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Lost hat? Here’s the ‘rest of the story’ behind boat crash

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Reading the lead headline in Wednesday’s Taco Times, Ronnie Gipson, 24, shook his head and said, “I thought you would want to hear…

Judge okays BioNitro terms with city

The judge overseeing BioNitrogen Holdings’ ongoing bankruptcy case has approved a settlement agreement between the company and the City of Perry, which is owed more than $3 million from its…

GP recognizes B&G Club’s ‘commitment to our children’

GP recognizes B&G Club’s ‘commitment to our children’

The Foley Cellulose Mill recently donated $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Taylor County. “Georgia-Pacific and the Foley Cellulose Mill are pleased to support the work and mission…

Davis withdraws from school board race; qualifying to begin June 20

April Carlton Davis has withdrawn her candidacy for the open Taylor County School Board District 1 seat, citing health issues. Davis filed her paperwork Tuesday, leaving the race with two…

Local depos delayed, again

City Manager Bob Brown and several other local officials were set to testify in depositions this week in a lawsuit filed by BioNitrogen against one of its vendors, Fulcrum Global…

Lost hat leads to 2-boat crash in Keaton channel

A split-second decision to retrieve a hat proved costly, and was nearly life threatening, for a group of Perry boaters Tuesday morning around 9. Three local residents were in the…

Coming in 2017: new voting equipment

It is more than two months until the 2016 primary election, and four and a half months until the general election, but local officials are already planning for future election…

Domino effect: three-car collision sends vehicle plowing into PPD officer’s home

Domino effect: three-car collision sends vehicle plowing into PPD officer’s home

Ellen Hill had only a heartbeat of recognition before her car crashed into another vehicle that was carrying her grandchildren in a three-vehicle accident Friday afternoon, June 10. Hill’s car…

Curry chosen for summer adventure

Curry chosen for summer adventure

Taylor County High School (TCHS) chemistry teacher Jesika Curry has been selected by Georgia- Pacific to attend Keystone Science School’s 2016 Key Issues Institute on June 21- 26 in Keystone,…

Crime rate jumps 39%

Taylor County’s crime rate jumped 39 percent in 2015, boosted by a sharp increase in the number of aggravated assaults and larcenies compared to the previous year. This resulted in…