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Save 40% on outstanding traffic ticket fees April 17

Taylor County has some 4,000 overdue traffic tickets on the books, totaling more than $1.1 million in outstanding fines. Ticket-holders will have the opportunity to save 40% on collection fees…

Lescher named interim CEO of Doctors’ Memorial Hospital

Mary Lescher, chief clinical officer at Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH), has been named interim chief executive officer (CEO) of the hospital. The announcement was made by John Hornbuckle, chairman of…

New bridge opens April 10

New bridge opens April 10

Traffic is scheduled to shift to the newly constructed bridge on U.S. 27 over the Fenholloway River located about five miles east of Perry this Friday, weather permitting. Motorists should…

City buys lot next to council room for parking

The Perry City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to purchase the vacant lot adjacent to the council room for additional downtown parking. City Manager Bob Brown told council members during their…

Foley up for sale

Foley Timber and Land Company announced Thursday that it is exploring the sale of its vast timberlands in Taylor and surrounding counties. The 560,000 acres or 876 square miles of…

Elderly couple seriously injured

Elderly couple seriously injured

An elderly Perry couple was seriously injured after pulling into the path of an oncoming semi-truck Thursday morning at the intersection of U.S. Highway 27 and Foley Cut Off Road.…

Attempted murder charge dismissed

The State Attorney’s Office has dismissed attempted murder charges against Andre Snowden, 34, who was arrested in connection with a shooting that happened March 18 on South Warner Avenue. In…

County may join coalition to pool regional resources

As the Taylor County Commission continues to look at the problem of homelessness in the county, the board is considering joining the Big Bend Homeless Coalition, through which they hope…

Enterprise Zones: key tool in jeopardy?

Taylor County could soon lose an important tool in its economic development efforts which brings in hundreds of thousands of dollars in incentives to local businesses each year. At this…

Chaney crowned MoonPie Princess

Chaney crowned MoonPie Princess

What’s three feet tall and has attitude to spare? The 2015 MoonPie Princess and members of her court! Taylor County’s sweetest pint-size royalty was crowned during ceremonies held Saturday, March…