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Phelps ready to face jury in murder charge

Lloyd Phelps, 60, has been in jail since September awaiting trail for the 2006 killing of Patricia “Niece” Knight and, through his team of court-appointment attorneys, let it be known…

Buckeye skyline adds 100-ft. tower

Buckeye skyline adds 100-ft. tower

Buckeye’s skyline has changed slightly with the weekend addition of a new purification tower on the north end of the manufacturing facility. The 100-foot-long, eight-foot diameter pressure vessel was transported…

City not backing down on vehicle impoundment, fines for ‘spice’ citations

The sale and distribution of synthetic cannabis, also known as spice, is an ongoing issue the Perry Police Department grapples with on an almost daily basis. Just this week, a…

Local coon hunters poised to take reality television by storm

From “American Idol” to “Deadliest Catch,” reality television has commandeered the airwaves, and if several local filmmakers have their way, the latest reality TV show will be set and filmed…

Foul play not suspected in death of murder suspect’s wife

Accused double murderer Paul McNutt appeared briefly in court Monday, just one day after his wife–and potential defense witness–Diane, 50, was found dead at the home they shared on Johnson-Stripling…

Man, 25, dies at mud bog

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a 25-year-old Brooksville man who was found dead at the Iron Horse Mud Bog here Friday night. Justin Rashley and his…

Tips sought in bogus bomb threat case

The Perry Police Department continues to seek information in its investigation into a bogus bomb threat that temporarily shut down the Taylor County Courthouse last week. “Anyone with information is…

Brown is cleared of all ethics complaints

The Florida Commission on Ethics has dismissed two complaints filed against Perry City Manager Bob Brown filed by a local business owner. The Taco Times learned of the complaints in…

Taylor unemployment rate remains steady

Taylor County’s unemployment rate remained relatively stableonce again in January, but with several other counties seeing increases, Taylor fell out of the worst 10 counties in Florida. For the month,…

$347,000 is awarded to city for downtown lake

$347,000 is awarded to city for downtown lake

The Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) has awarded the City of Perry a $347,000 grant which will fund the construction of a sprawling lake that will change the face…