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BioNitrogen weighs in on future plans

BioNitrogen Holdings Corp., which is planning to construct a $300 million urea fertilizer plant in Taylor County, issued a press release this week to provide an update on the company’s…

$100,000 in grants will fund park upgrades, beach improvements

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced this week that it will invest more than $5.4 million in 110 recreational development projects in local communities around the state through…

$365,000 later, SR 51 opens

Seven weeks after a sinkhole first closed SR 51 between Steinhatchee and Tennille, the work to repair the highway is finally complete and the highway is once again fully open.…

Lewis expected to rule in state’s redistricting case within the week

Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis is expected to rule on Florida’s congressional district maps within the next week in a case that could have major impacts on how Taylor…

‘Celebrating Good Times’

‘Celebrating Good Times’

Taylor County’s newest Florida Forest Festival royalty will be crowned this Saturday at the annual Little King & Queen Pageant, which will be held at Forest Capital Hall. Early admission…

No charges will be filed in Cruce shooting death

A Taylor County Grand Jury found that Justin Cox, 22, of Tallahassee, acted in self-defense when he shot and killed Travis Cruce, 22, during a late-night confrontation Aug. 7 on…

Suspect arrested after chase, seven mile track

A 25-year-old Perry man led deputies on a high-speed chase Sunday night through a residential area–plowing over two fences in the process–before abandoning his vehicle and fleeing on foot. Florida…

Davis crowned 2015 Miss Florida Forest Festival

Davis crowned 2015 Miss Florida Forest Festival

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Dressed in jewel-toned evening gowns of their choice, nine contestants glided across the stage enchanting the crowd gathered at Forest Capital Hall with…

12-year-old battling brain cancer; fund established to help family

The local Boys & Girls Club has established an account to benefit a member who is battling brain cancer. When Nicole Myer, 12, began experiencing severe headaches and dizzy spells,…

Driver, 48, seriously injured in head-on crash with school bus

Driver, 48, seriously injured in head-on crash with school bus

A Perry man sustained serious injuries after crashing head-on with a Taylor County school bus Friday afternoon, Oct. 2, on East Red Padgett Road. Only three students were on the…