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Dr. Dunn is Taylor’s new Congressman

Dr. Dunn is Taylor’s new Congressman

When the 115th U.S. Congress was sworn in this week, one of its new members was Dr. Neal Dunn, representing Florida’s second district, which includes Taylor County. Dunn won election…

Park dedication, New Year’s Eve Party ‘one to remember’

Park dedication, New Year’s Eve Party ‘one to remember’

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer J.T. Davis knows the secret to entertaining a crowd. “Keep it going.” Heeding his own advice, Davis kept the party rolling at the…

TCSO, FDLE investigating two deaths in Steinhatchee

Little information has been released about the deaths of a husband and wife whose bodies were discovered Thursday, Dec. 29, in Steinhatchee. According to sources, the two victims were an…

Commission taps Lakey for county administrator

The Taylor County Commission has settled on its choice for the new county administrator: Ted Lakey of Port St. Joe. The board agreed during a special meeting held Thursday, Dec.…

Storm brings 4 inches of rain

A strong storm system which passed through the area during the early morning hours of Tuesday dropped more than four inches of rain in a matter of several hours. Although…

Meeks to leave Death Row?

Meeks to leave Death Row?

Forty-one years ago, Douglas R. Meeks, 63, was sentenced to death for the murder of two Perry residents. On Friday, Jan. 6, he will see that change when a judge…

New year brings new laws

With the new year comes several new laws in Florida, most noticeably the expansion of medical marijuana in the state after 71 percent of voters approved a constitutional amendment last…

Plane crash victims had Steinhatchee ties

Plane crash victims had Steinhatchee ties

Steinhatchee friends are mourning the deaths of part-time residents David Starling, 41, and Kim Smith, 42, who—along with Starling’s eight-year-old son Hunter—were killed when their single-engine plane crashed in the…

County narrows field to 3

The search for a new Taylor County administrator has been narrowed to three candidates. The commission interviewed its final applicant Friday, Dec. 23, and then discussed its next move for…

Time to celebrate!

Time to celebrate!

It’s being called the largest ever fireworks display in downtown Perry’s history and organizers are working hard to make sure the show lives up to its name. The display will…