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Drug trafficker sentenced to house arrest, probation

Sentencing has begun for Taylor County suspects tied to one of the largest drug trafficking cases in recent history. Troy Gunter and his wife, Jamie, were both sentenced last month.…

Hearing for fired trooper slated May 2

An evidentiary hearing on an appeal filed by former Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Trooper Charles Swindle will be held before the state Public Employee Relations Committee (PERC) May 2 in…

11 appointed to RESTORE committee

The Taylor County Commission appointed 11 local residents to sit on the newly formed RESTORE Act Committee to advise the county on how to spend up to $12 million in…

County pursues grant for Capital Hall upgrades

The Taylor County Commission in considering a grant application to help fund improvements to Forest Capital Hall, home of the Taylor County Extension Office and 4-H program, as well as…

Mother, daughter killed in crash; 4 others critical

Just one day back from her senior cruise, Jakourtney “Tasha” Davis was looking forward to picking up her prom dress on Saturday. But before that, she planned a last-minute trip…

City hosts ‘sneak peek’ pavilion reveal

The City of Perry will hold a “sneak peek” of Rosehead Park’s Grand Pavilion for the community Friday, April 5, from 6-7 p.m. The free event will feature music from…

ATV accident claims life of Land O’Lakes man, 43

An ATV accident that happened just inside the Taylor County line claimed the life of a 43-year-old Land O’Lakes man Friday, March 29. Kearney C. Renwick was discovered by a…

Senate poised to vote on internet cafe ban

With the Florida House already passing a bill that would ban so-called “internet cafes” statewide, the Florida Senate appears poised to do the same as soon as Thursday. After listening…

Firm withdraws bid protest on road project

The firm which was passed over for the construction of Providence Road due to missing paperwork in its bid packet has officially withdrawn its bid protest, although permitting issues with…

DMH EMS readies its new ambulance for Steinhatchee

DMH EMS readies its new ambulance for Steinhatchee

Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is poised to launch its newest ambulance, which will be stationed in Steinhatchee to replace the existing unit there. DMH applied for…