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‘Please don’t shoot me no more’

‘Please don’t shoot me no more’

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Bleeding from a shotgun wound to his shoulder and struggling to breathe through a collapsed lung, David Spees said he could only watch…

County to seek CDBG funds for housing rehab

The Taylor County Commission is looking to apply for a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to fund low-income housing improvements. The commission held the first of two public hearings…

United Way sets $285,000 goal

United Way sets $285,000 goal

Building off of last year’s successful campaign, the Taylor County United Way officially kicked off its 2013-14 fund-raising season with an “ambitious but achievable goal” of $285,000. Campaign Chairman Mark…

Board finalizes 2013-14 budget

The Taylor County Commission finished its second budget hearing Monday evening, finalizing its 2013-14 budget, which totals $41.3 million. The commission began its second of two hearings on Monday, Sept.…

Holton files ethics charge against city councilman

Holton files ethics charge against city councilman

Following through on action she outlined at last Thursday’s Perry City Council meeting, Code Enforcement Board member Tonya Holton has filed an ethics complaint against Councilman Mike Deming alleging he…

McNutt double murder trial to begin Sept. 23

Jury selection in the double murder trial of Paul McNutt, 70, begins Monday morning, Sept. 23, at the Taylor County Courthouse. Court officials said some 175 jury notices were issued…

United Way: Who does the $$$ help?

With the Taylor County United Way ready to kick off its latest fund-raising campaign Tuesday, the organization has outlined how it allocated the $273,000 raised here last year and how…

County, DMH to discuss new lease agreement

With the lease agreement between the county and Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) set to expire in November, the Taylor County Commission and the DMH Board of Directors began discussing a…

County to finalize budget Sept. 23

The Taylor County Commission held the second of its two hearings on its 2013-14 budget Monday evening, approving several items but continuing its decision on the budget and property tax…

Death threats at City Hall

Death threats at City Hall

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Following a public debate that resonated in uncivil terms–with audience members booing speakers and lobbing allegations against a seated council member–City Manager Bob…