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Residents remain in desperate straits, FEMA aid needed

Steinhatchee Chamber of Commerce President Jim Hunt said Thursday that spirits remain high in the community nearly a week after Hurricane Hermine sent a wall of water through the riverfront…

Food truck averages 100 meals a day

If you’re looking for the scope of the regional response so far to the devastation left behind by Hurricane Hermine, look no further than the Salvation Army food truck which…

Attendant wades through 2 feet of water to get home

As people continue to take stock and clean up after Hurricane Hermine, the Steinhatchee roll-off site has become an unintended monument to the widespread destruction wrought by the storm surge…

Federal help ‘weeks away’

With many coastal residents beginning what appears to be a lengthy clean-up in the wake of Hurricane Hermine, local officials are advising people not to wait on a federal disaster…

Woman dies in house fire

A 79-year-old Perry woman died in a house fire early Friday morning, Sept. 2, at her home on Third Street. Preliminary reports indicate Verna L. Woodfaulk is believed to have…

Man arrested after verbally assaulting power crews

Faced with one of the longest widespread power outages in more than a decade, residents’ patience was tested during the four-day ordeal resulting from Hurricane Hermine. Hundreds of utility workers…

Scammers targeting storm survivors here

In the wake of Hurricane Hermine, local and state authorities have issued a warning about insurance scams targeting Taylor County residents and business owners. According to Florida Chief Finance Officer…

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:…