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FDOT to resurface, widen Johnson Stripling Road

Citing hazardous conditions and a history of fatality crashes, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has agreed to resurface and widen Johnson Stripling Road at no cost to Taylor County.…

Wiggins to head United Way campaign

Wiggins to head United Way campaign

After once again meeting its fund-raising goal last year, the Taylor County United Way Campaign is preparing to begin its 2013-14 fund-raising season, and leading the charge is Chairman Mark…

FSU announces weather balloon launch

Florida State University’s (FSU) meteorology department is asking local residents to be on the lookout for small payloads of scientific instruments that have been launched as part of a weather…

Buckeye merger with GP finalized

Buckeye Technologies Inc. has announced that it expects to finalize its merger with Georgia-Pacific today (Friday, Aug. 23). In a brief press release issued Thursday, the company said that the…

AMTEC dedicates new Taylor County facility

AMTEC dedicates new Taylor County facility

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Just a year after AMTEC Less-Lethal Systems, Inc., (ALS) announced it was relocating its headquarters and manufacturing operations from Arkansas to Taylor County, the…

Teens injured in morning crash

Two Taylor County High School students were injured in a three-vehicle crash that happened around 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Green Street and Center (near First Baptist Church).…

Montford: ‘Taylor leads the way’

State Sen. Bill Montford said he will be pointing to Taylor County in the future as an example of how various government agencies can work together to land industries in…

SRWMD partners with city for Spring Creek lake project, donates $350,000

The Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) is providing about $350,000 in cost-share funds to assist the City of Perry with improvements to Spring Creek as part of the district’s…

Tractor Supply breaks ground

Construction is underway on a new Tractor Supply Company store in Perry, the company’s 50th Florida location. The Perry Tractor Supply store will be located at 2500 South Byron Butler…

120 ‘cubes’ deployed at Buckeye Reef

120 ‘cubes’ deployed at Buckeye Reef

Some 60 sixty concrete cubes (3’ x 3’ x 3’) were placed on the Buckeye Reef site last week, with an additional deployment of another 60 cubes planned this week.…