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Big changes in security coming to courthouse

Big changes in security coming to courthouse

Starting July 1, visitors to the Taylor County Courthouse will be greeted with new security measures that county officials say are being put in place to protect both employees and…

Dismissal motions filed in McLeod- Denmark lawsuit

In motions filed this week in federal court, Sheriff L.E. “Bummy” Williams and Perry Police Chief Jamie Cruse are seeking to have portions of a 28-count complaint filed by former…

Class of 2015

Class of 2015

Family and friends of the 2015 graduating class of Taylor County High School (TCHS) filled much of Dorsett Stadium Saturday, June 6, for commencement ceremonies. Principal Audie Ash welcomed everyone…

Union threats cloud meeting

The Taylor County School Board has put on hold a number of recommended proposals designed to draw more bus drivers to the district after representatives of the Taylor County Non-Instructional…

$840,000 FDOT project starts next week

An $840,000 resurfacing project on West Hampton Springs Avenue (U.S. 27) between J. Tom Moore Avenue and U.S. 19 in Perry is underway. Paving is scheduled to begin next week.…

Patel, Collins are UF bound! Both pursuing degrees in the medical field

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer If you ask 2015 Valedictorian Rohan Patel, he will tell you finishing at the head of the class has been a goal from his…

District bids farewell to retirees

For Superintendent of Schools Paul Dyal, Tuesday’s regular school board meeting was bittersweet: saying good-bye to more than a dozen friends and colleagues who were retiring at the end of…

2 busted for ‘ice’ sales

Undercover operations by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) led to the arrest of two women on separate charges of selling “substantial” amounts of methamphetamine (also known as ice). Lacey…

City: Perry’s ‘front yard’ needs help

The Perry City Council is asking the Taylor County Commission to join its efforts in improving the appearance of Highway U.S. 19, the community’s “front yard” as seen by travelers…

Summer baseball camps are scheduled in June

Taylor County Bulldog Baseball Coach Reggie Wentworth will host his annual summer baseball camps this month. The first camp will be held June 8-12 and the second camp will run…