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FWC seizes 58 gallons of bay scallops in six over-the-limit cases

FWC seizes 58 gallons of bay scallops in six over-the-limit cases

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) law enforcement officers seized a total of 58 gallons of scallops in six over-the-limit cases during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. “This…

County ok’s golf cart rentals

Despite concerns over whether the county’s existing golf cart ordinances are being properly enforced, the Taylor County Commission unanimously agreed this week to begin allowing the commercial leasing of golf…

Murphy is seeking 7th term as Taylor County’s Clerk of Court

Murphy is seeking 7th term as Taylor County’s Clerk of Court

Longtime Clerk of Court Annie Mae Murphy has announced her candidacy, seeking a seventh term in office. “Our office had only one P.C. (personal computer) when I took office in…

State attorney eyes phone offices

After nearly a year-long search, State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister may have finally found a new home for his Taylor County staff, which is currently housed in the courthouse. Siegmeister has…

Heartfelt mission

Heartfelt mission

Linda English called her fund-raising efforts for Our Father’s Storehouse “a mission led from my heart.” She challenged youth taking part in New Home Baptist Church’s annual Vacation Bible School…

Holiday crowds push boat ramps, parking to the limit

Holiday crowds push boat ramps, parking to the limit

Despite hundreds of boaters on the water during the Independence Day weekend, it was “very quiet” as far as incidents reported to law enforcement. According to reports, the bumper crop…

City expands ‘spice’-related ordinance

Looking to keep pace with distributors, the Perry City Council has expanded its ordinance related to synthetic marijuana (commonly known as “spice”) and other synthetic drugs. “New chemicals are being…

Over-the-limit

Over-the-limit

Just as scallopers were out in force this past holiday weekend, so were Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission (FWC) officers. Lt. Chuck Mincy reported that, following a tip from a…

Williams pledges to serve Dist. 1 with ‘character, integrity, common sense’

Williams pledges to serve Dist. 1 with ‘character, integrity, common sense’

Retired banker and local minister Gil Williams has announced his candidacy for the Perry City Council, Dist. 1. “I am running to serve the people of Dist. 1. There are…

Perry men hit, killed in Texas, Florida crashes

Two Perry men died last week after being run over by oncoming vehicles in separate states and under separate circumstances. Funeral services for Roger William Sadousky Jr., 43, and Robert…