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Taylor coast threatened by red tide?

A substantial fish kill believed to be associated with red tide continues in the offshore waters off the Taylor County coast. Satellite images from the Optical Oceanography Laboratory at the…

City holds final hearing on tax, water rate hikes

The Perry City Council will hold its final public hearing Tuesday on its proposed 2014-15 budget that includes a 27.72 percent property tax increase as well as an increase in…

Business of the Year: Wilson wins top state award

Business of the Year: Wilson wins top state award

Brenda Wilson, owner of O’Quinn Pharmacy, was named Florida Main Street’s “Business of the Year” during the state conference held last week in Stuart. Secretary of State Ken Detzner presented…

Contracts signed: BioNitrogen moves forward

The City of Perry and the West Palm Beach-based BioNitrogen have signed the agreement under which the city will provide collateral guaranty on a $5 million line of credit taken…

Robertson takes the helm at Main Street

Robertson takes the helm at Main Street

Perry native Meagan Robertson hit the ground running in her new position as program director for Main Street Perry, attending the state’s annual Main Street conference her second week on…

It’s official: Steinhatchee River joins Fla. paddling trail system

It’s official: Steinhatchee River joins Fla. paddling trail system

With the addition of the Steinhatchee River, Florida now has 50 state paddling trails. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Greenways & Trails designated the Steinhatchee River during…

County awards bid on Mandalay

The Taylor County Commission received one bid this week for improvements to the Aucilla River’s Williams Fish Camp Landing boat ramp, more commonly referred to as the Mandalay boat ramp.…

9 years later, sex offender sent to prison

A 61-year-old convicted sex offender is likely to spend his final days in prison after avoiding incarceration for nearly nine years following a 2005 molestation conviction. Edward C. Webb, a…

Fish kill reported six miles offshore

A fish kill was discovered Monday off the Taylor County coast in about 20 feet of water, according to Taylor County Marine Agent Geoff Wallat. It was not clear whether…

Chamber makes final cut in county’s proposed budget

The Taylor County Commission gave its final approval to a $45.6 million 2014-15 county budget during a public hearing held Monday. The board tentatively approved the budget last week during…