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Oh how it shines! Blount sporting a 205-diamond Super Bowl ring

Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft and his family hosted another Super Bowl ring ceremony at his home in Chestnut Hill, Mass., Sunday evening, June 14. While this is the…

Woman, 31, arrested in the ‘Trap’

A traffic stop in an area known for drug activity Saturday, June 13, led to the arrest of a 31-year-old Perry woman for possession of prescription drugs without a prescription…

McCall’s Taylor County charm on display at prestigious World Cup

McCall’s Taylor County charm on display at prestigious World Cup

The Fleurop-Interflora World Cup is the design world’s Super Bowl, Daytona 500 and The Masters all rolled into one. Taylor County’s own Jacob McCall was selected to compete at the…

Hampton ready to tackle condemned buildings

While the city is moving forward with its application for a $700,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for continued downtown improvements, some council members also want to step up efforts…

Taylor’s crime rate falls; Leon’s tops state

Taylor County’s crime rate fell 7.2 percent in 2014, with the county possessing the 25th lowest rate among Florida’s 67 counties. According to Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s (FDLE) recently…

$12,500 donation to Boys & Girls Club

$12,500 donation to Boys & Girls Club

The Foley Cellulose mill has donated $12,500 to the Boys & Girls Club of Taylor County. “Georgia-Pacific and the Foley Cellulose mill are proud to support the work and mission…

Heart of Hospice

Heart of Hospice

Longtime volunteer Archie Austin was presented the “Heart of Hospice” award during Big Bend Hospice’s annual Taylor Made Sing Friday, June 5. “The ‘Heart of Hospice’ award is given to…

FairPoint office will close July 1

FairPoint Communications has announced the impending closure of its local business office, effective July 1. Once the office is closed, customers will no longer be able to make payments in…

Wiggins issues scam warning

Renewing your license plate tag and registration at the Taylor County Tax Collector’s office has become much easier, thanks to the power of the internet, but motorists are being warned…

Drillers hit water main

Drillers hit water main

Crews preparing for a state resurfacing project on U.S. 27 in Perry struck a city water main on Friday, June 5, damaging the roadway and closing one of the city’s…