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Investigation underway

Investigation underway

The Perry Police Department continues to investigate the circumstances of a car crashing into the offices located across the street from Davita Dialysis Center last Wednesday. It was confirmed that…

‘World’s Largest MoonPie’ is coming to Taylor County

‘World’s Largest MoonPie’ is coming to Taylor County

Put the RC cola on ice and get ready for a sweet treat. “Our community has been selected as the site for the unveiling of MoonPie’s newest flavor and the…

City, county side-by-side for TCDA briefing

City, county side-by-side for TCDA briefing

For the first time in years, the Taylor County Commission sat side by side with the Perry City Council in a joint meeting with the Taylor County Development Authority (TCDA)…

Fund-raisers planned to help Timberland Ford survivor fund

Fund-raisers planned to help Timberland Ford survivor fund

Timberland Ford employees Mike Cook and John Mahoney are now both home and recovering from the injuries they sustained at the workplace shooting that took place at the dealership Feb.…

Crews working to repair roads damaged from heavy rains

Taylor County’s rivers have been receding, but county road crews are still working to repair damage to roadways and culverts from last week’s heavy rains. With as much as four…

Deadline approaching to apply for SBA disaster loans for flood damage

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes in Taylor County that April…

‘King of the Trap’ de-throned

An intense, multi-agency investigation has brought down a drug trafficking organization that distributed millions of dollars worth of powder cocaine and crack throughout the north central panhandle area, including Taylor…

Lundy: ‘I am a man God used that day’

Taylor County’s “Hometown Hero” Deputy Robert Lundy has issued his first public statement more than two months after the workplace shooting at Timberland Ford. His wife, Kelly, posted the following…

United Way grand total tops $261,000

United Way grand total tops $261,000

The Taylor County United Way wrapped up another successful fund-raising campaign with a grand total of $261,000. “The campaign was a challenge this year, but our team worked diligently and…

Taylor’s unemployment rate jumps, first time since June

Taylor County’s unemployment rate started 2014 by breaking a six-month downward trend, jumping to 7.6 percent in January. January’s unemployment rate was a nearly half-percentage point jump from December’s revised…