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City to dissolve Code Enforcement Board?

City to dissolve Code Enforcement Board?

The Perry City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to move forward with dissolving its Code Enforcement Board and appointing a special magistrate to assume the board’s duties, which include ruling on…

Methodists open hearts, & checkbooks, to support children’s home ministry

Methodists open hearts, & checkbooks, to support children’s home ministry

Since 1908, the First United Methodist Children’s Home in Enterprise has been helping abused and neglected children in Florida and, now after 105 years, it is expanding to a second…

Four killed in Sunday crash

Steinhatchee loved ones are mourning the loss of two fathers and their children who were killed in an early morning crash Sunday in Dixie County. Ray “Bucky” Enfinger, 51, his…

Early morning house fire

Early morning house fire

An early morning fire Monday, Aug. 12, destroyed a home on Dice Road. Taylor County Fire-Rescue (TCFR) officials said the family was not home when the fire started and the…

What does future hold for U.S. 19 corridor?

A committee established by the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce to examine ways to help businesses owners revitalize Perry’s U.S. 19 corridor will hold a meeting Thursday, Aug. 15, to…

Murder suspect remains at large

It’s been a month since former Taylor County resident Samuel Lee Hamilton Jr. was fatally shot in Gainesville and the United States Marshal’s Service and Gainesville Police Department (GPD) are…

Festival award is ‘SUNsational’

Festival award is ‘SUNsational’

The Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce received first place in the 2013 SUNsational Awards program hosted by the Florida Festivals & Events Association. Director Dawn Taylor was presented the award…

4 charged with cocaine sales, 2 remain at large

Four alleged drug dealers were arrested in the latest round-up conducted by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force. “The arrests were part of on-going investigations spearheaded by the…

Changing of the guard

Changing of the guard

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer For the past several months, Jeff Bryson has been a regular fixture in downtown Perry for those driving along Jefferson Street as he worked…

County awarded $187,000 grant for Mandalay boat ramp upgrades

Taylor County has received a $178,000 state grant for improvements to the Aucilla River’s Williams Fish Camp Landing boat ramp, more commonly referred to as the Mandalay boat ramp. County…