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Waterspouts draw sirens along coast Monday morning

Storms off the Taylor County coast produced at least six water spouts Monday morning, prompting local emergency management officials to set off coastal sirens to warn boaters and residents of…

Operation produces $10,000 in paid fines

Taylor County collected around $10,000 in overdue traffic fines as part of Operation Green Light, during which ticket-holders had the opportunity to save 40 percent on collection fees and have…

An art journey

An art journey

By SUSAN H. LINCOLN / Managing Editor “There is something special about Perry,” said Nadia Bertrand, thoughtfully. Sebastien DuBois who is always by her side, either on a tandem bicycle…

Founders’ Day a ‘success, solid foundation for future activities’

Founders’ Day a ‘success, solid foundation for future activities’

Although the county was under a tornado watch for much of Saturday, April 25, volunteers and local business people were out in force for the inaugural Founders’ Day celebration in…

Increased log truck traffic prompts look at C.R. 30

With more log trucks entering Foley Cellulose Mill, Taylor County’s commissioners are receiving demands that they address the resulting traffic safety concerns along County Road 30 (Foley Road). The Taylor…

City to vote on Hwy. 19 appearance ordinance April 28

Moving forward with its efforts to improve the look of the Hwy. 19 business corridor, the Perry City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a new set of standards…

Close call for TCSO deputy

Close call for TCSO deputy

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy James “Jimmy” Cash credits a higher power for keeping him safe during a one-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon. “That was all the good Lord,” Cash…

County gets $52,000 grant to help with Forest Capital Hall upgrades

With work about to kick off on a $625,000 renovation project at Forest Capital Hall, the Taylor County Commission on Tuesday approved an agreement with the Suwannee River Water Management…

Business owner seeks helps with ‘spiteful’ neighbor

For counselor Joyce Fuller, parking is an issue for her clients. “I worry about their safety—we are dealing with domestic abuse situations, abuse situations…and someone is taking up the parking…

Teen beaten while crowd watched

A Taylor County High School student was lured out of an apartment and attacked by five to six young men Saturday night while an unknown number of eyewitnesses stood by…