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$5,000 donation to fund ‘much-needed’ radio upgrades for Taylor firefighters

$5,000 donation to fund ‘much-needed’ radio upgrades for Taylor firefighters

Taylor County Fire Rescue will receive new communication equipment under the Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grant program. The plant technology manager of Georgia- Pacific’s Foley Cellulose mill presented a $5,000 check…

Mother of 2 killed in crash

Mother of 2 killed in crash

A local family is grappling with the loss of a mother of two young children whose life was cut tragically short in a fatal car crash here late Monday evening,…

‘Humble physician’ remembered for a rich legacy of patient care

‘Humble physician’ remembered for a rich legacy of patient care

Elegant hors d’oeuvres, community leaders and medical professionals mingling together…it was a scene that the guest of honor would have likely avoided by slipping away when the first opportunity presented…

Early morning blaze damages Gilman’s

Early morning blaze damages Gilman’s

A massive fire lit the skies over the sprawling Gilman Building Products plant located off U.S. 19 North in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Nov. 13, with the blaze…

DOT work plan includes 3 new bridges here

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has unveiled its tentative five-year work plan for 2015-2019 in Taylor County and it includes three bridge replacement projects and the resurfacing of U.S.…

Families reach out to loved ones in typhoon-ravagedPhilippines as death toll rises

As rescuers continue to assess the damage wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, residents in Taylor County and around the Big Bend are working to make contact with relatives…

Finance award leads to big savings

Finance award leads to big savings

For the 24th consecutive year, the City of Perry finance department has received national and international recognition for “excellence in financial reporting,” an award that most recently led to a…

Runner darts into path of oncoming SUV

A Shady Grove man was seriously injured Saturday morning, Nov. 9, when he darted into the path of an on-coming vehicle. John Travis Aman, 25, was running east on County…

City locks in lower natural gas rate for Dec. to March

With temperatures expected to dip into the low 30s tonight (Wednesday), natural gas customers are just as likely to keep one on the thermostat and one eye on their upcoming…

Dist. appeals court reinstates net ban

Florida’s net ban is, once again, being enforced after Florida’s First District Court of Appeal agreed last week to reinstate an automatic stay on Leon County Circuit Judge Jackie Fulford’s…