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Burglar nabbed at scene of break-in

A would-be burglar was caught red-handed and still on the scene of a break-in at the Star Food Mart Wednesday, Oct. 30. Perry Police Department officers were dispatched to the…

Obamacare: What it means for Taylor County residents

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer It’s been six weeks since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), most commonly referred to as Obamacare, federal health insurance exchange went…

Man dies in rollover crash

A Tallahassee man was killed in a single-vehicle crash that happened here early Monday morning on Keaton Beach Road. William Cabot Kyle IV, 37, was ejected from the 2000 Chevy…

Ethics complaint against Deming is dismissed

The State of Florida Commission on Ethics has dismissed the ethics complaint filed against Perry City Councilman Mike Deming, finding that the complaint lacked legal sufficiency. Former Code Enforcement Board…

Judge rules Frazier ‘not guilty’ Friday

Infernal Club manager Michael Frazier was found not guilty of operating a bottle club without a license following a two-hour non-jury trial held Friday, Nov. 1. Circuit Judge Greg Parker…

County inks 10-year lease with DMH

The Taylor County Commission approved a new 10-year lease agreement Monday with the Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) Board of Directors for the continued operation of the hospital. During previous discussions,…

FFS reports drop in wildfires

The Florida Forest Service (FFS) responded to 39 wildfires in Taylor County during the fiscal year ending June 30, almost half the number they battled the previous year. FFS Forest…

Judge lifts stay on net fishing

The Leon County circuit court judge who ruled against the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) last week over its regulations enforcing the 1994 net ban amendment, sided with…

Health dept. welcomes surgeon general here

Florida’s Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John H. Armstrong visited the Florida Department of Health in Taylor County Thursday, Oct. 31, to promote the Healthiest Weight Florida initiative.…

Community leaders get firsthand look at TCI

Community leaders get firsthand look at TCI

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Block walls barely taller than waist-high give a modicum of privacy between the line of toilets that face an open bank of showers.…