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McNutt: ‘the lights went out’

McNutt: ‘the lights went out’

Paul McNutt, 71, testified in his own defense Thursday morning telling the jury his side of the story and the series of events Dec. 5, 2011, that resulted in the…

Commission, DMH board debate lease

The Taylor County Commission spent more than an hour Tuesday evening discussing a proposed new lease agreement between the county and Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) Board of Directors for the…

TCSO awarded for loss control

TCSO awarded for loss control

Sheriff L.E. “Bummy” Williams and the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) has been awarded the Florida Sheriffs Risk Management Fund (FSRMF) Loss Control Annual Safety Award for 2013 for “excellence…

2 injured in Madison crash

Two Greenville residents were injured Monday morning when the farm tractor they were riding was rear-ended during heavy rain on County Road 150 in Madison. Tyanna S. McGuire, 22, was…

BREAKING: McNutt guilty of first-degree murder

BREAKING: McNutt guilty of first-degree murder

Jurors took right at one hour and 30 minutes Thursday, Sept. 26, to convict Paul McNutt, 71, of first degree murder for the December 2011 shooting deaths of Lee Spees…

‘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…