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Sadler heading to ‘Founders Fellowship’ conference

Sadler heading to ‘Founders Fellowship’ conference

Sonya Sadler, a language arts and social studies teacher at Taylor County High School (TCHS), has been selected by Georgia-Pacific (GP) to attend the Bill of Rights Institute’s “2014 Founders…

Let’s celebrate!

Let’s celebrate!

Best friends Ansley English, left, and Anna Key, both 12, were excited to start their Fourth of July celebration early with sparklers. Taylor County’s Fourth celebration will include a fireworks…

Incoming class pushes school’s limits to edge

The Taylor County School District is bracing for the largest incoming kindergarten class in recent memory, forcing officials to consider shuffling several exceptional student education (ESE) classes from Perry Primary…

Fire reduces 2-story home to ash

Fire reduces 2-story home to ash

A privately-owned two-story home located in the heart of Steinhatchee Landing Resort was destroyed by a midnight fire Tuesday (early Wednesday), leaving only a scattering of pilings on the lot.…

$127,000 dirt removal, sod replacement project nearing completion

A Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) contractor is nearing completion of a $127,088.72 project to remove built-up dirt along three main throughways in Perry. Crews have been removing excess material…

City to revisit $14.95 sewer fee Tuesday?

Mayor Daryll Gunter will ask the Perry City Council Tuesday night to take another look at the $14.95 sewer maintenance fee the city charges Pine Ridge residents. “I have had…

Unemployment rates slightly higher in May

Taylor County’s unemployment rate rose to 6.9 percent in May after falling to the lowest rate in nearly six years in April. The county’s rate was 6.5 percent in April…

Teacher will not be charged for having sex with 3 students

The State Attorney’s Office announced Friday it would not be pursuing sexual battery charges against former Taylor County High School teacher Christine Bennett, who admitted to having a sexual relationship…

Teen gets traffic citation for fatal crash

The local teen involved in a fatal head-on collision that claimed the life of 56-year-old Wayne Gregory Dean was cited for a traffic infraction by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP)…

Writing awards

Writing awards

The Friends of the Taylor County Public Library recognized the winners of its eighth annual Short Story Conest Monday evening at the library, presenting them with certificates and cash prizes,…