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Weather Alert: NWS issues flash flood warning for central Taylor County until 9:15 p.m. (7/14/13)

At 6:11 p.m. (7/14/13), the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, issued a flash flood warning for central Taylor County, including the City of Perry, until 9:15 p.m.. According to the…

Drug arrest sweep nets 8

Another round of arrests Wednesday netted eight suspects linked to a long-term undercover drug-buy operation led by the Perry Police Department (PPD) narcotics unit. A ninth suspect turned himself in…

River waters high, but ‘holding their own’

Despite continued rains over the past several weeks, Taylor County’s rivers are “holding their own” and no flooding has been reported, according to Taylor County Emergency Management officials. The National…

Kid tested & approved

Kid tested & approved

The playground at Rosehead Park opened Tuesday and has been “kid tested and approved.” The playground is located adjacent to the new splash pad, which has seen heavy use since…

Buckeye, TCHS STEM Club team up for ‘hometown’ work program

Buckeye, TCHS STEM Club team up for ‘hometown’ work program

For many years, one of the stated goals of economic developers and local officials, when talking about creating jobs, has been to “keep local children from leaving and not coming…

Wall arrested Monday for DUI death

Jason Wilson Wall, 31, was formally charged with driving under the influence (DUI) manslaughter and DUI with serious bodily injury Monday, July 8—nearly two years after the death of Erin…

Greenville woman killed in crash

A 66-year-old Greenville woman was killed when she pulled into the path of an oncoming log truck Monday, July 8, in Buckville. Joanne Marie Hurst was traveling south on C.R.…

Engine trouble forces pilot down on U.S. 27

Engine trouble forces pilot down on U.S. 27

A Camilla, Ga., pilot was forced to make an emergency landing Saturday on U.S. 27 near County Road 30 with no damage to the plane and all four people onboard…

How would you spend $12 million? RESTORE accepting proposals

The Taylor County RESTORE Act Committee is seeking potential projects to consider should the county receive money from Clean Water Act penalties levied against British Petroleum (BP) for the Deepwater…

$10,000 reward offered in 1974 unsolved homicide

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrator(s) of the 1974 murder of James Norris whose body was found in Dixie County, near…