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DMH shows improvement in 1st quarter

Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) ended the first quarter of its fiscal year with improved financials compared to the prior year. Although the hospital ended the quarter–June through August–with a $243,000…

Code Enforcement Board takes final bow

Code Enforcement Board takes final bow

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer The City of Perry Code Enforcement Board met for the final time Monday night, Oct. 7, in what might be one of the…

‘A Brush With Kindness’

The local Taylor County Habitat for Humanity affiliate is now accepting applications for a new program called “A Brush With Kindness.” The program serves low-income families who struggle to maintain…

Cannon wins 2013 DYW title

Cannon wins 2013 DYW title

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Music was the connecting theme Saturday night as the 2013 Distinguished Young Women Program celebrated “Motown Madness.” This year’s four contestants more than made…

UPDATED: Karen downgraded to tropical depression

UPDATED: Karen downgraded to tropical depression

UPDATE 2: (Oct. 11, 11:15 p.m.) Tropical Storm Karen has weakened to a tropical depression, with its projected track now calling for it to move easterly with a landfall possibly…

Grand jury indicts Flowers in Patricia Knight’s death

A second man has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in connection to the death of Patricia “Niece” Knight, who disappeared in January 2006. Johnny Flowers, 66, was…

Center Street crash

Center Street crash

The driver of this overturned sedan was airlifted to Shands Hospital in Gainesville for treatment Wednesday afternoon. The woman evidently pulled out onto Center Street in front of an on-coming…

Head Start remains open

Despite the federal government’s partial shutdown, most programs benefiting residents in Taylor County are continuing to operate, including Social Security and Medicare, as well as the local Headstart. The Florida…

BBC airship lands here

BBC airship lands here

Perry-Foley Airport received some guests from across the pond last week, when the scientific team behind the airship Cloud Lab, along with the BBC film crew documenting their journey, visited…

Chase ends with head-on crash

Suspects led law enforcement officers on a 30-mile chase that reached speeds of 100 miles per hour and ended with a head-on collision targeting a sheriff’s patrol car late Thursday,…