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Man beaten in home invasion

A Perry man sustained minor injuries after being attacked and robbed in his home off Warner Avenue Sunday morning, July 24. John C.F. White Jr., 22, has been charged with…

House fire

House fire

Units from Taylor County Fire-Rescue and the City of Perry Fire Department, along with Emergency Medical Services (EMS), responded to a house fire Monday afternoon on the west end of…

Commissioners whittle away at $500,000 deficit

The Taylor County Commission will hold its third scheduled budget workshop today (Wednesday) as the board continues work on reducing a nearly $500,000 deficit in the proposed budget for next…

Seventh grader battles the odds in cancer fight

Seventh grader battles the odds in cancer fight

Cancer survivor Nicole Myer, 12, has two goals set for her seventh grade year: one, return to the classroom with her friends and, two, walk into school under her own…

Convicted murderer Phelps dies in prison

Convicted murderer Phelps dies in prison

Lloyd Phelps, the Perry man convicted of the January 2006 murder of Patricia “Niece” Knight, has died in prison less than a week from the three-year mark of his life…

Body found on U.S. Hwy. 19 (UPDATED)

UPDATE: The remains discovered along U.S. 19 near the Taylor/Madison County border have been identified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement as Destiny S. Newsome Darshae of Valdosta, Ga.…

Ratliff explains reason for drop in tax revenues

While real property values remained relatively level this year, a five-percent drop in tangible personal property value has left the Taylor County Commission and Taylor County School Board facing steep…

Falling down

Falling down

Just two months into construction, Rosehead Lake Park is taking shape. This week, crews began demolishing the Washington Street bridge which will be replaced by an amphitheater. Foundations have been…

Who owns Four Rivers?

Since Foley Timber and Land Company was sold late last year, becoming Four Rivers Land and Timber, the primary question in the community has been, “Who are the new owners?”…

Political rallies set across the county

With more than 30 candidates and races split between the upcoming primary and general elections, voters face one of the largest ballots to date. Community leaders are organizing political rallies…