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Phelps set for July trial docket

Lloyd Phelps is on a fast track to face a jury for the 2006 killing of Patricia “Niece” Knight and could be on the trial docket as early as July.…

County to grant permits for longterm parking on right-of-way

The Taylor County Commission last week approved a change to the land development code which will allow landowners to apply for a permit to park recreation vehicles (RV) on the…

County facing $150,000 jump in Medicaid bills annually?

A year after Taylor County officials successfully proved to the state that the county did not owe hundreds of thousands of dollars in back Medicaid bills, a new Senate bill…

Health department not cutting services

The Taylor County Health Department is not closing its doors and there are no definite plans to cut any services. Director Stephen Tullos spoke to the Perry News-Herald this week…

Boaters: watch where you park

With work continuing on the Steinhatchee public boat ramp, residents are advised that the contractor is set to pave the parking area adjacent to the ramp beginning Monday, April 22,…

‘Thank God she’s fast’

‘Thank God she’s fast’

When two explosions ripped through the crowds at the finish line of Monday’s Boston Marathon, the news struck close to home for former Taylor County resident Lydia Veal, who had…

Heritage Pavilion damaged by pine

Heritage Pavilion damaged by pine

Heritage Pavilion at Forest Capital Park was damaged Monday while crews were trying to remove several trees which had been previously struck by lightning. The county road department was working…

City to buy 18 acres for $153,000

The City of Perry is moving forward with the purchase of some 18 acres adjacent to its current wastewater treatment plant for a projected cost of $153,000 (the appraised value…

Hwy. 27 closes April 19, watch for detour

Hwy. 27 closes April 19, watch for detour

U.S. Highway 27 will be completely closed and all traffic detoured at the railroad crossing near County Road 30 east of Perry beginning Friday, April 19, at 5 p.m. and…

NFMC to build $2.4 million facility in downtown Perry?

NFMC to build $2.4 million facility in downtown Perry?

The Perry City Council has agreed to commit up to $500,000 in support of a project spearheaded by North Florida Medical Centers, Inc., (NFMC) that could result in the construction…