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DOT work plan includes 3 new bridges here

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has unveiled its tentative five-year work plan for 2015-2019 in Taylor County and it includes three bridge replacement projects and the resurfacing of U.S.…

Families reach out to loved ones in typhoon-ravagedPhilippines as death toll rises

As rescuers continue to assess the damage wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, residents in Taylor County and around the Big Bend are working to make contact with relatives…

Finance award leads to big savings

Finance award leads to big savings

For the 24th consecutive year, the City of Perry finance department has received national and international recognition for “excellence in financial reporting,” an award that most recently led to a…

Runner darts into path of oncoming SUV

A Shady Grove man was seriously injured Saturday morning, Nov. 9, when he darted into the path of an on-coming vehicle. John Travis Aman, 25, was running east on County…

City locks in lower natural gas rate for Dec. to March

With temperatures expected to dip into the low 30s tonight (Wednesday), natural gas customers are just as likely to keep one on the thermostat and one eye on their upcoming…

Dist. appeals court reinstates net ban

Florida’s net ban is, once again, being enforced after Florida’s First District Court of Appeal agreed last week to reinstate an automatic stay on Leon County Circuit Judge Jackie Fulford’s…

Home of the Brave

Home of the Brave

Taylor County saluted its brave men and women who have served, and continued to serve, in the U.S. Armed Forces—both in wartime and in peace—with a series of ceremonies Monday,…

DJJ plans public meeting here Nov. 18

The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) will hold an public meeting in Perry Monday, Nov. 18, as part of its “Prevention Road Tour.” According to officials, the meeting will…

2013 TCHS Homecoming King & Queen

2013 TCHS Homecoming King & Queen

Taylor County High School seniors Jamarcus Robertson, left, and Annsley Bohlman were crowned Homecoming King and Queen during the pep rally held Thursday, Nov. 7. The pair were featured in…

County pursues funding for additional sidewalks

The Taylor County Commission is applying for a $328,000 grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to construct a sidewalk along Old Dixie Highway from Jefferson Street to Southside…