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Perry men sentenced to life, 17 years for bloody home invasion

Robbery was the motive behind a violent home invasion that resulted in two people being shot in the head and left for dead, while a minor child was left as…

Taylor schools fare better than many during first week of new state exam

With students and teachers across the state facing delays and glitches this week with the online portions of the new Florida Standards Assessment, the Taylor County School District faced fewer…

County hires new chief for recreation

Taylor County has a new recreation coordinator, Patrick Dew, who played college football and baseball at the University of Minnesota (Duluth) and has coached high school football and baseball, as…

Cayson named ‘Our Hero’

Cayson named ‘Our Hero’

Taylor County Fire-Rescue Lt. Shaun Cayson was named the 2014 recipient of the Perry Rotary Club’s Our Hero Award. He was presented the award Friday evening at the Perry-Taylor County…

TCHS Astronaut Challenge Team places fifth in state competition held at Kennedy Center

TCHS Astronaut Challenge Team places fifth in state competition held at Kennedy Center

The Taylor County High School (TCHS) Astronaut Challenge Team traveled to Kennedy Space Center this past weekend to compete in the Florida Student Astronaut Challenge for the second year in…

SUV hits RV head-on

SUV hits RV head-on

A Panama City man, 70, was killed Monday after crashing head-on with a RV land cruiser some 20 miles west of Perry on U.S. Highway 98. James Thomas Long Jr.…

Man ‘critical’ after beating

A resident of the RV campground at Tennille sustained life-threatening injuries during an attack late Saturday night/early Sunday morning and was airlifted to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital (TMH) in critical condition.…

‘Taylor County is the best place to be’

‘Taylor County is the best place to be’

Hundreds of supporters were on hand to wish Super Bowl Champion running back LeGarrette Blount a warm homecoming Saturday afternoon. The event, sponsored by the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce,…

Ware Oil named ‘Member of Year’

Ware Oil named ‘Member of Year’

Taylor County’s community and business leaders gathered together Friday evening, dressed in their finest, for the annual Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce banquet. More than 250 people were in attendance…

Rains, wind batter county

A storm front moved through the area Wednesday night, bringing with it heavy rain and high winds gusting to nearly 40 mph. Numerous residents reported multiple power outages Wednesday evening…