person of interest’ remains at large

The Perry Police Department (PPD) is continuing to seek information about a “person of interest” in a series of recent suspicious activities. “We have received information that Scott Blackford, 20,…

Local data aids NWS with flood warnings

After another mostly dry week, Taylor County’s rivers are back in their banks and returning to normal, but Taylor County Emergency Management officials are using the data they collected during…

Clerk cautions residents on possible scam

Clerk of Courts Annie Mae Murphy warns residents to be on the alert about a solicitation they may receive through the mail that, while not illegal, “is definitely misleading.” She…

Commission ready to give final approval on $41.3 million budget

The Taylor County Commission held the first of two public hearings on its 2013-14 budget Tuesday, approving its tentative budget and property tax millage rates. There was no one from…