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Former TTI finance manager arrested for $100,000 theft

A 25-year veteran employee with the Taylor County School District was arrested Thursday and charged with three counts of grand theft after she was linked to the theft of more…

Sunday alcohol sales move ahead

Sunday alcohol sales move ahead

With little fanfare and no public comment, the Perry City Council moved forward last week with amending its alcohol ordinance to allow restaurants to serve alcohol on Sundays. The amended…

Steinhatchee residents can soon drive golf carts at night

Residents in Steinhatchee will soon be allowed to drive golf carts at night, after the Taylor County Commission unanimously agreed to change the ordinance governing golf cart usage in the…

County elects new chair

Commissioner Pat Patterson will once again assume the role of chairperson of the Taylor County Commission after her fellow board members unanimously elected her to the position. Patterson takes over…

3 airlifted after crash

Three Taylor County men were airlifted to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital following a two-vehicle crash on Beach Road Wednesday noon, Nov. 12. Medical transport helicopters ShandsCair 1 and ShandsCair 3, as…

Honor courage sacrifice

Honor courage sacrifice

Taylor County’s servicemen and women were honored during a trio of events held Tuesday, Nov. 11–Veterans Day 2014. Retired Army colonel Isadore “Izzy” Rommes took the podium as keynote speaker…

City’s attorney: ‘Case snarled by Holton’s lies, admissions of illegal conduct’

Over a span of several months, former city board representative Tonya Holton lobbied what an opposing attorney has called “a widespread and well-documented platform of conspiracy allegations and inflammatory criticism”…

Lawsuit triggers $15,000 insurance increase

City taxpayers will bear an estimated $20,000 in costs for the lawsuit brought against the City of Perry by self-deemed “government watchdog” Tonya Holton. Holton, a former member of the…

Holton drops lawsuit

Tonya Holton, self-proclaimed “whistleblower,” dismissed her $75,000 federal lawsuit against the City of Perry Monday, just two days before attorneys for the city were set to seek sanctions against her…

Driver escapes with minor injuries after pulling into path of log truck

A Perry man had a close call Friday morning, Nov. 7, after pulling into the path of a loaded, on-coming log truck. Timothy James Roach, 53, sustained minor injuries and…