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County may receive up to $12 million from settlement with BP

Nearly two years after an explosion ripped through the Deepwater Horizon oil platform off the coast of Louisiana, Taylor County officials have learned that the county could receive as much…

Frazier cited for sign violations

Frazier cited for sign violations

Michael Frazier, who has filed ethics complaints against City Manager Bob Brown and who has been vocal in his criticism of Brown through roadside signs posted around his auto detailing…

Why are Taylor students not in school?

When former Taylor County High School Principal Michael Thompson was promoted last month to the new district position of director of support services, one of the areas of focus he…

Temple of God moves forward with assisted living facility

The Temple of God Church is moving forward with opening a six-bed assisted living facility at its church building located at the corner of Sandra Street and U.S. Highway 98.…

ALS on track to hire in April

Work continues at the future location of AMTEC Less-Lethal Systems, Inc., (ALS) and company officials say they are still on schedule to begin hiring their first employees by late April…

Council blocks opening of assisted living facility here

Council blocks opening of assisted living facility here

Faced with a roomful of concerned neighboring property owners, the Perry City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to deny a zoning request change that would have allowed Temple of God Baptist…

School district honors Weaver

School district honors Weaver

Steinhatchee School ESE Teacher Assistant Tami Weaver was in her classroom last Wednesday when Superintendent Paul Dyal stepped through the door with a bouquet of roses in his hands. Dyal…

State to fund $1.4 million road project

The Taylor County Commission had begun advertising for proposals for the construction of Providence Road, a 3,800-foot roadway north of Perry which will connect U.S. 19 and the site of…

Longtime friend charged with first degree murder

Friends since the sixth grade, it was not unusual to find Ashley Wayne Adams and Patrick Alexander Wilkinson sitting around a fire on a Friday night. However, this past Friday,…

Child, 9, injured in crash

Three Perry residents, including a nine-year-old child, sustained serious injuries in a two-car crash Thursday afternoon Feb. 7, at the intersection of Puckett Road and Carlton Cemetery Road. Martha J.…